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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Stray Animal Information

  • Stray animals are held for seven business days to give owners a chance to find them.
  • If an animal has identification, the owner is immediately notified.
  • If not reclaimed after seven days, the animal will be evaluated for health and temperament and either be placed up for adoption at DCACC, transferred to another rescue organization for adoption, or euthanized if deemed necessary.
    • Animals placed up for adoption are cared for at the shelter until a responsible home can be found.
    • While there is no specific limit on the amount of time an animal is available for adoption, it is not unlimited. Euthanasia may be in the best interest of some animals after an extended stay at the shelter.
    • On average, it takes two weeks to find an adoptable pet a responsible home.
  • Over 75% of stray dogs and 99% of stray cats sheltered at DCACC have no identification, decreasing the animals' chances of being reunited with owners. For your pet's sake, make sure it wears an ID tag at all times.
  • Microchipping is a great way to permanently, positively identify your pet, should your pet ever become lost or stolen.

Stray Animal Holding Facilities In and Around DuPage County

This is a list of holding facilities for all the towns in and around DuPage County. If you've lost an animal, call DuPage County Animal Care and Control, any other near-by county animal control shelters, the local police departments, and their stray holding facilities to report the animal lost.

County & Police Holding Facilities

FacilityAddressPhoneStrays Holding Location
Cook County Animal Control10220 S. 76th Ave., Bridgeview(708)974-6140Chicago Animal Control 27th &Western, Chicago (312)744-5000
DuPage County Animal Care and Control120 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton(630)407-2800Same address
Kane County Animal Control4060 Keslinger Rd. Geneva(630)232-3555Same address
Kendall County Animal Control1102 Cornell Rd., Yorkville(630)553-9256Same address
Will County Animal Control305 N. Ottowa St., Joliet(815)462-5633Joliet Animal Shelter 1200 S. Cedar Rd, New Lennox (815)725-0333
Addison Police131 W. Lake St.(630)543-3080Addison Wastewater Treatment Facility, 105 E. Lake St., then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Aurora Police1200 E. Indian Trail(630)256-5900Aurora Animal Control, 600 S. River, (630)256-3630
Batavia Police100 N. Island(630)879-2840Animal control handled by Kane County Animal Control (630)232-3555
Bartlett Police228 S. Main St.(630)837-0846City garage, 228 S. Main, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Bensenville Police345 E. Green St.(630)350-3455City garage, 345 E. Green (630)350-3455
Berkley Police5819 Electric Ave.(708)449-8716Magnificent 755 North Wolf Road, Hillside
Bloomingdale Police201 S. Bloomingdale Rd.(630)529-9868Public Works Department, 305 Glen Ellyn Rd., then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Bolingbrook Police375 W. Briarcliff(630)226-8600Bolingbrook Animal Control, 375 W. Briarcliff Rd., (630) 226-8688
Burr Ridge Police7700 S. County Line Rd.(630)323-8181Countryside Vet, 9823 W. 55th St, Countryside, (708)24-1887
Carol Stream Police500 Gary Ave.(630)668-2167DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Clarendon Hills Police448 Park Ave. #1(630)323-2153Hinsdale Humane Society, 22 N. Elm, Hinsdale (630)323-6124
Darien Police1710 Plainfield Rd.(630)971-3999Burr Ridge Vet Clinic (630)986-0600, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Downers Grove Police825 Burlington(630)434-5600Public Works Garage @Village Hall, (630)434-5460 then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
DuPage County Sheriff's Department501 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton(630)682-7256Animal control handled by DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Elk Grove Village Police 901 Wellington Ave.(847)357-4100Hollywood Kennels, 23W755 Irving Park Rd., Roselle (630)529-9133
Elmhurst Police125 E. 1st St.(630)350-3050DuPage Animal Hospital, 377-A E. North Ave, Villa Park (630)834-8242, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Franklin Park Police9545 W. Belmont(847)671-8200Franklin Park VCA, 9846 Grand Ave., Franklin Park (847)455-4922
Geneva Police20 Police Plaza(630)232-4736Animal control handled by Kane County Animal Control, (630)232-3555
Glendale Heights Police300 Civic Center Plza(630)260-6000Public Works garage, (630)260-6040 then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Glen Ellyn Police535 Duane St.(630)469-1187DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Hanover Park Police2011 Lake St.(630)372-4400Public Works garage, (630)823-5700, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Hillside Police425 N. Hillside Ave(708)449-6133Animal Welfare League, (708)636-8586
Hinsdale Police121 Symonds(630)789-7070Hinsdale Humane, 22 N. Elm, Hinsdale (630)232-6124
Hoffman Estates Police411 W. Higgins Rd.(847)882-1818Golf Rose Animal Hospital, 1375 N. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg (847)885-3344
Illinois State PoliceDistrict 15 District 3(630)574-2000 (312)283-2400Pet Rescue, 151 N. Bloomingdale Rd., Bloomingdale (630)893-0030
Indian Head Park Police201 Acacia Dr.(708)246-4534Hinsdale Humane, 22 N. Elm, Hinsdale (630)232-6124
Itasca Police340 W. Irving Park(630)773-1004Itasca Police Department, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Lemont Police14600 E. 127th St.(630)257-2229Animal Welfare League, (708)636-8586
Leyden Township 2501 N. Mannheim (847)455-8616Franklin Park VCA, 9846 Grand Ave., Franklin Park (847)455-4922
Lisle Police5040 Lincoln Ave.(630)271-4200Lisle Animal Clinic, 1603 Ogden Ave., Lisle (630)969-4224, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Lombard Police235 E. Wilson(630)873-4400Lombard Vet Hospital, 244 E. St. Charles Rd. (630)627-7090 OR Lombard Vet Clinic, 603 S. Main St. (630)627-4788, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Medinah - DuPage Sheriff's Department501 N. County Farm Rd.(630)682-7256Animal control handled by DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Montgomery Police10 Civic Center Ave.(630)897-8707Animal control handled by Kane County Animal Control (630)232-3555, Kendall County Animal Control (630)553-9256
Naperville Police1350 Aurora Ave.(630)420-6666Naperville Animal Control Shelter, 1340 Aurora Ave. (630)420-6178
Northlake Police (see also Leyden Township) 55 E. North Ave.(708)531-5755Animal Care League, (708)848-8155
Oak Brook Police1200 Oakbrook Rd(630)990-3030Hinsdale Humane, 22 N. Elm, Hinsdale (630)323-6124
Oakbrook Terrace Police17W275 Butterfield Rd.(630)941-8300DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Oswego Police3525 Rt. 34(630)554-1160Animal control handled by Kendall County Animal Control (630)553-9256
Plainfield Police14300 Coil Plus Dr.(815)436-6544Will County Animal Control
Roselle Police103 S. Prospect(630)980-2025Roselle Animal Hospital (630)307-2200 or Golf Rose Animal Hospital (847)885-3344
St. Charles Police211 North Riverside (630)377-4435Animal control handled by Kane County Animal Control (630)232-3555
Schaumburg Police1000 W. Schaumburg Rd.(847)882-3586Golf Rose Animal Hospital, 1375 N. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg (847)885-2122
Streamwood Police401 E. Irving Park Rd.(630)837-0953Golf Rose Animal Hospital, 1375 N. Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, (847) 885-3344
Villa Park Police 40 S. Ardmore Ave(630)834-7447DuPage Animal Hospital, 377 E. North Ave., Villa Park (630)834-8242, then transported to DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Warrenville Police3s245 Warren Ave.(630)393-2131Warrenville Public Works, 28w630 Stafford Pl, (630)393-9050
Wayne Police5N430 Railroad(630)584-3031DuPage County Animal Care and Control and Kane County Animal Control (630)232-3555
West Chicago Police325 Spencer St.(630)293-2222DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Westchester Police10300 W. Roosevelt(708)345-0060Animal Welfare League (630)449-630
Western Springs Police740 Hillgrove(708)246-8540Hinsdale Humane, 22 N. Elm, Hinsdale (630)323-6124
Westmont Police500 N. Cass Ave(630)981-6300Hinsdale Humane Society, (630)323-6124
Wheaton Police900 W. Liberty St.(630)260-2161DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Willowbrook Police7760 Quincy St.(630)325-2808DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Willow Springs Police8255 Willow Springs(708)839-3023Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Hwy., Chicago Ridge (708)636-8586
Winfield Police27W465 Jewel(630)668-2153DuPage County Animal Care and Control
Wood Dale Police404 Wood Dale Rd.(630)766-2060DuPage Animal Hospital (630)834-8242
Woodridge Police71st & Janes(630)719-4740DuPage County Animal Care and Control