Surrender Your Pet
Where can I take my pet if I am no longer able to care for or keep it?
Denver Animal Shelter is working in collaboration with the Dumb Friends League (DFL) on the Denver Stray Project. The program saves more animals’ lives and increases the number of lost Denver pets that are reunited with their owners. The Denver Stray Project makes DAS the “one stop shop” for finding your lost pet in Denver. Therefore, if you are a resident of Denver and have a pet that you need to surrender, please bring it to DFL at 2080 S. Quebec Street. Their hours are Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. and Weekends: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information, call 303-751-5772.
I am disabled and/or don’t have transportation to take my pet to the animal shelter?
A City and County of Denver resident may contact Denver Animal Protection at 720-913-1311 for assistance regarding an owner surrender pet.
Where can I take my pet if I am not a Denver County resident?
You will need to contact your local animal shelter or animal control agency.
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.
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