Animal Control & Shelter

Responsibilities & Services

Story County Animal Control is charged with care and management animal issues within rural areas of Story County and areas that are in contract with Story County for their animal control needs. Animal Control aids in housing and care for abandoned and roaming domestic pets, animal neglect cases, as well as investigating bites and wildlife encounters with the citizens of Story County.

Story County Animal Shelter

The Story County Animal Shelter is located just outside Nevada on Lincoln Highway at 975 W Lincoln Highway.

Public Hours: Mondays noon-4pm, Tuesdays thru Fridays 11am-4pm, closed weekends and holidays

The Shelter currently is being remodeled.  Everyone at the shelter (including all of our friends staying here) is excited to see the upcoming changes.  We apologize for the mess during this time, however, we guarantee it will be worth it.