Departments > Code Compliance > Animal Care & Control

Dead Animals

The city’s Solid Waste Division handles the pickup and removal of small dead animals on city streets, as well as on private property after the animal has been placed on the curb in a plastic bag.

To report a dead animal, call the customer service center 817-392-1234 or use the online reporting form.

Solid Waste Services will respond to request within 24 hours.

Customer Service Center Hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monthly ACC Report

The monthly Code Report includes Animal Care & Control code reports and additional public service code reports.

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View past Code reports

Ordinance Review

Code Compliance is in the process of reviewing animal ordinances.

Learn more.

Task Force

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

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Report Animal Issues



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

Assistant Director:
Dr. Tim Morton

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