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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.

  • Friends of Henry and Scout
  • Pet Project
  • Migratory Birds
Adoptable Dogs Adoptable cats

Animal Welfare


Ordinance Review

Code Compliance is in the process of reviewing animal ordinances.

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Task Force

The Animal Task Force reviewed operations and adherence of procedures and laws from December through March.

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Location & Hours

Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center
4900 Martin St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119


Monday-Sunday: Noon–6 p.m. (All services, including adoptions, reclaims and rescues)

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Report Animal Issues


Assistant Director:
Dr. Tim Morton

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