Animal Control does not pick up owned animals, dead or alive. This is an owner's responsibility. Owned animals may be taken to the Animal Foundation during normal business hours. If you need emergency medical services for your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Animal Control services include:
Animal poisoning prevention tips:
- Enforcement of animal related state statutes and all ordinances under Title VII of the Las Vegas Municipal Code as it pertains to animal welfare, and public health and safety
- Rabies control and quarantine
- Animal cruelty investigations
- Barking dog, animals-at-large and animal sanitation complaints
- Regulation of pet shops, grooming parlors and other animal-related businesses
- Administration of the city’s contract with the Animal Foundation, a private humane organization that houses and cares for animals impounded by Animal Control that provides lost and found, pet adoption, micro chipping and vaccination clinics and stray animal intake
- Frequently check the perimeter of your home for any droppings that could have fallen or blown into your yard that could be harmful to your pet.
- When out and about with your pet, keep them on leash and keep a close eye on your pet to ensure they are not ingesting anything.
- When cleaning in your home, such as the bathroom, keep your pets separate from the area until the chemicals have fully dried to prevent a chemical exposure.
- Ensure your pet cannot access any outdoor storage of chemicals such as antifreeze in your garage or shed; antifreeze is sweet and pets tend to like the taste of it.
- Know what foods are toxic to your pets! Fluffy loves the occasional table food, but many can be toxic, such as grapes and chocolate!