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.
Lost & Found Animals
If you lose a pet or find a stray animal, please contact Animal Control immediately at 775-784-9801 and file either a Lost or Found Report and provide a photograph to the Officer. City of Fernley Animal Control can also be found on Facebook.