Education and Outreach


Animal Care & Control offers educational programs and shelter tours to keep residents informed on how they can be responsible pet owners and reduce overpopulation in Fort Worth.

Call 817-392-1234 to sign up for an educational presentation or shelter tour.

Responsible Pet Ownership Class

This program highlights both owner responsibilities to their pets and the community. It covers key topics including City of Fort Worth Ordinances, Benefits of Spay/Neuter, Bite Prevention/Rabies and Pet Ownership Responsibilities. Attendance may also lead to dismissal of certain citations, following arrangements made with the Municipal Court.

Register in person no later than the day before a class at the Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Adoption Center. There is no same-day class registration. Registrants must provide photo identification and applicable documentation for all animals on the property.