Nevada Humane Society is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1932. It was originally created to address the horrible suffering of local stray animals, which were systematically rounded up and held in a giant pen “out in the country” on Glendale Avenue. Through the tireless efforts of Enid Johnson and Genevra Kimpto, the City of Reno finally recognized the need for a higher standard of care for animals – and Nevada Humane Society was born.
Nevada Humane Society is a community service organization, and we firmly believe that animals, domestic and wild alike, are a legitimate part of our community. Our many programs and services are designed to address the needs of all animals — and to provide support, education, and assistance for all the people that care about them.
Most importantly, our efforts on behalf of the animals would not be possible without you. Your donations allow us to continue to run our programs and services. Your generosity has enabled us to expand our coverage and develop new ideas to help our animal friends. Your gift of volunteer hours makes the labor light and the work go farther. On behalf of our Board of Directors and staff, I would like to thank you, the members of our wonderful community, for your support and concern for the animals we all love.
To see how NHS has made a difference in the community, view our 2014 Impact Report.