Providing shelter and care, medical treatment and adoption for our resident pets.
Assist us in the crucial task of caring for and rehoming pets that we may not have the necessary resources or space to accommodate on our own.
Did you know that spaying and neutering your pets is the law in Fort Worth? It's also the easiest and most effective way to reduce pet overpopulation. Read more about this important procedure here.
As you can imagine, we're always in need of numerous necessities for our resident pets. Check out our Amazon Wish Lists and help our sweet kitties and pups with just a couple of clicks!
Provide steps on obtaining pet licenses and the associated costs.
We never want any animal to go without proper nutrition or medical care. Locate local options for free and low-cost food, vaccines, spay/neuter and other services here.
Intentionally harming or abandoning an animal isn't just inhumane. It's also illegal. Learn the telltale signs here and how to say something when you see something.
Find out how to volunteer, help the shelter pets and have fun in the process.
Even small donations make a big impact! Here's a quick and easy way to help our City shelter pets.
Responsible pet ownership is vital for the health, happiness and well-being of our beloved pet companions. Education and outreach play a crucial role in promoting and fostering this responsibility.
Familiarize yourself with City of Fort Worth animal ordinances and policies to ensure you're in compliance.
Gain knowledge on animal control laws in the City of Fort Worth.
Educate yourself about about the local legalities involved with noisy animals.
It's not a fun subject, but if it happens, here's how to report a dead animal to our Code team.
Despite public outrage, the vicious “sport” of dog fighting sadly still thrives. See how to spot the signs of dog fighting and also how to report it.
Rabies is a serious and potentially life-threatening disease, but it's easily preventable. Learn all about it here.
Learn the difference between aggressive and dangerous dogs and what you're required to do if you own one.
By attending a training session, residents who've received an animal-related citation can have their citation dismissed for certain offenses
Curious about what to do if you encounter a lost kitten in Fort Worth? We've got you covered!
Ensuring the welfare of our four-legged friends is at the heart of our mission. Our intake services are tailored to the wonderful residents of Fort Worth. Learn about them here.
Commonly labeled as "strays," "neighborhood cats" or "ferals," the City of Fort Worth advocates for Trap-Neuter-Release/Return (TNR) as the preferred approach to managing these cats. Read about the TNR approach here.
Get important information on urban wildlife, plus find out which types of wild animals the City of Fort Worth assists with.
Texas is a major route for migratory birds traveling between the United States and Canada. This annual event can impact residential, commercial and industrial properties. Learn how to mitigate the impact here with our month-by-month guide..