Kalkaska Animal Shelter

Kalkaska County Animal Control

Hours of Operation:

The Kalkaska County Animal Shelter is open Monday thru Friday 8am-4pm. 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  / hover to view their photo)



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


To see a list of animals available for adoption see PetFinder.com and like our facebook page to the right.

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 $25.00
Owner Claim Fee 2nd Offense $50.00
Owner Claim Fee 3rd Offense $100.00
Daily Boarding Fee - Cats/Dogs $10.00
Daily Boarding Fee - Livestock $50.00

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