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

Spike (A225449)

DAS adoptable dog, Spike

Spike is a 2-year-old short haired Chihuahua that weighs about 8 lbs! He is a little shy at first with new people, but once he warms up, he LOVES to sit in your lap and be held. Spike is good with most other small dogs. 

Child rating: 8+

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  Big Boy (A224662)
DAS adoptable cat, Big Boy

Big Boy is a 10-year-old domestic long hair cat. He is affectionate, loves to rub against you for attention, and he is also very quiet and calm. Big Boy has been at DAS since early October. 

Child rating: Kids 8+ He is older and should go to a quieter home

Big Boy's adoption fee is Name Your Price! 

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Champ (A226290) 
DAS adoptable dog, Champ

Champ is a 1-year-old American Bulldog mix that weighs about 65 lbs. He is a very exuberant puppy and likes to run around and amuse himself with his toys, but he also likes you to play with him! Champ will need plenty of daily exercise and will need training to learn how to play properly.

Child rating: 14+ due to jumping and mouthiness when playing.

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June (A225644) and Stuey (A225645) 
DAS adoptable cats, Stuey and June

June and Stuey are a bonded pair of 3-year-old cats that have been at DAS since early November. Both cats are very sweet, outgoing, love attention, and love to be petted! Because they're a bonded pair, we want them to go home together!

June and Stuey are available for $15 for the pair of them!

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Linus (A226314) 
DAS adoptable dog, Linus
Linus is a sweet 6-year-old Great Dane mix that weighs about 80 lbs. He is playful with toys, listens well, loves attention, and knows sit! 

Child Rating: 10+ due to mouthiness when playing and lack of vision in one eye.
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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