Taylor Animal Shelter

Dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens are available for adoption near you in Wayne County, Michigan. Meet your new best friend here at the City of Taylor Animal Shelter. The Taylor Animal Shelter offers a range of services, including animal adoptions, receiving lost and found animals, licensing, city-based animal rescue, low-cost wellness and vaccine clinics, and addressing residents’ concerns related to neglected and unrestrained animals.

25555 Northline Road
Taylor, MI 48180
telephone: 734-287-6550

Pet Adoption at Taylor Animal Shelter:

Dog adoption and cat adoption services are both provided at this animal shelter. Visit the shelter during its operating hours from Monday to Friday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. (closed from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), to adopt an animal.

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Lost and Found Pets:

If you have lost your dog or cat in the City of Taylor, Michigan, or found a stray pet, call the City of Taylor Animal Shelter at 734-287-6550 to file a report.

Stray or injured animals

Residents of Taylor can bring any stray or injured domestic animal to the shelter without incurring any charges. The shelter is conveniently situated on Northline Road, between the Department of Public Works Building and Lakes of Taylor Golf Club, at 25555 Northline Road, Taylor, MI 48180.


Transporting wildlife to the Taylor Animal Shelter is not permissible, as it goes against the law without the appropriate permit. If you come across wildlife needing shelter within the City of Taylor, Michigan, please contact the shelter, and Officers will be sent to retrieve it. Rat Poison is available for pickup at the Animal Shelter during regular business hours.

License Your Pet:

Per state regulations, dogs aged four months and above must be licensed in their residing county. Licenses operate on a calendar year basis. Starting mid-December each year, you can obtain licenses for the upcoming year. License services are available at the shelter from Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 3:00 p.m. (closed from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). Ensure your dog’s license within 30 days of ownership or by the time your furry friend hits four months.

License costs are budget-friendly, and payments are processed using credit/debit cards only. Upon completion, you will receive both a physical license tag and a paper version of your license.

Help the Animals:

Seeking a way to contribute to the Taylor Animal Shelter? Explore their Amazon “wish list” as part of the #FoundItOnAmazon program. It features essential items regularly used within the facility, complete with explanations. View the wish list!

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25555 Northline Road
Taylor, MI 48180

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