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If you are experiencing an Animal Control issue, please call our non emergency line (817) 275-1234, option 1, to let our dispatchers know of the issue and get you assistance. The city does not handle wildlife calls. Residents will need to call a wildlife service for matters dealing with wildlife.
Animal Tag Program
We have implemented an Animal Tag Program within our city. Please come to the dispatch window anytime to fill out an animal information form and be assigned a tag. Place the tag on your animal's collar for easy identification by our staff so we can work to get your pets home safely should the need arise.
Where can I find information about Wildlife?
Texas parks and wildlife has a web site that contains fact sheets on the following: Amphibians / Birds / Fish / Invertebrates /Mammals / Plants /Reptiles . https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/species/
I found injured wildlife, what do I do?
Call Texas Metro Wildlife Rehabilitators 1-972-234-9453 https://www.txmwr.org/
My animal was impounded. What happens next?
Impounded animals are taken to the Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 E Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth Texas 817-332-4768; https://www.hsnt.org/
Area Animal Shelters
Ft Worth – 817-392-1234
Arlington Animal Services - 817-459-5898
Pantego – 817-617-3700
Nuisance Wildlife Page: https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/nuisance/
Urban Coyotes: https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/nuisance/coyote/
For urban coyote management, call the main Texas Wildlife Services office in San Antonio at (210) 472-5451 to get the number of the local office nearest you.