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Our Featured Hastings, MI Partner:

Barry 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.

540 N. Industrial Park Drive
Hastings, MI 49058
(269) 948-4885

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Barry County Animal Control is the public safety and law enforcement agency responsible for animal control in Barry County. Effective animal control protects the domestic animal population from abuse and other health risks associated with humans, and protects the human population from disease and injury associated with animals.

BCAC provides a variety of enforcement, educational and animal disposition services including dog licensing, cruelty and complaint investigation, animal adoption and animal cremation services. Call BCAC at (269) 948-4885.

Come Meet our Pets:

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Closed for lunch 11:30am-12:30pm
Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm

KENNEL HOURS:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm
Closed for lunch 11:30am-12:30pm
Saturday 9:00am - 11:30am

Closed all Sundays and major holidays.

Our Adoption Process:

Adopting an animal is a serious decision requiring a life-long commitment to care for a creature that is totally dependent upon you. Pets need more than just food, water & shelter. They also need love, attention, exercise, veterinary care, training and grooming (and of course dogs need a license). We are seeking permanent homes for our adoptable animals.

Please remember that adding a new companion animal to your family is a major decision, one that requires plenty of thought and planning. It can be a long-term commitment of 10 to 15 years. Think before you adopt.

Sharing your life with a companion animal can bring incredible rewards when you're willing to make the necessary commitments of time, money, responsibility, and love—for the life of the pet. When your family is ready to add a new companion to your household, please visit our kennels to meet your new best friend! We have a wide variety of wonderful dogs and cats available for adoption.

ADOPTION FEES*:

DOGS: $55 maximum plus cost of sterilization. Break down of dog adoption fee is as follows: $15 adoption fee, $20 rabies vaccination for all dogs over 3 months of age, $20 license fee* for unneutered dogs OR $5 for neutered dogs. If the animal is not altered; prepay of neuter/spay is REQUIRED prior to animal leaving department. (Out of county adopters will not be licensing at time of adoption but will instead be required to purchase a license from the county in which they reside.)

CATS: $28 maximum, plus cost of sterilization. Break down of cat adoption fee is as follows: $8 adoption fee, $20 rabies vaccination if over 3 months of age, and if not altered; prepay of sterilization is REQUIRED prior to animal leaving our department.

PREPAYS: A prepay contract for sterilization must be completed by the veterinarian of your choice and the surgery paid for prior to any unaltered animal leaving the department.

(*All fees are subject to change at any time.)

Ask our staff about CSNIP's low cost spay/neuter program and the Humane Society Senior Citizen Adoption Assistance Program.

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.