IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING THE ANIMAL SHELTER - PLEASE READ
The Oakland County Animal Shelter will be doing business via appointment and with limited hours. The Shelter will be open for appointments Monday
– Friday 10:00 a.m. – to 5:00 p.m. Please
call (248) 858-1070 to schedule your appointment to…..
Purchase a dog license.
Drop off a stray dog or cat (within our jurisdiction).
Look for your missing pet/reclaim your pet.
Relinquish an animal (within our jurisdiction).
Look for a new pet to adopt.
Drop off donations.
A face covering will be required to enter the Shelter, even if vaccinated.
If you are wishing to join our wonderful volunteers to help
with the animals, contact our Volunteer Coordinator Sandra Ulman at (248)
858-1847 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are already part of our volunteer
team, please contact Sandra for a schedule to enter the Shelter.
Pet Assistance Locator for the Public
Many pet owners may be struggling right now with what is
going on in the world. The Oakland
County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center along with our Information
Technology team have put together a map showing where pet owners can get
resources such as pet food or low-cost clinic care for their pets. With putting these resources at citizens
fingertips, the Shelter hopes that they can deter many pet owners from
relinquishing their pets to local Shelters such as ours because of the
inability to afford food or medical care.
Please check out the link below if you are struggling to
provide for your pet.
Printable version of pet assistance resources.
Also, end of life services can be very costly which may
force some pet owners to either put off this very emotional and difficult
decision resulting in the pet suffering, or for some, to abandon their pets
altogether. The Oakland County Animal
Shelter and Pet Adoption Center has always been here to help pet owners through
this difficult time. Please contact the
Shelter if you are facing this situation at (248) 858-1070 to make an
Please contact the Shelter at email@example.com if you know of
a resource that is not being shown on the map; the more organizations that we
can highlight doing these services for pet owners, the more we can keep pets at
home with their owners where they belong.
We also have a map with pet resources such as dog parks, shelters, pet supplies, veterinarians and other pet related services. You can check out this map by clicking the following link, Pet Resource Map.
CANNOT VISIT THE SHELTER OR OTHER FACILITIES TO PURCHASE YOUR DOG'S LICENSE
You can purchase your dog’s license on-line.
law REQUIRES ALL DOGS four months of age and older to have a current dog
license. Our animal control officers will write a misdemeanor ticket
to dog owners who do not have a current license. Offenders will be
subject to fees and court costs that could total up to $500.
All dog licenses purchased after June 1st of every year are considered delinquent and are subject to delinquent pricing. The price for a one year dog license purchased after June 1st is $33.00. Three-year dog licenses are available, but only if you dog's rabies vaccination runs current through 2023. If your dog's rabies vaccination expires in the year 2021 or 2022, then you are not eligible to purchase a three-year dog license. The price for a three-year dog license after June 1st is $51.00 if your dog is spayed/neutered, $66.00 if your dog is a male or female. And finally, if you are a senior citizen the pricing for a three-year tag is $49.50 for a spayed/neutered dog or $63.00 if your dog is a male or female (senior citizen pricing for persons 65 years old or older).