The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment Recognizes World Rabies Day

Don’t forget to vaccinate your pet! DENVER— September 28 is World Rabies Day, and the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) reminds Denver residents about the importance of rabies safety and would like to raise awareness about the multiple ways it impacts public health.

Rise of the Underdog: Study Reveals Remarkable Shift Towards Adoption Of Shelter Dogs Over Purebred Purchases in Colorado

Survey of 3,000 potential dog owners.  Data reveals a 21% swing towards shelter dogs over purebreds in Colorado. Interactive map included.

Denver Offers Tips, Free Community Class to Protect Pets During Emergency

Denver Animal Protection, Office of Emergency Management partner up to teach residents how to create a pet preparedness plan ~ DENVER— No one can predict every impending disaster. The Marshall Fire is one example, when a wildfire destroyed or damaged more than 1,200 homes in December 2021—and led to the deaths of an estimated 1,000 […]

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Big Dog Adoption Special

Large numbers of large hounds create growing space issue at shelter ~ (DENVER)—We’ve got big mutts and we cannot lie… The large numbers of large dogs mean there’s a growing kennel space issue at Denver Animal Shelter (DAS). So, we want to move these larger dogs out of the shelter and into loving homes as […]

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Pay It Forward Adoption Special

Adopt a dog for just $20, and give another $20 as a donation through May ~ (DENVER)—Here’s your chance to adopt a dog for a doggone deal and be a do-gooder all at the same time!

Colorado Launches Pilot Project For Seniors With Pets

Allentown, PA – March 31, 2023 – From providing unconditional love and affection to offering a sense of purpose and responsibility, pets can be a source of joy and comfort for older adults. However, as we age, it is important to recognize that we may not always be able to care for our pets as […]

Ring in the New Year Safely with Your Furry, Four-Legged Family Members

Denver Animal Protection offers suggestions to keep pets safe during celebrations~ DENVER—Popping champagne, playing thunderous music, and igniting fireworks may be fun for us humans but scary for our pets. These loud noises can trigger an animal’s instinct to run away and find shelter, so Denver Animal Protection (DAP) offers these suggestions to keep your […]

A Holiday Wish to Reduce Unprecedented Surge of Pets at Denver Animal Shelter

Denver Animal Protection offers suggestions to help ease the animal overload ~ DENVER—Denver Animal Shelter (DAS), like other shelters in Colorado and across the country, is seeing an unprecedented number of homeless animals seeking loving homes. During this season of love and giving, DAS is asking the community to join in caring for the animals […]

Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season

Denver Animal Protection shares tips to ensure furry family members have a paw-some holiday ~ DENVER—Our dogs and cats are part of the family, so on Thanksgiving and during the holidays, you may be tempted to include them in the celebration and share with them a cornucopia of holiday foods. Denver Animal Protection (DAP) offers […]

National Pets for the Elderly Nonprofit Hits Milestone in Facilitating 100,000 Shelter Pet Adoptions to Seniors Since its Launch in 2002

Assists with the costs of companion animal adoption and retention services for seniors via a network of participating shelters ~ Cleveland, Ohio – (November 16, 2021) – Since its national launch in 2002, the Pets for the Elderly (PFE) grant program has paid a portion of the adoption fee for seniors 60 and over adopting a […]

Meet your new best friend at the Dumb Friends League Adoptathon!

Meet your new best pal at the Dumb Friends League Adoptathon Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27 at the Leslie A. Malone Center in Denver and the Buddy Center in Castle Rock. To pair pets with people, the League will be offering a name-your-own-price adoption fee special with a goal of connecting 125 pets […]

Preparing Pets as Their Humans Return to Work

Denver Animal Protection offers tips to help pets adjust to being home alone again ~ (DENVER)—With COVID-19 restrictions easing and more people returning to the workplace, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) wants to help pet owners prepare their furry family members for the transition ahead.

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Modern Identification for Pet Parents

It’s National Pet ID Week! Do you know where your pet is? New PetHub ID tag uses technology that links to owner information in real time on your smartphone ~ DENVER – It’s something frightening, upsetting and something pet owners hope they never have to experience—a missing pet. But a new pet license at Denver Animal Shelter […]

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to protect their pets when the temps drop

Failure to provide proper shelter from the cold could result in a $999 fine and/or a year in jail ~ DENVER – Winter has been mild so far, but with daytime temperatures hitting single digits and overnight temps dipping below zero starting this weekend and into next week, Denver Animal Protection, a division of the Denver Department of Public Health […]

Keeping your pet’s liver healthy: Holistic Support for Dogs with Liver Disease

The liver is one of the most valuable organs for your pet’s overall health and well-being. It aids in the regulation of blood sugar levels, the production of bile for digestion, and the management of blood clotting. The liver also serves as a filter to remove toxins and helps retain vitamins, fats, and minerals.