Animal Care & Control

We Care!



We have wonderful pets just waiting to be adopted. Take a look at our adoptable or found pets, or come by and visit! Our friendly staff will be glad to help!

We are located at 8001 Shin Oak Drive, between the Fire Department and Public Works Building.

Monday through Friday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday and Holidays - Closed

210.653.9140 ext: 228

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote public health and safety for the citizens of Live Oak and their pets through education and enforcement.
 

Services Provided:

  • Handle complaints regarding loose animals, injured or dead animals, biting and attacking animal incidents, and animal cruelty.
  • City licenses sold.
  • Database kept on all city animal licenses.
  • Animal traps loaned.
  • Conduct education programs with local elementary schools.
  • Provide assistance with wildlife nuisances.


Humane Society

Meetings of the Animal Control Advisory Committee are conducted 3 times annually.  The Committee consists of one Humane Society Representative, One Council Representative, One Representative from the City's Veterinarian and one City Staff member.  The committee monitors the work that is conducted at the Live Oak Animal Control Facility and brainstorms ways in which our citizens can be better served in terms of animal care and control.


Lost and Found Pets

If you have lost your pet, make sure you come down to our location immediately, to take a look at the animals we have picked up.  If you have found a pet, please give us a call.

We are located at 8001 Shin Oak Drive, between the Fire Department and Public Works Building.

Monday through Friday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday and Holidays - Closed

210.653.9140 ext: 228


Pet Licences

City licenses are required for all cats and dogs over three months of age. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required. One and three year City Pet Licenses are available. License validity are concurrent with the rabies vaccination and expiration

Pets with annual rabies vaccination:

  • Not spayed or neutered the one year license is $5.00
  • Spayed or neutered dogs and cats the cost is $2.00
  • Spayed/ neutered and microchipped dogs and cats the license is free

Pets with the triennial rabies vaccination:

  • Not spayed or neutered dogs and cats the license is $15.00
  • Spayed or neutered dogs and cats the cost is $6.00
  • Spayed/ neutered and microchipped dogs and cats the license is free


Animal Control Fees

You may be fined for the following:

  • Allowing animal to run at large (dog or cat)
  • Failure to license a pet
  • Failure to vaccinate for rabies
  • Keeping more than 4 adult animals
  • Keeping a Dangerous Dog


Fees:

1st Offense

Impoundment

$30

2nd Offense

Impoundment

$40

3rd Offense

Impoundment

$50


Microchipping

Microchipping is available to Live Oak Residents for $10 a pet.

We are located at 8001 Shin Oak Drive, between the Fire Department and Public Works Building.

Microchipping is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM only. 

210.653.9140 ext: 228

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