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WCAS has partnered with six PetSmart locations to help cats and kittens find their new homes.

Consider these things before choosing what kind of pet to adopt.

Dogs communicate in a variety of ways. Here are some tips to help prevent dog bites.

Introducing your pet to a new home can be a lesson in patience. Here are some tips to help you out.

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Shelter/Lobby Hours:
Monday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED
*Please note, all adoptions end 30 minutes prior to closing.

Patrol Hours:
Daily: 7:00 AM. – 12:00 AM (midnight)

Phone: (815) 319-4100
Fax: (815) 319-4101

Main Shelter

4517 North Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103