Animal Control

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

Clear the Shelter

Clear the Shelter
August 19 & 20, 2017
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The City of Henderson Animal Care and Control Facility is hosting the first Clear the Shelter event on Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, 2017 from 7 a.m .- 5 p.m. The Shelter will be open for the first time ever on a Sunday as we attempt to clear the shelter by adopting all the animals to wonderful, loving homes. All adoptions will be half price:

Cats/kittens are regularly $80. On August 19 & 20, they will be adopted for $40.00 each*.

Dogs/puppies are regularly $90. On August 19 & 20, they will be adopted for $45.00 each*.

Rabbits are regularly $35. On August 19 & 20, they will be adopted for $17.50*.

Ferrets are regularly $70. On August 19 & 20, they will be adopted for $35.00*.

Hamsters, birds, turtles are regularly $5. On August 19 & 20, they will be adopted for $2.50*.

*In addition, Henderson residents will receive an additional 50% off the adoption fees.

These fees include the routine vaccines, spay or neuter surgery if not already done, microchip ID and registration, and Rabies tag or Henderson License (depending on where you live).

Cash, checks, and major credit cards will be accepted.

Petsmart Partners

We have two off-site Petsmart locations where we have cats for adoption daily. Come check them out!
286 W. Lake Mead and 531 N. Stephanie.

At these two locations, we also participate in Petsmart's National Adoption Weekends. The remaining dates this year are:

September 15 - 17, 2017
November 10 - 12, 2017

The Lake Mead location will also have dogs available on the following dates:

September 15 - 16, 2017
November 11, 2017

Annual Events:


Petapalooza takes place each April and is hosted by Mix 94.1 Radio. Located at Sunset Park, this event draws many rescues and shelters for pet adoptions along with vendors of pet products and food for pets and people and live entertainment.

WOOFSTOCK 2017, on the North Lawn of the Sun City Anthem Community Center, 2450 Hampton Road, Henderson 89052 takes place on Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Along with adoptable pets from various rescues and shelters, there will also be an on site music mixer and event announcer, DJ Cheese. This year, we will be there with a couple of dogs for adoption.

Just One Day. Every June 11th we participate in the nationwide Just One Day event.

Bark in the Bark.