Find a dog or puppy who is ready to be loved by you.

Meet Our Dogs


Find cats or kittens who are looking for a loving home.

Meet Our Cats
Make a gift!

Give Now, Double Your Impact.

Whether it’s a partner shelter at capacity, a pet parent who needs financial assistance to save their best friend, fire evacuation, or a furry friend who needs a new loving home after their guardian’s health declines – our community counts on us, and we are honored to offer a helping hand…or paw.

But we can’t do it without your financial support.

This fall, a group of generous donors has offered a match of up to $50,000 in life-saving funds!

This is our biggest match yet and we need your help to reach our goal.

Please give between now and Giving Tuesday, November 30, and your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar, doubling the impact of your generosity.

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Our adoption center is open by appointment only.

Masks must be worn at all times to receive any SPCA-NN services.

Connecting people and homeless pets.


Founded to save homeless pets in Northern Nevada.


Dogs and cats placed in a loving home by us.

Loving Home

Matched 2k+ dogs and cats with their new family last year.

Vaccine Clinic

Affordable pet vaccinations through our low-cost clinics.

Local Animal Shelter

We are a locally run and funded nonprofit organization.

Spay and Nueter

We spay and neuter thousands of pets each year.

“We truly believe there is a person for every animal.”

– Jill Vacchina Dobbs, Executive Director SPCA of Northern Nevada

Become a Volunteer

We had 40,386 volunteer hours in 2019! Join our volunteer team to help build lifelong relationships between people and pets.

Sign Up to VolunteerMore Ways to Help

Sign up to foster a pet to provide loving care and shelter until they are ready to find a loving home!


Lithia Reno Subaru is a long-time supporter of the SPCA of Northern Nevada. They regularly host adoption events at their dealership and are donating to our cause through their #ShareTheLove program now through January 15. Learn more by clicking below.

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About the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation:The Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation is a private charitable foundation based in Incline Village, Nevada. The Duffields are the founders of Maddie’s Fund, a leading animal welfare foundation dedicated to revolutionizing the status and well-being of companion animals. While the Duffields are long-time benefactors of companion animal causes, the Foundation also allows them to focus their philanthropic efforts in other areas they are passionate about, including supporting military veterans and giving back to their local community.