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Lost and stray pets picked up by City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, or Clark County Animal Control are brought to The Animal Foundation’s Lied Animal Shelter.Learn More
Tickets on Sale Now for Best in Show!
Join us on Sunday, September 26 for Las Vegas' premier dog show benefiting the Valley's lost and abandoned animals. Only one dog will be crowned "Best in Show," but all the cuddly canine participants will be available for adoption during the event.
Who We Are
The Animal Foundation, founded in 1978, is one of the highest volume single-site animal shelters in America. Our mission is to save all healthy and treatable animals in the Las Vegas Valley. Last year we saved over 15,000 lost, homeless, and often mistreated animals.
Our 2020 Work By the Numbers
Much like a public hospital, as an open-admission shelter, The Animal Foundation takes in every animal who comes to us in need, no matter how sick or injured.
Pets returned to owners
Pets transferred to Paw Partners
Cats served through trap / neuter / release
Pets saved via KEPPT
Upcoming Events View All
Petco Love Stories
April 20, 2021 - September 19, 2021 | 12:04 pm to 11:59 pm
The Love of Adopted Pets Changes Our Lives - Let’s Save Theirs! Share Your Love Story and Help Us Earn $100K from Petco Love!
Clear the Shelters
August 23, 2021 - September 19, 2021 | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
We're partnering with Telemundo Las Vegas again this year for Clear the Shelters! We're waiving adoption fees for adult dogs and cats six months and older from Monday, August 23 - Sunday, September 19, so now it's even easier to meet your new best friend!
The 18th Annual Best in Show
September 26, 2021 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us for Las Vegas’ premier dog show benefiting the Valley’s lost and abandoned animals on Sunday, September 26 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV.
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