Animal Services

Contact Us

4546 Squaw Prairie Road
Belvidere, IL 61008
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Currently by appointment only.


Registration tags will continue to be sold at Boone County Administration Office (1212 Logan Avenue, Suite 102)until our new Animal Services Staff has settled in. Thank you for your patience.


In response to directives from the State of Illinois in regards to the COVID 19: 


The BCAS Office is now open to the public with precautions in place. Field Services are available.  Please call 815-547-7774 for more information.





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.


All Dogs and Cats must be Vaccinated Against Rabies and Registered with Boone County 


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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