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Our Mission

Pet Network Humane Society enables pets and people to connect and thrive through compassionate care.

Pet Network envisions a society where all companion animals receive love and respect as valued members of families and communities.

We are a 501(3)c charitable organization (EIN: 94-3162646) which relies entirely on 501(c)3 tax-exempt donations from people like you to continue our life-saving mission.

Core Values

Do Radical Good 

Doing meaningful work with integrity and respect.


Embrace Humanity

Acting with kindness and being responsible stewards of people and animals.


Influence Change

Leading with curiosity and achieving greatness through innovation and education.


Celebrate Connection

Inspiring community through soulful bonds and lasting engagement.


Strategic Plan Overview

Fully Realized 
Responsible Sheltering

Adhering to our philosophy of socially conscious sheltering, we will improve care pathways and achieve consistency and efficiency in shelter operations, resulting in compassionate outcomes for ALL animals in our care.


Expand access to the highest standard of animal medical care, serving the community and fueling the shelter’s mission.

Thriving Community Veterinary Hospital

Diverse Revenue Growth

Build and strengthen Pet Network’s diverse portfolio of income sources through effective donor stewardship, a focus on major donors, profitable lines of business, and strategic community engagement.


Greater Staff Engagement & Impact

Cultivate a “People First” culture where highly trained and valued employees show up to work with a strong sense of commitment, security, purpose and dedication to the mission of Pet Network.

Amplified Community Awareness & Support

Develop a dedicated and talented community network of individuals and organizations to leverage, sustain and support the value of our mission and brand.


Our History

Founded in 1991 by a group of committed volunteers, Pet Network has evolved from a grassroots foster network into a respected organization and facility, with over 20 employees and over 100 volunteers and foster families.

Since its inception, Pet Network has rescued and rehomed more than 11,000 animals in need. 

Today, Pet Network Humane Society continues to be a driving force for animal rescue and adoption in the northern Nevada region.

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