Animal Control Division

The City of Galena Park Animal Control Division, through enforcement and education seeks to make our city healthy and safe. 


All city dogs and cats (6 months and older) are required to be vaccinated against rabies by a licensed Veterinarian and be registered with the city of Galena Park.


All city dog tags can be obtained at City Hall in the Permit Department for a fee of $10 or $5 if the dog is neutered.

Leash Laws

All dogs within the City of Galena Park are required to be kept within an enclosure or on a leash. Under no circumstance shall dogs be allowed to run at large. 

Impounded Animals

If you believe your dog has been picked up by a Humane Officer and has been impounded please contact the Animal Control Division at 713-675-3471.

Adopting a Pet

Friendly dogs are available for adoption after a holding period of three working days. There is no adoption fee but you must prepay for the spaying/neutering of the animal as well as a rabies vaccination. Pets are always available for adoption.

The Animal Shelter is located at 1107 5th Street, Galena Park TX 77547 and the office hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please contact the Animal Control Division at 713-672-2556 ext.316