Foothills Animal Shelter

Serving Jefferson County in the state of Colorado, Foothills Animal Shelter is an open-admission facility committed to making lives better for animals and people in the community. As a socially conscious animal welfare organization, Foothills creates the best outcomes for all animals that enter their care and place every healthy and safe animal for adoption. 

Foothills Animal Shelter provides support to the surrounding community through education, services that strengthen the human-pet bond, and humane care for the animals that they serve. 

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Logo of Foothills Animal Shelter

Our Brief

As a fear-free shelter, Foothills Animal Shelter operates with the knowledge and tools to look after both a pet’s physical and emotional well-being. As a proud, inclusive organization that draws strength from the diversity of its community, Foothills Animal Shelter sought to make its website more accessible for everyone, committed to creating the best outcomes for the people and pets they serve.

Our Solution

Foothills Animal Shelter implemented Recite Me accessibility and language support tools. The Recite Me assistive toolbar enables all website visitors, regardless of their differing abilities or language needs, to customize the website in a way that works best for them.

Recite Me assistive technology includes screen reading functionality, multiple reading aids, customizable styling options, and an on-demand live transition feature that boasts over 100 languages, including 65 text-to-speech.

In 2022, the Recite Me toolbar helped 3,567 unique users explore information and resources on 22,122 pages on the Foothills Animal Shelter website. On average, users viewed 6.2 pages per session, which is much higher than the average journey depth of 2.8 pages.

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Foothills Animal Shelter Logo
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