The mission of the Animal Control Division is to:
Assure that all proper vaccinations have been administered
Provide enforcement of municipal and state laws regarding animal control
Provide for the registration of all dogs and cats within the city
Provide temporary care and housing for impounded animals
Respond effectively and efficiently to all animal bite cases
Test for rabies when warranted
Animal Control provides humane live traps for trapping small nuisasnce wildlife and stray animals. Traps are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please fill out the
Trap Request Form
. Please call before you come by to assure there is a trap available.
Report Animal Cruelty
If you witness animal cruelty, please report it to either of the following authorities:
Crime Stoppers - (281) 342-8477 or (713) 222-8477
Missouri City Police Department - (281) 403-8700
The shelter hours of operation are by appointment only. Please call (281) 403-8707 to schedule an appointment.
Did You Know?
Missouri City city ordinance requires all dogs and cats over the age of four (4) months to be vaccinated every year for rabies.
City ordinance requires all dogs and cats over the age of four (4) months to be registered with Missouri City Animal Control.
City ordinance allows for any dog or cat not showing evidence of being vaccinated or city registration to be subject to impound by the Animal Control Division.
Any person in Missouri City who owns and houses a dog that has received "guard dog training" must register the animal with the Animal Control Division.
It is unlawful for any person to allow their dog to run at large.
There is no park within the Missouri City city limits that permits dogs to run at large.
Missouri City ordinance limits the number of dogs and cats to be kept in an owners possession at one time. You may have 4 animals per household.
Animal Control Supervisor
1919 Scanlin Rd.
Missouri City, TX 77489
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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