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.
Our purpose is to provide responsive, efficient control services that preserves and protects public and animal safety
Our philosophy is to promote responsible pet ownership, compassion toward animals and safe human-animal interactions.
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.