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Animal Shelter
T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter
The T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter provides service to Riley County, Pottawatomie County and the City of Manhattan. The shelter does not provide service to the City of Riley, Junction City, Leonardville, Fort Riley or Ogden. There is an $80 surrender fee per animal from these areas.

Mission Statement
The mission of the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter and Animal Control is to protect public health, welfare and property through enforcement of City and county laws and sheltering of unwanted companion animals, providing public education on the care of companion animals, and promoting humane treatment and responsible pet ownership.

Pet Poolooza Tenth Anniversary
Our furry fundraiser is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2014, at CiCo Park Pool. The event is free to the public; however, a $2 donation is suggested. All proceeds go to the shelter. 

For more information, contact the Animal Shelter at (785) 587-2783.

See Our Available Pets For Adoption At


Contact Us
Animal Shelter
605 Levee Dr.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Email the Animal Shelter

Ph: (785) 587-2783

Hours are 1 to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday through Tuesday

Surrenders and reclaims only
3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

Animal Control
Contact via RCPD
Ph: (785) 537-2112 Ext. 0
or wait for an operator
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