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Animal Services Division

Animals in the Shelter NOW!

Field Services

Shelter Services

Lost and Found Pets

Adoptions

Local Ordinance and State Laws for Animals

Volunteers

Education Program

Wildlife Concerns and Traps

Mosquito Program



The Mission of the Animal Services Division is to protect the health & safety of Abilene citizens and visitors, their pets, and property through licensing, field enforcement, and education programming to promote responsible pet ownership.

 

Animal Services has three sections:

 

Field Services – Enforces state laws and local ordinances within the city limits of Abilene, protects public health from rabies, and educates the public on responsible pet issues.

                                             

Animal Shelter Center – The shelter provides care of stray, unwanted animals, and animals involved in cruelty and dangerous dog cases. 

 

Adoption Center – The adoption center places animals in loving homes through animal placement groups and adoptions.




The Animal Services Adoption Center is
"The Best Place to Find
Your Next Best Friend"









Animal Services Division is located at:
925 South 25th Street
Abilene, Texas 79602

Contact Information:


Field Dispatch: 325-698-0085

After-hours emergencies: 325-673-8331* (*Abilene Police Department) Begin at 4:30 PM Mon-Fri, Weekends, and Holidays

Shelter: 325-698-0086


Fax:
325-690-6725


General Questions/Barking Dogs E-mail: Abilene.AnimalServices@abilenetx.com

Field Supervisor- Joe Helm: Joe.Helm@abilenetx.com

Shelter Supervisor- AJ Garcia: AJ.Garcia@abilenetx.com

Animal Services Manager - Aaron Vannoy: aaron.vannoy@abilenetx.com

Volunteers: volunteers.animalservices@abilenetx.com

Rescue Coordinator - Kelsey Loza: Kelsey.Loza@abilenetx.com

 



Hours of Operation:
10:30am - 6:00pm Monday -Friday
10:00am - 2:00pm Saturday
Closed Sunday and all Major Holidays