Garland Animal Services handles the registration of all animals living in Garland. City ordinance requires that all cats and dogs three months of age and older be registered annually. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required. The fee is $5 per year for sterilized animals (and animals under six months of age), $15 per year for unsterilized animals. Three-year registrations are available for animals that have been administered a three-year rabies vaccination. The three-year registration is $15 for sterilized animals and $45 for unsterilized animals. Animals under six months of age do not qualify for a three year registration.
To obtain a registration tag, go to the Abe J. Tuggle Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, 600 Tower St., or mail the animal’s current rabies certificate from a veterinarian with a check or money order with the proper fee to Garland Animal Services, P.O. Box 469002, Garland, TX 75046-9002.
Animal Shelter Location and Hours
Animal Shelter Hours
600 Tower St. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Garland, TX 75040 Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To reach shelter staff please call 972-205-3570, press 4. If you are forwarded to our voicemail during regular business hours it most likely means we are very busy. Please leave a clear detailed message with your name, phone number and the reason for your call. Our voicemail is checked frequently during normal business hours and calls will be returned as soon as possible.