Animal Control

Animal Control Services


Southlake's Animal Control Officer responds to animal-related calls for service, collects stray animals, and investigates vicious animal complaints.

The City of Southlake contracts with the City of Keller Regional Animal Adoption Center to maintain and care for lost animals and animal adoptions.

Lost Pets

Keller Regional Animal Adoption Center


330 Rufe Snow Drive
Keller, TX 76248
Main (817) 743-4710
Fax (817) 743-4723

What happens if I find a stray animal after hours? 
The Animal Control Officer works Monday through Saturday. 
  • Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays. (*For an animal related emergency concerning a feral hog or other wild animal see below.)
  • If you find a stray animal after hours, please call the Southlake Police non-emergency number (817) 743-4522. You will be asked to keep the animal until the Field Services Officer reports for duty to transport the animal to the Keller Animal shelter.
  • For a concern involving animal cruelty please contact the Southlake Police Department at (817) 743-4522.

What is the contact number and hours to check on a lost pet or if I want to adopt an animal?

 
The Animal Control Officer works Monday through Saturday.
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays
  • You may call the non-emergency police line at (817) 743-4516.

What is the contact number to report lost or stray animals? 


You may call the non-emergency police line at (817) 743-4522.

How do I register my pet with the City of Southlake?
We currently contract with the City of Keller Regional Adoption Center for pet registrations. To register your pet, simply contact the center at (817) 743-4710. You will need a current copy of your pet's vaccination certificate/record. There is no charge for the license/registration. While they are not currently set up online licenses, you may fax your pet's vaccination certificate to them at (817) 743-4723. Once the center receives the proof of vaccination, you may either have the license mailed to you or you may pick the license up at their facility.  The adoption center is located at 330 Rufe Snow Drive, Keller, TX 76244 (On the south side of the Keller Police Department).

What information can you provide on the Feral Hogs in Southlake?


The Southlake Police Department has provided an information page to answer any of your questions or concerns about Feral Hogs. If you need help with a feral hog or other wild animal, please contact Field Services Officer Ronnie White at (817) 743-4519 or the non-emergency police line at (817) 743-4522.
 

Where can I find information about the City's Animal Control Ordinance?

 
The City's current Animal Control Ordinance may be viewed here. A revision to the Animal Control Ordinance was adopted in 2014. 

What can be done about wild animals? 
Southlake Police Department has traps available for checkout; you are responsible for setting the trap on your property. Please contact Animal Control for more information.