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.


Featured Adoptables

Casper (A224997) 
DAS adoptable dog, Casper
Casper is a 1-year-old Chihuahua that weighs about 11 lbs. He is very outgoing and loves to be held and loved on! Casper has been at DAS since the middle of October. 

Child Rating: 6 plus due to initial timidness (negotiable).
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  Ajax (A222863)
DAS adoptable cat, Ajax

Ajax is a 3-year-old domestic short hair cat that has been at DAS since the middle of August. He's very independent but does like to interact with people, especially to play! Ajax is uncomfortable around other cats and should be the only cat in a home. Ajax is available at Chuck and Don's Pet Food Outlet in Cherry Creek.

Child rating: No kids due to intolerance of over handling.

Ajax's adoption fee is $15! 

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Benson (A224947) 
DAS adoptable dog, Benson

Benson is a 2-year-old Chihuahua that has been at DAS since the middle of October. He is shy at first, but once he gets to know you, his personality comes out and he’s the sweetest little dog! Benson is looking for a new home and wants to meet you! Benson’s adoption fee is just $130.

Child rating: 10+ (negotiable) due to initial timidness. 

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Perry (A223387) 
DAS adoptable cat, Perry

Perry is a 5-year-old tabby domestic short haired cat. Perry is calm, sweet cat that likes to be petted and occasionally enjoys a little play time. Perry has been at DAS since the beginning of September and his adoption fee is only $15! 

Child rating: Okay

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Gilbert (A224458)

DAS adoptable dog, Gilroy

Gilbert is a 1.5-year-old short haired Chihuahua that weighs about 11 lbs! He is quite shy at first, but once he warms up, he LOVES to sit in your lap and be held. Gilbert is good with other dogs! 

Child rating: 12+ due to shy nature of dog. A quiet home would be best (negotiable).

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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