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Animal Care & Control
Animal Care & Control helps keep Fort Worth citizens safe by providing pet-care education and services.
These programs work to reduce the number of unwanted stray animals in the city, minimize the threat of diseases such as rabies, and prevent injuries caused by animals. Learn more about the history of Animal Care & Control.
- Animal Adoption Centers
- Code Red Animals
- Cowtown Crashpads Foster Program
- Donate to help shelter pets
- Education & Outreach
- Feral Cats
- Found Dogs & Cats
- Low-cost assistance for pet owners
- Spaying & Neutering
- Spot Animal Abuse & Neglect
Code Compliance is in the process of reviewing animal ordinances.
The Animal Task Force reviewed operations and adherence of procedures and laws from Decemember through March.
Location & Hours
Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center
4900 Martin St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119
Sunday & Monday: 1–4 p.m. (Owner reclaim services only)
Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m. (Adoptions and reclaims open at noon)
Saturday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Adoptions and reclaims open at noon)
Dr. Tim Morton