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Animal Control

Kalkaska Animal Shelter
Hours of Operation:

The Kalkaska County Animal Shelter is open Monday thru Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am-12pm. Please arrive no later than a half-hour before close to allow sufficient time to assist you. The shelter is closed on most legal holidays.

If you have a question, you may contact us at (231) 258-3309.

(click links below to email)

Looking for a new best friend? We might just have one for you!

To see a list of animals available for adoption see and like our facebook page.

Adoption Fees:

  Fee Spay/Neuter Deposit*
Dog $50.00 $25.00
Cat $25.00 $25.00

*No spay/neuter deposit required for animals that are already spayed or neutered. (Many of our animals already are.) The spay/neuter deposit is refunded if you have the adopted animal spayed or neutered within 30 days.

Other Fees:

Surrender Fee (must complete paperwork) $25.00
Transport Fee   $25.00
Livestock transport Fee $100.00
Owner Claim Fee 1st Offense $50.00
Owner Claim Fee 2nd Offense $75.00
Owner Claim Fee 3rd Offense $150.00
Daily Boarding Fee - Cats/Dogs $25.00
Daily Boarding Fee - Livestock $50.00

Note:  These fees do NOT include any criminal fines and/or costs associated with your violation.