Nevada

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:
Laura Megill
AIS Coordinator
Nevada Department of Wildlife
6980 Sierra Center Parkway
Reno, Nevada 89511
(775) 688-1532
lmegill@ndow.org

If you are in Southern Nevada or are unable to contact Laura contact:
Mark Schoffstall
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Lake Mead Aquatic Invasive Species
1557 Foothill Dr. Suite A110
Boulder City, NV 89005
Phone: 702-757-5757
mschoffstall@ndow.org

Statewide Resources

These statewide directories provide information about many different shelters and organizations that can help you:

http://www.animalrescuedirectory.net/nevada
https://www.petfinder.com/animal-shelters-and-rescues/search/?location=Nevada&shelter_name=

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

 
Reptiles-N-Reefs Henderson
629 N Stephanie St
Henderson, NV 89014
Located in: Whitney Ranch Shopping Center
(702) 565-7333
https://www.facebook.com/reptilesnreefslv

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.

Scales ‘N Tails Las Vegas #2
3380 E Russell Rd Unit #112
Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 445-6460
http://scalesntails.com
https://www.facebook.com/scalesntailslasvegas2
 

Scales ‘N Tails Las Vegas #1
Located in: Rainbow Plaza
6836 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 998-5010
http://scalesntails.com
https://www.facebook.com/scalesntailsvegas

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
2470 E Tropicana Ave suite c
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 451-9123
https://www.petkingdomusa.com
https://www.facebook.com/petkingdomlv

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.

Trop Aquarium
3125 E Tropicana Ave D
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 458-2981
https://www.facebook.com/tropaquarium

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
(702) 791-0888
https://www.facebook.com/Luckytropicalfish

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 Fish Emporium, LLC
10080 W Tropicana Ave #166
Las Vegas, NV 89147
(702) 431-2370
http://lasvegasfishandaquariumsupply.com
https://www.facebook.com/PiscesReef

Pisces Reef is always available to provide advice to fish owners who need to find a new home for their pets.

LLLReptile & Supply Las Vegas
8450 W Sahara Ave #105
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 776-7680
http://www.lllreptile.com
https://www.facebook.com/LLLReptileLasVegas

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
450 S Buffalo DR
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 364-5270
http://www.lancesaquarium.com
https://www.facebook.com/lancesaquarium

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.

Exotic Pets
2410 N Decatur Blvd #160
Las Vegas, NV 89108
(702) 631-7387
http://exoticpetslv.com
https://www.facebook.com/Exotic-Pets-Las-Vegas-137520329593261

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.

Extrememundial Birds
1235 N Nellis Blvd #1
Las Vegas, NV 89110
(702) 531-2473

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.

Blue Reef Aquatics
5960 Losee Rd
North Las Vegas, NV 89081
(702) 252-7333
http://www.bluereefaquatics.com
https://www.facebook.com/bluereefaquaticslv

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
(702) 483-3337
https://www.facebook.com/lasvegasfishandreptiles

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.

E&J Pets
5409 W. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV  89146
(702) 324-5191
https://www.facebook.com/E-J-Exotic-Birds-145857535487469

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.

Reno Area

Strictly REEF
953 W Moana Ln
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 351-1848
https://www.facebook.com/jrtrustrictlyreef

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
(775) 826-6665
https://www.facebook.com/Parrot-Connection-125663324154718

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
1155 W 4th St
Reno, NV 89503
(775) 825-4215
http://exoticsandaquatics.business.site
https://www.facebook.com/fishandreptiles

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.

Winnemucca

Desert Family Pets, LLC
3200 Traders Way a,
Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 403-0882
Monday – Sat     10AM–6PM
https://www.facebook.com/DesertFamilyPets/
https://www.desertfamilypets.us

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.