IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING THE ANIMAL SHELTER - PLEASE READ
The Oakland County Animal Shelter will be opening on June 1,
2020 for business (subject to any changes to the Governor’s order to “Stay
Home/Stay Safe”). However, we will only
be doing business via appointment and with limited hours. The Shelter will be open for appointments Monday
– Friday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 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.
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.
You can still purchase your dog’s license on-line at https://land.oakgov.com/OPLS/MainIndex.aspx;
the Enhanced Access Fee has been waived through the “Stay Home/Stay Safe”
order. After that order has been lifted
the access fee will apply.
Oakland County is waiving the delinquent
fee on all dog licenses through the end of the year. All dog licenses will be $10.50 for a
spayed/neutered dog or $18.00 for a male/female dog. A three-year license is available for $28.50
for a spayed/neutered dog or $51.00 for a male/female dog. Only dog’s whose rabies vaccination is valid
through 2022 will be eligible for a three-year license. A senior citizen discount is available on all
Please note: Waiving delinquent fees does NOT
MEAN THAT YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PURCHASE A CURRENT DOG LICENSE. Michigan
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.
Welcome to the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center!
The mission of the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center is to protect public safety through the enforcement of applicable state laws, to educate the public about responsible pet ownership, and to provide a humane haven for animals in our care and, where possible, to endeavor to reunite pets with their owners and to promote responsible pet placement.