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The mission of the Austin Animal Center is to prevent animal homelessness and promote humane, compassionate treatment of animals by enforcing animal regulations, providing a safety net for lost or homeless animals and achieving live outcomes for at least 90% of sheltered pets.

Media Contact

For media inquiries, please contact:

Patricia Fraga at 512-974-2969 - Communications and Public Information Office

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Frequently Asked Questions

All animal bites must be reported to Animal Protection. If medical attention has been received after a bite, download an Animal Bite Report and fax it to 512-978-0617.

Contact Info

Phone: 512-978-0500

Physical Address:

7201 Levander Loop Bldg. A
Austin, TX 78702

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Key Contact : Call 3-1-1

Position : After Hours (If Calling from Outside City limits)

Phone Number : 512-974-2000

Open Hours:

  • Adoption/Reclaim Hours: Everyday 11am-7pm
  • Animal Receiving: Mon.-Fri. 11am-7pm
  • Animal Receiving: Sat.-Sun. 11am-5pm