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You can make a difference for Denver's homeless and abused animals! Denver Animal Shelter relies on the generosity of community members to help provide the best possible care for the animals that take refuge at our facility. All donations are used to directly help the animals we serve - both at our shelter and in the community: 

  • Animal Care & Enrichment
  • Spay/Neuter Services
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Community Outreach 
  • Humane Education 
  • Foster Care

Sustaining Gifts

Help animals all year with a monthly gift! Choose how much to give and how often in a few simple steps online.


Please contact Lindsay Molloy with questions at 720-337-1792 or


Giving Options

Monetary donations help shelter staff purchase food and necessities for the shelter animals. If you would like to donate to the shelter, you can do so in person or you can mail in your donation to:

Denver Animal Shelter
1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

Please include your name and address so we can acknowledge your donation. Thank you for your generous support!


Wish List

Denver Animal Shelter cares for over 7,500 stray, neglected, injured, and abandoned animals each year. Your donations help keep Denver animals happy, healthy, and most of all, adoptable.

  • Enrichment toys that are easy to disinfect:
    • Dog toys: Kongs, Nylabones, etc.
    • Cat toys: plastic balls, washable fabric stuffed cat toys 
  • Canned wet food (adult or puppy/kitten) 
  • Dog or cat treats 
  • Peanut butter 
  • Blankets (no electric blankets) 
  • Towels 
  • Collars (Martingale or other flat collars) and leashes 
  • Newspapers
  • Kitten milk replacement (KMR) - powder form 
  • Esbalic (Puppy milk replacement) - powder form 
  • Puppy pads 
  • Clumping kitty litter

In-kind donations can be dropped off at:

    Denver Animal Shelter
    1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
    Denver, CO 80223

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!



1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

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Denver Animal Shelter

Phone: 720-913-1311

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