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End of Life

The deep bond between an animal and their humans. We know the loss can be very emotional and difficult. Euthanasia is the humane option for animals that are suffering. At Denver Animal Shelter, we can help.

We recognize that for most people, the end of a loved animal companion's life is one of the most difficult and heart-breaking experiences of their lives. We offer counseling and compassionate care to support you & your pet. We will take your pet to a calm and quiet room and perform the most humane euthanasia.

This service is available only to residents of the City & County of Denver for a $50 fee. Proof of ownership is required when bringing your animal in for euthanasia request.

You can bring your pet to the shelter Monday-Friday from 10:30A - 5:45P or Saturday-Sunday from 11:00A - 4:45P. We are unable to accommodate visitation during the procedure; however, we will provide your pet with a calm & caring departure to Rainbow Bridge.

 

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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. 

Closed Holidays