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May 05, 2016

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Free Parvovirus Vaccinations in May

To help keep pets healthy this year, Denver Animal Shelter is offering free parvo vaccinations for dogs under a year throughout the month of May.

Apr 19, 2016

Denver Animal Shelter Launches YogaAdoptables: Yoga and Cats

Wellness event invites people to practice yoga while cats roam the room

Mar 23, 2016

DAS Closed 3/23 Due to Weather

Due to the ongoing inclement weather, Denver Animal Shelter will be closed today, Wednesday, March 23.

Feb 12, 2016

Denver Animal Shelter Reduces Adoption Fees Feb. 13 and 14 in Honor of Valentine’s Day

Denver Animal Shelter wants to help you meet the one this Valentine’s Day by offering half-off all adoption fees on February 13th and 14th.

Nov 27, 2015

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure pets are protected when temperatures drop

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure pets are protected from the elements. Failing to do so could have dire consequence for pets, and result in a Cruelty to Animals or Animal Neglect charge, up to a $999 fine and/or a year in jail for the owner.

Oct 28, 2015

Familiarize Yourself with Denver Animal Ordinances

Whether you’re new to Denver or a lifelong resident, understanding and obeying Denver’s animal ordinances is import for maintaining the health and safety of our pets and citizens. Familiarize yourself with Denver Animal Ordinances by visiting the Denver Animal Ordinances page located under the Animal Protection tab on

Oct 28, 2015

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Reduced Cost Vaccination Clinic

On Saturdays and Sundays from 9AM-11AM, Denver Animal Shelter offers reduced-cost dog and cat vaccinations to the public.

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Adoption visits end one hour before closing (all adoptions must have a visit prior to paperwork being started).

Adoption lobby is closed to visitors 30 minutes before closing. 

Owner redemption paperwork must be started by 30 minutes before closing.

Full Services

Mon – Fri | 10:30 a.m – 6:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun | 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Vaccination Clinic Services

Sat | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Sun | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. 

Clinic Cancellations or Schedule Changes

Occasionally we have to cancel or change the schedule for our vaccination clinic. When this occurs, cancellations will be posted in our events calendar located on the Home Page and Events Page.

Closed Holidays