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

Welcome to the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter


3/27/20 – Yesterday at 4:30 PM, the Governor released a Stay at Home Directive which will be in effect until April 10th. So what does this mean for the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter? We are considered an essential service so we continue to care for our animals, return lost pets to their owners, and try to get animals into homes. During times like these, comfort, compassion, and kindness are key – at YVAS we recognize that might mean comfort from a companion animal. However, it’s incredibly critical that we keep our staff healthy so we can continue to care for our animals.

That being said, we will no longer be open to the public as of tomorrow, Saturday, March 28th. Anyone needing services or interested in adopting an animal must call and schedule an appointment. We will keep our website up to date on available animals and keep featuring some furry friends on social media. We will be running on an incredibly limited staff and we will do our best to return inquires in a timely manner.



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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