April 24, 2013- Before heading out to enjoy one of Denver’s many great parks with your pet, it’s important to ensure pets are vaccinated and in compliance with the city’s pet licensing laws.
Denver Animal Shelter is helping pet-owners stay in compliance and avoid potential fines by offering a series of pet vaccination and license clinics at local parks. Clinics take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations:
· May 19, Garfield Park- Arizona/Newton
· June 9, Harvey Park- Evans/Tennyson
· June 23, Greenway Park- 22nd/Syracuse
· July 7, Southwest Park- 9200 W. Saratoga
· July 21, Fuller Park- 28th/Williams
· August 4, Sloan’s Park - In front of boat house
· August 18, Barnum Park– In front of rec. center
· Sept. 8, Fred Thomas Park- 2400 Quebec
The Denver Animal Shelter, located at 1241 W. Bayaud Ave., hosts low cost clinics at the shelter on Wednesdays from 2 to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to Noon.
- $35- includes rabies vaccination, distemper/parvo and a (1) one year license for Denver County residents or out of county residents that use Denver dog parks.
- $55- includes rabies vaccination, distemper/parvo and a (3) three year license for Denver County residents or out of county residents that use Denver dog parks.
Cats must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes. Microchips are also available for just $25. City ordinance requires pets that reside in Denver or visit Denver parks be vaccinated, and licensed.
Pet owners can also license or renew a license by visiting www.denveranimalshelter.org.