Animal Control

The Animal Control Division is responsible for the following animal issues in the unincorporated portions of Parker County:

  • Animals running at large
  • Enforcement of the leash law
  • Estray livestock
  • Rabies control

Animal Shelter
The Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter is funded by both the City of Weatherford and Parker County, but the operation is strictly under the control of the City of Weatherford.

 Leash Law

There is a countywide leash law in Parker County, meaning all dogs must be contained to your property or on a leash at all times within the county. Any dogs not on a leash or contained within their property are subject to being impounded and taken to the Weatherford / Parker County Animal Shelter in Weatherford.

Parker County Animal Control Ordinance Part 1

Parker County Animal Control Ordinance Part 2

Lost Pet

If you have lost a pet you need to call the shelter at 817-598-4111 or go by the shelter at 403 Hickory Lane in Weatherford to see if your pet is there. Any resident of Parker County who finds a lost pet is encouraged to take the animal to the shelter, contact animal control through the Sheriff’s Office dispatch at 817-594-8845 and they will be able to take the animal to the shelter.

Livestock Registration Form

Access the livestock registration form to complete and submit.

Notice of Estray

The following estray was impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on May 17, 2022: one (1) black bovine on the 3000 block of Azle Hwy, Weatherford, Texas. This animal will be sold at public auction held at the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, if not claimed within 15 days of this posting. Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information. 

El siguiente animal extraviado fue incautado por la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Parker el 17 de mayo de 2022: un (1) bovino negro en la cuadra 3000 de Azle Hwy, Weatherford, Texas. Este animal se venderá en una subasta pública en el Refugio de Animales del Condado de Weatherford/Parker, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, si no se reclama dentro de los 15 días posteriores a esta publicación. Comuníquese con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtener información.

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The following estray was impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on May 16, 2022: one (1) black bull on the 1700 block of Harmon Rd., Springtown, Texas. This animal will be sold at public auction held at the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, if not claimed within 15 days of this posting. Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information. 

La siguiente Estray fue incautada por la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Parker el 16 de mayo de 2022: un (1) Toro negro en la cuadra 1700 de Harmon Rd., Springtown, Texas. Este animal se venderá en una subasta pública celebrada en el Refugio de Animales del Condado de Weatherford/Parker, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, si no se reclama dentro de los 15 días posteriores a esta publicación. Póngase en contacto con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtener información.

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The following estray was impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on May 15, 2022: one (1) black angus on the 2200 block of Ellis Dr., Weatherford, Texas. This animal will be sold at public auction held at the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, if not claimed within 15 days of this posting. Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information. 

La oficina del alguacil del condado de Parker confiscó el siguiente extravío el 15 de mayo de 2022: un (1) angus negro en la cuadra 2200 de Ellis Dr., Weatherford, Texas. Este animal se venderá en una subasta pública que se llevará a cabo en el Refugio de Animales del Condado de Weatherford/Parker, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, si no se reclama dentro de los 15 días posteriores a esta publicación. Comuníquese con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtener información.

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The following estray was impounded by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office on May 11, 2022: one (1) black/white swine on the 2400 block of Springfield Rd., Springtown, Texas. This animal will be sold at public auction held at the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, if not claimed within 15 days of this posting. Contact the shelter at 817-598-4111 for information. 

La siguiente Estray fue incautada por la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Parker el 11 de mayo de 2022: un (1) cerdo negro/negro en la cuadra 2400 de Springfield Rd., Springtown, Texas. Este animal se venderá en una subasta pública celebrada en el Refugio de Animales del Condado de Weatherford/Parker, 403 Hickory Lane, Weatherford, Texas, si no se reclama dentro de los 15 días posteriores a esta publicación. Póngase en contacto con el refugio al 817-598-4111 para obtener información.