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Yerington City Animal Shelter

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

The shelter serves dogs only in the Yerington, Nevada area. It is a 'no kill' shelter. The city recently did a number of upgrades making the shelter a pleasant place to come to interface with prospective family members.

About Our Shelter:

The shelter belongs to the city but is staffed and administered mostly by volunteers. Food, medical supplies, etc are provided by donations. YAPS (Yerington Animal Protection Society) provides all spay/neuter services.

This is a no kill shelter, and dogs can stay as long as necessay to find a 'forever' home.

All dogs are turned out for exercise and/or walked daily.

Puppies and small dogs are generally kept in foster homes.

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Call 775-463-6578

Come Meet our Pets:

We are located at 217 Trowbridge, which is behind the Scolari's shopping center, and next to the Yerington Airport.

The shelter is generally staffed at least from 9AM until 1PM daily. Call in advance if you are coming a long distance.

Shelter 775-463-6578,

Emergency Number 775-463-7733

Our Adoption Process:

Dogs cost $70 which includes spay/neuter and rabies shots. For puppies there is an additional deposit of $60 required. This is refunded when proof of spay/neuter is presented. The adopter is given a voucher good for a free spay/neuter provided by YAPS - the Yerington Animal Protection Society.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.