Animal Field Services

Animal Services Field Operations Division is responsible for protecting the health and safety of the citizens and their pets in the City of Denton.

Animal Control Officers Services

  • Aggressive Animals
  • Animal bites
  • Animal cruelty
  • Barking dog
  • Deceased animal pickup
  • Injured animals
  • Loose livestock
  • Nuisances (barking, odor)
  • Public education programs
  • Stray animals
  • Wildlife/Exotics

Additional Assistance

Call the non-emergency line 940-349-8181, Option 1 for assistance with:

  • Loose livestock
  • Injured animals
  • Animals that have bitten an individual
  • Aggressive and threatening animals
  • Wild animals that have bitten an individual or are contained within a residence

Rabies Prevention

One of the primary missions of Animal Services is rabies prevention. Animal Services has dedicated Animal Control Officers whose main focus is investigating biting animals. Texas state law requires that every animal bite must be reported and quarantined as required.