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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.

Apr 10, 2012

Denver Animal Shelter Achieves Platinum LEED Certification

Prestigious designation makes shelter first and only animal facility to

achieve highest level of environmental recognition.

Jan 30, 2012

Valentines Day Pet Adoption Event

Meet Your Match” at the Denver Animal Shelter just in time for Valentine’s Day

Nov 25, 2011

Cat Vaccination Clinic CANCELLED TODAY Dec..

Cat Vaccination Clinic CANCELLED

Oct 13, 2011

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

Sep 24, 2011

Notice of public hearing 9-8-2011 on rules & regulations pertaining to animals


The Department of Environmental Health is holding three public hearings on Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at 200 W. 14th Avenue, 2nd floor, Grand Mesa conference room on the following rules and regulations pertaining to animals


Aug 11, 2011

Denver Animal Shelter and Animal Care & Control hosts final pet vaccination/license clinics in Denver Parks

Clinics offer pet owners low-cost, convenient way to vaccinate and license pets

It’s not too late to get your pet vaccinated and licensed this year, as Denver Animal Shelter and Animal Care & Control is hosting the final three of seven summer vaccination/license clinics in Denver Parks.

Jul 22, 2011

Denver Animal Shelter reduces adoption fees through July 31

Denver Animal Shelter reduces adoption fees through July 31

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Denver, CO  80223
3-1-1 or 720-913-1311


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