Welcome to Denver Animal Shelter

Denver Animal Shelter logoDenver Animal Shelter (DAS) is home to more than 8,000 lost and abandoned pets each year. DAS is an open-admission municipal shelter that provides animal care and control services for all of Denver County. DAS is committed to providing humane care to companion animals; adopting pets to loving homes; and proactively educating the public about animals, their needs, and DAS’s critical role as a community resource. Click here for our hours and location.


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Featured Adoptables

Regis (A220710)

DAS adoptable dog, Regis

Regis is a 3-year-old Chihuahua that has been at DAS since the middle of June. Regis is a very playful, nice dog. He also gets along well with other small dogs.

Child rating: 12+ due to play behaviors.

Nate's adoption fee is just $25 through 8/31

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Erin (A218863) 
 Adoptable cat, Erin

Erin is a 1-year-old domestic shorthair and is litter box trained. Though she can be a little shy, she is very calm and is good with other cats. Erin has been at DAS since early March. 

Child Rating: No children.

**ADOPTION FEE - $15!**

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Cassie (A220851) 
DAS adoptable dog, Cassie

Cassie is a 2-year-old American Bulldog that weighs about 62 lbs. She likes to play ball and is very sweet and outgoing. She also knows sit and shake! Cassie has been at DAS since June 27th. 

Child rating: No children

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  Annie (A219254)
 Adoptable cat, Annie

Annie is a 12-year-old domestic tabby. She was brought to DAS in June after her owner passed away. Annie is very friendly and loves to be petted, but not picked up and held. She is also sassy when it comes to other animals, so would do best as an only cat.

Child rating: No children. 


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Gerbils (A221574 and A221575) 
 Two adoptable Gerbils from DAS
DAS currently has two gerbils available for adoption. The black gerbil (A221574) is a male and the white gerbil (A221575) is female. The gerbils are very interested in people and enjoy running on their exercise wheel. They do like to chew on plastic, so they need to have metal or porcelain dishes. 

The gerbils are available for $15 each. 

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

Mon – Fri | 10:30AM – 6:30PM
Sat & Sun | 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Adoptions and redemptions end 30 minutes prior to closing. 

Meet and greets and visits with animals end 1 hour prior to closing. 

Closed Holidays