If you have found a stray dog, you must report it to animal law enforcement (Animal Care and control) within 48 hours. All services related to stray animals and dog licensing within Livingston County are provided by the Livingston County Animal Shelter. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department’s Animal Care & Control officers are responsible for enforcement and investigations of animal cruelty and neglect.
For calls regarding a stray or injured domestic animal in Livingston County, please contact Livingston County police dispatch at (517)546-9111.
Animal control officers staffed within the sheriff’s department will investigate and respond to vicious or stray animals, nuisance complaints, injured or ill animals, reports of cruelty or neglect, as well as other animal-related issues.
For an emergency or immediate assistance call 911.
Impounded Animals/Lost and Found Animals
To reclaim impounded animals or report a lost or found pet, contact:
Livingston County Animal Shelter
418 S. Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843
Shelter and Administration Phone: 517.546.2154