Animals at the Shelter & Reclaiming

If you believe that your animal has been impounded, please make every effort to reclaim them. They want to come home!

NOTE: The first pickup for compliant pet (within 72 hours) at the shelter is NO CHARGE to you*

*COMPLIANT: Current on rabies vaccinations (bring proof with you), spayed or neutered and microchipped.

Look for them in person at the Animal Shelter in Waco, 2032 Circle Road.

Search for your animal at: (shows location of pick-up)

Dogs in the shelter (including 72-hour hold)

Cats in the shelter (including 72-hour hold)

All animals impounded by the Waco Animal Care and most Animal Control units in cities around Waco are taken to the animal shelter.

Shelter Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. (Closed Sundays)

Reclaim Fees & Other Fine Information

Adoptions/RECLAIMS: Close at 5:30 p.m. weekdays & 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays.

If you are missing an animal, it is recommended that you visit the Shelter and make a Lost Animal Report and then visit the shelter as soon as possible to look for your pet.

Waco Animal Shelter >>