The Nevada Humane Society’s Mission is to promote animal welfare and provide for the relief and prevention of all animal suffering in Northern Nevada.
Our adoption policies are designed to ensure permanent, loving and safe homes for the animals entrusted to our care. The lifelong well-being of each and every animal is our primary concern.
Read our Adoption Policies | If you are interested in adopting one of our pets, please review the criteria on the policies page.
Please note that landlord approval is required for all renters and home checks will be conducted for select dogs. These requirements are designed to ensure that our animals have the best chance of success in their new homes.
To make the adoption process more efficient, please complete the appropriate adoption application, prior to coming into the shelter.Just adopted a new pet? Introducing a pet to the household? Or want to learn about general pet behavior? Read our Guide to Your New Cat or our Guide to Your New Dog.
Dog Application | PDF
Cat Application | PDF
Other Animals Application | PDF