Become a Foster "Paw-rent"

We need of volunteers to help foster young and special-needs pets. Find out how you can help!


Do you love animals and want to help make a difference? Sign up as a volunteer today!

Adopt a Pet

Your new best friend is waiting for you!

Welcome to the Livingston County Animal Shelter! Our mission is to build a better community for the pets and people through compassion, protection, education, and collaboration.

Search Adoptable Animals

Cats & Kittens


Dogs & Puppies

bearded dragon

Other Animals

All of our adoptable pets are also on and Adopt-a-Pet!

What We Do

The Livingston County Animal Shelter provides humane care to protect the health, safety, and welfare of animals and people in Livingston County by enforcing state laws that pertain to domestic animals. We rescue and assure safe, temporary shelter and veterinary care for approximately 2,200 stray, unwanted, abandoned, neglected, and injured animals each year.

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Upcoming Events

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Christy Peterson
Animal Shelter Director



(517) 546-2154

We are closed weekdays from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. for lunch

Animal Viewing Hours

Mon – Fri
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed County Holidays

Office Hours

Mon – Fri
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed County Holidays


418 S. Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843

Non-Emergency Complaints

(517) 546-9111


(517) 546-0232