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Our Featured Yorkville, IL Partner:

Kendall County Animal Control

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Kendall County, IL

We adopt to all counties and all residents, but we do not transport animals.

About Our Shelter:

Kendall County Animal Control is the county agency responsible for enforcement of the state statutes governing rabies control in domestic companion animals. The State of Illinois requires that all dogs are vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian. Compliance with this law is monitored through the issuance of rabies tags for all dogs residing in the county. All dogs are required to wear their rabies tags when off of the owner's property. If a pet is lost, rabies tags also provide an excellent means of identifying your pet.

Kendall County Animal Control also enforces the county's ordinance that prohibits dogs from running at large in unincorporated residential subdivisions, investigates reports of animal bites, and will pick up contained stray dogs in unincorporated Kendall County during operating hours. Stray and owner released cats and dogs may also be brought to the facility during business hours. Cats and dogs are available for adoption at the facility.

Come Meet our Pets:

We are located at:

802 W John St
Yorkville, IL 60560

Phone: (630) 553-9256

Fax: (630) 553-1615


Viewing Hours:
Monday - Tuesday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: (CLOSED)
Thursday - Friday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 1:30pm
Sunday: (CLOSED)

Our Adoption Process:

Any adult age 18 or older may complete an adoption application and be considered as a candidate for adopting a dog or cat from the Kendall County Animal Control.
Applications may take up to 24 hours to be approved.

The fees for adoption are as follows:

Puppies (Less than 6 Months) $115.00
Dogs (Over 6 Months) $100.00
Cats (Over 3 Months) $70.00
Kittens (Less than 3 Months) $95.00

The adoption fee for a dog includes: a microchip, spay/neuter and bordetella, distemper and rabies vaccination.
The cat adoption fee includes: Distemper shot, spay/neuter and microchip.

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.