Animal Services

Animal Service Officers are tasked with ensuring the health and safety of the general public and animal population by regulating control over domestic animals within the corporate limits of the City of Texarkana, Texas by ensuring local ordinances pertaining to control and care of pets are followed.  Animal Services delivers effective, courteous, and responsive animal care and control services to residents by helping protect people and their property along with acting as a humane organization that protects animals.  The unit is the regulatory authority for ensuring compliance with laws relating to rabies vaccinations, quarantines, animal bites and inspection of premises where animals are maintained.