How to Report Animal-Related Injuries to Denver Animal Control

Animal Control How to Report Animal-Related Injuries to Denver Animal Control

How To Report Animal-Related Injuries To Denver Animal Control

Denver Animal Control is located in Denver, Colorado. The center is part of the city government, and its services are free to Denver residents. It is funded by local taxes.

Denver takes animal-related injuries very seriously and has laws that protect the victim of an animal attack. If you are a victim of an animal attack, the road to compensation can be a long and tough one. However, DoNotPay offers a faster and more convenient solution to receiving the compensation you deserve.

About Denver Animal Control Center

Denver Animal Control Services offer free assistance with domestic animal problems, most commonly dogs and cats. Their services include assistance with:

  • Dangerous dogs and cats
  • Barking nuisances
  • Strays
  • Pet adoptions
  • Negligent pet owners

It is crucial to understand that Denver Animal Control Center does not handle issues with wild animals. If you have a problem with a wild animal, you will need to contact a wildlife removal company.

How Can You Get in Touch With Denver Animal Control? 

The table below shows Denver Animal Control contact information.

Address1241 W. Bayaud Ave., Denver, CO 80223
Phone Number720-913-1311 and press 4 for animal control.
EmailN/A
Websitehttps://www.denvergov.org/Government/Agencies-Departments-Offices/Agencies-Departments-Offices-Directory/Animal-Shelter
Business HoursMonday thru Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

What is Denver's Dog Bite Laws

The city of Denver considers dog bites serious offenses and classifies them as civil claims. According to the law, victims of a dog bite have two years from the date you reported the dog bite to file a lawsuit before the statute of limitations runs out. This means that you had to have reported the dog bite to Denver Animal Protection when it happened.

Under Denver's laws, dog owners are held liable for dog bites regardless of whether the person was on public or private property. The only exception is if the victim was on the property illegally.

Can You Sue Someone for Dog Bites? 

Yes, you can absolutely sue the owner of the dog who bit you for compensation based on the extent and repercussions of your injuries. Possible compensation includes:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Damage to your property
  • Physical and emotional pain and suffering
  • Vet bills, if your pet was injured as a result
  • Miscellaneous expenses caused by the dog bite

How Do You Sue Someone for a Dog Bite? 

You can file a civil lawsuit against the owner of the dog who attacked you within two years of the report. You can pay a lawyer to file a lawsuit on your behalf, handle the paperwork yourself or take advantage of DoNotPay's Sue Now solution, which allows you to easily sue anyone with a click of the button from the comfort of your home. You've already been through enough stress. DoNotPay makes it easy to receive the compensation you deserve without wasting any more time and money.

How to Report a Dog Bite On Your Own

Reporting a dog bite immediately is the first step to receiving much-deserved compensation. Denver law states that all animal bites must be reported within 12 hours. Here are the steps you should take if you choose to report an attack on your own:

  1. Contact Denver Animal Protection by phone or visit in person
  2. Share the specifics of the attack, including location, description of the animal, the owner's name, how the attack occurred, and injuries/damages sustained to you, your property, children, and other animals.
  3. Ask for a copy of the report.
  4. When you visit your doctor for medical attention as a result of the dog bite, be sure to report the bite to them as well and ask for a copy of that report too.
  5. Seek legal action if you wish.

Please note that the process of suing someone and receiving compensation can be a long process if you choose to go it alone. The good news is that DoNotPay offers a quicker solution.

How DoNotPay Can Help You Report Animal Injuries

If you want to report an animal-related injury but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search "animal" on DoNotPay, find the Animal Control product, and select whether you've sustained a physical injury.

     

  2. Select whether you would like to report this incident to your local government agency, or demand compensation from the pet owner.

     

  3. Tell us more about the incident, including when and where you were injured, a description of the animal that caused the injury, and the contact information for the pet owner (if known).

     

That's it! You're done. DoNotPay will file the demand letter or government report on your behalf with your incident details! You should hear back from them directly with further questions and confirmation regarding your demands..

Why Should You Use DoNotPay?

Animal-related injuries are physically, emotionally, and mentally stressful.  DoNotPay is the best way to report dog bites and take legal action to get the compensation you deserve. It's fast and easy. DoNotPay cuts to the chase and guides you through the entire process. It's successful.

If you decide to take legal action, DoNotPay can help you sue the liable party with its innovative Sue Now product. You can easily generate a demand letter, ask for compensation, obtain small claims forms, and even a court script. DoNotPay gives you everything you need in one place. 

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