Due to an overwhelming number of animals in need of sheltering services in our community, we are adjusting our intake policies frequently to best meet changing needs. Please check our Pet Surrender Process page before bringing any animal to any of our shelters for surrender. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! There are volunteer opportunities throughout our shelters and in various capacities. Plus, as a volunteer, you’ll be rewarded for your efforts through recognition events and awards—and best of all, you’ll be helping homeless animals receive the loving care and second chances for happiness they deserve. Learn more about how you can help.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not offering group volunteer opportunities. Please check back for updates.

Yes! Learn more about hosting an event and supporting the League in fun, creative ways!

Our Humane Education team offers classes to children in preschool and older, adults and to community groups. Our community programs are free and available throughout the Denver metro area and beyond, year-round. Learn more about our classes today!

We offer spay/neuter services for both owned and feral/community cats at 4817 National Western Dr., Denver CO 80216. We do not provide these services to dogs at this time. To schedule an appointment, please visit our

Patient Portal or Portal del paciente. More information can be found here.

If you have a place in your heart and home for animals—but you’re not able to adopt—consider fostering. Our Homes with Hearts foster care program lets animal lovers bring pets from our shelters into their homes on a temporary basis to prepare them for adoption. Learn more about our Foster program.

You can learn about our adoption process before you visit, too, so you know what to expect and bring.

To adopt a horse, visit our website to see available horses and other equines or call 303.751.5772 to set up an appointment to visit to the Harmony Equine Center.

You can learn about our adoption process before you visit, too, so you know what to expect and bring.

If you’re interested in adopting a working cat, call 303.751.5772 to learn more about the program, or fill out our Working Cat Adoption Inquiry form. You can also learn more, including how to care for a working cat, on our website.

To file a report of suspected abuse, neglect or mistreatment, you can:

  • Call 800.249.5121 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Submit an online form.

Please note: If you see an emergency, call your local animal control agency or 911.