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Pets in our Shelter

Animals coming into the Animal Control Shelter for the most part are stray or abandoned. There is little or no known information about these animals. Stray/abandoned animals are normally held seven to ten days at the shelter waiting for their owner to claim them, after which time they become available for adoption.

If you see your pet on this web page, or see one you may be interested in adopting, please contact the shelter at 517-543-5755 ext 1, during regular business hours. While we make every effort to post pictures as soon as possible, there may be animals in the shelter that are not yet posted. If you are missing a pet that is not shown below please call or stop into the Shelter. 

 
*Note* Please consider adoption as you might just find your new best friend at our shelter. To look at or adopt one of the pets posted below, visit the Eaton County Animal Control Shelter.
 
Thank you!
 
 OWNER REDEMPTION FEES:
 
Impounding Fee (First Offense) $20.00
Impounding Fee (Second Offense) $30.00
Impounding Fee (Third Offense) $50.00
Additional Offenses within a one year period from the date of last offense $50.00
Boarding Fee ($5.00 for the first day and $4.00 for each additional day)

ADOPTION FEES:

Normal Adoption Fee is $38.00.
 
*Note*  You must also pre-pay  your Veterinarian for Spay or Neuter surgey prior to the animal leaving the Shelter.
 
 ARE YOU LOOKING FOR ME ? ? ?   (LAST UPDATED 4/23/14)

PETS CURRENTLY AT SHELTER

D-88

D-88 ADULT NEUTERED MALE

D-86

D-86 ADULT MALE

D-78

D-78 ADULT MALE *available for adoption*

 D-23

D-23 ADULT FEMALE  *available for adoption*

Adoption - Clinics

cat _dog_3PET ADOPTIONS

Every Saturday at Pet Smart in Lansing off from Saginaw Hwy and at the Petco in East Lansing.

Call Eaton County Humane Society for more information at 269-749-9440.

 

 


 

Animal Control

Eaton County Animal Control    

756 Courthouse Drive

Charlotte, MI 48813

517-543-5755

                                                               

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WHAT IS ANIMAL CONTROL?
 
Eaton County Animal Control is a law enforcement ageny.  Animal Control is not a humane society or an animal rescue. Animal Control is a division of the Sheriff's Office under the direcion of Sheriff, Tom Reich.  This branch of the Sheriff's Office handles and investigates complaints involving domestic animals.  Complaints involving non-domestic animals are the responsibility of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources . (517) 284-6210

*Animal Control Officers handled over 2000 complaints in 2012 

Shelter Hours:

The Shelter is open to the public Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to Noon and then again from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Services Provided by Animal Control Include:

Public Education Concerning Animal Care and Related Laws.
Enforcement of State and County Laws Regarding Animals.
Stray/Abandoned Dogs.  Animal Bites/Viscious Animals.
Dogs/Livestock at Large. Animal Cruelty/Abuse/Neglect Investigations.
Licensing. Animal Adoptions.
* Note*  To request service or to be contacted by an Animal control Officer, please call Eaton County Central Dispatch at 517-543-3512 and follow the prompt.   If your call is an emergency you may call dial 911
 
 

Licensing Requirements:

TIME TO RENEW YOUR DOG LICENSES!!! 

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All citizens in the state of Michigan are required to license their dogs four months or older.  A current rabies vaccination certificate from a licensed Michigan Veterinarian is required in order to license dogs.  There is no reciprocity for out of state dog licenses, however, dog licenses from other Michigan counties are recognized.  The deadline for a dog license purchase is May 31st of the current year.

License Fees:

Spayed/neutered dogs       $10.00
Sexed dogs                       $15.00
Late fee (after May 31st)    $30.00
 

EATON COUNTY TO CONDUCT DOG CENSUS

The Eaton County Animal Shelter will be conducting a county-wide dog census.  State law requires that all dogs 4 months of age and older be vaccinated for rabies and have an annual license. Under County ordinance, the fine and cost for an unlicensed dog citation is currently $115.00 per dog.
 
Dog licenses may be purchased in person at both the County Treasurer's Office and the Animal Control Shelter.  A valid vaccination certificate must be presented at the time of purchase.  The County Treasurer's Office is open Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Treasurer's Office is located at 1045 Independence Blvd. in Charlotte. You may also buy dog licenses from the Animal Control Shelter through the mail.  Please call the Shelter at (517) 543-5755 for details.
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