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Denver Animal Shelter

October 13th Vaccination Clinic Canceled

The vaccination clinic on Sunday, October 13th has been canceled. 


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Denver Animal Shelter and Animal Protection Denver Public Health and Environment LogoDenver Animal Protection provides animal care and protection services for all of Denver County. We foster the human-animal bond by protecting the safety and welfare of Denver's animals and people. Denver Animal Protection is committed to:

  • Providing humane care to companion animals
  • Reuniting lost pets with their owners
  • Adopting pets to loving homes
  • Enforcing Denver County animal ordinances
  • Educating the public about animals, their needs and our critical role as a community resource

Our Denver Animal Shelter is an open-admission shelter that is home to more than 7,000 lost and abandoned pets each year. 



1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO  80223
3-1-1 or 720-913-1311
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Hours of Operation


  • Monday – Friday | 10:30 a.m – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday | 11:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m.

Adoption visitations must be completed 30 minutes prior to closing.

Lost and Found

  • Monday – Friday | 10:30 a.m – 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday | 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

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


Donate Today!

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With the help of supporters like you, Denver Animal Protection changed the lives of more than 11,000 animals in 2018! Sadly, many more animals are still waiting for love and happiness. Your gift makes a huge difference to Denver's most vulnerable animals!

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Purchase a donation of treats or toys for the animals at Denver Animal Shelter from our Amazon Wish List. Amazon will ship the gift directly to the shelter!


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1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223




Denver Animal Shelter

Phone: 720-913-1311

Report a Problem | Ask a Question


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