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 6 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 at 600 Tower Street, or mail the animal’s current rabies certificate from a veterinarian and a check or money order with the proper fee to Garland Animal Services, P.O. Box 469002, Garland, TX 75046-9002.
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.
Questions about lost or found animals
Questions on impoundment or quarantine
Questions about live animal traps
Questions about surgery or appointment times
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