Animal Control

Should you have an emergency during non-business hours and you live within the City of Jacksonville, call the Jacksonville Police Department at 479-4630. If you live in any other area of the County, call the Morgan County Sheriffs Department at 243-6123.

Effective January 1, 2009

Adoption Fees: $80.00 for a dog or puppy, of that $80 you will receive a gift certificate worth $40.00 to be used toward the spay or neuter of said dog. $50.00 for a cat or kitten, of that $50.00 you will receive a gift certificate worth $25.00 to be used toward the spay or neuter of said cat.

As of January 1, 2006, Illinois public act 094-0639 officially became a law. In addition to the pick up fee charged by Morgan County, the state of Illinois will impose an additional $25.00 pick up fee each time the dog or dogs are picked up.


Click to view the Morgan County Animal Control Ordinance.

1st pick up feeMicrochip fee. $ 20.00
$ 15.00
$ 25.00
$ 60.00
$25.00 will be reimbursed if pet is spayed or neuteredwithin 30 calendar day of first pick up. Additional charges may apply. plus $15.00 per day of boarding Total fee
2nd pick up fee $ 50.00$ 25.00 at this time the animal will be by LAW ordered to be spayed or neutered within 30 days from pick up date at owner’s expenseplus $15.00 a day boarding Total fee of $ 75.00
3rd pick up fee $ 100.00
$ 25.00
$125.00
plus $15.00 a day boarding
Total fee
4th pick up fee $ 300.00
$ 25.00
$ 325.00
plus $15.00 a day boarding
Total fee
5th pick up fee $ 500.00
$ 25.00
$ 525.00
plus $15.00 a day boarding Total fee

Miscellaneous Fees:

Trap $25.00
Tazer $25.00
Tranquilizer $25.00