Animal Services

Contact Us

4546 Squaw Prairie Road
Belvidere, IL 61008
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M-F 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Evenings and Weekends by appointment


Boone County Animal Services is a government owned and operated animal control facility, certified and inspected by the State of Illinois. It is funded by dog registrations, fines and fees.  


Department Missions Statement

Boone County Animal Services protects public safety and ensures the humane care of animals through sheltering, pet placement, education and animal law enforcement.



Be A Responsible Pet Owner

Each year, millions of homeless animals are taken to shelters around the country. Millions are neglected and abused. Millions are euthanized because there are not enough homes to take them.

Pet Overpopulation  problems affect people as well as animals.


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