Contact Us

Location and Phone Number

1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO  80223 (View Map)

Officer Dispatch: 720-913-2080
All Other Inquiries: 3-1-1 or 720-913-1311

Hours of Operation


  • Monday – Friday | 11:30 a.m-6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday | 11 a.m-4 p.m.

Adoption visitations must start at least an hour before closing. You can view animals until closing time.

Lost and Found

  • Monday – Friday | 11:30 a.m-6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday | 11 a.m-4 p.m

Owner redemption paperwork must be started 30 minutes prior to closing.


The Denver Animal Shelter follows the City and County of Denver's closure schedule. Find scheduled holiday closures by visiting the city's Event - Holiday Closures page.

CORA Requests

The City and County of Denver is committed to making city government open, accountable, and accessible to the public. The City’s approach to the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) is an important part of its pledge to transparency to build trust with our residents. These guidelines help City agencies and departments provide the public with efficient access to documents and records pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes, C.R.S. §24-72-205(6). Learn more about CORA.

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