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Animal Services

Animals found roaming loose will be picked up and taken to the City Pound at 102 Walnut Street.  You may call City Hall at 936-372-3880 to see if your animal has been picked up.  The city will keep animals for 72 hours.  Fees are $75.00 for the 1st time and $50.00 plus a citation for each time thereafter.

The Animal Control Ordinance protects citizens from the danger and nuisances created by uncontrolled or diseased animals. Protection of citizens is accomplished through the enforcement of various state statutes and City ordinances.

Dogs and/or cats are not allowed to run at large on private property and must wear collar and tags at all times.
 
It is extremely important that pets are licensed and vaccinated at six months of age.   
Animal Control Ordinance – Ord 376