If you have found a lost pet in the City and County of Denver and can not house the animal, you are welcome to bring the animal to our facility located at 1241 W Bayaud Ave, Monday through Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The animal shelter is closed on Sundays and Holidays. After regular business hours, the animal shelter provides ten night drop off boxes for found pets.
If you have found a lost pet in the City and County of Denver and would like the animal picked up by an animal control officer, you may contact the 3-1-1 Call Center at 720-913-1311. You must be 18 years of age and home for approximately two hours for an officer to respond.
If you have found a pet with identification tags and would like to try and contact the pet owner, contact the City and County of Denver’s 3-1-1 Call Center at 720-913-1311. An animal control staff member will return your call to assist in the tag trace.
If you have found a pet with a Microchip tag that indicates the dog or cat has been microchipped you can use the the Universal Microchip Lookup Tool to trace the Microchip number.