The mission of the Animal Control and Adoption Center is to assist, protect and educate the public on animal care, and welfare issues.




To enforce City of Texarkana, Arkansas ordinances and issue citations accordingly; pick up stray and abandoned animals; promote animal adoption programs in the community and on the internet; work closely with rescue and other agencies; trap stray dogs and cats; investigate reports of animal cruelty and neglect; visit schools and teach responsible pet ownership; bite prevention and recognition of Rabies and animal behavior; rescue sick and injured animals.





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