Request for Service

WCRAS makes every effort to respond to citizen requests for service in a professional and efficient manner.  With an average of over 90 service calls per day, WCRAS prioritizes each call and staff make every effort to assist you as soon as possible. 

You can request Animal Services assistance by clicking on the service request listed below or by calling dispatch at (775) 322-3647 (DOGS)

Questions can also be sent by email to pets@washoecounty.us   

For immediate assistance, please contact Animal Services Dispatch (775) 322-3647 (DOGS)
Examples of a call that needs immediate assistance:

  • An animal in a hot car
  • An animal bite or aggressive animal
  • Pets in distress 
  • Sick or injured animals