Magician Mat Franco teams up The Animal Foundation for upcoming donation drive

Apr 11, 2024

Las Vegas (KSNV) — An upcoming donation drive aimed at helping local shelter pets is kicking off with the help of Mat Franco.

The Animal Foundation gives updates on animals confiscated from hoarding situation

Apr 9, 2024

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The staff at The Animal Foundation provided an update on the condition of dozens of animals rescued from a hoarding situation last week. Dogs, guinea pigs, and rabbits were all recovering when 8 News Now spoke with the shelter’s chief executive officer about their care. “It’s tragic,” Lieutenant Thomas Healing of Boulder City Police said. “Any case of animal abuse is terrible.”

How you can help animals involved in Las Vegas hoarding case

Apr 9, 2024

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Animal Foundation announced they are working to get the dogs involved in a massive animal hoarding case groomed and looking their best.

Local pit bull, Mr. Worldwide, wins Best in Show at Animal Foundation fundraiser

Apr 7, 2024

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Mr. Worldwide earned another title from Las Vegas. The 1-year-old, 62-pound pit bull was named Best in Show at The Animal Foundation’s 21st signature annual fundraiser.

Bing is the Pet of the Week!

Apr 4, 2024

Bing Bong, an adorable German Shepard and Doberman Pinscher mix made her debut on 8 News Now's Pet of the Week segment. Watch her shine for the camera!

88 animals arrive at The Animal Foundation from hoarding situation

Apr 4, 2024

At the end of March 2024, The Animal Foundation took in 88 animals from a hoarding situation in our community. Among them are dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters, birds, a rabbit, and even a few tortoises. Our top priority is ensuring these animals receive the care they deserve. Our dedicated team is working to ensure these animals are safe, properly housed, and receiving the necessary medical attention.

The Animal Foundation seeks home for 29-pound cat needing weight loss support

Mar 28, 2024

A big cat is looking for a big home! Smokey, a 29-pound, 10-year-old cat is looking for his forever home.

Effects of veterinary shortage seen across Nevada

Mar 22, 2024

Jhovani Carrillo of KTNV 13 Action News explains issues facing pet owners in Nevada. There is a nationwide veterinary shortage, and Nevada officials are taking steps to ensure access for pet owners across the state.

Adoptions Resume at The Animal Foundation Following Outbreak of Canine Influenza

Mar 13, 2024

Denise Rosch from News 3 shares how adoptions have resumed at The Animal Foundation after a recent outbreak of the canine flu.

Amidst an Outbreak of Canine Influenza, our Community Steps Up to Help

Feb 27, 2024

Read the 8 News Now article that helped us spread the word and get pets into loving foster homes.

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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.

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Lost & Found Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 7pm
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