Animal Control

Administrator: Bradley D. Willis, DVM


Description of Services

The Menard County Animal Control Office provides control of companion animal issues. Common services include: animals running at large, lost or stray animals, feral cat colonies, dog bites, adoptions and various other animal control issues.

Department Links

Animal Control Ordinance

Menard County Animal Control Facebook Page


Frequently Asked Questions

Call 632-7302 and either talk to an Animal Control Officer or leave a message and an officer will return your call at their earliest convenience.  If the animal poses an immediate danger or seems aggressive, contact the Sheriff's Office and an officer will be dispatched immediately.

Yes.  The Pound usually has a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption.

Take a copy of the certificate issued by the veterinarian to the County Clerk's Office and they will issue the appropriate tag and assess the proper fees.

The animals are fed, watered and cleaned daily.  They are allowed to exercise at the discretion and under the supervision of the animal control staff.  All obvious health issues are addressed.  All adoptable animals are vaccinated and dewormed.

Contact the Animal Control Office and live traps will be placed to catch the feral cats.

Please call our office at 632-7302. We accept monetary donations, dog food, cat food and cleaning supplies.

Leave a message at our office with a description of your animal and we will get back to you.