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