Fourth of July Information

A variety of information to help you survive the 4th of July

4th of July Information

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | NHS Staff

Information about pet adoptions, reclaiming lost pets and holiday hours at NHS during the 4th of July Holiday week.

Holiday Hours/ Adoption Hours

The Nebraska Humane Society will be open July 3rd from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
We'll stop taking adoption applications at 6:00 p.m.

NHS will be closed on Thursday, July 4th.

Animal Control will be taking emergency calls only on Thursday, July 4th at 402-444-7800 ext. 1.  
If you find a stray animal, this does not constitute an emergency.  However, you may bring animals to NHS and secure them in the 24 hour air conditioned kennel boxes located at the "Animal Entrance" at 8929 Fort Street, Omaha. 

Reclaiming Lost Animals

If your pet has gone missing over the holiday, please be sure to check out the lost and found section of our website »

You may come to NHS to file a lost report during the following times:

  • Thursday, July 4th CLOSED.
  • Friday, July 5th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. **Stray kennel walk throughs to reclaim your pet begin at Noon**
  • Saturday/Sunday July 6th and 7th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  **Stray kennel walk throughs to reclaim your pet begin at Noon**

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