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 estraywas impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on August 6, 2019: Red Angus Steer with a yellow ear tag, located at 2500 North FM 51, 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.

Estray siguiente fue confiscado por la oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Parker en 06 de agosto de 2019: Red Angus Steer con unaetiqueta de orejaamarilla, ubicadasen 2500 norte FM 51, Weatherford, TX 76086.  Este animal se venderánenpúblicasubastaen el Weatherford / Parker County Animal refugiosituadoen 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas 76086 si no reclamadosdentro de los 15 días de estapublicación.  Para obtenerinformación, póngaseencontacto con el refugio de 817-598-4111.