Euthanasia & Disposal

Pet owners may request the city to euthanize their pet and dispose of the body. Please contact us before coming to the shelter. The vet is only here on certain days. The cost for this service is:
  • $25 for St. Charles City residents
  • $45 for St. Charles County residents
There is an additional $10 charge for pets weighing more than 50 pounds. A $10 surrender fee does apply.

Deceased pets may be turned over to the city for disposal. The cost for this service is:
  • $10 per animal for city residents
  • $25 per animal for non-residents
There is not charge for pick up of dead strays or wildlife.

Payments can be made by cash or check with I.D.