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Winnebago County Animal Services is a respected community leader and credible resource for awareness and enhancement of:

  • Responsible pet ownership

  • Animal Health and Welfare

  • Rabies Control and Public Safety

  • Striving for compliance with Laws and Ordinances


We accomplish our mission by:

  • Working in compliance with state laws, local laws and municipal agreements

  • Cooperation with the Veterinary Association and other animal associations

  • Advancing community and staff education

  • Serving the protection, welfare, and adoption of animals


We guide our efforts by practicing:

  • Safety - Though enforcement and education, we will make every effort to prevent animal related injuries while fostering the human animal bond.

  • Compassion - We will recognize, sympathize with and act on behalf of the needs of animals.

  • Education - We will promote a fundamental knowledge if animal care, behavior, health, advocacy and legislation.

  • Community Involvement - We will engage the community in promoting responsibility, excellence in pet ownership, animal welfare and adoption.

  • Teamwork - We will cooperatively join forces to carry out our mission.

  • Customer Service - We will do our best to consistently deliver services in a courteous, fair, efficient, and knowledgeable manner.

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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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