What is an Intact Animal Permit?
Spay/neuter is required for all dogs and cats living in the City and County of Denver. An intact permit allows you to keep your pet from being spayed or neutered.
How can I get an Intact Permit?
You may choose any of the following options:
- Call the Denver Animal Protection at (720) 913-1311, we can mail you an application.
- Come in to the office located at 1241 W Bayaud Ave, Denver, CO 80223, to pick up the intact permit application in person.
- Or you can simply download the Application For Intact Permit (PDF).
Once the application is completed and the necessary documents are submitted to Denver Animal Protection, allow 5 business days to process your application, you cannot obtain a permit the same day of application.
If it is approved or denied you will be notified by telephone.
Annual Intact Permit Fee: (Animal Code Sections 8-152 (a) (6): $150.00
What if I am not approved for the permit?
If you are not approved for the permit, you will need to either spay or neuter your pet or you can call Denver Animal Protection at (720) 337-1800 and find out why you were denied the permit. Then you can fix the problem and reapply. If you are still denied, you will need to have your pet spayed or neutered.