Caring in all shapes and sizes
Humane Law Enforcement

Kalamazoo County Animal Services & Enforcement is part of Kalamazoo County Government. They operate the only stray animal shelter in Kalamazoo County and use tax-dollars to enforce any animal-related laws and provide programs to Kalamazoo County Residents.

KHS works closely with KCASE and together we are working toward the construction of a new animal shelter. By working together with KCASE, we're able to offer stronger programs that benefit animals in our communities.

Local and State Laws

The State of Michigan and Kalamazoo County have laws and ordinances that govern animal welfare. Animal Enforcement Officers, Conservation Officers and other law enforcement workers are mandated to enforce these laws. Cities, townships and villages may also have their own ordinances in addition to what the State and County specify.

In Kalamazoo County, any animal related concerns should be brought to the attention of Kalamazoo County Animal Services & Enforcement at 269-383-8775.

If your concern involves wildlife or poaching, please contact the DNR Plainwell office at 269-685-6851.