Innovation and Teamwork with Public Health Inspection’s Child Care Program Team

In the City and County of Denver there are approximately 640 licensed child care programs watching over children, ranging in size from large centers to small family child care homes. The State of Colorado’s Office of Early Childhood announced increased inspection frequency requirements so that all facilities would have to be inspected within 18 months, […]

Denver Innovations in Animal Protection

For many years, Animal Protection Officers have developed a reputation as dog catchers. Thanks to children’s movies and folklore, residents view Animal Protection Officers with skepticism, perceiving their sole mission to be confiscating dogs and ticketing owners. The Denver Animal Shelter was on a mission to changing that perception and foster more positive interactions with […]