With the Delta variant surging, Denver has issued new public health orders requiring pre-K through 12th-grade students to wear masks at school and requiring city employees and some private-sector workers in high-risk settings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
*Senior Discount (65 and over) - 50% off pet adoptions
*Current Military and Veterans Discount - 50% off a one-time adoption fee
The Hold Program helps customers reserve an animal—prior to it becoming available for adoption— by making a non-refundable donation. To assist customers with adoptions during the COVID-19 pandemic, DAP is offering its Adoption Hold Program via telephone. Customers can call 720-337-1810 to place an adoption hold, prior to the animal becoming available for adoption.
DAS adoptions include spay/neuter, vaccinations and one-year pet license. All animals currently available for adoption can be viewed here.
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
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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.