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If your Animal is not restrained on your property by fence, kennel, or trolley system in a manner preventing it from leaving your property of its own free will, it is by law considered running at large and is subject to being impounded and may be picked up by Animal Control.
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Ingleside Animal Control is under the jurisdiction of the Ingleside Police Department. This is why calls for Animal Control services in Ingleside are handled by calling the Ingleside Police Department Non-Emergency number at 361-776-2531.
The Ingleside Animal Control Shelter was badly damaged during Hurricane Harvey and is no longer safe. Ingleside Animal Control Officers continue to conduct operations through a variety of temporary facilities. Because of this, Ingleside Animal Control can no longer take in owner surrenders. If anyone needs to re-home an animal, they are more than welcome to post on the Ingleside Animal Control Facebook page.
If you are an Ingleside resident who wishes to report a problem to Animal Control, you should call Ingleside Animal Control through the Ingleside Police Department at 361-776-2531.
If you are an Ingleside resident who wishes to reclaim your pet who has been found by Animal Control, you should call the Ingleside Police Department Non-Emergency number at 361-776-2531 for an appointment with Animal Control Officers.
If you are an Ingleside resident who is interested in adopting a pet, you should call the Ingleside Police Department Non-Emergency number at 361-776-2531 for an appointment with Animal Control Officers.
Rabies vaccination, although state-required, is an immune-enhancing vaccine and merely raises an animal's immune system from contracting the disease, but does not guarantee the animal can not contract rabies. Therefore, Texas law requires that all cats and dogs involved in a bite or a scratch be quarantined from the date and time of the incident.
The fees involved in the reclaiming of an animal offsets the cost of care and feed for the animals. Also, State Law requires that if any animal is not current on its rabies vaccination, all animals must be current on rabies vaccination prior to being released. To reclaim your pet, call the Ingleside Police Department Non-Emergency number at 361-776-2531 for an appointment with Animal Control Officers.
The City of Ingleside Animal Control is dispatched by the Ingleside Police Department. Call the Ingleside Police Department Non-Emergency number at 361-776-2531.
Yes. You can call Ingleside City Hall at 361-776-2517 for current fee amounts.
Yes, the limit is six pets as stated in the Municipal Code, Section 14-53, Keeping of More Than Six Pets:
The keeping on any premises in the city of any pets in any number exceeding six in aggregate is prohibited unless the pens, stalls or other enclosure facilities for keeping the same shall be so located that pets cannot come within 100 feet of any dwelling or business building, owned, used or maintained by any person other than the keeper, or 500 feet of any foodservice establishment or food processing establishment, regardless of ownership or occupancy of such establishments.
Report these incidents to Animal Control through the Ingleside Police Department Non-Emergency number at 361-776-2531.
No. By City Ordinance, dogs must be confined to the owner's property at all times or when out walking must be restrained by a leash that is controlled by a person of strength to control the animal.
No. By State Law, animals must be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian once a year, every year, from the time the animal is three months of age. Rabies vaccination given by any other means is not recognized as being current or valid.
No. The 7-in-1 shot does not cover the Rabies Vaccine. In dogs, it covers:
In cats, shots cover:
You can contact your veterinarian for more information.