Nebraska

WHERE TO GET HELP IN FINDING A NEW HOME FOR YOUR PET

Often times your best source for advice in rehoming your pet is a local animal shelter. Here are two statewide directories of shelters in Nebraska:

http://www.nebraska-rescue.org

http://www.animalrescuedirectory.net/nebraska

If you have a wild creature that you have found or captured that is native to Nebraska

 Nebraska Wildlife Rehab

http://nebraskawildliferehab.org

If you have a pet bird check with:

Nebraska Parrot Rescue

http://www.nebraskaparrotrescue.org
https://www.facebook.com/nebraskaparrotrescue

Nebraska Parrot Rescue is a 501c-3 non-profit that accepts any unwanted bird and works to find good homes for the birds

Iowa Parrot Rescue

http://mikeoso.homestead.com/rescue.html
https://www.facebook.com/Iowa-Parrot-Rescue-104511253718/

If you are unable to find a home for your bird in Nebraska, the Iowa Parrot Rescue will usually accept any bird you may have.

For reptiles and amphibians that need new homes contact:

TnT Reptile Rescue and Rehabilitation

http://tntreptilerescue.org
https://www.facebook.com/TnTReptileRescue

Based in Iowa, TnT Reptile Rescue’s mission is to rescue reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates from unhealthy conditions, bring them back to health, and find forever homes for them.

For any questions about invasive species in Nebraska contact:

Allison Zach
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
506 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege St.
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: (402) 472-3133
azach3@unl.edu

Check with your local pet store

The following independent pet stores believe that pets should have good homes. All of these stores can provide advice to you about the best way to find a new home for an unwanted pet.

North Platte, NE

All Pets
1819 E 4th St
North Platte, Nebraska 69101
(308) 532-2051

When appropriate, All Pets may be able to accept some types of aquarium fish, reptiles and birds that need new homes. If they are unable to accept your pet they are always available to provide advice.

Lincoln, NE

The Fish World
1265 S Cotner Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 489-1277

The Fish World is always happy to provide advice about the best ways to find new homes for pets.

The Fish Store
921 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-7811
https://fishstorelincoln.wordpress.com/

When appropriate, The Fish Store may be able to accept aquarium fish that need new homes. In all cases, they are happy to provide advice.

AJ’s Reptarium
6112 Havelock
Lincoln, Nebraska 68507
(702) 592-8493

AJ’s Reptarium is actively involved in reptile rescues and, when appropriate, may be able to accept a reptile that needs a new home. When the store is unable to accept a pet they are always available for advice on how to find a home.

Omaha, NE Area

Rivers And Reefs
3303 N 109th Plaza
Omaha, Nebraska
Call (402) 493-5268
http://riversandreefsomaha.com

When appropriate, Rivers and Reefs may be able to accept aquarium fish that need new homes. In all cases, they are happy to provide advice.

Fish Freaks
2502 S 133rd Plaza, #101
Omaha, NE 68144
402-934-8588
https://www.facebook.com/FishFreaks/

When appropriate, Fish Freaks may be able to accept aquarium fish that need new homes. In all cases, they are happy to provide advice.

Fin-Tastic Fish
724 Fort Crook Rd N
Bellevue, Nebraska 68005
(402) 305-8815

When appropriate, Fin-Tastic Fish may be able to accept aquarium fish that need new homes. In all cases, they are happy to provide advice.

Plattsmouth Pets
430 Main Street
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
(402) 298-4479
https://www.facebook.com/PlattsmouthPets/

When appropriate, Plattsmouth Pets may be able to accept aquarium fish, small animals, reptiles or amphibians that need new homes. In all cases, they are happy to provide advice.