Sunday, October 17, 2021     


Allegan County Animal Shelter Statement Regarding Stray Cats/Kittens PDF

Animal Control / Domestic Animal Complaints
Animal Control is under the purview of the Sheriff’s Office and consists of two Animal Control Officers who patrol the county and respond to complaints regarding domestic animals such as dogs and cats.  They respond to calls for assistance with dogs running at large, animal bites, strays, etc.  They also perform kennel inspections.

Phone: 269-673-0519

File Complaint / More Information

Animal Shelter
The Animal Shelter is under the purview of the Health Department, and is staffed by volunteers who care for the animals in the shelter, and arrange for the adoption of unwanted pets.

Phone: 269-686-5112
(If no one is available to answer your call, please leave a voice message and a number where you may be reached.)

Find Pets / More Information

Non-Domestic Animal Complaints
Non-domestic animals are the responsibility of the State of Michigan-Department of Natural Resources (D.N.R.)

Local Office:
Plainwell Operations Service Center
621 N. 10th St.
Plainwell, Michigan
Phone: 269.685.6851

Dog Licenses
Licenses are only sold by the County Treasurer Department.

Download an application form and view information and FAQs about Dog Licensing at the Treasurer's Office website.

Other Resources/Questions

• Frequently Asked Questions

• Children & Pets Safety Tips PDF


Allegan County Animal Shelter

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