With the exception of the 1st Floor Clerk's Office, the Saginaw County Courthouse will be closed from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on November 2, 2021 for employee training.  Only those conducting business with the Clerk's Office will be allowed entry into the building during these times.

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Shelter Fees

Adoption Fees

All of the County Animal Control Center's Dogs and Cats fees will include:

  • Spay or Neuter
  • Distemper/Rabies shots
  • Bordatella (Dogs)
  • HWT (Dogs)
  • Felv/FIV Test (Cats)

The Various Adoption fees are listed below.

Adoption Fees
Spay / Neuter
Heart Worms Test
Feline Leukemia Test
Other Animals
All other animals $15.00

License Fees

All owned dogs in Saginaw County are required to be licensed. To get a license, a dog must be vaccinated against Rabies.

Licensing Fees
Type Before March 1 On or after March 1
Altered Dog $12.00 $24.00
Unaltered Dog $25.00 $50.00
Senior-Altered Dog $5.00 $10.00

Reclaim Fees

Stray animals can be reclaimed by their owner at the fees listed below.

Reclaim Fees
Impoundment Fee - 1st offense $60.00
Impoundment Fee - 2nd offense $120.00
Impoundment Fee - 3rd offense $200.00
Board $15.00/day

Euthanasia Fees

Owned animals can be humanely euthanized at the Saginaw County Animal Care Center. We ask that you call for available appointments.

Euthanasia Fees
All dogs, cats, & other animals $30.00
Euthanasia Disposal Fee $15.00