Wyandotte Animal Adoption Center


At this time, the shelter is operating on an APPOINTMENT ONLY basis.

For an appointment to be scheduled, please view our available pets and submit an application for the pet you're interested in adopting.

Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted to setup an appointment to meet the pet you applied to adopt. Unless otherwise indicated, you may be given the option to adopt at that time.

Adoption fee: $65

Adoption fee: $95

Adoption fees include:

  • Spay/neuter
  • Age appropriate vaccinations
  • Heartworm test (dogs)
  • Combo (FIV and FeLV) test (cats)

All adoption applications are reviewed by an adoption committee in order to determine the best placement for each pet.


Veterinary care for the sick and injured pets at this facility is funded by

Pound Pals Downriver

A private, non-profit 501(c)3 animal welfare organization funded by donations.

Please consider donating so that we can continue to provide veterinary care for the sick and injured.

To donate by mail, please make check out to 'Pound Pals Downriver' and mail to:

Pound Pals Downriver
c/o Wyandotte Animal Adoption Center
1170 Grove
Wyandotte, MI 48192

The work done by volunteers on behalf of the pets at the shelter is invaluable. Through shelter cleaning, dog walking, dog and cat socialization, fundraising, facilitating adoptions and various other activities, they make a profound difference in the lives of the pets while they're in our care awaiting their forever homes.

We are always in need of volunteers.

To get started please visit the shelter to fill out the necessary paperwork.


Wyandotte Animal Adoption Center
1170 Grove
Wyandotte, MI 48192


For all animal control issues (lost/found pets, surrendering pets, etc) in the cities of

  • Allen Park
  • Riverview
  • Southgate
  • Wyandotte
Please call Downriver Central Animal Control (734)246-1328 or non-emergency police dispatch at (734)324-4438 during normal business hours to be put in touch with an on-duty animal control officer

For adoption questions, please email wacvolunteers@gmail.com