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

Jasper (A219869)
 Adoptable dog, Jasper
Jasper is a 3-year-old Chihuahua that weighs about 9 lbs. Jasper was fearful when he first came to the shelter, but he's much improved and getting better every day. Jasper has been at DAS since the beginning of June. 

Child rating: No kids due to fearfulness
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Erin (A218863) 
 Adoptable cat, Erin

Erin is a 1-year-old domestic shorthair and is litter box trained. Though she can be a little shy, she is very calm and is good with other cats. Erin has been at DAS since early March. 

Child Rating: No children.

**ADOPTION FEE - $15!**

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Wally (A220801) 
 Adoptable dog, Wally
Wally is a 5-year-old short hair Chihuahua that weighs about 5 lbs. He is generally good on leash, may possibly be house trained, and loves to be held! Wally may be a good "first-time" dog. Wally has been at DAS since the end of June. 

Child Rating: 6+ due to older dog and small, fragile little guy.
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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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Aria (A221035) 
 Adoptable dog, Aria
Aria is a 3-year-old Labrador Retriever Mix that weighs about 60 lbs. Aria is super bouncy, loves attention, loves playing with balls, and loves treats. She will need daily exercise. Aria has been at DAS since the beginning of July.

Child Rating: 12+ due to energy level - 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