Boulder City Animal Shelter

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The Boulder City Animal Shelter and Animal Control is now operating fully out of the new shelter facility at 810 Yucca Street, Boulder City, Nevada 89005.

Who We Are

We are an open public facility Animal Control Shelter, city owned and operated. Our service area is the Boulder City Township. We provide shelter to feral, stray, abandoned or owned animals within our jurisdiction. Suitable animals not claimed or released to their owners are put up for adoption, after the minimum impound period. Animals are frequently brought to the shelter from the Lake Mead Recreation area and Hoover Dam.

Adopting a friend

To meet and adopt animals, make an appointment with an Animal Control Officer. Please call the shelter at 293-9283. Please leave your name, phone number and reason for calling. All calls will be returned as soon as possible.

Adoption Fee

Adoption Fee Dog or Cat $8.00

Rabies Certificate

Rabies Certificate Fee $8.00
A Certificate is required for all animals without proof of current Rabies vaccination.

Spay or Neuter Certificate

Cat Spay or Neuter Certificate Fee $30.00
Dog Spay or Neuter Certificate Fee $50.00
Adopted animals are required to be spayed or neutered.
The certificate fee is applied toward the cost veterinary clinics charge to perform the operation. The certificate must be presented to the clinic and the owner will pay any additional fees charged by the clinic. Animals are not altered prior to adoption by the shelter.

Boulder City Licenses

Animals residing within the Boulder City Township require a current city license. City Licenses can be obtained from the Shelter or the Utilities office at City Hall. A valid Rabies Vaccination Certificate is required to purchase a license. Licenses are annual, valid from January to January. An additional fee will be charged for licenses purchased after January 31st.

Come Visit Us!

If you wish to adopt, claim, report a missing animal, or turn in an animal, please call the shelter and officer voice mail at 293-9283. Please leave your name, address, phone number and reason for calling. All calls will be returned as soon as possible.

An officer is on duty seven days a week, including all holidays, with the exception of officer absence or illness. The shelter is closed to the public during kennel cleaning hours of 7:00a.m. To 11:00a.m.

Kennel staff and volunteers are not allowed to adopt or release animals to the public.


If you are interested in adopting an animal, please contact the shelter at 293-9283. All adoptions and access requires an AC officer to be present. The on-duty AC Officer spends a great deal of time away from the shelter answering service calls, therefore if you wish to visit the shelter to meet an animal, please call the shelter and set up an appointment to visit the shelter.

Driving Directions

Map to our shelter

To reach the shelter from Henderson and Las Vegas, travel South on US 93 through RailRoad Pass. After passing the exit for US 95, turn Left at the first light onto Veterans Memorial Drive. This winds up around a detention basin on your right becoming Industrial Road. Follow Industrial Road to the intersection with Yucca Street and turn left onto Yucca Street. The shelter is located a short distance up the hill to the left.

Boulder City Animal Shelter
810 Yucca Street

Boulder City, NV 89005
Phone: (702) 293-9283
Click here for a list of pets at this shelter

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