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Our Featured Springfield, IL Partner:

Sangamon 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:

We serve anyone who wishes to adopt from us. However, transporting the animal is up to the adopter.

About Our Shelter:

We are a county run animal shelter full of animal-loving staff and volunteers. We nurture the animals as best as we can while looking for good, loving homes for our feline/canine residents.

Come Meet our Pets:

Visit our pets at the shelter Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Follow us on Facebook to find out about adoption events, discounts, specials, etc. --

Our Adoption Process:

The adoption process varies. The adopter fills out an application, and then fees are presented as needed. If you live in Sangamon County, you must prove your pets are current on the rabies vaccine and registered with the county. If you rent, they will call your landlord.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

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.