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The Hanscom Bark Park is near 32nd and Woolworth Avenues. 

Pet licenses

Licenses, required for dogs, cats and mini pigs in most areas of Douglas and Sarpy Counties, are available at the Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort St. Licensing is also available online, by mail or at participating veterinarians’ offices. License fees and rules vary according to place of residence. In Omaha, dogs are $52.25 (unaltered) and $27.25 (altered); cats, $52.25 and $14.25; mini pigs, $35. In Waterloo, dogs/cats (unaltered) are $16.25 and dogs/cats (altered) are $6.25. In Sarpy County cities, dogs/cats (unaltered) are $16.25 and dogs/cats (altered) are $6.25. Bellevue requires mini pig licenses at $35. In unincorporated Sarpy County, dogs are $15.75 (unaltered) and $11.75 (altered). Cats do not require licensing. 402-444-6716; www.nehumanesociety.org

In Pottawattamie County, dogs (unaltered) are $22 and $8 (altered). In Council Bluffs, dogs are $30 (unaltered) and $14 (altered), cats are $22 (unaltered) and $10 (altered). 712-328-4656; www.councilbluffs-ia.gov/2254/Pet-Licenses

Off-leash dog parks

Chalco Hills Recreation Area

154th Street and Giles Road (Sarpy County); 402-444-6222

Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Dewey Park (coming fall 2018)

550 Turner Blvd.; 402-444-5900

Hanscom Bark Park

32nd and Woolworth Avenues; 402-444-5900

Open dawn to dusk.

Hefflinger Dog Park

South side of 111th Street and West Maple Road; 402-444-5900

Open dawn to dusk.

Walnut Creek

Schram and Turkey Roads, Papillion; 402-592-8877

Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Jewell Dog Park

Main Street and Combs Road, Bellevue; 402-293-3122

Open dawn to dusk.

Kevin Bills Memorial Dog Park

(members only)

Midlands Humane Society, 1020 Railroad Ave., Council Bluffs; 712-396-2270

Open dawn to dusk.

Urgent care

Urgent Pet Care

Open nights, weekends and holidays

Papillion office: 8419 S. 73rd Plaza, 402-512-0930

Millard office: 4257 S. 144th St., 402-947-0191

urgentpetcareomaha.com

Hospital/emergency care

VCA MidWest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center

Open 24 hours, seven days a week

9706 Mockingbird Drive

402-614-9000; 844-306-9876

www.vcaspecialtyvets.com

Helping organizations

ADOPTION

Find rescue organizations and adoption opportunities here:

www.muddypawssecondchancerescue.com

www.petsmartcharities.org/find-a-pet-results

www.rescueme.org/Nebraska

www.hua.org

www.arl-iowa.org

ANIMEALS

Nebraska Humane Society volunteers provide seniors who qualify for Meals on Wheels with free pet food once a month for their licensed companion animal. Contact the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging, 402-444-6766.

FELIUS CAT CAFE

522½ S. 24th St.; 402-699-2558

Felius is Omaha’s first and only nonprofit cat café. The nonprofit’s mission is to change Omaha’s cat adoption experience and reduce euthanasia rates. All cats are free to roam within a special area. Customers are charged $7 for a 30-minute cuddle session or $12 for an hour session.

MIDLANDS HUMANE SOCIETY

1020 Railroad Ave., Council Bluffs;

712-396-2270

midlandshumanesociety.org

Hours: Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 6 p.m.

NEBRASKA HUMANE SOCIETY

8929 Fort St.; General: 402-444-7800

Animal control: 402-444-7800, ext. 1

www.nehumanesociety.org

Adoption hours: Monday through Friday,

noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adoption applications must be filled out and submitted one hour before close.

Stray kennel hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

PET FOOD PANTRY

Open each Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m. Free pet food for owners who have fallen on hard times. Nebraska Humane Society’s Center for Humane Education is located on the west side of the campus at 8929 Fort St.

PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP

Free on the first Saturday of every month, 10:30 a.m. at the Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort St. Led by a licensed mental health therapist. No reservations required. Drop in to share or listen.

PROJECT PET SAFE

The Nebraska Humane Society provides a safe haven for pets of domestic violence victims. Working with the Metro Abuse Link Coalition, free temporary kenneling is provided until pets can be reunited with owners. 402-905-3432.

PROJECT PETS

Pet Enhanced Therapy for Seniors helps area care facilities and nursing homes adopt pets to give residents companionship and unconditional love. 402-905-3472.

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