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Animal Services

Check out the adorable dogs and cats who need a good home. 
Dogs and Puppies 
Cats and Kittens 

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In July, 2015, the operations of the animal shelter was restructured to be under Community Integrity, which provides a customer driven approach to animal services, maintains a clean and inviting animal shelter, believes in professional and ethical performance of its duties, and providing a safe and healthy environment for all animals in our care.

About Animal Services

During regular business hours, call 972-377-1898 for matters related to this service. Leave a message if no answer, officers will respond as soon as possible.

If you have an animal control issue during non-business hours and holidays, call the Denton County Sheriffs Office at (940) 349-1600 or (972) 434-5500.

During non-business hours and holidays, animal control officers will respond to emergencies and animal bites only.

Other Services

Stray Pets

Animals picked up by Little Elm Animal Services are housed at the Animal Shelter
1605 Mark Tree
Little Elm, TX 75068

Contact the shelter to visit and view adoptable pets. 

Reporting Deceased Animals

Deceased animals on the roadway can be reported by calling (972) 377-1898.

Animal Traps

Live animal traps are available from Animal Control. There is not a cost to use a trap; however there is a $60 refundable deposit. Please call to check availability.

Lost or Found Animal
If your pet is missing or if you have located an animal that is not yours, please complete a lost or found report. Once this form is submitted, animal control is notified during normal business hours.

Lost Pet
If you are reporting your pet as lost and animal control locates it, you will be contacted based on the information you submit on the form, so please be as accurate and complete as possible.

Found Pet
If you are reporting a found animal and would like animal control to pick it up please call (972) 377-1898 and leave a message.

If you would like to hold onto the animal until the owners are found, please fill out the form. The information you provide will be given to the owners to contact you.

You must contact Animal Services about found animals and file a report as soon as possible. It is not legal to assume ownership without notifying animal control, enabling the owner the opportunity to reclaim their pet.

Contact Us
Therese Hoofnagle
Animal Services Supervisor
(214) 618-1407

Mike Green, CCEO
Community Integrity Manager
(972) 731-3276

Animal Shelter
1605 Mark Tree
Little Elm, TX 75068
Ph: (972) 377-1898

Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday-Closed in November 2015
Sunday- Closed 

After Hours / Non-emergency

Ph: (940) 349-1600 or (972) 434-5500

Kennel Attendants