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Contact the Denver Animal Shelter

1241 W. Bayaud Ave
Denver, CO  80223

Phone: Call 311, or (720) 913 -1311 if outside Denver
Fax: (720) 337-1801

For assistance with media inquiries and records requests:

Citywide CORA Policy
Custodian of Records: Kerra Jones

Hours of Operation

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


Full Services

Mon – Fri | 10:30AM – 6:30PM
Sat & Sun | 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Vaccination Clinic Only

Saturday | 9:00AM – 11:00AM (Year Round)
Sunday | 9:00AM – 11:00AM (May - November Only)

Adoptions and redemptions end 30 minutes prior to closing. 

Meet and greets and visits with animals end 1 hour prior to closing. 

Closed Holidays


Open Records Requests

CORA - Citywide Colorado Open Records Fee Policy

In order to pay for the cost of staff, custodians of public records within the City and County of Denver may charge for research and retrieval time necessary to respond to requests for records under the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”).  Pursuant to C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), effective July 1, 2014, staff time may be charged at a rate not to exceed $30.00 per hour.  There shall be no charge for the first hour of time for research and retrieval of records.