Animal Services

photo of the outside view of the Bedford Animal Shelter

Responsibilities and Services

A division of the Police Department, Bedford Animal Services responsibilities include the care and custody of all impounded animals, responding to service calls, quarantining animals, investigating reports of cruelty, and enforcing animal ordinances. The division proactively seeks loving homes for all adoptable animals.

Featured Services

Animal Adoptions

Fostering and adoption services can be done either in person, or by appointment. To set an appointment, please call 817-952-2191. Visit the Adoptable Animals webpage.

Our current adoptable animals are also listed on and

Adoption Fees 

Dogs: $100
Cats: $75

Pet Licensing

Licensing is an annual process that can assist you in the return of your beloved pet in the event of separation. In addition, pet licensing is a City ordinance. A citation may be issued for those not in compliance with the City ordinance.

License Application

Contact Us

  1. Animal Services

    Email Animal Services

    Physical Address
    1809 Reliance Parkway
    Bedford, TX 76021

    Ph: 817-952-2191

    After Hours:
    Emergency: 9-1-1
    Non-Emergency (Police Dispatch): 817-952-2127


    Tuesday - Friday
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    10 a.m. to 1 p.m.