Animal Services

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4546 Squaw Prairie Road
Belvidere, IL 61008
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M-F 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.


Boone County Animal Services is a government owned and operated animal control facility, certified and inspected by the State of Illinois. It is funded by dog registrations, fines and fees.  The department's mission is to provide animal control servides to the residents of Boone County.  These services include rabies exposure investigations, the timely and effective enforcement of animal related County ordinances and State laws, impoundment of stray dogs, vicious, sick or injured animals, to promote responsible pet ownership in our community including information about spaying and neutering of pets, and to proivde safe and sanitary housing for animals that are impounded.


Be A Responsible Pet Owner

Each year, millions of homeless animals are taken to shelters around the country. Millions are neglected and abused. Millions are euthanized because there are not enough homes to take them.

Pet Overpopulation  problems affect people as well as animals.


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