Animal Control

Livonia's Animal Control Office is part of the Public Service Division. Animal Control officers respond to residents' requests for services including:

  • Maintain public safety by enforcing all animal laws, ordinances and humane care regulations.
  •  Responds to and handles animals sick, injured or in distress, both domestic and wild.
  • Investigates reports of abuse or neglect, including animal hoarding. 
  • Responds to stray animal complaints and reports of animals at large. 
  • Investigates and handles all animal bites, both domestic and wild. 

For further information regarding animal concerns/complaints, call the Animal Control Office at (734) 466-2655.

Missing Cat / Dog

If you find a cat or dog, or if your cat or dog is missing, call and report it to the Animal Control Office at (734) 466-2655 during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Livonia Police Department at (734) 466-2470 after hours.  

The Michigan Humane Society

The City of Livonia does not maintain a shelter for animals picked up by Animal Control. These animals are transported to the Michigan Humane Society. Please check the Michigan Human Society - Berman Center for Animal Care website for hours of operation. When attempting to reclaim your animal from the shelter, be prepared to provide proper animal ownership documentation such as vet records and photos.  

The Michigan Humane Society
900 N Newburgh Road
(1/2 Mile South of Ford Road)
Westland, MI 48185

Phone: (734) 721-7300