1312 Gratiot Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48602
(After hours call Saginaw Central Dispatch – 911)
To report a barking dog, call Central Dispatch at 911 or 797-4580 for an officer to respond. You may also contact the Thomas Township Police directly by calling 781-1300 or going to the Police Department in person.
You may report dead animals on public property to the Animal Shelter. The Shelter will only pick up domestic animals and small game, excluding skunks.
Call 9-1-1 or the Animal Shelter at 989-797-4500
Animal Shelter or Thomas Township Office
1312 Gratiot Avenue 249 N. Miller Road
Saginaw, Michigan 48602 Saginaw, Michigan 48609
(Dog Licenses may be purchased from December 1st to February 28th at the Township Office)
It is unlawful for any person to own, possess or harbor a dog over one year of age in the Township or County without having first obtained a license. An applicant must also have a valid certificate showing an immunization against rabies has been obtained. Licenses must be purchased and/or renewed on or before February 28thof each year. Cost of a license is $7.00 for neutered dogs and $25.00 for non-neutered dogs. If you are a senior citizen and the dog is neutered, the cost is $5.00. Licenses are also available by mail.
Loose or Stray Dogs
Thomas Township has a leash law, which requires dog owners to keep their dog/s on their property and not allow their dog/s to run loose. The law further requires all dogs to be restrained by leash when on public property. A violation of this law could result in the issuance of an appearance ticket/s to the owner of the dog.