Emergency Preparations for Pets and Animal Ordinances

**  Arrange for a Safe Haven in advance; friends, relatives,
boarding facility, vet clinic or a pet-friendly motel.  
Do not depend on the Elko Animal Shelter as it is almost always
full in the summer months. **

Emergency Pet Kit:
♦  Crate with towel or blanket
♦  Food for 3 days
♦  Water for 3 days
♦  Food/Water bowls
♦  Medications
♦  Veterinary Records
♦  Emergency Contact Information
♦  Leashes/collars with ID tags
♦  Micro Chip
♦  Paper towels & garbage bags for cleanup
♦  Litter and litter pans for cats
♦  Photo of you and your pet(s)

•  All cats and dogs over 4 months of age must be vaccinated against rabies
•  All dogs over 4 months of age must be licensed
•  All dogs and cats must be confined to the owner's property
•  Each residence is limited to three dogs or three cats over 4 months of age

 **  Citations can be given to owners of unlicensed dogs and those running at large **

For more information on these and other animal ordinances,
please call the City of Elko Animal Shelter 
(775) 777-7333