Animal Control Phone Numbers: Greater Houston TX & Harris County

Report Dog Bites to Local Animal Control

Whether you have been attacked by a dog, need to report an attack or are dealing with a dangerous dog in your neighborhood, you need to contact the appropriate animal control department that has jurisdiction over your issue.  Below is a list of helpful addresses and phone numbers that may help you get where you need to be. As a general rule, look to the city you are located in first. animal control vehicleIf there is no animal control for your city, look to the county.  If neither have a designated animal control department, call the local police.

Houston Animal Control (BARC)

For People in the City of Houston Animal Control, call Houston’s Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care (BARC) at 713-229-7300.  If you are outside of the Houston city limits in one of the unincorporated areas or towns, call Harris County Animal Control at 281-999-3191.

Other Local Animal Control Centers

City of Alvin Animal Control: 281-388-4331
City of Baytown Animal Control: 281-422-7600
City of Bellaire Animal Control: 713-668-0487
Brazoria County Animal Control (Central/West): 979-864-2265
Brazoria County Animal Control (North): 979-756-2265
Brazoria County Animal Control (South): 979-388-2265
City of Bunker Hill Village Animal Control: 713-467-9762
Chambers County Texas Animal Control: 409-267-8318
City of Conroe Animal Control: 936-522-3211
City of Dayton Animal Control: 936-258-7621
City of Deer Park Animal Control: 281-478-7274
Fort Bend County Animal Control: 281-342-1512
City of Friendswood Animal Control: 281-996-3391
City of Galena Park Animal Control: 713-455-0919
City of Galveston Animal Control: 409-765-3702
Galveston County Animal Control: 409-948-2485
City of Hedwig Village Animal Control Officer: 713 465-6009
City of Humble Animal Control: 281-446-2327
Jacinto City Animal Control Officer: 713-453-7411
City of Katy Animal Control: 281-391-4848
City of La Porte Animal Control: 281-471-3810
League City Animal Control: 281-554-1377
Liberty City Animal Control: 936-336-5666
Liberty County Animal Control: 936-336-4500
Missouri City Animal Control: 281-403-8707
Mont Belvieu Animal Control Officer: 281-576-2417
Montgomery County Animal Control: 936-442-7738
Morgan’s Point Resort Animal Control: 281-471-2171
Nassau Bay Animal Control: 281-333-4211
City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter: 281-292-4648
City of Pasadena Animal Control: 281-991-0602
City of Pearland Animal Control: 281-652-1970
City of Piney Point Village Animal Control: 713-782-0271
City of Seabrook Animal Control: 281-291-5610
City of Shore Acres Animal Control: 281-470-6451
South Houston Animal Control: 713-944-1910
City of Spring Valley Village Animal Control: 713-465-8325
City of Stafford Animal Control: 281-261-3950
City of Sugar Land Animal Control: 281-275-2665
City of Taylor Lake Village Animal Control: 281-326-5900
City of Waller Animal Control: 936-372-2525
Waller County Animal Control: 979-826-8282
City of Webster Animal Control: 281-316-3700
West University Animal Control: 713-622-5831
City of Bryan Animal Control: 979-361-3888
Brazos County Animal Control: 979-361-4923
City of Jersey Village Animal Control: 713-466-2188
City of Rosenberg Animal Control: 832-595-3490

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Local Houston Animal Control Agencies

Animal Shelters, Rescues and Adoption

If you are searching for an animal shelter/rescue, Citizens for Animal Protection provides a good list of local Houston area shelters and rescues, or learn about Keith Fletcher’s personal favorite below:


Paul Cannon

Paul Cannon has practiced personal injury trial law since 1995. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (2005). He has earned recognition as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in 2017 & 2018, and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2017. He is a Shareholder, trial lawyer and online marketing manager at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. His legal writings have been published by the Texas Bar Journal,, HG Legal Resources,, and others. He has been asked to give education talks and media interviews on dog bite law.