Coles County Animal Shelter

Find Coles 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.

Name
Coles County Animal Shelter
Address
6818 North Co Road 1120E, Charleston, Illinois, 61920
Phone
217-345-4112
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Name
Coles County Humane Association
Address
PO Box 101, Mattoon, Illinois, 61938
Phone
217-234-6721
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Name
Genesis Animal Rescue
Address
PO Box 1985, Mattoon, Illinois, 61938
Phone
800-688-7934
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What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.