Davison County SD Animal Shelter

Find Davison County, South Dakota 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.


Mitchell Animal Rescue PO Box 355 Mitchell SD 57301 605-770-2170


About Davison County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Davison County, SD 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 Davison County.

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

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Davison County, South Dakota then you should contact the Davison County Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Davison County Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Davison County shelter directly regarding policies.

Davison County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Davison County Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Davison County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Davison County Animal Control

Davison County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Davison County Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.