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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

Jun 9, 2011

City kicks off opening of new, state-of-the-art Denver Animal Shelter June 11

Denver’s pet population will soon to get a new leash on life thanks to the new, state-of-the-art animal shelter built as part of the Better Denver Bond program.

On June 11 at 10 a.m., Denver’s Department of Environmental Health will kick off the grand opening at a ribbon cutting event with Mayor Guillermo (Bill) Vidal and Council Member Chris Nevitt, followed by an open house with door prizes, reduced adoption fees and tours from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Jun 1, 2011

Denver Municipal Animal Shelter closes June 5, reopens June 8 at new location

Denver Municipal Shelter Closes June 5, reopens June 8 at new location

May 27, 2011

New Denver Animal Shelter opened June 8th for business

New Denver Animal Shelter to open in June - See information details....

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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.

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