An ordinance has been passed for the City of Henderson requiring that dogs and cats over the age of four months be spayed or neutered, except under specified circumstances. All pet owners in the City of Henderson will have 120 days to comply with this ordinance that was passed by City Council on August 3rd, 2010. For further information contact us at 267-4970.
The Henderson Animal Control Bureau helps reunite lost pets with their owners, cares for the animals brought to the shelter, and handles pet adoptions. View this video to help you understand why you should adopt a pet from a shelter.
The bureau also provides medical care and the vaccination of all cats and dogs at the shelter and the spaying or neutering, as well as the placement of microchip identification, for the pets that find a home.
Animal Control officers take part in public safety, resolving animal and pet issues that are part of residents' quality of life. As part of the Henderson Police Department, the officers carry out the regulations outlined in the municipal code's Title 7, which include concerns about animal noise and animal sanitation, animals roaming at large, and dangerous or vicious dogs. Animal Control also performs welfare, cruelty and neglect investigations, animal bite processing, and rabies quarantines.
Contact the Animal Control Bureau for location, phone number, and information about services that provide a humane, healthy, and safe environment for animals at the facility.
Find an adorable
pet at the bureau and
then follow the Animal Control's easy adoption process to make it your own.
Keep your pet legal by getting a pet license with the City of Henderson.