Animal Shelters in Dakota County, Minnesota

There are 8 Animal Shelters in Dakota County, Minnesota, serving a population of 414,655 people in an area of 563 square miles. There is 1 Animal Shelter per 51,831 people, and 1 Animal Shelter per 70 square miles.

In Minnesota, Dakota County is ranked 52nd of 87 counties in Animal Shelters per capita, and 4th of 87 counties in Animal Shelters per square mile.

List of Dakota County Animal Shelters

Find Dakota County, Minnesota animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies.


Animal Ark 2600 Industrial Court Hastings, MN

Braveheart Rescue, Inc. 12745 190th Street East Hastings, MN

K-9 Rescue PO Box 502 Lakeville, MN

Lakeville Animal Control 9237 183rd Street West Lakeville, MN

Last Hope Inc 19161 Echo Lane Farmington, MN

Minnesota Valley Humane Society 1313 Highway 13 Burnsville, MN

Northwoods Boxer Rescue 1100 70th Street West Inver Grove Heights, MN

Twin Cities Vizsla Rescue 17317 Greentree Path Lakeville, MN

About Dakota County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Dakota County, MN are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in Dakota County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Dakota County, Minnesota
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Dakota County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • Minnesota animal control and welfare