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Aug 20, 2020

Denver Animal Protection Urges Pet Vigilance During Record-High Temps

Amid the spate of record-high temperatures hovering around 100F across Metro Denver, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) is reminding drivers never to leave pets alone in vehicles – not even in the shade, not even for that “quick minute” to run an errand. A car is not a babysitter, and this is a preventable tragedy.

Aug 6, 2020

Denver Animal Shelter Hosts Fourth Annual Rescue Runway

Denver Animal Shelter invites you to its Fourth Annual Rescue Runway, happening virtually this year, on Wednesday, August 12, at 7 p.m. Shelter animals will take center stage to strut their stuff along with human escorts. The furry fashionista fundraiser is the shelter’s largest fundraising event and makes much of the work they do possible. Donations help us support Denver's most vulnerable animals - the sick, the abandoned, and the injured.

Mar 22, 2020

Denver Animal Shelter closes adoptions and vaccination clinics, highlights crucial ways people can help

Due to ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19, Denver Animal Protection is taking precautionary steps to avoid virus transmission, including closing adoptions and vaccination clinics at Denver Animal Shelter. Denver Animal Protection is hoping for the community’s support during this time to continue to provide limited services to Denver’s human and animal populations. Denver Animal Shelter remains open for limited intake and stray pet services, as we must reunite lost pets with their families.

Mar 29, 2019

Front Range Shelter Leadership Responds to Community Animal Services of Pueblo Conditions and Closure

Upon the closure of CASP, animal shelters across the front range worked together to respond to this critical situation and collaborated to help the animals in Pueblo. Animal welfare organizations who either assisted in efforts to transport these pets, accepted animals from Pueblo or are on standby to accept them, include Dumb Friends League, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, Foothills Animal Shelter, Denver Animal Protection, Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Larimer Humane Society, Longmont Humane Society, Aurora Animal Shelter, Adams County Animal Shelter, Humane Society of Weld County and Intermountain Humane Society. Upon arrival, each individual animal’s medical and behavioral needs will be addressed.

Dec 7, 2018

Holiday Pet Anxiety Reduction Prevention

For many homes, pets are part of the family and involving them in holiday festivities can be fun for all involved. Ensuring all of our family members, pets included, feel safe and comfortable this holiday season should be on everyone’s wish list.

Jun 25, 2018

Ensuring A Safe, Enjoyable July 4th for People and Pets

Fireworks will soon light up the sky across the Denver metro area in celebration of Independence Day. These dazzling displays are beautiful and thrilling for people but they’re not so fun for pets.

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