Animal Control

Nacogdoches Animal Control & Adoption Center

The Nacogdoches Animal Control and Adoption Center enforces laws pertaining to all animals within the city limits. The Animal Control division answers calls from the public regarding complaints of loose dogs, wildlife, and livestock. Also, the center investigates animal cruelty and animal bites.

The center is a licensed Texas Department of Health Rabies Quarantine Facility (Rabies Control Act of 1981). The center educates local schools with tours and in-class education.


To encourage the importance of responsible pet ownership. To educate the community about city ordinances and state statutes regarding animal control. To promote the importance of spaying and neutering to reduce pet overpopulation and euthanasia.