Pet ownership comes with responsibilities, including adherence to the minimum requirements outlined in the Porter County Animal Control And Animal Shelter Ordinance. Please take a little time to learn about your legal requirements as a pet owner by reading through the Ordinance.
For your convenience, we have broken down the Ordinance into the categories listed below. Simply click on the appropriate icon for information about that category. Or, you can scroll down and download the complete Animal Control Ordinance to review at your convenience.
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Porter County Animal Control serves all of Porter County EXCEPT FOR THE CITY OF PORTAGE. All information contained in this section of the website is only applicable to the areas served by Porter County Animal Control. If you live in the City of Portage, you will need to contact them directly at (219) 763-1825, as they may have different policies and ordinances.