If your pet is impounded by Denver Animal Protection, you will need to visit the Denver Animal Shelter at 1241 W Bayaud Ave. during business hours to reclaim your pet.
To determine if your pet is at Denver Animal Shelter, view our lost pet database online.
You may also call us during business hours at 720-913-1311 or 311.
You will need to bring the following items with you to redeem your lost pet.
DAP’s priority is to reunite pets and families; therefore, we offer payment plans to pet owners. If DAP determines that payment of fees by a pet’s owner would cause significant financial difficulty, or present a barrier to redeeming their pet, DAP may choose to reduce or waive fees.
$10 (per day)
FPA License $25
$30 (per day)
Livestock Permit Required
Denver Animal Shelter1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223
Location and Hours
Officer Dispatch: 720-913-2080
All Other Inquiries: 3-1-1 or (720) 913-1311
Report an Issue Online
Denver Animal Protection (DAP) provides care to more than 12,000 pets each year. DAP operates Denver Animal Shelter (DAS), an open-admissions shelter that is home to more than 6,000 lost and abandoned pets each year.