About Us

Adopting A Friend

We always have a wonderful selection of loving pets that need a forever home. Our community depends on us just as we depend on our community to make sure great pets get out of bad situations and into the arms of great people.

Total Adoption Fees: 

Dogs:  $90

Cats:  $80

Adoption fees include Neuter/Spay and Rabies Vaccination vouchers, and a microchip. 

Residents within the city limits of Evansville are required to buy a City License for an additional $10.


Who We Are

EVACC is an open-intake shelter serving the city of Evansville and Vanderburgh County and whose responsibility is to ensure public and pet safety through a variety of services. This includes investigation, enforcement, and citations for violation of city and county animal control ordinances. The agency also provides stray animal capture and care, deceased animal removal, and quarantine of bite case animals per Indiana code.

Additionally, the shelter offers lost and found services, and new pet adoptions.

Per year, it shelters approximately 5,000 dogs, cats, and other animals with a staff of 7 animal control officers and 3 administrative personnel. Evansville-Vanderburgh Animal Care and Control is dedicated to providing integrated animal service programs built on public safety and awareness, promotion of responsible pet adoption and ownership, and enforcement of the City-County animal control ordinances.


Petfinder profiles and the contact information contained within are updated by volunteers.  To contact the shelter directly for animal concerns or city related business please dial 812-435-6015.

Come Visit Us

Please don't wait to find your perfect companion! Stop by our shelter, sign in, and take a look around.

Uhlhorn is off of First Avenue (at the Goodwill Store) and off of Fulton Avenue (at the Corner Pocket). There is plenty of parking in our lot and on the street and we welcome you Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:45 pm and on Saturdays from 11:00 am to 4:45 pm.

Contact Evansville Vanderburgh Animal Care and Control


Available Animals

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