Chippewa County Animal Shelter

Address:

3660 South Mackinac Trail

Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Phone:

906-632-2519

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Fax:

906-635-3981

 
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Wish List:

Kitty Litter (clay type)

Cat Food

Kitten Food

Can Cat Food (smelly fishy kind, yummy!)

Litter Scoops

Litter Pans (small, NO lid)

Dog Food

Puppy Food

Soft Dog Treats

Nylon Leashes

Leather and Nylon Collars

Bleach

Dish Soap

Wire Cages (Extra Large)

Ink Pens

Copy Paper

Volunteers, Volunteers, Volunteers

Fees:

Dog License Fees to March 1 of each year:

Male/Female.............................................................................................................................$25.00

Spayed/Neutered....................................................................................................................$10.00

Dog License Fees after March 1 of each year:

Male/Female.............................................................................................................................$50.00

Spayed/Neutered....................................................................................................................$20.00

Kennel License........................................................................................................................$40.00 per 10 tags

Non-licensed dogs running at large

Will be fined.............................................................................................................................$50.00

Pick-up fees:

First Offense.............................................................................................................................$25.00

Second Offense......................................................................................................................$50.00

Third Offense..........................................................................................................................$75.00

Fourth Offense.......................................................................................................................$100.00

Boarding Fees:

Dogs..........................................................................................................................................$10.00 per day

Cats............................................................................................................................................$10.00 per day

Quarantine/Court Ordered Boarding, All Breeds (Dangerous Animals)...........$15.00 per day

Adoption Fees:

Adult Dogs (Spayed and Neutered)................................................................................$50.00*

Adult Dogs/Cats (Not Spayed or Not Neutered)........................................................$25.00

Puppies/Kittens (3 months and under)........................................................................$50.00

(Both with $10.00 refund upon completion of spay/neuter)

                       *Rabies vaccination additional charge

Other Fees:

Euthanasia Fee.....................................................................................................................Cat $25.00

                                                                                                                            Dog $50.00

Dog Licenses:

Why You Should License Your Dog 

It's the Law!

Michigan Law states that all dogs over 4 months of age must be licensed.

 

It Shows That You Care About Your Dog

 

To purchase a dog license your dog must have a current rabies vaccination.  Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that can infect all warm-blooded animals including humans.  The rabies virus is concentrated in the saliva of infected animals and can be spread when they bite or scratch.

If your dogs or cat bites, provoked or unprovoked, and your pet does not have a current rabies vaccination, Chippewa County requires that your animal must be quarantined at the shelter for ten days to check for the onset of rabies.  It costs $15.00 per day to board an animal that is under quarantine.  That's $150.00!

 

To Get Your Pet Home Safely

 

 A list is kept at Central Dispatch, with available access 24 hours a day.  Each police agency in Chippewa County will also have access to that list.  MI Dog Law 287.279 Dog pursuing, worrying, or wounding livestock or poultry; attacking persons; trespass; prohibition, states that is shall be unlawful for any person, other than a law enforcement officer, to kill or injure or attempt to kill or injure any dog which bears a license tag for the current year. 

To Help Pay for Abused or Abandoned Animals 

The fees for licensing goes towards your local animal shelter, which includes caring for sick, injured or abandoned animals.  Without those much needed funds, the shelter would be unable to remain open at it's current capacity.  A Dog License is currently $20.00 for spayed or neutered animals and $50.00 for those who are not.  Because pet-overpopulation is such a serious issue, people who don't spay or neuter their pets should pay more to onset the cost of taking care of our country's unwanted animals. 

 

 Last modified 6/11/19