Animal Control

The City of Alvarado's Animal Services is a division within the Alvarado Police Department. Animal Services is responsible for all animal related issues occurring within the city limits.

This includes:

  • Ensuring compliance with all municipal codes
  • Pet adoption services
  • Addressing animal complaints
  • Animal control/compliance

Fee Schedule for Animal Services

  • $12 / intact, 1st pet in household
  • $10 / intact, pet thereafter (same household)
  • $8 / sterilized, first pet in household
  • $4 / sterilized, pet thereafter (same household)

No fees charged for

  • Employed police canine
  • Animal trained for service animal (documentation required)
  • Spayed / neutered animal owned by a resident 65 years of age or older
  • Spayed / neutered animal which has a microchip implanted

Visit Vet Info for further information and download the Alvarado Animal Services Pet Registry Application (PDF).