Municipal Animal Services

Town of Tecumseh

Dogs

The Town of Tecumseh offers animal control 24 hours a day for dogs. Stray dogs can be dropped off at the Lakeshore Dog Pound, or can be picked up by an animal control officer. Dogs are held at the Lakeshore Dog Pound for their stray hold, and then transferred to St. Clair College or the Humane Society if not claimed.

 

Although not contracted for services for dogs in Tecumseh, the Humane Society took in 6 stray dogs from the Town of Tecumseh in 2023.

Cats

The Town of Tecumseh offers residents who find a stray cat in the municipality the option of bringing them to the Humane Society at no charge. The Town also works with the WECHS to provide spay/ neuter services for community cats and pet cats belonging to lower income residents. To apply, please fill out this form.

 

We are pleased to share that starting in 2023, the Town of Tecumseh animal control officer will pick up sick or injured cats, 24 hours a day in life-threatening situations!

 

In 2023, the Humane Society took in 170 stray cats from the Town of Tecumseh, Humane Society staff picked up 3 of those cats.

Domestic Rabbits

We are pleased to share that starting in 2023, the Town of Tecumseh now provides services to pick up sick or injured stray rabbits in the Town although no shelter services are provided for rabbits.

Wildlife

We are pleased to share that starting in 2023, the Town of Tecumseh now provides services to pick up sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife in the Town.

 

In 2023 the Humane Society took in 35 sick, injured, or orphaned wild animals from the Town of Tecumseh, 8 picked up by our staff.

Protective Care

The Town of Tecumseh animal control officer will respond in situations where police, fire, or paramedics are involved and no family or friend is on scene to care for a dog. No services are provided for animals other than dogs.

In 2023, the Humane Society took in 3 Tecumseh animals at the request of social service agencies.