All animals that are picked up at large are taken to the Abilene Animal Shelter, located at:
925 South 25th Street
Abilene, TX 79602


Upon receiving a call for stray dogs at a residence, business, or simply in the area, an officer will be dispatched. Officers take calls in manner of priority, meaning sick, injured, and aggressive animal calls will be made first. Upon arriving at the location every attempt to locate and catch the dogs will be made.


The shelter has live and humane traps available to the public to assist in the capture of stray cats. By simply phoning the shelter you can request the use one of these traps.