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200 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Ph: (309) 888-5450
Animal Control
Adoptable Animals
McLean County Animal Control

The McLean County Animal Control Center often has cats, dogs, and other animals available for adoption. Adoption hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday- Fridays. Animal Control staff update the adoption webpage regularly, but it is advised that people call the Animal Control Center at (309-888-5060 to learn what animals are currently available. Adoption guidelines and fees are listed on the following page. 

Promoting & Protecting Public & Animal Safety
Animal Control
McLean County Animal Control Center
9279 North 1375 East Road (Morris Avenue)
Bloomington, IL  61705

Ph: (309) 888-5060

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
McLean County Animal Control is a self-supporting (non taxpayer funded) program designed to promote and protect public and animal safety in a variety of ways, including: 


The McLean County Animal Control Center is located on Morris Avenue, three miles south of Bloomington. The street address is 9279 North 1375 East Road, Bloomington. To view photos of the facility, please check out our slideshow!

Adoption hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The facility is closed for holidays and staff training. 

Click to view a list of animal-related resources. To find another local animal shelter, click here. To find a veterinarian in McLean County, click here.

Contact Information
To contact the McLean County Animal Control Center, please call (309) 888-5060.

For non-emergencies that occur after regular business hours, please contact your area’s police non-emergency dispatch number. For Bloomington, call (309) 820-8888. In Normal and all other areas of the county, call (309) 888-5030. For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1. Information is also available by dialing 2-1-1.

Animal Control Adoption and Regulation Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the required holding time for animals picked up by Animal Control?
2. What happens to the animal after the required holding time?
3. How long are animals
available for adoption?

4. How do I adopt an animal from the McLean County Animal Control?

How can the McLean County Pet Population Control Fund help reduce spay/neutering costs?
9. How can I volunteer at the Animal Control Center?

 General Animal Control Questions
1. What should I do if I lose my animal?

2. What information do I need to keep in the event that my pet is lost?

3. What should I do if I see a (stray) dog or cat running at large?

4. How do I report an animal bite?
5. What should I do if a wild animal is on my property?

6. What should I do if there’s a bat in my home?
7. What if I see baby ducks/geese crossing the road?
8. Who to contact to report a humane complaint?