Silver Springs animal shelter extends hours |

Silver Springs animal shelter extends hours

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

Lyon County Animal Services expanded its hours at the Silver Springs shelter.

The new hours are:

Kennel: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, excluding holidays.

Office: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily excluding holidays.

Lyon County Animal Services will have at least one animal services officer on duty seven days a week except holidays from

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

In 2009, Lyon County Animal Services saw a 62 percent decrease in dogs euthanized and a 61 percent increase in dogs being rescued, according to Sheriff Alan Veil.

Lyon County Animal Services is located at 3705 Highway 50 East, Silver Springs, 775-577-5005.