Connecting people and homeless pets to bring joy, love, and compassion to our community.

Adoption Center

4950 Spectrum Blvd
Reno, NV 89512
Tel: (775) 324-7773

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Adoption Hours:

Monday – Sunday : Noon – 6 p.m.

Established in 1998

SPCA of Northern Nevada (SPCA-NN) offers quality adoptions, affordable spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchipping, and education programs. We strive to provide top level care for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of our homeless pets while we find them loving homes. We focus on rural rescue partnerships to provide more underserved animals with the second (or third) chance they deserve.

Our dedication to saving lives is shown in our consistently high save rate for over 20 years! 

All of our pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, examined by our veterinarian clinic team, receive necessary medical care, and loving attention.

They also receive daily exercise, socialization, and enrichment based on their individual needs. Additionally, some receive extra behavior modification to better prepare them for loving home.

Are you a "no kill" shelter?

The answer is YES. We will place every healthy or treatable, and safe pet. Period.

Most importantly, we are pro-pet and people! We offer daily enrichment to our animals, use training partnerships and behavior modification training when needed to get them ready for adoption, and work our tails off to find them loving homes.

We are dedicated to humane treatment of the pets in our care even when that means making appropriate, humane euthanasia decisions. If they’re suffering, or a danger to our community, then we lovingly guide them over the rainbow bridge.

Let’s remember that compassionate euthanasia is a gift, and every decision must consider the welfare of the individual animal.

Like most catch phrases, the term “no kill” has limitations. For a more in-depth look at current issues in the U.S. shelter overpopulation movement, click on the button below!

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