Adoption Fees


Puppy Adoption: $125
All puppies will be current on age appropriate vaccines, wormed and spayed/neutered prior adoption.

Dog Adoption: $100
All dogs will be current on age have appropriate vaccines, tested for heartworm and spayed/neutered prior to adoption.

Ionia County Residents will also need to purchase a 1yr. dog license for $10 which will be added to the adoption fee.

Cat/Kitten Adoption Fee:
All cats will be vaccinated for FVRCP and rabies and will be wormed, spayed/neutered prior to adoption.

Service Fees

Dog & Cat Surrender Fees

Owner Surrender Fee: $10 per pet. Please call first to make sure we have room.

Board Care & Quarantine Redemption Fee
$40 per day

Board & Care Fees for Stray
$20 per day

Impound & Redemption Fee
1st Offense: $40 plus board care charges
2nd Offense: $80 plus board care charges
3rd Offense: $100 plus board care charges
4rd Offense: $120 plus board care charges

All Licensing Fees

Licensing & Kennel Fees

Dog License (spayed/neutered)
1 year: $10
3 year: $25

Dog License
(not spayed/neutered)
1 year: $25
3 year: $75

Licensing Late Fee

Kennel License &
Inspection Fee
3 to 10 dogs: $50
11 to 30 dogs: $90
31 + dogs: $130

For dog licensing applications go to :
or call 616-527-5329
All dog licenses MUST be purchased thru the Treasurer


Saturday - Monday CLOSED
Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday & Friday
By Appt Only: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Ionia County Animal Shelter
3853 Sparrow Drive
off of David Highway
Ionia, MI 48846


Phone 616.527.9040
Central Dispatch 616.527.0400
(Call for Animal Control complaints)
Email Us At:

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