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Our Featured Denver, CO Partner:

MaxFund No-Kill Animal Shelter

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

1005 Galapago St
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 595-4917
Email:
Website:
http://www.maxfund.org

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Denver and surrounding areas

About Our Shelter:

The MaxFund is a non-profit organization that was established in May of 1988 to provide medical care for injured pets with no known owners, and to seek out new homes for these animals once they have recovered. The MaxFund is a no-kill dog and cat shelter. MaxFund assists hundreds of people and animals each year by trying to make the correct match between owner and pet. MaxFund adopts our animals to Colorado residents only.

The MaxFund is a TRUE no-kill shelter. There is no pre-sorting of animals into "adoptable" and "non-adoptable" categories, discarding the so-called "unadoptable." The MaxFund takes every animal it has the space for. EVERY animal is kept until its owner is found or it is placed in a new adoptive home.

Donate to Our Shelter...

http://www.maxfund.org/Pages/Donate-Page/Donate.htm

Come Meet our Pets:

Dog Shelter Address:
1005 Galapago St.
Denver, CO 80204
Cat Shelter Adress:
720 W. 10th ave
Denver CO, 80204

We are located 2 blocks west of Speer between 11th and 10th , on Galapago St.

Dog Shelter Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:
10 AM - 4 PM
Closed Tuesday
Saturday 11am until 5pm
Sunday 12noon until 5pm
Cat Shelter Hours
Same as the dog shelter except that during the weekdays instead of opening at 10 we open at 11am
May be closed on holidays.

Our Adoption Process:

For the month of August MaxFund has reduced adult cat adoptions fees to $40! Please take advantage of this special offer which includes spay or neuter, microchip, vaccination (Rabies not included), FIV & Felv tests, and one free exam! There is always someone waiting so come on down and look, someone will steal your heart!

There will be a mobile adoption event at Petco, 7490 S. University, centennial 80122 (University/Dry Creek) on August 21, 2010 . Please call Maxfund at (303) 595-4917 for information on adoption requirements.


Adoption fees:

Cats: $70
Kittens (under 9 months): $70
Dogs: $125
Puppies (under 6 months) $200

All applicants will be asked to submit the names and phone numbers of 3 personal references (relatives don't count), the name and phone number of your veterinarian if you have one, the name and phone number of your landlord (if applicable) and information about your current living situation. We also require that all immediate family members meet the animal prior to adoption to ensure compatibility. We would hate to adopt an animal into a family and later find out the dog doesn't like the kids or the husband doesn't like the animal, etc. You can print out an application on our website at maxfund.org.

If you are interested in adopting a dog and have filled out an application, MaxFund will ask you to bring any currently owned dogs to the shelter for a “meet-and-greet” to ensure they can stand each other before they become a family. Because we examine adoption applications carefully and contact all references, same-day adoptions are extremely rare and should not be expected!

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.