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Animal Control
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Animal control is a division of the League City Police Department and is responsible for the enforcement of city ordinances and state laws pertaining to animals and fowl. The mission is to provide humane education to the public, promoting responsible pet ownership and humane treatment of all animals, and to provide the enforcement of city ordinances and state laws pertaining to animals and the welfare of the citizens of League City.

Animal control is dedicated to educating / informing the public of their responsibilities to their animals, their neighborhood, and ultimately to their community, then enforcing the ordinances of our city when our education efforts are not enough. Animal control strives to reduce the dangers and nuisances caused by irresponsible pet ownership and to protect pets from abuse.

Hours and Location
The League City Animal Shelter is open 5 days a week at 821 N. Kansas
(281) 554-1377

Tuesday 10am-6pm
Wednesday 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday-Monday Closed

Animal Control is available 7 days a week from 8am-5pm. 

Animal control will respond to animal emergencies after normal business hours, including  animal bites to a human and injured animals.  For after hours response call the police dept. at 281-332-2566.

Adoptions & Services
Cats and dogs are available for adoption during normal shelter business hours.  The fee for adoptions is $75. This nominal cost covers sterilization, a rabies shot, a micro chip, and the micro chip registration. Owners are responsible for vet costs.

Applications for adoption must be turned in 30 minutes before closing time to allow for processing.

To view available pets, visit the Petfinder website.

The animal control center does not accept unwanted pets.

Services available include adult / junior volunteering, tours, and speakers for community organizations or groups.

Helpful Information
  • Your pet is required by law to be vaccinated for rabies. 
  • Pet registration is a requirement for the City of League City.
    • To register your dog or cat, go to the city animal control center at 821 N. Kansas St.
    • You will need to provide a current certification of your pet's vaccination to purchase a city registration.
  • League City has a leash law.
  • Having your pet spayed or neutered can prevent over-population and make your pet healthier.