Animal Shelter

Animal ShelterMackinac County Animal Shelter
Donna DesJardins, Administrator
980 Cheeseman Road
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Ph: 906-643-7646

Pet Adoptions

If you would like to make an appointment, please call us at 906-643-7646 and leave a message and return number. Someone will call you back.

Adoption Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Seven days a week excluding county holidays.

For Animal Control Emergencies – Call 911 – non-emergency dispatch
(906) 495-2142 or (906) 495-3312.

Dog Licenses

According to an Animal Control Ordinance established by the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners in June of 1997, all dogs old enough to receive a rabies shot must be licensed yearly. A license can be obtained at the Mackinac County Treasurer’s Office, in the Courthouse, 100 S. Marley St., 2nd floor, or by mail with the proper form. Dog License Form-fillable The cost if purchased between November and the end of February is $5.00 for unsexed and $7.00 for sexed. After March 1st the amounts double to $10.00 and $14.00 respectively. Proof of rabies or a rabies certificate is required. If you have any questions, please call the Treasurers office  at 906-643-7318.

Animal Control Ordinance

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