Breed or Species Specific Organizations
These organizations help specific breeds or types of animals in need in Nebraska, by providing temporary shelter, and evaluating potential homes. Although some organizations are based in surrounding states, they have volunteers and foster animals within Nebraska's borders. Each rescue or shelter possesses a valid Nebraska license.
- Airedale Terrier Rescue and Adoption
- American Brittany Rescue, Inc.
- Basset and Beagle Rescue of the Heartland
- Big Dogs Huge Paws
- Big Red Rescue of the Heartland
- The Cat House
- Chesapeake Bay Retriever Relief & Rescue
- Doberman Rescue of Nebraska
- Double R Horse Rescue
- English Springer Rescue America, Inc.
- EPONA Horse Rescue
- Feline Friendz
- Ferret Rescue and Education 402.742.7543
- FurBaby Rescue
- German Wirehaired Pointer Rescue, Inc.
- Golden Retriever Rescue in Nebraska
- Great Plains Pointer Rescue
- Great Pyrenees Rescue of Nebraska
- Havanese Rescue, Inc.
- Heart of America Newfoundland Rescue
- Heartland German Shepherd Rescue
- Heartland Greyhound Adoption
- High Plains PAW Inc.
- Homeless No More Cat Rescue
- Horse of My Heart
- Husker's Hope Dachshund Rescue
- Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Inc.
- Foxx and Hounds - Iowa Basset Hound Rescue, LLC
- Jack Russell Terrier Rescue
- K-9 Freekz Rescue
- Keeshond Lovers United, Inc.
- Lacy’s Legacy Rescue, Inc. (Scotties and Westies)
- MidAmerica Rottweiler Rescue
- MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue
- Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue
- Midwest Wheaten Rescue
- Mini Aussie Rescue & Support
- Missouri German Shepherd Rescue
- Missouri Valley Boxer Club Rescue
- Missouri Valley Gordon Setter Club Rescue
- Nebraska Border Collie Rescue, Inc.
- Nebraska Boston Terrier Rescue, Inc.
- Nebraska Dachshund Rescue
- Nebraska Herpetological Society (Snakes & Amphibians)
- Nebraska Italian Greyhound Rescue
- Nebraska Parrot Rescue
- Nebraska Pomeranian Resource Center
- Nebraska Schnauzer Network
- Nebraska Wildlife Rehab, Inc.
- Northern Plains Boxer Rescue
- Platypus Protected Rescue Shelter (Cats)
- Pug Partners of Nebraska
- Raptor Recovery Nebraska, Inc.
- Revolution Rescue
- Rocky Mountain Great Dane Rescue, Inc.
- Rita's Rescue
- Rosco's Rescue Ranch
- Ruuff Luv LLC Rescue
- Sheila's Schnauzies - Miniature Schnauzer Rescue
- Taysia Blue Siberian Husky Rescue and Malamutes Too
- Wag ’N' Train Terrier Rescue
- Wildlife Rescue Team, Inc.
- Wonder Weims Rescue
- Wounded Heart - Tennessee Walking Horse Rehab. Center Inc.
Nebraska Shelters, Humane Societies,All-Breed Rescues & Advocacy Groups
These organizations help a wide array of animals in need, not just a specific breed or animal type.
Animal Resources Along Nebraska's Borders
Check out the groups who reside just across the Nebraska's state lines and do their part in helping animals too.
Please send notice if a Nebraska licensed organization missing from this listing, so it can be considered as a potential member.
Animal rescue and shelter organizations in Nebraska are required to be licensed annually by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. The organizations listed on this page have all been licensed, if required, based upon standards defined by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Advocacy or educational organizations and groups only rescuing horses, reptiles, rodents, and/or wildlife are not required to be licensed via the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Additionally, our member organizations have voted to exclude some groups from this listing based on complaints, negative publicity or public opinion and/or lack of collaboration or cooperation with our respective member organizations.