Find Alexander County Illinois animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.
Bloomfield Animal Control PO Box 350 Bloomfield MO 63825 38.1 miles from Alexander County
Mccracken County Humane Society PO Box 212 Paducah KY 42002 39.6 miles from Alexander County
Dexter Animal Control 301 East Stoddard Street Dexter MO 63841 42.9 miles from Alexander County
Perryville Animal Shelter 120 North Jackson Street Perryville MO 63775 46.9 miles from Alexander County
Some animals are brought to shelters by owners who cannot care for them. Others are rescued from abuse or neglect. Stray or lost animals may be brought to shelters by the general public or animal control agencies.Do Animal Shelters euthanize unwanted or hard-to-adopt animals?
Some shelters have a firm no-kill policy and will strive to find homes for every animal they receive. Due to limited space and resources, other shelters may have to euthanize certain animals that are less suitable for adoption because of health or behavioral issues. Animal control agencies may euthanize animals that have not been adopted within a certain timeframe or animals that have shown aggression.Can anyone adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter?
Generally, any member of the public may adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter. Some Animal Shelters will first screen or interview an individual in order to assess their suitability as a pet owner.