Welcome to Denver Animal Shelter

Denver Animal Shelter logoDenver Animal Shelter (DAS) is home to more than 8,000 lost and abandoned pets each year. DAS is an open-admission municipal shelter that provides animal care and control services for all of Denver County. DAS is committed to providing humane care to companion animals; adopting pets to loving homes; and proactively educating the public about animals, their needs, and DAS’s critical role as a community resource. Click here for our hours and location.


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Featured Adoptables

Stella (A217030) 
 Adoptable cat, Stella

Stella is a 4-year-old domestic shorthair and is litter box trained. Though she can be a bit timid at first, she is very calm and affectionate. Stella would do best in a calm environment. Stalla has been at DAS since mid March. 

Child Rating: 12+ because she does not like to be held.
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Drake (A219177)
 Adoptable Dog Drake. 4-year- old German Pinscher mix.
Drake is an 4-year-old German Pinscher that weighs about 46 lbs. He has a lot of energy and would make a good running partner! Drake would do best as an only dog. Drake has been at DAS since the middle of May. 

Child rating: Responsible kids okay
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Frannie (A218628) 
 Adoptable cat, Frannie
Frannie is an 11-month-old calico domestic longhair. She likes to interact with you, but she is also very independent and likes to explore! Frannie has been at DAS since early May. 

Child Rating: 6+. May not tolerate over handling. 
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  Mona (A217722)
 Mona, adoptable dog at DAS.

Mona is a 5-year-old Old English Bulldog mix that weighs about 60 lbs. She is affectionate, playful, and has a lot of energy! She should go to an experienced home and may be best as an only dog. Mona has been at DAS since early April.

Ask shelter staff about Mona's training scholarship! 

Child rating: 12+ due to regripping when playing tug.

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Dupre (A219143) 
 DAS adoptable cat, Dupre
Dupre is a 1-year-old male domestic shorthair and is little box trained. He is very sweet, calm, and loves to have his belly rubbed! 

Dupre is currently available for adoption at Chuck and Don's Pet Food Outlet in Cherry Creek. 

Child Rating: Children okay but shelter staff must observe.
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1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO  80223
3-1-1 or 720-913-1311

Mon – Fri | 10:30AM – 6:30PM
Sat & Sun | 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Adoptions and redemptions end 30 minutes prior to closing. 

Meet and greets and visits with animals end 1 hour prior to closing. 

Closed Holidays