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 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 8 a.m. to 3 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 Hours

Monday to Friday, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Sunday & City Holidays, Closed  

Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM  


Starting Monday, December 19th the MACC Shelter will have adjusted hours. Please see below for the open hours and days the shelter will be closed to the public.

Monday, December 19th through Friday, December 23rd the shelter will be open 11:30am-3:30pm.

The shelter will be CLOSED
Saturday, December 24th
Sunday, December 25th
Monday, December 26th

Tuesday, December 27th through Saturday, December 31st the shelter will be open 11:30am-3:30pm.

The shelter will be CLOSED
Sunday, January 1st
Monday, January 2nd

Regular shelter hours will resume on Tuesday, January 3rd.

Last updated Dec 2, 2016