Animal Services

dogs and cats

To report stray or loose animals or another non-emergency incident, call 817-275-1234 ext 1

The City of Dalworthington Gardens currently contracts with the North Texas Animal Control Authority (NTACA) for animal services.

Currently the NTACA provides the City of Dalworthington Gardens with 4 hours of patrol time per week and responds to emergency and non-emergency calls.

Emergency service calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 817-275-1234 ext 1 and include:

  • Injured domestic animals when owners are not known or present; domestic animal bites to a human when owner is not known or present and domestic aggressive or dangerous animals.
  • Animal bites: any incidents of animal bites, please call DWG Dispatch at 817-275-1234 ext 1 and make a report immediately.  Animal control will be contacted to either respond or follow up at a later date, after the officer has made the initial report.
  • Dead animal removal:  The NTACA agrees to provide removal of dead animals, excluding livestock, on any public property and private property when an animal owner is unidentified within the limits of DWG.  In the event the owner of a deceased animal is identified, the NTACA will charge said owner a fee for any removal or disposition services.
  • Impoundment: The NTACA shall keep all impounded animals for not less than 72 hours (3 days).  The 72 hour period shall not include Saturdays, Sundays, or any legal holiday which is recognized by the City.  After this period of time, the animal shall be released to a humane organization, placed for adoption, or humanely destroyed.

The NTACA shelter is located at 6200 Mesa Butte Court, Roanoke, TX  76262.  Please call (877) 513-8228 to make an appointment to visit this facility.

Pet Registration Form