The mission of Animal Services is to eradicate the spread of rabies among the county's animals, prevent rabies in the human population, and control wild, potentially dangerous animals in areas of high population density.
Fort Bend Animal Control can only keep unclaimed cats and dogs for a period of three days or 72 hours. To locate lost pets, owners should call the following animal control facilities immediately before their animals are euthanized.
Important Animal Services Information
- All dogs and cats are required to be registered and licensed with Fort Bend County Animal Services. All licenses are for 1 year only and must be renewed annually.
- Leash laws are in place for both cats & dogs in the county and must be restrained according to the Fort Bend County Animal Control Regulations, Section III.
- Rescue Organizations must be designated as a 501 (c) organization.