Animal Care and Control


Surrender your pet Animal Surrender

It's never easy to give up a family pet, but unexpected life changes sometimes necessitate these hard decisions.  Please view our list of resources and options for surrendering a pet

Rabies & Microchipping Rabies Vaccinations and Microchipping

Pet Registration Icon Pet Registration

Madison County ordinances require you to register your pet with Madison County. Registering your pet also provides ID in case your pet is lost.

Spay & Neuter Spay / Neuter

In addition to helping reduce our community's pet homelessness problem, studies have shown that spayed/neutered pets are typically healthier, less territorial and less aggressive.

Foster Program Foster Program
Becoming a foster is a vital component to the overall health of our facility and can also help teach important social skills to new animals. Fostering provides an important milestone for our animals on the way to their forever home.
Find a Pet Find My Pet

If you lost your pet, you review the intake photos of dogs and cats brought into Madison County’s Animal Care and Control facility.

Commissions, Committes and Boards Commissions, Committees and Boards

Animal Control reports to the Health Department and Mental Health Committee. The Health Department oversees the Animal Care and Control Department.

Health Department and Mental Health Committee
2nd Wednesday at 3 p.m.
157 N. Main St., Edwardsville, IL 62025 RM #203