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About the Animal Care Unit:

The City of Waco Animal Care Unit is to provide our citizens with effective Animal Care 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.

Animal Care Officers work 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
They are on-call for emergencies after normal business hours.

(254) 750-1765 Animal Care (Control) Main Office

(254) 750-7500 Police Department

About the Animal Shelter:

The City of Waco Animal Shelter shares a building with the Humane Society of Central Texas at:

2032 Circle Road
Waco, Texas 76706

(254) 752-SPAY ( 7729 ) Animal Care (Control) & Spay/Neuter Information

(254) 754-1454 Humane Society of Central Texas

Shelter & Staff Contact Numbers

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Alternatives to Owner Surrender

Lost and Found Pets

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Rescue Organizations

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