About Dupage County Animal Control
About Our Shelter...
Dupage County Animal Care and Control is a self-supporting county department designed to:
Prevent and control rabies through bite investigation and rabies registration.
Enforce state and county animal control and welfare laws.
Protecting animals from improper use, abuse, neglect, inhumane treatment and health hazards.
Operate a shelter for stray and owner-relinquished non-native animals.
Promote responsible pet-ownership and animal welfare through counseling and law enforcement.
Rescue animals that are lost, diseased, injured, or in peril.
Provide public education programs for adults and children.
Preventing the birth of unwanted animals.
Reuniting lost pets and their families.
Adopting animals into loving, responsible homes.
Protecting the residents of DuPage County from hazards or nuisances caused by animals.
Come Meet Our Pets...
Our adoption hours are Mondays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. For more information please go to www.dupageco.org/animalcontrol or call us at (630)407-2800.
Our address is 120 N. County Farm Road in Wheaton. We are located at the northwest corner of County Farm and Manchester Roads, approximately 5 miles west of I-355, 1/4 mile north of Roosevelt Road.
Our Adoption Process...
Our adoptions are available for people in the DuPage County and surrounding Illinois area. Adoption fees are $100.00 for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, $15.00 - $25.00 for birds, rabbits, ferrets, gerbils, hamsters, etc. All dogs and cats are spayed or neutered, current on their vaccinations and have an Avid microchip for identification.