A dangerous dog in Fort Worth is defined as one that:
- Makes an unprovoked attack on a person or other animal that causes bodily injury and occurs in a place other than an enclosure in which the dog was being kept, or;
- Commits unprovoked acts in a place other than an enclosure which the dog was being kept and those acts cause a person to reasonably believe that the animal will attack and cause bodily injury to that person.
If you own a dangerous dog
The owner of a dangerous dog is required to register annually the dog with Animal Care and Control and pay an annual registration fee.
The owner of a dangerous dog is required to notify Animal Care and Control within 14 days if the dog is sold or moved to a new address.
Animal Care and Control will conduct quarterly inspections to ensure the dangerous dog is properly registered and still kept at the registered address.
Declared Dangerous Dogs
|Photo||Name||Address||Description||Date and Reason for Designation|
|Tank||7771 Silver Sage Drive||Male (neutered) Tan/White Pit Bull Mix||Jan. 22, 2009: Animal-on-animal attack|
|Duke||12240 Rolling Ridge Drive||Male (neutered) Black Pit Bull/Lab Mix||Transfer from Hurst|
|Dixie||12240 Rolling Ridge Drive||Female (spayed) Tan/White Shepard Mix||Transfer from Hurst|
|Pluto||3744 Somerset Lane||Male (neutered) Dark Brown with White Markings Pitbull Mix||March 20, 2010: Animal-on-animal attack|
|Honey||5915 Craig St.||Female (spayed) Brown, Black and White Brindle Pitbull Mix||March 23, 2010: Animal-on-animal attack|
|Lola||3905 Kingston Ct.||Female (spayed) Brown/black Catahoula Mix||Aug. 25, 2014: Dog-on-person attack|
|Dottie||6409 S. Hulen St.||Female (spayed) White/brown Pit Bull Mix||Jan. 14, 2015: Animal-on-animal attack|
|Zues||6409 S. Hulen St.||Male (neutered) Tan/White Pit Bull Mix||Jan. 14, 2015: Animal-on-animal attack|
|Harley||5481 Santa Marie Ave.||Male (neutered) Red/white Heeler Mix||Dec. 07, 2018: Dog-on-person attack|
Monthly ACC Report
The monthly Code Report includes Animal Care & Control code reports and additional public service code reports.
Code Compliance is in the process of reviewing animal ordinances.
The Animal Task Force reviewed operations and adherence of procedures and laws from December through March.
Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Adoption Center
4900 Martin St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119
Dr. Tim Morton