Animal Control enforces the state laws and local ordinances dealing with animal control.
Our department issues citations for violations, respond to citizen complaints regarding animals, and patrols the county to pick-up stray animals and respond to other animal related concerns.
Our officers investigate and follow up on charges of animal abuse and informs the public on the animal control laws and ordinances as well as related issues.
The Animal Control Department responds to and investigates complaints related to stray animals, barking dogs, animal bites, dead or injured animals, livestock killings and other animal related complaints. We then take action to resolve the matter. We work with owners and neighbors in the attempted resolution of animal related problems.
Our officers investigate suspected cases of animal abuse or neglect, including reviewing the condition of the animals, interviewing the owner and witnesses, and determining whether to issue a citation.
You can anonymously report animal cruelty, neglect and dog fighting by one of the following methods:
Our Animal Control Officers are on duty:
Please report emergencies to your local law enforcement agency, when our officers are not available.
Dog licenses are required for all dogs over six months of age. Licenses can be purchased between December 1st and February 28th at regular license fees. Late license fees start on March 1st. Puppies that turn 6 months of age after March 1st are considered regular fee if purchased within 7 days of becoming 6 months.
We regret, we can no longer accept animals from outside Isabella County.
Isabella County Animal Control works in conjunction with the Humane Animal Treatment Society (HATS) to provide adoption services, spaying and neutering, and preventing the suffering and death of countless unwanted animals.
Information regarding dog licenses.
1105 S. Isabella Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Ph: (989) 773-9721
Fx: (989) 772-0181
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Adoptions begin at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a. m. - 2:00 p.m.