Animal Care & Control

Mission 

Helping residents stay safe through pet education and services. Programs work to reduce the stray pet population, minimize the threat of diseases and prevent injuries caused by animals. Committed to providing compassionate care for all pets, adoption and fostering programs.

 

These programs work to reduce the number of unwanted stray animals in the city, minimize the threat of such as rabies and prevent injuries caused by animals. Learn more about the history of Animal Care & Control. Read more »

 

 

Adoption Centers

Chuck & Brenda Silcox Animal Care & Adoption Center

4900 Martin St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Telephone
817-392-1234

Hours
Monday-Sunday: Noon–6 p.m.
(All services, including adoptions, reclaims and rescues.)

Hulen PetSmart Charities Adoption Center

4800 SW Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76109

Telephone
817-392-6561

Hours
Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Alliance PetSmart Charities Adoption Center

2901 Texas Sage Trail
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Telephone
817-392-7117

Hours
Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

 

New! North Animal Campus 

351 Hillshire Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76052
Telephone: 817-392-1234
Hours: Monday-Sunday: Noon–6 p.m.
(All services, including adoptions, reclaims and rescues.)

 

Monthly ACC Report

code-report-cover-animal-control.jpg

The monthly Code Report includes Animal Care & Control code reports and additional public service code reports.

View the report

View past Code reports

Ordinance Review

Code Compliance periodically reviews animal ordinances and policies for current applicability, consistency with state statutes and opportunities to improve voluntary compliance, alternative dispute resolution and other similar benefits.

Learn more

Task Force

The Animal Task Force, an independent body of experts, was created to review the operations and adherence of procedures and laws for the Fort Worth Animal Shelter.

Learn more

        

 

Assistant Director:
Dr. Tim Morton

 

find-us-on-facebook.jpg

 

CS_Survey_icon.png