The Animal Control Department is responsible for the daily care of all animals and the cleaning of the shelter.
Collecting strays and animals at large found within the city limits
Delivering and picking up of animal cages (traps)
Picking up and disposing of dead animals in City right of ways
Investigating animal cruelty, dog bites, and nuisances
Sending possible rabies cases to the Texas Department of Health
Writing citations for violation of City Ordinances pertaining to animals in the city limits
Sale of City registration tags
Collection of impound fees
Animal Control Adoption Policy
Would you like to adopt a pet from the city animal control shelter? All adoptions are handled through Goliad Pet Adoption. Call Goliad Pet Adoption at 361-645-3454 to make an appointment, view animals that are available for adoption, or for information on adoptable animals.
For Emergencies or after hours please call our on call phone at 361-645-4945.