CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700

Haltom City

ANIMAL SERVICES


  • ANIMAL CARE & ADOPTION CENTER
    5312 Midway Ave. Haltom City, TX 76117

HOURS

  • Monday
    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday

    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Sunday
    Closed

Clear the Shelters

Haltom City Animal Services is waiving adoption fees for the remainder of the month of August. Let's Clear the Shelters!

Current adoptable pets can be viewed at the link below.

Service Calls
Animal Services officers respond to field-related calls:
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

To report an after-hours, animal-related emergency, contact the non-emergency Police dispatch line at 817-281-1000. For life-threatening situations, please call 911.

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer at the shelter please call 817-222-7124 or stop by during operating hours to discuss volunteering opportunities.

microchip dog cat

Microchip Services

Haltom City Animal Services will microchip your pet for $10. Please call the facility during operating hours to schedule an appointment. This service is available to Haltom City residents only. Please bring proof of residence, such as a driver license or utility bill as well as any rabies certificate or other info related to your pet.

We use 24PetWatch microchip services.

Fees
Fees for the services we provide are listed below

Adoptions

Haltom City Animal Services (HCAS) has a wonderful adoption program, and we invite you to consider our shelter when looking for your next pet. Available animals may be viewed during normal shelter hours. We also have a play yard and a play room where you can get to know your new best friend and find out if the match is right.

Based on age and health, most of our animals receive all necessary vaccinations before adoption.

  • $60 for all animal adoptions, microchip included

All animals are required to be spayed or neutered after they are adopted, with documentation provided to the shelter. This is the responsibility of the adopter, and is required by both city and state laws.

You must be 18 or over, with a valid I.D. to adopt an animal. A legal contract is required for each adoption, and HCAS has the right to refuse adoption to anyone.

Impoundment

Haltom City Animal Services charges fees for animals that are picked up and housed at their facility.

Impound fees for animals that have not been spayed or neutered are as follows:

  • $30 for the first time animal is picked up
  • $60 for the second time
  • $100 for the third time

Impound fees for animals that have been spayed or neutered are as follows:

  • $15 for the first time animal is picked up
  • $30 for the second time
  • $60 for the third time

Mandatory sterilization is ordered after the second time an animal is picked up in a 12 month period.

A boarding fee of $10 per day applies to all animals impounded at the shelter.

Citations

Haltom City Animal Services issues citations to owners of pets who violate city ordinance regarding animal care and maintenance.

All pets are required to be on a secure leash at all times when not contained in a house or fenced yard. The most common citations issued by Haltom City Animal Service Officers are for "Dogs at Large" and "No Rabies Vaccination". Citations may also be issued for failure to display a current Rabies vaccination tag on an animal. Haltom City does not allow cats to run free. If a citizen feeds and/or harbors a stray cat for more than 10 days, they are considered the cat's owner and could be issued a citation for Cat at Large.

For more information, please refer to Haltom City's Animal Ordinance, linked below.

Once citations are issued, all questions and concerns must go through the Municipal Court.

Microchip Services

  • Haltom City Animal Services will microchip your pet for $10

Please call the facility at 817-222-7124 during operating hours to schedule an appointment. This service is available to Haltom City residents only. Please bring proof of residence, such as a driver license or utility bill as well as any rabies certificate or other info related to your pet.

We use 24PetWatch microchip services.

Microchip graphic
  • Adoptions

    Haltom City Animal Services (HCAS) has a wonderful adoption program, and we invite you to consider our shelter when looking for your next pet. Available animals may be viewed during normal shelter hours. We also have a play yard and a play room where you can get to know your new best friend and find out if the match is right.

    Based on age and health, most of our animals receive all necessary vaccinations before adoption.

    • $60 for all animal adoptions, microchip included

    All animals are required to be spayed or neutered after they are adopted, with documentation provided to the shelter. This is the responsibility of the adopter, and is required by both city and state laws.

    You must be 18 or over, with a valid I.D. to adopt an animal. A legal contract is required for each adoption, and HCAS has the right to refuse adoption to anyone.

  • Microchip graphic

    Microchip Services

    • Haltom City Animal Services will microchip your pet for $10

    Please call the facility at 817-222-7124 during operating hours to schedule an appointment. This service is available to Haltom City residents only. Please bring proof of residence, such as a driver license or utility bill as well as any rabies certificate or other info related to your pet.

    We use 24PetWatch microchip services.

  • Impoundment

    Haltom City Animal Services charges fees for animals that are picked up and housed at their facility.

    Impound fees for animals that have not been spayed or neutered are as follows:

    • $30 for the first time animal is picked up
    • $60 for the second time
    • $100 for the third time

    Impound fees for animals that have been spayed or neutered are as follows:

    • $15 for the first time animal is picked up
    • $30 for the second time
    • $60 for the third time

    Mandatory sterilization is ordered after the second time an animal is picked up in a 12 month period.

    A boarding fee of $10 per day applies to all animals impounded at the shelter.

  • Citations

    Haltom City Animal Services issues citations to owners of pets who violate city ordinance regarding animal care and maintenance.

    All pets are required to be on a secure leash at all times when not contained in a house or fenced yard. The most common citations issued by Haltom City Animal Service Officers are for "Dogs at Large" and "No Rabies Vaccination". Citations may also be issued for failure to display a current Rabies vaccination tag on an animal. Haltom City does not allow cats to run free. If a citizen feeds and/or harbors a stray cat for more than 10 days, they are considered the cat's owner and could be issued a citation for Cat at Large.

    For more information, please refer to Haltom City's Animal Ordinance, linked below.

    Once citations are issued, all questions and concerns must go through the Municipal Court.

  • Surrender Fees

    Surrender fees, for all species of animals, are as follows:

    • Bite Investigation - $60
    • Altered with Rabies Vaccine - $30
    • Altered with No Rabies Vaccine - $40
    • Unaltered with Rabies Vaccine - $65
    • Unaltered with no Rabies Vaccine - $75

    Deceased animal pick-up for veterinarian clinics, citizens with small animals (under 30 lbs) and citizens with large dogs (over 30 lbs) will have a fee of $10.00 per animal picked up.

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ANIMAL ORDINANCE

The most recent Haltom City Animal Ordinance was adopted in March 2013. It's purpose is stated as such:

  • The animal regulations as herein established have been made for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, morals and general welfare of the City of Haltom City. This Chapter contains standards regulating the use, type, location, maintenance, registration, confinement, euthanasia and harboring of certain animals. The intent of the regulations, prohibitions, and provisions is to protect values within the City of Haltom City, to enhance the quality of life of persons, pets, and other animals, and to protect the general public from damage and injury that may be caused by unregulated animals.

For more information, please refer to Haltom City's Animal Ordinance, linked above.

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  • 5024 Broadway Ave.
  • Haltom City, Texas 76117
  • 817-222-7700