Animal Control

Animal Control enforces City ordinances relating to animals. These ordinances prevent or minimize nuisances caused by improper or irresponsible care of animals. Blair's Animal Control is operated under the Blair Police Department. Brett Gunderson is the city's Animal Control Officer and you can reach him by calling the Blair Police Department at 402-426-4747.


The Jeanette Hunt (Blair) Animal Shelter is currently under the management of the Friends of the Jeanette Hunt Animal Shelter, effective August 3, 2015. The Friends are a non-profit organization who work tirelessly to promote animal welfare throughout Washington County. 


Services that are currently offered through the shelter and our organization include:

  • Providing care for all dogs and cats who temporarily find themselves residents of the shelter,
  • Limited boarding services for dogs,
  • Discount certificates toward spaying/neutering services
  • Trap, neuter, return services for farm and community cats


The Shelter is located at 147 S 4th Street and their phone number is 402-533-2743.

For more information, please visit the shelter's website.

Animal Shelter, front

Jeanette Hunt Animal Shelter

The City of Blair is very thankful to the citizens of Blair who not only donated to this facility but also gave their time to the construction of this beautiful facility. Stop by and see the shelter for yourself and check out the wonderful animals that are currently looking for homes!