SafeNest and The Animal Foundation Launch “Pets are Survivors Too” (PAST) Foster Partnership

Aug 24, 2019

SafeNest and The Animal Foundation Launch “Pets are Survivors Too” (PAST) Foster Partnership

The Animal Foundation Launches New Facial Recognition Technology for Lost Pets

Nov 13, 2018

The Animal Foundation is joining the growing rank of animal shelters across the country that are using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats in their community.

The Animal Foundation Receives $1,500,000  from Petco Foundation to Help Fund ‘Mission: Possible 2020’

Sep 12, 2018

A grant from the PetCo Foundation will support construction of The Animal Foundation's new Engelstad Family Adoption Center and other lifesaving programs.

$2,850 Grant from the ASPCA to Help Fund 2018 Subaru Loves Pets Adoption and Donation Drive

Aug 21, 2018

An ASPCA grant will help prepare and transport adoptable dogs from The Animal Foundation to the Subaru Loves Pets adoption event in Las Vegas.

Senior Dogs at The Animal Foundation Fetch Grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization

Aug 1, 2018

$7,500 Grant will help The Animal Foundation give senior dogs, typically seven years and older, the necessary attention and care they need so they’ll be ready to find forever homes.

The Animal Foundation Receives $5,000 from the ASPCA to Help Fund Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) Prevention

May 8, 2018

The Animal Foundation has received a grant for $5,000 from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the first animal welfare organization in North America, to support ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the Canine Influenza Virus (CIV).

The Animal Foundation Joins Shelters and Rescue Groups Across Nevada for Maddies' Pet Adoption Days

Apr 26, 2018

The Animal Foundation will offer free adoptions for all dogs and cats at both the shelter and the PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center in Henderson as part of Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days on April 27 and 28.

The Animal Foundation Receives $100,000 From PetSmart Charities® To Help Fund Campus Completion Project

Jan 19, 2018

This grant is about much more than a building. It’s about the benefits that this new state-of-the-art facility and the programs associated with Mission: Possible 2020 will bring to all the animals The Animal Foundation serves.

The Animal Foundation Conducts DNA Tests on Dogs to Increase Adoption Appeal

Oct 17, 2017

VIDEO - On October 17, 2017, KTNV Channel 13 in Las Vegas reported how The Animal Foundation recently had the opportunity to conduct DNA testing on 100 shelter dogs, thanks to a generous donation by Best Friends Animal Society.

Grant from PetSmart Charities helps fund adoption center located in the Henderson PetSmart store

Feb 21, 2017

The Animal Foundation will celebrate the grand re-opening of the PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center inside the PetSmart Henderson store. A donation from PetSmart Charities will help finance staffing needs, purchase crucial supplies, and assist with operational costs for the adoption center.

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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 partially open. For details, click here.

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

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