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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.

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!

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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.

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