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IRS 501(c)(3)

 EIN 27-3980418

Incorporated in the State of Nevada

Mission Statement

With our ongoing TNR (trap-neuter-return) of community cats, our successful foster-to adoption program for kittens and cats, and our pet food distribution network, we will protect and save as many lives as possible.

2019 Spotlight

Animal Rescue Group of Northern Nevada is a proud recipient of funding from *Dave and Cheryl Duffield Foundation, #ThanksToMaddie


*About Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation

Dave and Cheryl Duffield Foundation is a private charitable foundation based in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.  The Duffields are long-time benefactors of companion animal causes, education initiatives and veteran services, and are the founders of Maddie's Fund, a leading animal welfare foundation dedicated to revolutionizing the status and well-being of companion  animals.  They thoughtfully honor the spirit of their dog Maddie in their philanthropic pursuits to thank her for her love and companionship.




Announcing Project Kitty Kare!

ARGONN is extremely excited to announce that as participants in the Maddie's Pet Project in Nevada campaign we have been awarded a grant that will be used exclusively to offer low cost spay/neuter for cats in our community.  Please contact us for an application and we will respond as quickly as possible with more information and details about how you can help to save lives by spaying/neutering your household cats.    

Project KItty Kare Application

Nevada's Big Give 3.21.19

 This year was our 4th year participating in Nevada's Big Give.  It turned out to be our best year yet, thanks to many amazingly generous donors.  We finished the day with $1,300!  Thank you so very much.  We ranked 27th in the small organization category.  If you haven't considered Nevada's day of giving yet, please join in next year.  Even better, consider being a peer-to-peer fundraiser with your own fundraising effort on behalf of ARGONN, or talk to your employer about sponsoring matching donations up to a preset limit.  It's fun, it's gratifying and most of all you are helping animals in your community. 

Dinner and Bingo

  Bring the whole family for an evening of food and fun at the Fernley Community Center, 200 W.  Main St, Fernley.  Tickets $15 for dinner at 5 pm and one bingo card per game.  Extra Bingo cards to be sold for each game.  Loads of awesome prizes to be won!  Also raffle tickets at the event for lots of great items.  Buy your tickets here ( please multiply each ticket by $15 if using PayPal. ENTER YOUR MAILING ADDRESS SO WE CAN MAIL YOUR TICKETS!), or email us at argonn.org@gmail.com or call us 775 229-3708.  

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About Us


  • We are a group of individuals that have come together for the common purpose of addressing and dealing with the very difficult reality of rapidly growing populations of abandoned and feral animals in our communities. This situation is worsened by the lack of ordinances within Lyon County and the various townships within the county that would allow Animal Control Services to deal more effectively with felines. Our targeted areas of operation are Fernley, Silver Springs, Stagecoach, Dayton in Lyon County, Wadsworth in Washoe County, and Lovelock in Pershing County. 
  • We attempt to greatly increase public and civil awareness and sensitivity by creating informal partnerships or strategic alliances between ARGONN, the various city and county councils, and the community as a whole to begin to resolve this tragic situation. It is always our intention to accomplish this in a spirit of partnership and political agreement while avoiding antagonistic or inappropriate confrontation.
  • We believe in an aggressive TNR (trap, neuter, return) program for feral cats in addition to an effective ‘foster to adoption’ promotion for non-feral pets. This is being done in concert with community campaigns designed to encourage existing pet owners to spay or neuter each of their family pets. To assist us, we are extremely grateful to our local veterinarian clinics who provide low cost spay and neuter programs designed particularly for the abandoned and feral cat populations.We do not have a shelter facility and rely on foster families to raise kittens or take care of cats pending adoption.
  • We also provide a resource referral service designed to address individual situations affecting both feral and abandoned animals.  Our pet food distribution network helps to minimize the chance of any pet going hungry.
  • Our tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit status greatly enhances our efforts to develop partnerships and raise funds to achieve our objectives.  



Please click on the button below to check out our gallery of our furry friends looking for their furever home!


Please check out all of our upcoming Adoption events and Fundraisers


Please come to our events as well as our meetings that are held twice a month.  Please click the button below for all of our events.


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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals to improve the lives of countless animals. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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