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

   Buddy (A229827)
DAS adoptable dog, Badger

Buddy is a 3-year-old Shih Tzu and Cairn Terrier mix. He is a fairly independent dog so he'll be pretty low maintenance, but he'd love to go on daily walks with you too! This cute guy has a lot of personality & love to give.

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Joshua (A228387)

DAS adoptable cat, Joshua

This 4-year-old cat is outgoing, playful, loves attention, and would be so very comfortable in your home! Joshua would prefer to be an only cat. Joshua is currently staying at Chuck and Dons Pet Food Outlet in Cherry Creek as he awaits adoption! 

Child rating: Recommending children 8+ that can be taught to direct all play to toys and not on hands.

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Bosko (A229861) 
DAS adoptable dog, Bosco

Bosko is a 2-year-old American Bulldog and Mastiff mix. Bosko is gentle when taking treats from you and knows sit, shake and down. He is a very playful dog and plays tug very stongly, but will give the toy up for a treat. He is likely housetrained. Bosko is very energetic and would make a great running buddy once he learns some leash manners.

Child rating: Kids 10+ due to energetic play style with toys

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Bosely (A229192) 
DAS adoptable cat, Bosely
Bosely is a 3-year-old tabby domestic short hair. He is litter box trained. Bosely is friendly but he does not like to be held for long. He is also very independent and takes a minute to warm up. Bosely may be best as only pet.

Child Rating: 15+ due to intolerance of handling.
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Percy (A230065) 
DAS adoptable dog, Percy

Percy is an 8-year-old short hair Chihuahua. Percy is a very sociable and confident little dog. He is playful and very active, preferring to roll around on laps! Percy will only need light daily exercise. 

Child Rating: 8+  due to preferring to seek attention on his own and not being chased or forced into handling

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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