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Aurora IL Animal Care and Control

600 S. River St.
Aurora, IL 60506

Our Mission

Aurora Animal Care and Control promotes and protects public safety through sheltering, pet placement programs, education and animal law enforcement. Our purpose is to provide responsive, efficient and high quality animal care and control services that preserves and protects public and animal safety. Our philosophy is to promote responsible pet ownership, compassion toward animals and safe human-animal interactions. As the agency responsible for animal-related public safety, our mission is achieved through values including professionalism, responsibility, compassion, commitment, integrity, accountability and community partnerships.

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Adoption Policy

Starting Monday, June 21 we will reopen to the public for adoptions Monday - Saturday 11 am - 4:30 pm. Adoptions are first come, first serve.

If you would like more information or have questions about any of our adoptable animals, please contact Aurora Animal Care & Control at
630-256-3630 or email for more details.

Adoption fees are $90 kittens, cats, puppies or dogs. This adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip and age appropriate vaccinations. Dogs receive a heartworm test and cats receive a FIV/FeLV test.

Adoption fees vary for small mammals, birds, reptiles, etc.

We are located just south of Downtown Aurora at 600 S. River Street.

  • day hours
    Monday 11:00 - 4:30
    Tuesday 11:00 - 4:30
    Wednesday 11:00 - 4:30
    Thursday 11:00 - 4:30
    Friday 11:00 - 4:30
    Saturday 11:00 - 4:30
    Sunday -
    By appointment only

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