Police Department Animal Control

Animal Control has animals that are ready for adoption. To meet these animals, please contact MPD for an appointment at (309) 734-8383.

MPD Animal Control works closely with the Western Illinois Animal Rescue. If you are looking for a pet, please visit their website at http://www.wiarrescue.com or call MPD.

General City Ordinance information relating to animals:

  • Dogs living outside must be provided food, water and shelter at all times.
  • If you are feeding a stray animal, that animal is yours.
  • All dogs over four months of age are required to receive rabies inoculations and register at the Warren County Courthouse.
  • All animals that are not spayed or neutered are required by Warren County to pay an additional $25 at registration.
  • Dogs are not allowed in public parks or cemeteries.