Golden Rules for Responsible Pet Ownership
- Choose your type and breed of pet carefully.
- Be sure that your dog and your cat are licensed and wearing their tags.
- Train your dog and your cat so that it is well behaved and not a nuisance to other people.
- Ensure that your pets are not free to roam.
- Keep your dog on a leash whenever it is off your property, unless it is in a designated off-leash area.
- Be sure they are spayed or neutered.
- Please remember that regular visits to your vet will help to keep your animal in good health.
- Do not allow your pet to foul the sidewalks, streets, gardens or parks. Carry a bag to collect your dog’s litter and remove it immediately.
- Keep your dog and cat clean and groom them on a regular basis.
- Give your dog or cat proper food, shelter and exercise.
- Make proper care arrangements for your pet (s) during vacations and holidays.
- If you are no longer able to care for your dog or cat, make sure it has another home to go to or place it with an animal shelter.
- A pet is your companion for life.
Featured Dog- Darby
My name is Darby. I am a very inventive girl and I can turn any ordinary day into an adventure. I would be thrilled to accompany my new pet-parents on their athletic pursuits and outdoor adventures. True to my terrier tendencies, I am always on the go, so I hope you are active like me! I would like going on runs, hikes, or long walks in the neighborhood. I’m a lovable companion seeking a special home where I’ll be a cherished member of the family. With bright eyes and a precious face, I have a beautiful personality to match. Puppy needs training Approx. 4 months old
Other available dogs:- Blue- Large blue tick coon hound
Ally, Mickey and Manny. 5-6 month old siblings. They are very people orientated and friendly
Ally- Beautiful dilute Calico with white markings. She purrs so loud you can hear her across the room.
Mickey- Male black and white Tuxedo. Loves to play and snuggle
Manny- Male orange and white striped tabby. Loves people and toys.
Other available cats:
Truffles- female gray white swirled coated tabby. Outgoing
Nappy- female dilute calico. Quiet and laid back
Sunshine- female long hair. White with black tail and black marking on her head. Shy
All animals will be spayed or neutered prior to leaving shelter and receive 1 year rabies vaccination and city license. Ages are approximated.
The City of Mesquite Animal Shelter located at 795 Hardy Way is open for adoptions from 11am until 1 pm, Monday through Saturday, Sunday 1pm -3pm. Please call 702-346-7415 during these hours to speak to the front desk. Animal Control may be reached by phone or voicemail at 702-346-5268
The animals submitted to the media may have changes so please visit our Petfinder website for a current listing and more detailed information on the animals. www.mesquiteanimalshelter.petfinder.com