Get Pet Help

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As the largest Las Vegas animal shelter, The Animal Foundation strives to be a valuable resource for the entire community.

Our “Get Pet Help” section is designed to address a wide range of questions and challenges related to everything from finding lost dogs and handling community cats to alternatives to surrendering your pet, how to rehome your pet, addressing behavioral challenges, and more.


Lost & Found Pets

Lost & Found Pets

To increase your chances of finding your pet, register your lost dogs, cats, and other pets. Learn about Animal Control’s 72-hour legal hold policy, how to reclaim your pet, municipality reclaim fees, and how to register a found pet.

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Lost/Found Search

Lost/Found Search

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. We also accept stray and lost animals brought in by members of the community. If your pet is lost, we are the most likely place for your pet to be found.

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Surrender or Rehome a Pet

Surrender or Rehome a Pet

Before making the decision to relinquish ownership of your pet to The Animal Foundation, please consider all your options. We have resources to help you keep your pet in your home, or to rehome your pet yourself, rather than to bring him or her to the animal shelter.

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Community Cats Program

Community Cats Program

The mission of the Community Cats Program is to control the local cat population with no new litters or kittens. As a result, the homeless cat population will decrease, fewer feral cats will come to the shelter, and more lives will be saved.

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Pet Resource Center

Pet Resource Center

The Pet Resource Center is intended to help pet owners in the Las Vegas area facing pet challenges related to behavioral issues, finances, an impending move, or any of the other common issues pet owners can struggle with.

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Found Kittens

Found Kittens

Newborn and young kittens under 6 weeks of age are not able to care for themselves and require round-the-clock care from mom in order to survive. If you find a litter of kittens outdoors, follow the tips below to determine whether they actually need help or not...

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The Animal Foundation at 655 N. Mojave Road in Las Vegas is conveniently located off US-95 and Eastern. The Animal Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible in full or in part. Tax ID: 88-0144253. Contact us by phone or email using the contact information found here.

Hours of Operation

Please note that the shelter has undergone temporary scheduling changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adoptions and Lost & Found are by appointment only. The Low-Cost Vet Clinic is open by appointment. For details, click here.

Adoptions Daily 11am - 7pm
Lost & Found Daily 10am - 7pm
Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic Mon - Fri 10am - 3pm
Spay & Neuter Daily By Appointment

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