The Nebraska Rescue Council is a coalition of
state groups formed to educate the public
about animal rescue and to encourage
families to adopt, not buy their next family pet.

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PLEASE NOTE: The Nebraska Rescue Council does NOT accept or adopt animals.

If you are looking for either of these services please visit the Nebraska Shelter and Rescue List to contact licensed organizations.

If you would like to get involved in our efforts, provide general feedback, or simply provide a letter of encouragement you can reach us at the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or at 888.665.1153

Or you can send regular mail to the following location:
Nebraska Rescue Council
P.O. Box 540532
Omaha, NE 68154-0532

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Our objectives...

  • Leverage our network to cultivate volunteers, awareness, and resources.

  • Educate the public regarding responsible pet ownership and the importance of rescuing an animal versus buying from a retail store or commercial breeder.

  • Strengthen legislation and generate public awareness to grow our companion animal voter base regarding Nebraska legislative opportunities that better protect and require humane treatment of Nebraska‚Äôs companion animals.

The Five Goals for the Council are:

Education and Training

Marketing and Awareness

Strengthening Legislation

Increasing our Volunteer Base

Support and Networking