Local Shelters

This page is updated as we receive new information. It is best to contact the city shelter directly before visiting, as the information may have changed without our knowledge.

Allen Park animals are serviced by Downriver Central Animal Control.

Downriver Central Animal Control
14300 Reaume Parkway
Southgate, MI 48195

Shelter: (734) 246-1328
Non-emergency police (Allen Park): (313) 386-7800

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Monday – Friday 10am-11am & 3pm–4pm

 

Brownstown Animal Shelter
23700 Lillian Street
Brownstown, MI 48183

Shelter: (734) 675-4008
Non-emergency police: (734) 675-1300

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Monday – Thursday 8am‑4:30pm
Friday 8am‑6pm
Or by appointment

Brownstown Animal Shelter also services the animals of Melvindale and Rockwood.

Dearborn Animal Shelter
2661 Greenfield Road
Dearborn, MI 48120

Shelter: (313) 943-2697
Non-emergency police: (313) 943-2241

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Monday – Friday 9am-11am & noon-5pm
Saturday 9am-11am & noon-4pm

Detroit Animal Care and Control
7401 Chrysler Drive
Detroit, MI 48211

Shelter: (313) 224-6356
Non-Emergency Police: contact local precinct

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Monday – Saturday: 10:30 am-3:30 pm
Sunday: 10:30 am-3:30 pm

 

The animals of Ecorse are serviced by the River Rouge Animal Shelter.

River Rouge Animal Shelter
100 W. Pleasant Street
River Rouge, MI 48218

Shelter: (313) 205-1732
Non-emergency police (Ecorse):  (313) 381-0900

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Monday – Friday 10am-1pm
Saturday 10am-12pm

Flat Rock Animal Shelter
26579 W. Huron River Drive
Flat Rock, Michigan 48134

Shelter: (734) 790-5082
Non-emergency police: (734) 782-2496

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Monday – Saturday 10am-12pm

 

Grosse Ile Animal Shelter
25799 Third Street
Grosse Ile, MI 48138

Shelter: (734) 469-7145
Non-emergency police: (734) 676-7100

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Monday – Friday 10am–11am
Wednesday 10am-11am & 5pm–7pm
Saturday 12pm–2pm

Inkster animals are serviced by the Romulus Animal Shelter.

Romulus Animal Shelter
12300 Wayne Road
Romulus, MI 48174

Shelter: (734) 942-7591

Non-emergency police: (313) 563-9850 (Inkster)

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Monday – Friday 8:30am-10:30am & 2:30pm-3:45pm

Lincoln Park Animal Shelter
500 Southfield Road
Lincoln Park, MI 48146

Shelter: (313) 386-1800
Non-emergency police: (313) 381-1800

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Monday-Friday 1pm-4pm

Dogs only. Residents are advised to contact the Michigan Humane Society for cats.

 

The animals of Melvindale are serviced by Brownstown Animal Shelter.

Brownstown Animal Shelter
23700 Lillian Street
Brownstown, MI 48183

Shelter: (734) 675-4008
Non-emergency police (Melvindale): (313) 429-1070

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Monday – Thursday 8am‑4:30pm
Friday 8am‑6pm
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Monroe County Animal Control Shelter
911 S. Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161

Shelter: (734) 240-3125
Non-emergency police: (734) 243-7500

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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm
Wednesday 11am-7pm
Saturday 9am-3pm

The Monroe County Animal Control Shelter also services the animals of the Village of South Rockwood.

River Rouge Animal Shelter
100 W. Pleasant Street
River Rouge, MI 48218

Shelter: (313) 205-1732
Non-emergency police: (313) 842-8700

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Monday – Friday 10am-1pm
Saturday 10am-12pm

River Rouge Animal Shelter also services the animals of Ecorse.

The animals of Riverview are serviced by the Taylor Animal Shelter.

Taylor Animal Shelter
25555 Northline Road
Taylor, MI 48180

Shelter: (734) 287-6550
Non-emergency police (Riverview): (734) 281-4222 

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Monday – Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday 9am-11am

The animals of Rockwood are serviced by the Brownstown Animal Shelter.

Brownstown Animal Shelter
23700 Lillian Street
Brownstown, MI 48183

Shelter: (734) 675-4008
Non-emergency police (Rockwood): (734) 379-5323

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Monday – Thursday 8am‑4:30pm
Friday 8am‑6pm
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See the South Rockwood tab for information about that city. 

Romulus Animal Shelter
12300 Wayne Road
Romulus, MI 48174

Shelter: (734) 942-7591
Non-emergency police: (734) 941-8400

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Monday – Friday 8:30am-10:30am & 2:30pm-3:45pm

Southgate animals are serviced by Downriver Central Animal Control.

Downriver Central Animal Control
14300 Reaume Parkway
Southgate, MI 48195

Shelter: (734) 246-1328
Non-emergency police (Southgate): (734) 324-4438

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Monday – Friday 10am-11am & 3pm–4pm

 

The animals of South Rockwood are serviced by the Monroe County Animal Control Shelter.

Monroe County Animal Control Shelter
911 S. Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161

Shelter: (734) 240-3125
Non-emergency police (South Rockwood): (734) 379-2508

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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm
Wednesday 11am-7pm
Saturday 9am-3pm

This information is for the Village of South Rockwood. See the Rockwood tab for information about that city. 

 

Taylor Animal Shelter
25555 Northline Road
Taylor, MI 48180

Shelter: (734) 287-6550
Non-emergency police: (734) 287-6550

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Monday – Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday 9am-11am

Taylor Animal Shelter also services the animals of Riverview.

Woodhaven-Trenton Animal Shelter
21860 Van Horn Road
Woodhaven, MI 48183

Shelter: (734) 675-4956
Non-emergency police: (734) 676-3737

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Monday – Friday 8am-12pm & 2pm-6pm

Woodhaven-Trenton Animal Shelter
21860 Van Horn Road
Woodhaven, MI 48183

Shelter: (734) 675-4956
Non-emergency police: (734) 676-7337

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Monday – Friday 8am-12pm & 2pm-6pm

Wyandotte Adoption Center
1170 Grove Street
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Shelter: (734) 324-4445
Non-emergency police: (734) 324-4405

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Monday, Tuesday, & Friday 5:30pm–7:30pm
Saturday 10am–2pm

Note that the Wyandotte Adoption Center cannot accept incoming animals. All animals in Wyandotte go to Downriver Central Animal Control first:

Downriver Central Animal Control
14300 Reaume Parkway
Southgate, MI 48195

Shelter: (734) 246-1328

Monday – Friday 10am-11am & 3pm–4pm