WHERE TO GET HELP IN FINDING A NEW HOME FOR YOUR PET
It is never appropriate to release a pet to the wild. However, you may feel uncertain about how to find a new home for your pet. Here are some resources in Nevada that can help you re-home your pet.
Nevada Department of Wildlife manages the program and can provide a lot of helpful advice about pets and invasive species.
In Northern Nevada or statewide contact:
Nevada Department of Wildlife
6980 Sierra Center Parkway
Reno, Nevada 89511
If you are in Southern Nevada or are unable to contact Laura contact:
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Lake Mead Aquatic Invasive Species
1557 Foothill Dr. Suite A110
Boulder City, NV 89005
These statewide directories provide information about many different shelters and organizations that can help you:
If you have a pet bird check with:
Nevada Bird Rescue is an all-volunteer, first-responder bird rescue service for Southern Nevada. If it has feathers, we can help through advice or by taking action when needed..
The Southern Nevada Parrot Education, Rescue & Rehoming Society is operated by volunteers who give their time and their own resources to help find loving homes for exotic companion birds in need.
The Southwest Exotic Avian Rescue is an all-volunteer organization serving Las Vegas, Nevada and the surrounding communities. Their focus is to provide safe, caring foster and permanent adoption placement to any parrot in need of re-homing.
For reptiles and amphibians that need new homes contact:
Reptile Rescue is a great resource if you need to find a new home for your pet. While their main emphasis is on reptiles, Reptile Rescue can often take other pets as well.
This Directory provides a list of reptile rescue centers across the entire state.
Check with your local pet store
Most of Nevada’s independent pet stores are part of the Don’t Let It Loose community. If you have a pet that needs a new home your first place to check is with one of these fine stores.
Las Vegas Area
629 N Stephanie St
Henderson, NV 89014
Located in: Whitney Ranch Shopping Center
Reptiles-N-Reefs believes that every pet deserves to have a good home. If you have a pet that needs a new home they are always willing to offer suggestions.
Both Scales N’ Tails stores are always willing to offer advice on how to find a new home for a pet that you can no longer care for.
Pet Kingdom wants every pet to have a good home. When appropriate, Pet Kingdom may be able to take in your pet that needs a new home. In all cases they are happy to provide advice.
3125 E Tropicana Ave D
Las Vegas, NV 89121
When it is appropriate, Trop Aquarium may be able to take fish that you can not care for. If they are unable to accept your pet they will always provide advice.
Lucky Tropical Fish
4730 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
In some cases Lucky Tropical Fish may be able to take in your fish that need a new home. In cases where the store is unable to help they will always provide you with suggestions for how to best find a new home for your pet.
Pisces Reef is always available to provide advice to fish owners who need to find a new home for their pets.
LLL Reptiles wants every pet to have a good home and they will always provide advice to owners who need to find a new home for their pets.
Lance’s Aquarium supports the Don’t Let It Loose program and wants to make sure that every fish has a proper home. If you need to find a home for fish you cannot care for they are always available to provide advice.
2410 N Decatur Blvd #160
Las Vegas, NV 89108
If it is appropriate, Exotic Pets may be able to take in your reptile, amphibian or invertebrate that needs a new home. In cases where they cannot accept your pet they will always provide suggestions for how you might find a new home for your pet.
1235 N Nellis Blvd #1
Las Vegas, NV 89110
Extrememundial Birds wants to help you make sure your pet bird has a good home. If you are unable to care for your bird check with them for advice and suggestions.
When it is appropriate, Blue Reef Aquatics may be able to take in your fish that need a new home. If they are unable to take your fish they will always provide advice.
Las Vegas Fish & Reptiles
8440 Farm Rd #120
Las Vegas, NV 89131
If you have fish or reptiles that you can no longer care for Las Vegas Fish & reptiles may be able to take them in. In cases where the store is not able to accept your pet they will always provide suggestions for how you might be able to find your pet a new home.
5409 W. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
E&J Pets wants every bird to have a good home and they are always pleased to provide pet owners with advice about how to find a new home for a pet.
953 W Moana Ln
Reno, NV 89509
When it is appropriate, Strictly Reef may be able to take in your fresh or saltwater fish that need new homes. When they are unable to accept your fish they will always provide advice.
Parrot Connection Inc
3382 Lakeside Ct
Reno, NV 89509
Located in: Moana West Shopping Center
Parrot Connection wants every bird to have a safe and loving home. They are always willing to provide advice to bird owners who need to find a new home for their pet.
Exotics and Aquatics wants to help if you have a pet that needs a new home. When it is appropriate they may be able to take in your fish or reptiles and they are always available to provide advice to pet owners.
Desert Family Pets is always willing to provide advice to pet owners who can no longer care for a pet. They want all pets to have a good home so be sure to check with them if you have a pet you can no longer care for.