Animal Services

Our Mission

To protect the health and welfare of the community, by maintaining rabies control programs. To educate the public on rabies prevention and responsible pet ownership. To provide innovative, caring customer service for our expanding community through education, enforcement, and the promotion of humane ethics. To maintain successful adoptions of unwanted or released strays.

Responsibilities Include

  • Issuing dog licenses as required by law
  • Impounding stray dogs
  • Enforcing animal control ordinances
  • Finding good homes for shelter dogs and cats
  • Investigation of animal bites, cruelty and nuisance complaints
Douglas County Animal Services enforces Title 6 of the Douglas County Code. If you would like to report an animal code violation, or if you have an animal related emergency, please call the Douglas County Dispatch Center at (775) 782-5126, and an Animal Services Officer will contact you. Please do not report animal complaints via email.

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Animal Services Staff Directory

Name Position Email
Liz Begovich Animal Services Supervisor [email protected]
Rachel Godecke Animal Services Officer [email protected]
Tylar Ferriera Animal Services Officer T[email protected]douglasnv.us
Rae Kennedy
Animal Care Assistant
[email protected]
Jena Sorrells
Animal Care Assistant
[email protected]

Contact

Liz Begovich

Animal Services Supervisor

Mailing Address:

Attn: Douglas County Animal Services

PO Box 218 Minden, NV 89423

Map

Ph: (775) 782-9061

Fx: (775) 782-9059

Hours of Operation

921 Dump Road Gardnerville, NV 89410

Mon - Sat 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Sunday By Appointment Only