Shelter Statistics - 2011
We have posted the shelter statistics for Gratiot County Animal Control for 2011. Help Furry Friends (HFF) would like to thank the volunteer transporters, the rescue groups and shelters and foster familes for all of their help to save our shelter animals. Your support has helped us save the animals of Gratiot and we thank you all so very, very much.
(For PDF file of statistics for 2005-2011 CLICK here.)
Lost Your Pet in or Around Gratiot County? Act Immediately!!
If you have lost a dog or a cat in or around Gratiot County, VISIT the shelter to see if your pet is there. Call the shelter at (989) 875-2221immediately!. When they are closed - leave a message on their answering machine (doesn't say to leave a message but it will record after the recorded message). Go to the shelter and POST a note on their door and they will contact you. It is critical that you notify Animal Control immediately if you want to get your pet returned to you! You only have days to recover your pet before it is too late! DO NOT WAIT...
The best way to have your lost pet returned to you is to put an identification tag on their collar or at least write your phone number on their collar. Ask your vet about microchipping too!
Gratiot County Animal Control - Adoption Information
Gratiot County Animal Control is located at 2675 W. Washington Road, 3 miles west of Ithaca, Michigan.
NEW HOURS: They are open Monday 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 until 6:00pm and Friday 4:00pm - 6:00pm.
If you have any questions about the availability of an animal you see on our Adoptable Pet link or if you have lost a pet in or around the Gratiot County area, please call the shelter at (989) 875-2221.
The pictures on our Adoptable Pet link are animals at the Gratiot County Animal Shelter. Visit the Gratiot County Animal Control Petfinder site too. There may be more or fewer animals available at the shelter. The cost of adoption for dogs:
Cost of Adoptions
|Dogs (over 6 months)
||$20.00 + $25.00 (deposit returned on proof of spay/neuter)
|Puppy (under 6 months)
||$15.00 + $25.00 (deposit returned on proof of spay/neuter)
|Cats & Kittens
||$ 5.00 + $25.00 (deposit returned on proof of spay/neuter)
NOTE: If you must surrender an animal to Gratiot Animal Control please be aware that our county gives shelter animals to research. If you do not want your pet to be given to the Class B dealer for research you MUST REQUEST that it is NOT GIVEN TO RESEARCH when you release it to the county.
If you have lost a dog or a cat in or around Gratiot County, call the shelter at (989)875-2221immediately!. Leave a message. It is critical that you notify Animal Control immediately if you want to get your pet returned to you! The best way to have your pet returned to you is to put an identification tag on their collars. Ask your vet about microchipping too!