Winnebago County Animal Services is now open to the public, and we have resumed regular hours of operations. All visitors to the shelter must wear a face covering.

Employment Opportunities

Found Stray Kittens?

Working Cat Program

Animal Services Temporarily Changes Overnight Hours

Pet Resources and Surrender Information

Spay/Neuter Resources for Winnebago County Residents 

Change of Service for Live Trapped Cats

For all FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests, please click here to complete a Winnebago County FOIA Request Form for submission

Calendar of Events for Winnebago County


ID Your Cat or Dog!

Use a rabies tag, microchip, or an ID tag with your name and current phone number.

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Winnebago County Animal Services
4517 North Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103
P: 815-319-4100
F: 815-319-4101

Shelter Hours:
Monday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED
*Please note, all adoptions end 30 minutes prior to closing.

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