Livingston County Animal Shelter

Livingston County Animal Shelter

Important News Regarding the Animal Shelter - Please Read!

The Livingston County Animal Shelter will be doing business via appointment and with limited hours.  The Shelter will be open for appointments Monday-Wednesday- Friday 11:00 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday/Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Please call (517) 546-2154, press "0" to schedule your appointment for the following…..

*A face covering is required to enter the Shelter.

We highly encourage you to purchase your dog license online at https://www.livgov.com/treasurer/Pages/Dog-Licenses.aspx

If you are part of our volunteer team, please call the front desk to be let in, 517-546-2154 press "0"


Welcome to the Livingston County Animal Shelter!  We provide rescue and humane care to protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and people in Livingston County and enforce state laws that pertain to domestic animals.  We currently rescue and assure safe, temporary shelter, veterinary care for approximately 2,200 stray, unwanted, abandoned, neglected and injured animals each year.  We’re your community shelter and we’d love to have you visit us or join us as a volunteer!  Please take a look at our adoptable pets from the below links.  Once a pet is adopted, it automatically disappears from our web site.  If you are unsure, please call.

 Animal Control Duties Have Moved to the Sheriff's Office

Animal Control duties moved to the Sheriff's Office in 2018, please visit their site for more information!

Other Species

Stray Animals

Lost and Found

Stray Section: Strays are pets that the public or an officer have picked up from within Livingston County and brought into the shelter. All strays will be held for a minimum of 4 days with no identification and 7 days with identification.

Lost and Found Section: The public can post pets they have lost or found. Lost pets appear at the top of the page, Found pets are at the bottom. Please call the shelter with updates so your post can be updated or deleted.

Found a dog with a license?  Search for the dog owner.

If you have lost a pet, check the Stray AND Lost and Found pages daily.



Follow us on Facebook! We post daily! 


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All of our adoptable pets are also on Petfinder.com  and Adopt-a-Pet!