Amarillo Shelter Assessment Complete

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The Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare Department concentrates its efforts on reducing nuisances and dangers associated with stray animals, health-related hazards of animals, and insuring proper care of pets. These efforts focus on education programs, training of personnel, patrolling the City, and responding to concerned citizens. Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare Department personnel are subject to extensive professional training and college level courses on animals and animal care, investigations, management, public relations and criminal justice.

Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare provides the following services:

  • Impoundment of stray or unwanted animals
  • Public education and awareness programs
  • Enforcement of City ordinances and state laws pertaining to animals
  • Capture and relocation of wild animals
  • General patrol and enforcement
  • After hours emergency services
  • Quarantine facility
  • Removal and pickup of deceased animals
  • Provide aid to sick or injured animals
  • Assist with adoption of pets
  • Investigation of cruelty and welfare cases
  • Respond to citizen complaints
  • Investigation of animal bites/attacks
  • Water rescue