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Austin Animal Center

The goal of the Austin Animal Center is to place all adoptable animals in forever homes through adoptions, foster care or rescue partner groupsView all animals currently in the shelter.

Austin Animal Center, the largest municipal animal shelter in Central Texas, provides care to over 20,000 animals annually and services to Austin/Travis County. This facility accepts stray and owned animals regardless of age, health, species or breed. Plan your trip using Capital Metro Bus Trip Planner and get step by step directions on how to get to the Austin Animal Center.

View the Animal Services Office Intake and Live animal outcome statistical reports, here.

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