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Get Involved

We need dogs walked, cats cuddled, fundraisers planned, photos taken, vet bills paid, animals transported, free clinics hosted, dogs and cats adopted, and the good word about what’s going on in Detroit spread around! There is a role for everyone to play. Let Friends of DACC help you fill it.


adopt a dog or cat

To see all available animals, please visit DACC at 7401 Chrysler Dr. any day from 10:30am to 3:30pm. A sample of current adoptable animals is at the link below.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer hours at the shelter are seven days a week from 9:00am to 3:00pm. We also need volunteers for adoption events, fundraisers, and microchip clinics. Check our calendar.

Make a Donation

We need money for spay/neuter, heartworm treatment, and vet care. Friends of DACC is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and all donations are tax deductible. Our EIN is 81-2386874.



If you would like to volunteer, please download the waivers below (the youth one is for volunteers under 18) and bring them to DACC the first day you volunteer. Detroit Animal Care and Control is open for volunteering seven days a week between 9:00am and 3:00pm. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and comfortable shoes. If you plan on taking dogs outside, please dress for the weather. Most importantly, have fun!