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Nevada Humane Society in Reno and Carson City Northern Nevada residents and their pets are fortunate to have the services of Nevada Humane Society (NHS), a highly professional and nationally recognized no-kill animal shelter. From its start in 1932 to help alleviate the suffering of stray animals, Nevada Humane Society has grown to include programs and services designed to address the needs of all animals and to provide support, education, and assistance for people that care about them.

Programs and Services at Nevada Humane Society

Nevada Humane Society is much more than just an animal shelter. Here are just some of the innovative programs and services available from NHS...

  • Pet Adoptions
  • Special Occasion Pet Adoption Promotions
  • Animal Help Desk - (775) 856-2000 x200
  • Animal Rescue and Care
  • Low-cost Spay and Neuter Services
  • Volunteer and Donation Opportunities
  • P.U.P.S. Program
  • Barn Cats
  • Books & Buddies
  • Angel Pets
  • G.I. Dogs

Learn more by visiting Nevada Humane Society on Facebook.

Pet Adoption and Hours at Nevada Humane Society

Finding new homes for pets is a top priority at NHS. Refer to "How to Adopt a Pet" for details on adding a new member to your household. This information includes fees and adoption policies. Adoptions are not just for dogs and cats - NHS can have some other interesting critters available, including rabbits, snakes, lizards, ferrets, and birds. All dogs and cats are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. Here are the adoption hours at the Reno location...

  • Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Nevada Humane Society Locations

There are two locations offering NHS adoptions.

Nevada Humane Society
2825 Longley Lane, Suite B, Reno, NV 89502
(775) 856-2000
Office hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed some holidays)

Nevada Humane Society Carson City
549 Airport Road, Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 887-2171

  • Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

About Washoe County Regional Animal Services

Note that NHS is not in the animal control business (i.e., rounding up strays, etc.). In Washoe County, that task is handled by Washoe County Regional Animal Services, which is a function of the Sheriff's Office. To report stray animals or file a complaint (such as barking dogs), call Animal Services at (775) 353-8900. You can also learn how to deal with various animal problems at "Requesting Animal Services Assistance."

(Logo image courtesy Nevada Humane Society)

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