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.


Featured Adoptables

Babs (A224024) 
DAS adoptable dog, Babs Babs is an 8-year-old Chihuahua that weighs about 10 lbs. She is a total lap dog that would do best in a quiet home. She's very sweet and does get along well with other dogs. Babs has been at DAS since the middle of September. 

Child Rating: 10+ due to age. Quiet home will be best.

Bab's is available for only $25 through 10/31.
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  Ajax (A222863)
DAS adoptable cat, Ajax

Ajax is a 3-year-old domestic short hair cat that has been at DAS since the middle of August. He's very independent but does like to interact with people, especially to play! Ajax is uncomfortable around other cats and should be the only cat in a home. 

Child rating: No kids due to intolerance of over handling.

Ajax's adoption fee is $15! 

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Stetson (A224167) 
DAS adoptable dog, Stetson

Stetson is a 2-year-old short hair Chihuahua that weighs about 8 lbs. He is very sweet and loves to sit in laps or be held. Stetson is good with other small dogs. Stetson has been at DAS since the middle of September. 

Child rating: 10+ (negotiable) due to initial timidness. 

Stetson's adoption fee is only $50 through 10/31.

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Perry (A223387) 
DAS adoptable cat, Perry

Perry is a 5-year-old tabby domestic short haired cat. Perry is calm, sweet cat that likes to be petted and occasionally enjoys a little play time. Perry has been at DAS since the beginning of September and his adoption fee is only $15! 

Child rating: Okay

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Gilroy (A224458)

DAS adoptable dog, Gilroy

Gilroy is a 1.5-year-old short haired Chihuahua that weighs about 11 lbs! He is quite shy at first, but once he warms up, he LOVES to sit in your lap and be held. Gilroy is good with other dogs! 

Child rating: 12+ due to shy nature of dog. A quiet home would be best (negotiable).

Gilroy's adoption fee is just $50 through 10/31.

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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