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Denver Animal Ordinances

 

Living with your pet in Denver: This link provides an overview of city ordinances related to the care and keeping of pets in Denver. Pet owners are responsible for a comprehensive understanding of any ordinances impacting their pets and for compliance of such ordinances. Your cooperation and compliance means a safe, happy pet-owning experience for you, your pet, and the community.

 

dog and cat in holiday attire

With the help of  caring neighbors like you, Denver Animal Shelter will make a difference in the lives of more than 11,000 animals in 2018. Sadly, many more animals are still waiting for love and happiness.

You can help make this a safe, warm and wonderful holiday season for Denver's most vulnerable animals.

 

Animal Related Business Licenses

Find information about obtaining a business license for an animal shelter, pet grooming shop, kennel, pet shop, or pet hospital. These business licenses are issued by the City & County of Denver - Department of Excise and Licenses. 

 

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

Hours

Adoption visits end one hour before closing (all adoptions must have a visit prior to paperwork being started).

Adoption lobby is closed to visitors 30 minutes before closing. 

Owner redemption paperwork must be started by 30 minutes before closing.

Full Services

Mon – Fri | 10:30 a.m – 6:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun | 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Vaccination Clinic Services

Sat | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Sun | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. 

Clinic Cancellations or Schedule Changes

Occasionally we have to cancel or change the schedule for our vaccination clinic. When this occurs, cancellations will be posted in our events calendar located on the Home Page and Events Page.

Closed Holidays