Animal Services

photo of the outside view of the Bedford Animal Shelter

Shelter Update

The Animal Shelter is temporarily closed on Mondays, due to staffing shortages. This is to allow Shelter staff to completely focus on animal care. Until further notice, shelter lobby hours are:

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday through Friday: 1 to 6 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED

As always, for any urgent animal-related issue, please call 817-952-2191 during normal business hours or 817-952-2127 (Police Department Dispatch) outside of normal business hours.

What We Do

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 Petfinder.com and Petango.com

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


    Hours

    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday - Friday
    1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday
    1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    Sunday
    Closed