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Our Staff

Services Provided

Voluntary:

  • picks up rabies certificates from veterinarians
  • investigates complaints that are received through the Sherriff's department
  • work with the Department of Conservation regarding reports of wild animal complaints
  • work to educate the public about handling strays, wild animals, rabies prevention control,etc. whether by phone,in person responding to a complaint, or in an educational setting
  • provides animal control services to towns with contracts
  • prepares and mail monthly registration reminders,overdue registration letters,final notices to delinquent og owners
  • keeps information requarding lost or found dogs or cats,checking weekly
  • picks up rabies certificates from veterinarians
  • investigates complaints that are received through the Sherriff's department
Statutory:

  • registration of dogs and hand out tags
  • have a county animal population control fund
  • control and prevent the spread of rabies
  • exercise dog and cat overpopulation control
  • enforce the Humane Care for Animals Act
  • deposited all fees to the county treasurer
  • inforce rabies inoculations
  • apprehended and impound dogs running at large
  • find or contact owner of impounded dogs or cats
  • try to place adoptable dogs and cats with humane societies or rescue groups
  • confinement of dog or other animals involved in a dog bite-and examined by a veterinarian
  • determination of dangerous dogs
  • noxious weed officer

Animal Control

Rich Nelson, Warden
Cheryl Littrel, Deputy Warden

Address:
119 South East Road
P.O. Box 153
Cambridge, IL 61238

Office Hours:
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday - Friday

Phone:
(309) 937-2266
Fax:
(309) 937-2628

If you need immediate assistance and there is no answer contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office
(309)937-3611

Email:
animalcontrol@henrycty.com