Adopt a Pet

Denver Animal Shelter has many wonderful animals available for adoption! View our online database of adoptable pets or stop by to see our animals in person. We constantly have new animals coming to the shelter. Keep in mind that adoptions occur frequently and we can not guarantee the availability of  an animal listed online. The shelter's adoption package includes the adoption fee, spay or neuter cost, vaccinations, and a one-year pet license.

Transfer Partners

To assist Denver Animal Shelter in the placement of homeless animals, we have several cooperative partnerships with Colorado rescues groups, humane societies, and shelters. These partners assist DAS by giving these transfer animals extra TLC prior to placing them up for adoption.


Adopt a Dog, Cat, Puppy or Kitten

Herman (A223056)

Herman, an adoptable Chihuahua at Denver Animal Shelter

Herman is a 2-year-old Chihuahua that needs to be the only dog in his new home. Herman will need basic obedience, leash, and house training, but he's ready to show you the love! Herman has been at DAS since the middle of August

Child rating: Kids 14+ due to timid nature.

Herman's adoption fee is just $50 through 10/31.

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  Annie (A219254)
Adoptable cat, Annie

Annie is a 12-year-old domestic tabby. She was brought to DAS in June after her owner passed away. Annie is very friendly and loves to be petted, but not picked up and held. She is also sassy when it comes to other animals, so would do best as an only cat.

Child rating: No children. 

Annie's adoption fee is name your price! 

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Melrose (A224493) 
DAS adoptable dog, Melrose

Melrose is a 1.5-year-old German Shepherd mix that weighs about 43 lbs. She's a very playful dog with a lot of energy! She knows some basic commands, but she needs more training. She'll need regular daily exercise and would make a great running or hiking partner!

Child rating: 16+ due to play behaviors and regrip on toys. 

Melrose's adoption fee is only $50 through 10/31.

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Lexi (A222426) 
DAS adoptable cat, Lexi

Lexi is a 3-year-old domestic short haired cat. She's a little shy at first, but once she gets to know you, so loves being talked to and having her chin scratched. Lexi has been at DAS since early August. Visit Lexi at Chuck & Don's Cherry Creek: 201 University Blvd. Lexi's adoption fee in only $15!

Child rating: 6+

Photography © 2014 DelaFoto,

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Jeremiah (A224186) 
Jeremiah, adoptable dog at DAS
Jeremiah is a 5-year-old Miniature Pinscher that weighs about 15 lbs. He is a very sweet little dog that likes lap time and playing with toys. Jeremiah has been at DAS since mid September.

Child Rating: 8+ (Negotiable) due to play habits.

Jeremiah is available for only $50 through 10/31.
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Adopt a Shelter Pet License Plate

1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO  80223
3-1-1 or 720-913-1311

Mon – Fri | 10:30AM – 6:30PM
Sat & Sun | 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Adoptions and redemptions end 30 minutes prior to closing. 

Meet and greets and visits with animals end 1 hour prior to closing. 

Closed Holidays