Animal Control: Animal Adoption

Family PetsThe St. Joseph County Animal Shelter sponsors an animal adoption program to match unwanted animals to appropriate homes and responsible pet owners. Persons wishing to adopt an animal can visit the animal shelter and choose from a wide variety of dogs and cats. The shelter is open for adoptions Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm and the 1st Saturday of every month from 9 am to 12 noon.

Impounded dogs shall be eligible for adoption after four (4) working days. Seven (7) calendar days if the dog is wearing a collar.

Impounded dogs not claimed after four (4) working days may be adopted for a fee of $75.00. Of this fee, $25.00 will be held as a spay/neuter bond and returned upon proof of the dog being spayed or neutered. $40.00 of this fee will be held as a license bond and returned upon proof of spayed/neutered, rabies vaccination and license purchase.

Cats can be adopted for a fee of $35.00 of which $25.00 will be returned upon proof of the cat being spayed or neutered.

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Animal Control Supervisor

Joshua Shook
Greg Musser

Mailing Address

PO Box 252
Centreville MI, 49032

Office Information

Animal Control Building
652 E. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032

(Behind the Sheriff's Department - Use Industrial Parkway)
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Kennel Hours: M-F, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

First Saturday of Each Month, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (For Animal Adoption Only - Excluding Weekend Holidays)
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-6475
Fax Number: (269) 467-9395