Bexar County Animal Facility is located at 5510 Duffek Drive in Kirby, TX, near the City of Kirby Animal Shelter. We are on the left hand side when you enter Duffek Drive, right behind the fire station.
The manager and a staff of five operate the shelter. They care for the animals in our custody 365 days a year.
All domestic dogs and cats are required to have up to date rabies vaccinations.
If your animal does not have a current rabies vaccination, it is a $500 fine.
All dogs must be leashed when off property. Dogs are not allowed to roam without restraint.
If your animal is loose, it is a class C misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $500.
It is unlawful to conduct roadside sales.
It is unlawful to conceal, sell, giveaway, or otherwise dispose of an animal that has bitten or scratched another animal or human until the Local Rabies Control Authority (LRCA) has released it.
If an animal has bitten, scratched, or broken the skin of a human, it must be quarantined for ten (10) days after the incident to check for rabies.
Bexar County Animal Control will only pick up the following stray domestic animals as space at the county's Animal Care Services facilities allow:
Cats (only in certain cases)
Bexar County Animal Control will only accept owner surrenders when space is available and requires payment of an owner surrender fee of $150 per animal.
Livestock / Wildlife
For loose livestock, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 210-335-6000; press option 1. For all wildlife issues, please contact: Texas Parks and Wildlife at 210-688-6444. Or Bexar County Game Warden's Regional Office 210-348-7375.
Please note: Texas Parks and Wildlife will not pick up these animals. They simply will just give advice on helping the situation out.