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The Porter County Animal Control Unit is a part of the Porter County Animal Shelter. As law enforcement officers, their primary responsibility is to enforce the Porter County Animal Control Ordinance. When they are not responding to calls, our Officers work at the Shelter to train and socialize our animals to improve their chances of finding a loving forever home. 
Animal Control Officer Kori Black With Dog

Kori Black
Animal Control Supervisor

Officer Black has been with the Shelter since May of 2018. She began her work with us as a dog handler, and has since been promoted to Animal Control Officer. Officer Black is originally from Louisiana, where she began her career in animal rescue and shelter work in 2013. Her life's passion is rescuing animals and educating the public on responsible pet ownership.
Two cats and two puppies holding a sign

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.