Animal Care and Control will be temporarily suspending vaccine and microchip appointments starting March 13, 2023. We will resume these services as soon as we can.

Vaccines and microchips

Our low-cost vaccines and microchips protect your pet.



  • One-year rabies vaccination
  • One-year distemper vaccination
  • Microchipping

By request

  • Three-year rabies vaccination — must have proof of a previous rabies vaccination that expired less than six months prior to your appointment

Eligibility and cost


  • You must be a Minneapolis resident.
  • You must have a current Minneapolis pet license.

Cost and payment

  • One-year rabies vaccination ($10)
  • One-year distemper (Da2PP or PRC) vaccination ($10)
  • Microchip ($10)
  • Three-year rabies vaccination ($10)

Pay at the time of your appointment. We prefer you use a credit or debit card, but we accept cash and checks.

How to make an appointment

  • Pre-register each pet using our appointment scheduler.
    • Select a vaccine appointment for both a vaccine or microchip.
  • Plan to arrive early. If you are more than five minutes late, you will have to reschedule for another time.

Schedule your appointment

Make an emergency plan for your pet

Keeping your pet safe includes planning for severe weather and other emergencies.

Contact us

Minneapolis Animal Care & Control






Animal Care & Control
212 17th Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55411

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Shelter hours

Call to make an appointment for vaccines, foster pick-up/drop off, or another reason not listed here. Note that starting March 13, vaccine and microchip appointments will be temporarily suspended. 

Walk-in visits for adoption
Monday through Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and second Saturday of each month 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Closed on the following Mondays: March 6, April 3, May 8, and June 5. 

Closed on City holidays

See list of City holidays

Field service hours

For non-emergency requests, please call 311 and an officer will respond in the order in which the call was received.

For emergency situations, please call 911.