Humane Division

COVID-19 Latest News

The St. Charles County Division of Humane Services and Pet Adoption Center are limiting visitation with animals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those interested in adoptions/fostering, locating lost pets, donating goods to the facility or other services should complete any applications and make an appointment prior to visiting the facility. Please review our available pet photos and photos of recently found pets on our website and make an appointment to visit our facility by calling 636-949-7387. 

Those wishing to surrender a pet should call 636-949-7467 for assistance. Your call will be returned within 48 hours.

Information for Pet Owners about COVID-19

The Division of Humane Services has put together a list of FAQs for pet owners and others who have concerns about COVID-19. Additional information is also available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Veterinary Medical Association websites.

For more information about COVID-19, visit the Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 webpage.


About Us

The Division of Humane Services promotes the health, safety and welfare of animals and people in St. Charles County. The division operates the Pet Adoption Center, which offers dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and colors for adoption into loving homes. To ensure proper treatment of animals and to protect St. Charles County residents, the division is responsible for enforcing the St. Charles County Animal Control Ordinance. In addition, staff works to reunite missing pets with their owners and offers assistance to those seeking help in raising their pets.

Available Pets

  1. Pet Adoptions
    Choosing an animal from the Pet Adoption Center offers a great value...More

Animal Control

  1. Animal Control
    Investigating animal welfare and community concerns... More

Lost/Found Pets

  1. Lost and found
    Help reunite lost or missing pets with their loving families... More


  1. Volunteers and Donations
    Support from donations and volunteers is greatly appreciated... More

Public Programs

  1. Community Programs
    Join or support programs that improve pets in our community...More

Pet Fostering

  1. Foster Programs
    Provide quality care to animals awaiting adoption... More

Helpful Resources

  1. Licenses and Reports
    Read recent reports, download applications and learn more about us...More

Animal Care

  1. Animal Care
    Responsible owners care for their pets and other animals...More