Adams County Animal Shelter / Adoption Center
After Hours Animal Control Emergency: Call the Sheriff's Office at 303.288.1535
Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
NOTICE: The Animal Shelter will close at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7.
Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic
for Cats and Dogs
Keeping your pets current on vaccines is critical. This simple step is one of the most important things you can do to ensure the health of your pets.
Click HERE to see when the next Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic is scheduled.
Responsibilities and Services
The Adams County Animal Shelter / Adoption Center provides animals for adoption to the public. Within the shelter's operations, kennel services are provided for the cities of Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn and Thornton, the town of Bennett and unincorporated Adams County.
Shelter administration manages citizen inquiries and maintains records of adoptions, reclaims, summonses and billing records. Animal Control staff enforces the Adams County animal control regulations and dispatches officers, when necessary, to provide animal control services.
The Adams County Animal Shelter/Adoption Center is committed to advocating and promoting the cause of animal welfare within our community. We provide compassionate, humane care and shelter to each and every animal in our trust. We strive to find responsible and loving homes for all of our adoptable pets.
The Adams County Animal Shelter/Adoption Center is dedicated to being a leader in the animal welfare community through continuing education, training, and partnerships. We seek to educate and engage our patrons in the practices of responsible pet ownership. Through enforcement of state statutes and county ordinances, we serve and protect the pets and the people of Adams County.
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