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

We give sanctuary to animals, encourage adoptions, and promote responsible pet ownership. We serve the citizens and animals of our community by upholding the laws enacted for their protection.

Wish List of Items

See our wish list of items for dogs, cats, and general supplies that are always needed for our animals.

Available Pets For Adoption

Dog

Animal Shelter Events

Clear the Shelters

Help all of our animals find a forever home during our participation in the national Clear the Shelters event on August 17th. 

Adoption fees are $25 for all pets, making the search for your next friend easier than ever before.

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