Regulatory Services

Minneapolis Animal Care
& Control

212 17th Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55411

911 for Emergencies (Animal Attacks)

Call 311 (non-emergency issues)

612-673-MACC (6222)
Fax: 612-673-6255

  • Animal Control Officers serve Minneapolis from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekends. We're on call 24/7 for animal-related emergencies.

  • Minneapolis Animal Care & Control works with residents to create safe and healthy communities for people and animals.
  • MACC Website - ACO/kitten
    More than 4,000 animals come to the animal shelter every year. 91% of adoptable animals are reunited with their owner, adopted to a new home, or sent to a rescue group.
  • Maybe this old dog can learn new tricks.
    All dogs and cats in Minneapolis are required to be licensed. 99% of licensed pets that come to the animal shelter go home alive!
  • Hampsters
    Donate today. With your help, we can continue to improve and expand our programs for animals in our community.
  • Kitties need a home.
    Adopt a pet today. MACC is a full service shelter that helps thousands of pets find a new home each year. Bring home your new best friend.
Regular Shelter HoursService HoursUpcoming Shelter Closings

Monday to Friday, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Sunday & City Holidays, Closed  

Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM  

The shelter will be closed to the public on Wednesday, December 6th
and Friday, December 8th for staff training

 Holiday Wishes Badge

Each year, the Petco Foundation invites adopters to share the stories of how their adopted pets changed their lives. The annual Holiday Wishes campaign gives the organization that they adopted from a chance to receive a grant award. A story submitted by Shannon Glenn won Minneapolis Animal Care and Control a 2017 Holiday Wishes award.

The Petco Foundation chose Minneapolis Animal Care and Control for Glenn’s story about Wilbur, a pit bull she adopted in 2012. Wilbur’s adoption opened Glenn’s eyes to the discrimination that pit-bull-type dogs face and motivated her to become the executive director of My Pit Bull is Family. Wilbur now travels the country to break stereotypes of pit-bull-type dogs and to “lick discrimination” for all dogs that face misconceptions based on their breeds. Wilbur also helped Glenn start a program with the Minneapolis Police Department to train new recruits on canine interactions in the field.

Glenn recently adopted another dog, Charlotte, from Minneapolis Animal Care and Control. Charlotte is completing her basic obedience training and attends events with Wilbur.

Minneapolis Animal Care and Control will receive its grant award in December, just in time to save more animals in need this holiday season.

Now it’s your turn to grant holiday wishes

You can help Minneapolis Animal Care and Control receive additional grant funding in the People’s Choice competition. Simply vote for Glenn’s story on the Petco Foundation’s Facebook page through Dec. 20. You may only vote once. 

Last updated Nov 29, 2017



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