If you would like to volunteer, there are lots of ways you can help. Volunteers are needed to spend time socializing, leash training and grooming animals; assisting kennel attendants; and providing office support. If you have some other idea about how to help, good ideas are always appreciated.

Become a Volunteer

To become a volunteer you must interview with the Animal Control Supervisor and apply for a volunteer application through the City Personnel Office located at:
401 California Street
Boulder City, NV 89005

A background check will be conducted on all applicants who must be 18 or older.

Foster Homes

Foster homes are often needed for animals waiting for adoption. Check with the shelter for animals currently waiting for foster care. Call 293-9283. You must be a volunteer to foster animals.


Donations of food, toys, leashes, collars, dog houses, transport crates and cages, towels, blankets and other animal care products are always welcome. Donations of time are always appreciated.