The Aurora Animal Shelter has been serving the citizens of Aurora since 1950s. The shelter was originally created to help control the rabies epidemic in Colorado by enforcing the state laws requiring pet owners to vaccinate their dogs and cats against rabies, a potentially fatal disease transmitted from animals to people. Since then we have grown to a full-service, open-admission animal shelter committed to protecting the animals of Aurora by providing shelter and care to any animal that comes to us. Our mission is to balance the needs of people and animals as we: Provide humane shelter, treatment and placement of animals; Enhance and preserve the human-animal bond through education, outreach, adoptions and cruelty prevention.
If you see a pet you would like to adopt, note the animal's ID# and location, and visit the Aurora Animal Shelter or Everyday Adoption Center immediately, or call 303.326.8280 for additional information. Regular Adoption Fees: Dogs - Under 6 months of age $175, 6 months to 6 years of age $150, 6 years and older (senior) $135, Cats - Under 6 months of age $145, 6 months to 6 years of age $125, 6 years and older (senior) $110, Small mammals, birds, ferrets and rabbits: $16. Adoption fees are non-refundable. A 50 percent discount on regular adoption fees is available to residents age 65 and older. All fees are subject to current promotions and discounts available.
Aurora CO 80047 | 4.6 miles away
The Colorado Japanese Chin Rescue is a group of volunteers dedicated to rehabilitating and re-homing Japanese Chins. We are licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (PACFA) and are currently in the process of obtaining our 501(c)3 Charitable Organization status through the IRS. We are also members in good standing with All Breed Rescue Network (ABRN). Our dogs are never kept in a kennel
Aurora CO 80046 | 7.3 miles away
We want to share with you our vision on how to address the urgent and growing need for a responsible, long term, and self sustaining Giant Breed Rescue in today’s society. Big Dogs Huge Paws was founded on the core philosophy is that every "BIG" dog deserves a chance. Our goal is to make sure that every dog receives only the best of care, food, and training. We will also ensure that th
Aurora CO 80014 | 7.4 miles away
Forgotten Felines Rescue is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless cats and kittens in the Denver metro area. The organization received its 501(c)3 non-profit status the end of 2009, but its founders have been individually helping Denver’s forgotten felines for years.
Aurora CO 80012 | 7.6 miles away
Animal Rescue of the Rockies is a 501(c)3 non profit Colorado corporation. Organized in 2003 by a group of friends who wanted to provide an alternative to shelter environments, A.R.R. has served this vision well. We’ve successfully provided foster homes and subsequent permanent homes to over 10,000 dogs and cats to date. We work with foster homes to give homeless pets the chance to socialize in
Aurora CO | 7.6 miles away
WE are RESCUED FOR LIFE, a 501(c)(3) federal non-profit charitable animal rescue based in Aurora, Co. We are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of dogs who might otherwise be euthanized in shelters. Once a dog has entered our program, we make certain that dog has been rescued for life.
Aurora CO | 7.6 miles away
Denver Dachshunds Rescue and Transport is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization that is dedicated to helping Dachshunds Nationwide.
Aurora CO 80046 | 9.1 miles away
New Hope Cattle Dogs Rescue and Rehoming Inc. of Colorado helps discarded, stray and unwanted Australian Cattle Dogs find their forever home.
Brighton CO 80601 | 9.7 miles away
We are an open admissions shelter, meaning we take in homeless animals regardless of age, breed, health, temperament or lack of space. On average, we take in about 5,500 stray, surrendered and abandoned animals per year including dogs, cats, small mammals, birds and reptiles. We provide adoption services to find safe, happy homes for these pets; and also provide low-cost vaccination and microchip
Aurora CO 80015 | 10.5 miles away
The Colorado Cocker Spaniel Rescue is a non profit organisation that rescues and finds homes for English Cocker Spaniels, American Cocker Spaniels, and Cockerpoos in Colorado, USA. Having rescued the dogs Colorado Cocker Spaniel Rescue then provides medical treatment and tender loving care until they are healthy enough to find a new home.
Thornton CO 80229 | 10.5 miles away
Friends of Retired Greyhounds is a 501c3 non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to working with kennel operators and other adoption groups to place retired greyhounds in responsible, loving homes. Our organization works with veterinarians to insure that dogs adopted from FOR Greyhounds are vaccinated, and in general good health before placing them in homes. In addition to this, we educat
Thornton CO | 10.5 miles away
The Colorado Shih Tzu, Maltese, and Lhasa Apso Rescue (CSTMR) was founded in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt rescue organization. We are based in Colorado and are a member of the Colorado All Breed Rescue Network, Inc (ABRN).
Brighton CO 80601 | 12.5 miles away
Colorado Canine Rescue, CCR, was founded by Amy Taylor in 2008. She and three other friends and family formed CCR’s board and started building this small dog rescue. CCR was incorporated on August 8, 2008 and received its 501c3 tax exempt status in January of 2009. CCR’s EIN tax ID number is: 26-3226573. CCR has no central facility. It has no paid employees and is dependent on volunteer hel
Northglenn CO | 13.2 miles away
Formed in May of 1996 by founder Judy Quinlivan and co-founder Chris McCracken, Recycled Critter Rescue (along with many volunteers) have rescued thousands of dogs and cats. These animals were rescued from either a local shelter or off the streets. They were saved from an unhappy existence or an untimely death. After being cared for medically and socially, they were adopted into loving, permanent
Aurora CO | 13.3 miles away
Denver Metro Area - Demi's Animal Rescue is a no kill animal rescue that focuses on solving pet homelessness through adoption, spay/neuter and pet retention. We do not discriminate against any animal that is in need and open our door to all regardless of their breed, age or special care required. We strive to see the day that pet homelessness is eliminated worldwide. Once an animal reaches De
Westminster CO | 14.2 miles away
Mile High Dachshunds Rescue, affectionately known as Team Doxie, fosters dachshunds who have found themselves abandoned, in a shelter or relinquished to us. Based in Denver, we rescue dachshunds throughout the West and help each find a loving family to meet their personalities. We are a Colorado nonprofit corporation designated by IRS as a 501(c)(3) charity in 2015. We are a committed group of vol