Adoptable Animals | Denver Animal Shelter - City and County of Denver

The Denver Animal Shelter provides great adoptions of all kinds of pets. You can view its available pets online with a great slideshow. You can stop in to meet the pet in person. They do adopt frequently, so if a pet is listed online, that doesn’t guarantee that it is still there. They will also spay or neuter all adopted pets. The shelter is also great to visit for many frequently asked pet related questions.

Denver Animal Shelter - Adopt a pet, lost and found, Denver pet licenses, and more.

This partnership creates a centralized location for shelters in the Denver metro area to share donated resources like pet food, medical supplies (excluding prescription drugs), collars, leashes, pet beds, crates, and other pet-related items. Participating rescues and shelters can pick up items they need and drop off surplus items for other rescues to utilize.

Denver Pet Adoption : Dumb Friends League

Surrender Your Pet | Denver Animal Shelter - City and County of Denver As Denver’s main municipal animal shelter, the Denver Animal Shelter is always a busy spot, tending and caring for the many lost and abandoned pets that are found in Denver each year. More than 8,000 dogs and cats find themselves coming through the doors of this facility. With adoptions, lost pets, pet licensing and veterinary care, there is a lot you can take advantage of at this shelter. It is also conveniently open seven days a week now, so you can spend more time finding your new pal.

Dumb Friends League Denver offers animal adoption services

If your pet is impounded by Denver Animal Protection, you will need to visit the Denver Animal Shelter at 1241 W Bayaud Ave. during to reclaim your pet.

We have dogs, cats, puppies, and other mammals available for adoption


The new shelter, located at 1241 W. Bayaud Avenue, is a model for pet health and sustainability. The new facility is located less than a mile from the old shelter and is visible from I-25. Denver Animal ShelterLicensing Locations

You may license your pet in person at the Denver Animal Shelter located at 1241 Bayaud Ave in Denver. Please bring your pet’s rabies vaccination certificate and spay/neuter certificate (if applicable) with you.
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OutPaws is committed to providing a safe haven for homeless animals, giving a second chance to those left behind in overburdened shelters and fighting pet homelessness until every adoptable dog and cat has a home. Denver Animal Shelter does not currently offer behavior training for pets.For help with a specific issue, please contact our behavior assistance email at or visit the ASPCA .