Adoption Process

We can’t wait to help you find the perfect best friend for your family. Follow these steps to get started:


Browse our adoptable dogs and cats here

Adopt a DogAdopt a Cat

If you fall in love, click on the animal’s individual profile. To start your application, select the ‘ADOPT ME’ button, and complete the online registration form. Once your application has been submitted, a Pet Network adoption specialist will reach out to discuss next steps. Feel free to contact us with any questions: (775) 832-4404 ext. 100 or email  

Please note that at this time animal viewing areas are closed to the public and adoptions are available by appointment only. Virtual meetings can be arranged so you can get to know your new friend before visiting the shelter.

*Adoption applications are processed by order received. Please be aware that animals posted on our website may have a wait list of potential adopters. 

Every animal adopted from Pet Network Humane Society is:

  • Spayed or Neutered

  • Vaccinated, appropriate to age

  • Microchipped (and registered at the time of adoption)

  • Eligible for a yearly discount on pet insurance, or 30 days of pet insurance depending on  location

 Adoption Fees* 

  • Puppies (Under 6 Months): starting at $200

  • Dogs (6 Months - 6 years): starting at $100 

  • Senior Dogs (7 Years +): starting at $50 


  • Kittens (Under 6 months): starting at $100 

  • Cat (6 months - 6 Years): starting at $75 

  • Senior Cats (7 Years +): NO adoption fee! (adoption process still applies) 


*Some animals may have variable adoption fees to help support their fellow shelter animals.