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

Dolly (A221936)

Adoptable dog, Dolly.

Dolly is a 5-year-old Chihuahua that weighs about 15 lbs. She is a very nice, calm dog that interacts well with strangers and gets along well with other dogs.

Child rating: 10+ due to not liking to be face-to-face with people.

Dolly's adoption fee is just $25 through 9/30

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Kitty (A219392) 
Adoptable cat, Kitty

Kitty is a 2-year-old domestic long haired cat that knows how to use a litter box, gets along with other cats, and would do well in a family with children. Kitty came to DAS at the end of May and is currently staying at Chuck and Don's Pet Food Outlet in Cherry Creek (201 University Blvd Unit 113) while awaiting adoption. 

Child Rating: No children.

**ADOPTION FEE - $15!**

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Toni (A223005) 
Adoptable dog, Toni

Toni is a 1-year-old Boxer that weighs about 45 lbs. He is shy at first, but once he warms up he is super friendly. He would love for you to show him that the world is a fun exciting place and not scary at all! Toni has been at DAS since mid August. 

Child rating: 8+ due to being fearful with new situations.

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  Annie (A219254)
Adoptable cat, Annie

Annie is a 12-year-old domestic tabby. She was brought to DAS in June after her owner passed away. Annie is very friendly and loves to be petted, but not picked up and held. She is also sassy when it comes to other animals, so would do best as an only cat.

Child rating: No children. 


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Parakeet (A223658) 
Adoptable parakeet DAS currently has one parakeet available for adoption. The parakeet came to DAS in early September and is available for $15. 
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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