Animal Control


Midland County Animal Control is managed by the Midland County Sheriff’s Office Administration. The Animal Control Department has one full time Animal Control Deputy to respond to animal related complaints, concerns, or questions regarding animal laws.

Humane Society

Since January 1, 2011, the Humane Society of Midland County, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, operates the Humane Society of Midland County Shelter at 4371 East Ashman Street. 

If you're looking to adopt a pet, you can see pictures and read the descriptions of currently available animals here.

More information can be found at the Midland County Humane Society's website or by calling (989)835-1877.

Fee Schedule

2017 Animal Control Fee Schedule

Regular License Fees:

For newly acquired dogs or dogs just 4 months of age, you have 30 days to obtain a license at the regular fee.  Proof of rabies vaccination is required to purchase a license(s), proof of sterilization is required to obtain the reduced fee for license(s).

1 year- sterilized $10.00
1 year- unsterilized $18.00
3 year- sterilized $20.00
3 year- unsterilized $36.00
License transfer from another county $3.00
**Delinquent license fees are $15 more than regular license  

Licenses can be purchased at:

  • Most Midland County Veterinarian Offices
  • Humane Society of Midland County
  • Midland County Treasurers Office

Kennel license fees:

A NEW Kennel License Application can be obtained from the Animal Control Deputy by calling (989) 832-6856. Application must be approved by your Township or City official prior to inspection.

Kennel Licenses are issued by the Animal Control Deputy on site at the time of inspection.

3 to 10 dogs $10.00
11 or more dogs $25.00
Inspection Fee $25.00


Contact Us

Law Enforcement Center
2727 Rodd Street
Midland, MI  48640

Ph: 989.832.6856
Fax: 989.631.9478


Jacob Fink
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