Location: Animal Control 326 N. Kaufman St.
Mount Vernon, Texas 75457
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thru-Friday 8:00a.m. to5:00p.m.
After 5p.m. or on the weekend call the
Sheriffs Office: (903)-537-4539
Shelter personnel conduct the following animal control activities.
Adopt out strays, unwanted and abandoned animals.
Humanely euthanize those animals we are unable to place.
Provide shelter care for all the animals.
Provide clean and sanitized pins and cages daily.
Provide information on pet owner responsibility and pet care.
Maintain accurate records on all animal control activities.
Provide adoption counseling.
Microchip adopted animals.
Patrol throughout the City on a daily basis.
Respond to animal-related emergencies.
Impound dogs at large and rescue animals in distress.
Enforce all animal control laws and investigate reports of animal abuse.
Enforcement of City ordinances and state laws pertaining to animals
Investigation of cruelty and welfare cases
Respond to citizen complaints
Investigation of animal bites/attacks
Reclaim Fees: $30.00 pickup charge and $5.00 for every day after
ACO Superintendent: Jeremy Cox