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The City of Waco Animal Control Unit is to provide our citizens with effective Animal Control services by active enforcement of state and local laws, the humane sheltering and disposal of stray, dangerous, and unwanted animals, the promotion of responsible pet ownership and animal welfare, and to strive toward the ultimate goal of the elimination of the need to euthanize healthy, surplus or unwanted animals.
The City of Waco Animal Shelter shares a building with the Humane Society of Central Texas at:
(254) 752-SPAY ( 7729 ) Animal Care (Control) & Spay/Neuter Information
(254) 750-1765 Animal Care (Control) Main Office
(254) 754-1454 Humane Society of Central Texas
(254) 750-7500 Police Department
Calls for Services May Include:
- Animal bites that break the skin
- Loose aggressive or vicious animals
- Cruelty/neglect cases
- Wildlife/Animals in traps
- Common questions regarding City of Waco Animal Ordinances
- Officers are able to issue written warnings/citations for any violations they observe.