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640 River St.
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-0500
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Allegan County Animal Control Contact Information

640 River Street
Allegan, MI 49010
 
Phone: 269.673.0519
 
Animal Control Officer Hours: 7:00am - 5:00pm

What Do We Do?

Animal Control is under the purview of the Sheriff’s Office and consists of one full time deputy and one part-time deputy. They patrol the county and respond to complaints regarding animals covered under the local county ordinance and state laws regarding animals. These complaints can include dogs running at large, animal bites and strays. They also perform kennel inspections for kennel licenses.
 
Members of this unit are able to enforce the local county ordinance and state laws concerning animals including issuing citations for violations.
 

 Resources

 
  
  
Animal Control Fine Schedule.pdf
  
Animal Control Ordinance Manual.aspx
  
Animal Shelter (operated by Wishbone).aspx
  
Animal Shelter Adoption Applications.aspx
  
Animal Shelter Statement Regarding Stray Cats and Kittens.pdf
  
Children and Pets Safety Tips.pdf
  
Dog and Kennel Licenses - Treasurer's Office.aspx
  
Lost Pets - Pet Finder.aspx
  
 

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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

  
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 and more information at the Animal Shelter website: alleganshelter.org/

  
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

  
Licenses are only sold by the County Treasurer Department and other approved outlets such as veterinary offices.

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


 Animal Control Team