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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


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Animal Bites   Animal Control   Animal Friendly   Disasters   Pets   Public Places

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(Animals, Animal Control, Animal Shelters, Pets, Animals in Disaster, Animals in Public Places, 
 Animal Friendly Program, Animal Ownership, Animal Bites)

Dangerous Wild Animals

House Bill 1362, subchapter to Chapter 822 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, requires the registration of certain dangerous wild animals by their owners. Registration is through animal registration agencies such as municipal or county animal control offices or county sheriffs.* 

* Owners of dangerous wild animals need to contact their local animal registration agency for an application and instructions that are applicable to their area.

Last updated October 1, 2020