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Animal Bites   Animal Control   Animal Friendly   Disasters   Pets   Public Places

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

Animal Shelter Requirements

According to Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, animal shelters in a county in Texas with a population greater than 75,000 must: 

The Humane Society of the United States provides materials and workshops to help in the planning and design of an animal shelter. The regional Zoonosis Control Division offices are also information resources for shelter plans.

Take a virtual behind-the scenes tour of an animal shelter.

Law regulating euthanasia of animals in animal shelters.