Denver Animal Shelter Hosts Barktoberfest on October 5

Denver Animal Shelter Hosts Barktoberfest on October 5

Stop by Denver Animal Shelter from 10 a. m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 for “Barktoberfest,” a family and pet-friendly event kicking off a month of reduced dog adoption fees to celebrate Adopt A Shelter Dog Month.

Barktoberfest will include a variety of vendors and dog-friendly games, as well as adoptable pets from the Denver Animal Shelter and other pet rescue organizations. Activities will include shelter tours, an adoptable animals parade, bake sale, kids activities, and a photo booth. Meet event emcee Ms. Colorado State 2013, Michelle Marie, and bid on a variety of items in a silent auction benefiting the Denver Animal Shelter. The event will also include pet competitions for prizes, such as best costume and best dog trick. To help promote shelter dog adoptions, fees will be just $85 throughout October. 

Denver Animal Shelter will also host a low-cost pet vaccination and license clinic from 9:30 a.m. to Noon for both dogs and cats. Vaccinations and a 1-year pet license are available for $35, or $55 for a 3-year license. Cats must be in carriers, dogs on a leash. 

DAS is also accepting items valued at $50 or more for the Barktoberfest silent auction. To donate, contact Jill Brown at 

The Denver Animal Shelter is located at 1241 W. Bayaud Avenue. For more information, visit, and “Like us” on Facebook.

Posted on Oct 01, 2013 (Archive on Oct 05, 2013)
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