Animal Control

Mission

The Department of Animal Control promotes and protects public safety and animal care through education and animal law enforcement.The City of Fernley does not house animals. All impounded animals are transported to the Lyon County Animal Shelter, Silver Springs, NV.

Purpose

Our purpose is to provide responsive, efficient control services that preserves and protects public and animal safety

Philosophy

Our philosophy is to promote responsible pet ownership, compassion toward animals and safe human-animal interactions.

Position

As the department responsible for animal-related public safety, our mission is achieved through shared city values including professionalism, responsibility, compassion, commitment, integrity, accountability and community partnerships.

Shelter Information and Location 

Lyon County Animal Services
3705 Highway 50 West
Silver Springs, NV 89429
Ph: 775.577.5005
Fax: 775.577.5200

Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

City of Fernley Animal Control does not house animals. All impounded animals are transported to the Lyon County Animal Shelter in Silver Springs, NV.