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Animal Services


mon 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
tue 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
wed 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
thu 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
fri 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
sat 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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DuPage County Animal Services (DCAS) is the county’s sole public animal shelter and control agency. The mission of DCAS is to protect the health, safety and welfare of people and pets throughout DuPage County.

DCAS cares for the community’s lost, homeless, stray, injured, sick, neglected and abandoned animals.

Learn how you can help by volunteering, fostering, or donating!

We Provide

  • Humane shelter
  • Veterinary care for shelter animals
  • Lost and found services
  • Adoption services
  • Response to animal emergencies and public safety incidents involving animals for unincorporated areas of DuPage County
  • Education and enforcement of the community’s responsible pet ownership laws
  • Help residents to resolve animal related concerns
  • Pet registration
  • Assistance to local law enforcement

We Investigate

  • Animal abuse/neglect or potentially dangerous dogs (Unincorporated DuPage County)
  • Animal bites
  • Rabies vaccination compliance

Animal Services New Building Rendering

Capital Campaign Underway to Fund New Shelter

The current shelter building no longer meets the needs of the many species of animals we care for or provides sufficient work spaces for staff and volunteers. Learn more about how the new shelter building will support the people and animals of DuPage County

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