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Boone County Animal Services

4546 Squaw Prairie Road
Belvidere, IL 61008

Our Mission

Boone County Animal Services mission is to provide services that promote animal welfare and safety in the community through code enforcement, education, encouraging adoptions, promoting spaying and neutering of pets, providing safe housing for animals and promoting responsible pet ownership.

Adoption Policy

Thank you for viewing one of may of our adoptable pets at Boone County Animal Service's. Adoption fee for cats is $85, this includes their spay/neuter, distemper vaccine, rabies vaccine ,in house flea preventative and FeLv/FIV screening and vet wellness check. Dog adoption fee is $175, or $150 for senior dogs (8+). Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, DA2PP vaccine and a heartworm test as well as in house flea preventative.

To begin the adoption process, we ask that you complete an application. The application can be found at under Animal Services. You may also pick one up at our shelter 4546 Squaw Prairie, Belvidere IL 61008. We will do out of area adoptions.

We appreciate your support. By adopting from us you create a space in our shelter that allows us to help another animal in the Boone County area. Please feel free to contact us with questions about our shelter or to visit the animals and request a tour of our facility. Like and follow us on Facebook at, call us at 815-547-7774.

  • day hours
    Monday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday closed
    Sunday closed
Stop in to see our new facility Cricket, one of our many adopted kitties Ash, one of may to have been adopted! Image 4

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