1735 Monad Rd
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 294 7387

Welcome to the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter


6/1/20 – Our lobby and adoptable animal rooms are now open to the public.  To protect the health of our customers and staff, we have markers on the floor to indicate a 6-foot distance.  Masks are not required but encouraged.  If you have a fever, cough, or are not feeling well, please stay home.

Looking to Adopt?  If you are looking to adopt, we encourage you to view the available adoptable animals online before coming to the shelter.

Missing Your Pet?  We encourage you to call first and file a lost animal report.  If you believe your animal is at the shelter, please come down and wait in line to reclaim your animal.

Found a Lost Animal?  Stray dogs can be brought to the shelter during business hours or Animal Control will pick up.  We will take stray cats that are injured, ill, nursing, pregnant mothers, or kittens.

Need a License?  To minimize traffic through the shelter, encourage pet owners to mail in their licensing information; however, we are accepting walk-ins.  More information can be found on our website.

Lobby Hours: M-F (closed Wednesdays) from 12-7 PM, Saturday & Sunday from 12-5 PM.  Adoptions cease one hour before close each day.



We are the provider for animal care services for the City of Billings. The City of Billings Police Department provides animal control services. Our organization is founded on the principle of community engagement with the goal of building partnerships to save lives. We cannot overemphasize the important role animals play in the lives of humans and we’d like to return the favor.

» Lost Your Pet

We want to see you reunited as soon as possible, so please don't wait.
Call the shelter at (406) 294-7387 and report that your pet is missing.
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