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Apr 28, 2014

Denver Animal Care and Control Officer Named Officer of the Year

Denver Animal Care and Control (ACC) Officer Stephen Romero was selected as the 2014 Colorado Animal Control Officer of the Year at the statewide annual conference of the Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers on April 24th.

Dec 4, 2013

Denver Animal Care & Control Reminds Residents to Keep Pets Safe from the Cold

As the Denver Metro area braces for several days of bitter cold, Denver Animal Care & Control reminds residents to ensure pets are protected from the elements by providing adequate shelter when outdoors.


Aug 1, 2013

Responsible pet ownership

To protect people and pets in Denver please license your pet and keep your pet on a leash.

May 10, 2013

Reduced Adoption Fees For All Animals for the Month of May

Adopt a shelter pet in the month of May!

Jan 17, 2013

New 80205 dates announced for March, April, and May

Denver Animal Shelter (DAS) and the Metro Denver Shelter Alliance (MDSA) have teamed up for a project that aims to reduce pet overpopulation.  The project is a spay/neuter program for domestic and feral cats in the 80205 zip code. 

Dec 31, 2012

Free Cat Spays and Neuters for 80205 Residents

The Metro Denver Shelter Alliance, a coalition of more than 25 metro area animal shelters, rescue and pet welfare organizations, is offering FREE cat spays and neuters for residents of the 80205 zip code.

Oct 18, 2012

"One Tail at a Time" Art Exhibit and Pet Adoption Event Featuring Denver Animal Shelter

Woof In Boots Art Exhibit Features Denver Animal Shelter

 

 

Sep 25, 2012

Is your furry family member having behavior problems?.....

Denver Animal Shelter provides basic behavior training for your dog on Saturday afternoon.

Jun 20, 2012

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Weekend Pet Vaccination Clinics

Convenient, low cost clinics offered on Saturdays beginning June 30

May 1, 2012

Denver Steps Up Enforcement of Leash Law Violations in City Parks

Denver’s Animal Care & Control, Parks and Recreation, and Denver Police are teaming up to help ensure the safety of people and pets in city parks this summer.  As part of this effort, the city will increase park patrols and enforcement of dog off-leash violations beginning June 1.

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kerra.jones@denvergov.org
720-865-5387

Meghan Hughes
meghan.hughes@denvergov.org 
720-865-5429 

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1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO  80223
3-1-1 or 720-913-1311

Hours

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