ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL

You can now pay your registration fees and fines online.
Just refer to the appropriate code below and click on the credit cards:


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  • Fees -  Use code 5964 for Registration Fee payments (see fee schedule below).
  • Fines - Use code 5963 for Impoundment Fine payments. You must call the Animal Care and Control Department at 618-692-1700 for the amount you owe.

Registration Fee Schedule
 $10.00 If pet is under 6 months of age or spayed/neutered
 $30.00* If pet is over 6 months of age or is not indicated and pet is not spayed/neutered

* Includes $10.00 state fee for non-spayed/neutered pets.

The Animal Care and Control Department performs numerous functions, most of which are mandated by the Illinois Animal Control Act. These functions relate to stray animal control, rabies prevention, dog killing or injuring domestic animals or poultry, animal bite investigations and impoundment of biting animals. The department:
  • Operates a pound for housing of stray and unwanted animals.
  • Provides patrol and pick-up service for stray, injured and unwanted animals.
  • Maintains veterinary services for the care of stray and injured animals.
  • Provides euthanasia for animals that are sick or injured.
  • Registers all dogs and cats that are vaccinated for rabies and issues a rabies tag which can be used to identify lost dogs and cats.

Rabies Tag

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