Animal Control

Pets available for adoption and event information.

To see all of the available pets for adoption and those that are currently lost/strays, please go to PetHarbor. Enter your zip code and click on Henderson Animal Care and Control.

You can also view the adoptable pets on PetFinder.

You can also view a good many of them on the Henderson Animal Shelter Adoptable Pets Facebook page. Although this site is not directly affiliated with us, it does network our adoptable pets to help get them adopted. This site has saved many lives by finding homes for our harder to adopt pets.

The downloadable Preliminary Adoption Application for Henderson Animal Care and Control Facility can be filled out and brought with you, or filled out at the shelter. If you are renting your place of residence, your landlord's information will be on this form for us to verify you are allowed to have this type of pet at your residence.

We will still reserve the right to conduct yard checks, and also reserve the right to deny any adoption if we feel it is not in the best interest of the pet, but now you are able to apply to adopt any type and size of pet regardless of where you live, as long as your landlord approves.
This is Ponsey.  His ID # is 850429. He is a 6 year old, neutered male, orange tiger, short haired cat. He can be seen and adopted at our off-site Petsmart location at 286 W. Lake Mead, Henderson.

This little girl's name is Sweetie. She is a 2 year old, cream, wirehaired, Terrier type dog. She is indeed what her name says! She is currently at the shelter waiting just for you!
This beautiful white and butterscotch rabbit is just one of many here at the shelter. The ID number is 842299

Rabbits are only $35.00 and that includes a spay/neuter surgery! 

Rabbits are quiet but very enjoyable to have as pets.

Hop on down here today and adopt a rabbit!
The Henderson Animal Care and Control Facility attends the annual Bark in the Park sponsored by The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. Held the first Saturday of March at Cornerstone Park (1600 Wigwam Parkway).  2015 Bark in the Park will be held March 7th. It runs from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Attendance is free.

The shelter will attend Petapaloosa, April 18th (Sunset Park) and Woofstock, April 26th (Sun City Anthem). We will also be participating in "A No Kill Nation For Just One Day" on June 11th.

For a make-over and spa day, 6 dogs are selected each July to attend the SuperZoo's Rescue Rodeo at Mandalay Bay.  This is not an event opened to the public, but it is a grooming competition with competitors worldwide.  The lucky dogs are given professional grooming make-overs to help them become more adoptable.

Pups at Petsmart is a program where our volunteers take select dogs on Saturdays to our off-site location at Petsmart, located at 286 W. Lake Mead, Henderson, NV.  It is a great program that not only gets the dogs out of their kennels for the day, and given a car ride, but also they are viewed by several other people who may not visit the shelter.  It has proven to be a successful program in getting these dogs more exposure and many are adopted because of their Saturday outing.

We have two off-site Petsmart locations where we have cats for adoption daily. Come check them out! 286 W. Lake Mead and 531 N. Stephanie.

If you would like to inquire if the animals pictured here or on Petharbor,Henderson Animal Shelter Adoptable Pets Facebook page, or Petfinder are still available, please call The Henderson Animal Control at (702) 267-4970 (have their animal ID number ready). There are many animals available for adoption so please call or come visit us Tuesday - Saturday from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Adoptions close at 4:30pm. We are closed on Sundays, Mondays, and federally recognized holidays.

If you would like more information about adoptions, please see our Adoptions Guidelines page.

This is Snowball. He is a male, white, long hair, guinea pig. HIs ID # is 844743.

He is one of several that are down here at the shelter.

Guinea pigs make great pets!  There is nothing to compare to their cute little queals they make when they know you are bringing them a special treat. If you are quite ready to commit to a dog or a cat, or aren't allowed to have a pet like that where you live, maybe you should consider adopting a guinea pig!