The Animal Shelter is open every Saturday from 9:30am to 1:30pm for animal adoptions and rescues, as well as all other Animal Shelter services. Animal Control will not be open. For animal control issues on weekends, please contact the Kingsville Police Department or the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office.The City of Kingsville Health Department will be closed during the lunch hour (12:00 to 1:00) and The Animal Control & Care Center will be closed on Saturdays
Any dog or cat may be adopted from the animal shelter if its owner has not claimed it within three days after its impoundment. All adoptions are on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Plus a $20.00 refundable vaccination deposit fee
(Fee will be reimbursed if proof of the vaccination is presented to the office within 10 days of adoption) It is a state law that any animal adopted from an animal shelter must be spayed or neutered. Individuals will be given appropriate time to sterilize their pet, if pet is not sterilized within time allocated; a citation will be submitted to Municipal Court for legal action.
Stray animals are picked up on a daily basis in response to citizens’ complaints and on routine patrol. These animals are impounded at the animal shelter located at 3415 N FM 1355.
Charge for impoundment is as follows:1st Occurrence $25.00
Plus a daily boarding fee of $6.002nd Occurrence $50.00
Plus a daily boarding fee of $6.003rd Occurrence $75.00
Plus a daily boarding fee of $6.00
(Fee will be reimbursed if proof of the vaccination is presented to the office within 10 days of released)