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Animal Services

Animal Services provides assistance including responding to stray animal complaints, investigating dangerous animals, investigating animal bites, impoundments, adoptions, barking dog complaints, trapping nuisance wildlife, loose livestock, carcass removal, ordinance enforcement, and is dedicated to helping protect the health, safety and welfare of both people and animals in our community.
Pet Adoption
Animal Services no longer handles pet adoptions.  Direct all inquiries for pet adoption or general information regarding pet adoption to the Humane Society of North Texas at 817.743.4711.  

Ordinance Enforcement
Animal Services investigates all animal-related complaints. In cases where an ordinance violation has occurred, the animal control officer may issue a citation. To report an animal complaint or an abuse/neglect case, call for Dispatch and Non-Emergency 817.743.4522 or for general information 817.743.4710

Residents are reminded that all dogs and cats must be registered with Animal Services and on a leash when outdoors. For more information about pet adoptions, registrations, and our leash law, contact Animal Services at or call 817.743.4516 or 817.743.4517. 

Through an interlocal agreement between Colleyville, Southlake, and Keller a joint animal shelter is operated in Keller at 330 Rufe Snow Drive.  

Impound Fees    
1st Impound: $30.00 2nd Impound: $50.00 3rd Impound: $75.00
4th Impound: $150.00 5th Impound: $150.00  

Pet Licenses
Dogs and cats are required by city ordinance to have and wear a city pet license. The pet licenses are only available at the Colleyville Police Department, 5201 Riverwalk Drive. You must bring a copy of the animal’s rabies vaccination for a license to be issued and the license must be renewed every year. The Police Department is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Rabies Vaccinations
The Colleyville Rabies Ordinance applies to all dogs, cats, and other household pets four (4) months of age or older. Within the city limits, pets shall be immunized against rabies and given a booster one year after the initial vaccination. Following the first two vaccinations, dogs, cats, and other household pets may be vaccinated at either one-year or three-year intervals, depending on the type of rabies vaccine used.

Animal Traps
Upon request, Regional Animal Services has traps that can be loaned free of charge to residents for removal of wild and domestic animals.  Any person who traps any animal in a non-city issued trap can choose to have the trap emptied by the on duty animal service officer for a fee of $30.00 payable only in form of a check, made payable to the Colleyville, Keller, Southlake Regional Animal Services.
After-hours or emergency calls: 817.743.4522 to report animal bites, injured animals, or loose livestock near roadways
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