Montana

Where to get help in finding a new home for your pet

If you have a dog, cat, rabbit or other small animal check with your local animal shelter. Click for a directory of all shelters and adoption centers in Montana:

Montana Pets on the Net»

If you have a reptile, amphibian or unusual pet you can often get assistance from:

Dave Pauli
Humane Society
Wildlife Capture and Field Project Specialist
4235 Zephyr Lane, Billings, MT 59106
dpauli@humanesociety.org
406-698-1167 (email is best contact)

Check with your local pet store

MT-MAPLocal pet stores will almost always try to help you find a home for your pet. In many instances, the store itself may be willing to accept your pet. If not, they are often a great place to get assistance.

The following pet stores are all members of the Don’t Let It Loose, Montana pet turn-in network.

Billings, MT

Exotic Pets
2342 Grand Ave
Billings, MT 59102
406.656.6282

Accepts turn-ins of: Freshwater fish, freshwater plants, freshwater invertebrates, turtles, amphibians, reptiles, birds, small mammals (does not take cats and dogs but will try to assist in finding new home).

Heights Pet Center
895 Main Street, #6
Billings, MT 59105
406.248-9310
info@heightspetcenter.com

Accepts turn-ins of: Freshwater fish, freshwater plants, freshwater invertebrates, saltwater aquarium species, turtles, Amphibians, reptiles, birds, small mammals (does not take cats & dogs but will try to assist in finding new home).

Treasure State Aquariums
923 Grand Ave.
Billings, MT 59102
406.534-3941

May accept turn-ins, please contact store directly.

Great Falls, MT

Jack’s Pet Center
508 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT 59401
(406) 453-1821

Accepts turn-ins of most aquatic species, reptiles, birds, amphibians, small mammals. Check with store for assistance with other species.

Hamilton, MT

Wild About Pets
612 N 1st St #1
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-6111

Accepts turn-ins of most aquatic species, reptiles, birds, amphibians, small mammals. Check with store for assistance with other species.

Livingston, MT

Stafford Animal Shelter
3 Business Park Drive
Livingston, MT 59047
(406) 222-2111

Accepts turn-ins of all animals. May be contacted for re-homing assistance.

Sleeping Giant Animal Clinic
4 Business Park Rd
Livingston, MT 59047
(406) 333-7001

May be contacted for re-homing assistance.

Kalispell, MT

Aquarium Shop
1001 US Highway 2 E
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-6000

Accepts turn-ins of most aquatic species. Check with store for assistance with other species.

Missoula, MT

Big Sky Birds
5805 Helena Dr.
Missoula, MT 59803
(406) 251-5833

May be contacted for re-homing assistance or advice.

Reef Missoula
1623 South Ave. West
Missoula, MT 59803
(406) 541-3474

May be contacted for re-homing assistance or advice.