While our lobby remains closed to the public, the Adams County Animal Shelter/Adoption Center offers virtual adoptions, in addition to essential services by appointment. To schedule an appointment, email adcoshelter@adcogov.org or call 720.523.7387.

Surrender

What if I need to surrender a pet?

We understand that it can be a very difficult decision to surrender a pet. Please contact us a head of time and we can assist you with this process and/or provide resources that may help with your situation. Please email us and at adcoshelter@adcogov.org or call us at 720.523.PETS (7387) for assistance.

Surrendering a Pet

If you've been wrestling with the difficult decision about whether or not to give up your pet, we understand this may be a stressful time. If you're no longer able to care for your pet due to lack of resources, such as food or medical care for your pet, behavior concerns, or domestic violence, we may be able to connect you with resources that can potentially allow you to keep your pet. Call us at 720.523.PETS (7387) to discuss your situation.

Please contact us ahead of time and we can assist you with this process and/or provide resources that may help with your situation. Please email us and at adcoshelter@adcogov.org or call us at 720.523.PETS (7387) for assistance.