Animal Control

The Animal Control Division is responsible for the following animal issues in the unincorporated portions of Parker County:

  • Animals running at large
  • Enforcement of the leash law
  • Estray livestock
  • Rabies control

Animal Shelter
The Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter is funded by both the City of Weatherford and Parker County, but the operation is strictly under the control of the City of Weatherford.

 Leash Law

There is a countywide leash law in Parker County, meaning all dogs must be contained to your property or on a leash at all times within the county. Any dogs not on a leash or contained within their property are subject to being impounded and taken to the Weatherford / Parker County Animal Shelter in Weatherford.

Parker County Animal Control Ordinance Part 1

Parker County Animal Control Ordinance Part 2

Lost Pet

If you have lost a pet you need to call the shelter at 817-598-4111 or go by the shelter at 403 Hickory Lane in Weatherford to see if your pet is there. Any resident of Parker County who finds a lost pet is encouraged to take the animal to the shelter, contact animal control through the Sheriff’s Office dispatch at 817-594-8845 and they will be able to take the animal to the shelter.

Livestock Registration Form

Access the livestock registration form to complete and submit.

Notice of Estray

The following estrays were impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on June 18, 2019: Five Goats:  Boar Cross, 4 males, and 1 female. They were located at 1800 Shadle Road, Weatherford, TX 76086.  These animals will be sold at public auction at the Weatherford/ Parker County Animal Shelter located at 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 if not claimed within 15 days of this posting.  Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information.

El 18 de junio de 2019, la OficinadelAlguacil del Condado de Parker confiscó las siguientestramas: Cinco cabras: Boar Cross, 4 machos y 1 hembra.Estabanubicadosen 18010 Shadle Road, Weatherford, TX 76086. Estosanimales se venderánenunasubastapúblicaen el Refugio de Animales de Weatherford / Parker County ubicadoen 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 si no se reclamandentro de los 15 díasposteriores a estapublicación.Comuníquese con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtenerinformación.

The following estrays were impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on June 15, 2019: Three Goats:  Boar Cross, 2males, and 1 female. They were located at 501 Quail Run Road, Weatherford, TX 76086.  These animals will be sold at public auction at the Weatherford/ Parker County Animal Shelter located at 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 if not claimed within 15 days of this posting.  Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information.

El 15 de junio de 2019, la OficinadelAlguacil del Condado de Parker confiscó las siguientestramas: Trescabras: Boar Cross, 2 machos y 1 hembra.Estabanubicadosen 501 Quail Run Road, Weatherford, TX 76086. Estosanimales se venderánenunasubastapúblicaen el Refugio de Animales de Weatherford / Parker County ubicadoen 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 si no se reclamandentro de los 15 díasposteriores a estapublicación.Comuníquese con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtenerinformación.

The following estray was impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on June 18, 2019: 1 CorrienteBull, located at 2306 E Bankhead Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086.  This animal will be sold at public auction at the Weatherford/ Parker County Animal Shelter located at 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 if not claimed within 15 days of this posting.  Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information.

El 18 de junio de 2019, la OficinadelAlguacil del Condado de Parker confiscó el siguienteestray: 1 Corriente Bull, ubicadaen 2306 E Bankhead Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086. Este animal se venderáenunasubastapúblicaen el refugio de animalesdelcondado de Weatherford / Parker ubicadoen 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 si no se reclamadentro de los 15 díasposteriores a estapublicación.Comuníquese con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtenerinformación.

The following estraywas impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on June 18, 2019: 1 Cow, a black female located at 6516 Granbury Hwy., Weatherford, TX 76086.  This animal will be sold at public auction at the Weatherford/ Parker County Animal Shelter located at 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 if not claimed within 15 days of this posting.  Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information.

El 18 de junio de 2019, la OficinadelAlguacil del Condado de Parker confiscó la siguienteestaca: 1 Vaca, unahembranegraubicadaen 6516 Granbury Hwy., Weatherford, TX 76086. Este animal se venderáenunasubastapúblicaen Weatherford / Parker County AnimalRefugio ubicadoen 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 si no se reclamadentro de los 15 díasposteriores a estapublicación.Comuníquese con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtenerinformación.