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Lost pets

If you lost your pet, please check to see if we are holding it at Macomb County Animal Control.


In accordance with Michigan state law, legal stray hold of a dog without any trace of ownership (license, microchip or ID tag) is no less than a period of 4 business days. Pets with ownership information are held for no less than 7 business days. Any animal that is not reclaimed within its legal hold time becomes the property of Macomb County. Proof of ownership is required to reclaim your pet.

A listing of stray animals being held by Macomb County Animal Control is automatically uploaded on 24Petconnect. Lost pets can be reclaimed during regular business hours. Proper proof of ownership is required in order for us to release the animal into your care.

Another great resource for lost and found pets is For the Love of Louie *Michigan Lost Pet Lookers* found on Facebook.