Roscommon County Animal Shelter

Roscommon County Animal Shelter This page is monitored by volunteers under the direction of Roscommon County Animal Control Director DeeDee Mendyk and Shelter Supervisor Nadine Lockwood

We are a County Animal Shelter, attached to Roscommon County Animal Control. This department accepts strays and homeless pets as well as investigating complaints, animal neglect/cruelty cases and rescuing animals in emergency situations. We encourage and support the community to spay/neuter, vaccinate & provide ID by offering a few low cost services to help. Low Cost CAT Spay/Neuter Clinic While in for altering, you can get distemper shots for $15 and rabies for $10. This is only available if your cat is in for the altering. Roscommon County Residents only. Call in advance to schedule an appointment (989) 366-0260. press 1 when prompted. Micro-chips are available to all, cost is $20. Call in advance to schedule an appointment (989) 366-0260, press 1. Micro-chips is for all Dogs & Cats, don't need to be a Roscommon County Resident to get a micro-chip. This is our Director's way to help you keep your pets safe & get them back home... Low Costs Vaccination Clinics are January & February, Licenses are due by March 1st. Roscommon County Animal Shelter's Facebook Social Media Policy This is the official page of Roscommon County Animal Shelter also a division of Animal Control in Roscommon County, Michigan. We appreciate your support and interest in Roscommon County Animal Shelter. This page was created to provide information of the Animal Shelter, to have social media access to information about Roscommon County Animal Shelter and a platform with which to interact with Volunteers of Roscommon County Animal Shelter. This page is monitored and managed by Volunteers of Roscommon County Animal Shelter under the direction of Director Terry MacKillop & Chief ACO Deedee Mendyk. Roscommon County Animal Shelter Volunteers manage this page as a limited public forum, we encourage comments and questions but, taking part in discussions on our page, you are agreeing to the policy outlined below & constitutes acceptance of these terms. •In case of emergency, or if you need immediate police assistance, dial 911... •Do Not use this page to report a crime, or a case of animal neglect or abuse. To report please call 989-366-0260, press 1 to report to Staff or an Officer. •If you post information related to a crime on this page, you may be placing yourself in the position of becoming a witness to a crime and subject yourself to subpoena, and in certain situations may be endangering yourself or others. •Lost & Found Pets need to be Reported to the Shelter Staff. 989-366-0260, press 1. They have a List of Reported Lost & Found Pets. •If you find a pet after hours or on a Holiday, please call 989-366-0260, press 1 to leave a message, your call will be returned the following day or use the Roscommon County non emergency Dispatcher's number 989-275-0911 for further direction. Roscommon Animal Shelter is open to the public 9:am-4:pm, 7days a week except closed holidays. Officers/Staff do check answering machine messages few hours prior/after, so please do feel free to leave a message. •Posts of Lost & Found Pets are Welcomed on the Roscommon County Animal Shelter FB Page, we also encourage the FB page: Roscommon Crawford and Oscoda Lost and Found Pets. Note: It is recommend you do not list your phone number on social media rather if you have reported the pet to the Roscommon County Animal Shelter you are welcome to leave our number 989-366-0260 &/or for them to contact you via Facebook. •If you rather your FB question to us be discreet from public viewing *Private Messaging* is available on the FB page; if it's about policy or is of a certain criteria that the volunteers cannot answer, the message will be left for Director Terry MacKillop or Chief ACO Deedee Mendyk. Note: Investigations or Court Cases cannot not be commented on. •“Friending” between Roscommon County Animal Control Officers and a Citizen does not indicate endorsement of that person’s actions or comments. •Comments posted by others on Roscommon County Animal Shelter page(s) are not to be considered the opinion of the Roscommon County Animal Shelter. •Roscommon County Animal Shelter reserves the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts inappropriate material as determined by Roscommon County Animal Shelter. •Roscommon County Animal Shelter does allow posting of photos or videos by citizens if deemed appropriate, we do enjoy seeing your Adoptions & Fur family... • If you are looking for more information about Roscommon County Animal Shelter please visit http://www.roscommoncounty.net/165/Animal-Shelter •Roscommon County Animal Shelter welcomes a person’s right to express his/her opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. •Roscommon County Animal Shelter reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that: • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of people. • include racism, hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, violence, vulgarity, hate speech (any speech, conduct, writing, or display which is forbidden because it may incite violence or prejudicial action against or by a protected individual or group, or because it disparages or intimidates a protected individual or group). • spam or advertise. Thank you for your consideration & interest in the Pets @ Roscommon County Animal Shelter. We are dedicated to the lives of the pets so actively monitor our page and will try to provide responses as we are able.

Mission: Roscommon County Animal Shelter takes in animals surrendered by individuals when there is room and stray animals found in the county. The shelter makes every effort to find the owners of stray animals and encourages pet owners to keep their pets licensed and tagged. The shelter's mission is to inspire compassion, strive to reunite lost animals with owners, spay or neuter (when funds are available), adopt and immunize all pets that come into the shelter!

*Missing cat, Roscommon*Prim, spayed female, 6 years old. Missing from Brookside neighborhood next to Roscommon Elementa...
06/16/2020

*Missing cat, Roscommon*
Prim, spayed female, 6 years old. Missing from Brookside neighborhood next to Roscommon Elementary. Call shelter if found, 989-366-0260.

Look at these good doggies that got homes!
06/15/2020

Look at these good doggies that got homes!

EDIT: owner found!!!
06/14/2020

EDIT: owner found!!!

OWNER FOUND!!!
I found this male dog this morning on my porch. He was found in Roscommon county near Nolan and Muma roads. He is very friendly and gets along with my other animals. He has been trained and I found that he knows what a car ride is. If you have any information pm me please.

Marigold here to let you know we do adoptions by appointment only. Call the shelter at 989-366-0260 to set up a meet and...
06/14/2020

Marigold here to let you know we do adoptions by appointment only. Call the shelter at 989-366-0260 to set up a meet and greet after you check out our adoptable dogs at roscommoncountyanimalshelterandcontrol.com/pets/

*Found dog*Male dog found on Nellsville Road in Hoighton Lake this morning.  Safe at shelter. Call 989-366-0260.
06/12/2020

*Found dog*
Male dog found on Nellsville Road in Hoighton Lake this morning. Safe at shelter. Call 989-366-0260.

**Missing cat**Ember, spayed female, 1 year old, wearing purple collar with a bell. Lost from home near Country Corners ...
06/12/2020

**Missing cat**

Ember, spayed female, 1 year old, wearing purple collar with a bell. Lost from home near Country Corners Pizza in Higgins Lake.

Show us your pet pictures  #TBT
06/11/2020

Show us your pet pictures #TBT

Have a good week!
06/08/2020

Have a good week!

Male cat hanging out at a house on Goldenrod in Houghton Lake Forest Estates. Not sure if he's lost or just sticking clo...
06/03/2020

Male cat hanging out at a house on Goldenrod in Houghton Lake Forest Estates. Not sure if he's lost or just sticking close by. Being cared for by Dee Camilleri, call 989-387-5886 for more info.

EDIT:  returned to owner who is so grateful to the finder for making sure he was kept safe Older gentleman found loose b...
06/03/2020

EDIT: returned to owner who is so grateful to the finder for making sure he was kept safe

Older gentleman found loose by the Marathon near Denton Creek in Prudenville. Call 989-366-0260.

06/01/2020
Missing cat Jetta

UPDATE: found safe and back with owner!!!
Missing cat* Jetta, 1 year old female spayed cat, about 9lbs, skinny, big yellow eyes, wearing a purple collar and a blue/green sea turtle scarf. She was last seen Friday May 29 around 7pm at South Higgins Lake St Park near the camp store heading east toward E Higgins Lake Dr. and Marl Lake. Call owner Joshua at 419-367-5318 with info!

UPDATE: returned to owner! *Found Dog* Female dog found off ORV trail 6 near Owens and Emery Roads south of Houghton Lak...
06/01/2020

UPDATE: returned to owner!

*Found Dog* Female dog found off ORV trail 6 near Owens and Emery Roads south of Houghton Lake this weekend. Safe with finder. Owner, please contact shelter 989-366-0260.

Meow! Our low cost cat spay/neuter clinics are starting back up in June. If you have signed up, we will contact you to m...
05/26/2020

Meow! Our low cost cat spay/neuter clinics are starting back up in June. If you have signed up, we will contact you to make appointments. If you have NOT signed up, check out the pinned post on our page to learn more.

Memorial Day is a time to pause and honor those who gave their lives in service of our country.
05/25/2020

Memorial Day is a time to pause and honor those who gave their lives in service of our country.

UPDATE: owners found! Thanks to all for the shares and to the finders for caring for the dog until owners found! *FOUND ...
05/23/2020

UPDATE: owners found! Thanks to all for the shares and to the finders for caring for the dog until owners found!

*FOUND DOG*
Younger male, found near South Higgins Lake State Park. Being cared for by finder. Call 810-730-8257 to claim.

UPDATE: home! *LOST DOG*Roxy, 1 year old female beagle, lost north of the North Higgins Lake State Park in Crawford Coun...
05/23/2020

UPDATE: home!

*LOST DOG*
Roxy, 1 year old female beagle, lost north of the North Higgins Lake State Park in Crawford County. Family missing her and has let Crawford County AC know.
Please call Nathan at 586 477 7974 or Tanya at 586 321 5278 if found.

New resident at the Roscommon County Animal Shelter.   Had reports of him running on Waco Road and caught on Emery.  Any...
05/23/2020

New resident at the Roscommon County Animal Shelter. Had reports of him running on Waco Road and caught on Emery. Anyone recognize this handsome boy? Call the shelter at 989-366-0260.

Zeus, 2 year old neutered male, available for adoption. Adopters need to be ready to play! Call shelter at 989-366-0260 ...
05/23/2020

Zeus, 2 year old neutered male, available for adoption. Adopters need to be ready to play! Call shelter at 989-366-0260 to set up a meet and greet.

A message from our buddy Wade!
05/22/2020

A message from our buddy Wade!

Thank you to all of you ,have a Happy Memorial Day from Wade ❤️🐾
#wadeformayor2020

Bo is a 1 year old neutered male pit who loves treats, toys, and is eagerly waiting to be adopted. Call 989-366-0260 for...
05/20/2020

Bo is a 1 year old neutered male pit who loves treats, toys, and is eagerly waiting to be adopted. Call 989-366-0260 for a meet and greet appointment. Bo would do best as an only dog in a home without cats.

UPDATE: owner located!!! This handsome fellow caught a ride with  one of our MSP Troopers on US I-75 at mile maker 225. ...
05/14/2020

UPDATE: owner located!!!

This handsome fellow caught a ride with one of our MSP Troopers on US I-75 at mile maker 225. If he looks familiar, please contact the Roscommon County Animal Shelter at 989-366-0260 to post his bail!

All of us here at the Roscommon County Animal Shelter would like to extend a special THANK YOU to ALL of our supporters ...
05/09/2020

All of us here at the Roscommon County Animal Shelter would like to extend a special THANK YOU to ALL of our supporters who have been so generous to us during this difficult time. We have been blessed with daily donations on our doorstep, deliveries from Chewy.com, and words of encouragement through the mail along with monetary donations. The pets are enjoying their food, treats, blankets, beds and toys. The staff are staying safe with donated cleaning supplies and home-made masks. We have even received "human treats" which are always a bonus! So from all of us to all of you, THANKS, STAY SAFE and most of all BE KIND.

Show us your fur babies ❤🐾❤
05/09/2020

Show us your fur babies ❤🐾❤

UPDATE: home safe!! *** Missing*** from Roscommon near Joyce Kilmer and Au Sable River Trail. One year old female, Riley...
05/06/2020

UPDATE: home safe!!

*** Missing*** from Roscommon near Joyce Kilmer and Au Sable River Trail. One year old female, Riley. Contact shelter at 989-366-0260 or owner at number in post.

Missing!!! Has anyone seen her?? Riley went missing Tuesday night around ten!! If anyone has seen her or has her in there care please please call me at 989-889-1231

05/04/2020
05/03/2020
Tiffany

**UPDATE: all home safely**

Missing beagles from dog park in Markey Twp. Keep an eye out for them!

Lost 3 Beagle dogs, today at dog park!!! Someone left the gate open and 3 of my Beagle dog’s got out. If seen Please call Paul, 989 327-0801 Thank you!

***Owner Has Been Found!!!Sweet old girl found along M18 near BP station and Randy's Restaurant  in Prudenville. Safe at...
05/01/2020

***Owner Has Been Found!!!
Sweet old girl found along M18 near BP station and Randy's Restaurant in Prudenville. Safe at shelter 989-366-0260

**MISSING**Lost in Houghton Lake in Federal Avenue and Nicolet Trail area. Female, 5 months, spayed.
05/01/2020

**MISSING**

Lost in Houghton Lake in Federal Avenue and Nicolet Trail area. Female, 5 months, spayed.

Share pictures of your pet getting just a little too close 🤣 Thanks for getting us started, Pebbles!
04/30/2020

Share pictures of your pet getting just a little too close 🤣 Thanks for getting us started, Pebbles!

Pebbles doesn’t quite understand “social distance” 🤣. Hope you are all well during this crazy time!!

04/29/2020
UPDATE: came home this morning!!! ❤🐾❤**Missing**Friends, help Taz find his way home. Male, neutered, 1 year old, missing...
04/28/2020

UPDATE: came home this morning!!! ❤🐾❤

**Missing**
Friends, help Taz find his way home. Male, neutered, 1 year old, missing from his home on M55 near Roscommon Road in Prudenvile.

Roscommon County Animal Shelter
04/24/2020

Roscommon County Animal Shelter

Higgins Lake folks, anyone missing this kitty?
04/16/2020

Higgins Lake folks, anyone missing this kitty?

Cat wandering around for a couple weeks in the area south of marina on south west side of higgins lake.

Address

1110 Short Dr
Prudenville, MI
48651

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Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 09:00 - 16:00

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(989) 366-0260

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OWNER FOUND!!! I found this male dog this morning on my porch. He was found in Roscommon county near Nolan and Muma roads. He is very friendly and gets along with my other animals. He has been trained and I found that he knows what a car ride is. If you have any information pm me please.
Found cat staying at my home on goldenrod.l don't know if he's lost or just hanging out. Very friendly. Call 9893875886
Lost cat. Oscar got out this morning and I haven't been able to find him. If anyone sees this guy, black with white chest spot and white tummy spot, blue grey collar, very friendly and is neutered, please send me a message. Thanks
Hi this is my dog roxy, we were in the woods near N Higgins Lake Dr and I had lost her. If anyone finds her please call me at 5864777974 or pm me. She has anxiety.
Thank you to all of you ,have a Happy Memorial Day from Wade ❤️🐾 #wadeformayor2020
Missing!!! Has anyone seen her?? Riley went missing Tuesday night around ten!! If anyone has seen her or has her in there care please please call me at 989-889-1231
Lost 3 Beagle dogs, today at dog park!!! Someone left the gate open and 3 of my Beagle dog’s got out. If seen Please call Paul, 989 327-0801 Thank you!
Pebbles doesn’t quite understand “social distance” 🤣. Hope you are all well during this crazy time!!
There is a hunting dog still wearing tracking collar, very thin & skiddish. Out near Moddersville in Missaukee county. Looks like a springer or brittany spaniel. Neighbor is leaving food out for it & trying to get a pic, dog has been eating on a dead deer carcass.
Cat wandering around for a couple weeks in the area south of marina on south west side of higgins lake.
Cocoa (Formerly Zara) is settling in nicely. Thank you! We love her!