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A microchip is a small, electronic chip that is implanted under an animal's skin that transmits an identification number to a scanner. All dogs and cats over four months of age living in Killeen must be microchipped. There are limited exceptions.
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All dogs and cats over four months of age living in Killeen must be spayed or neutered. There are limited exceptions for competition and breeding animals.
Please refer to the Animal chapter of our City Code of Ordinances.
There is no limit.
No, pigs are not allowed in the city limits.
The pen must be 50 feet away from all residents except the owners.
No. Livestock including chickens and other fowl is not permitted in the city limits. (Certain agriculturally zoned property is exempted from this restriction.)
Dogs must be on a leash any time they are outside of a fenced-in yard.
Call Animal Services, and tell them where the dog is, the color of it and whether you are able to hold the dog for animal control to pick up from your residence. If at all possible, please bring the animal to the shelter.
According to city ordinance, Chapter 6, Section 6-38 Cruelty to Animals, cruelty consist of, but is not limited to:
Call Animal Services at 254-526-4455 and give the address where it is taking place and what you saw. If you can, take a picture to document the incident.
If a cat is off the owner’s property it is a stray and can be picked up.
Call Animal Services at 254-526-4455.
You can find local area rescues and shelters that may have your animal. Some rescues also have links on their websites where you can post a lost (or found) animal.
Have an identification tag with active phone number, rabies tag and microchip.
You can bring the deceased animal to Animal Services and they will incinerate the body for a fee. You will not be able to collect the ashes. If you would like more information with cremation services, our office would be happy to provide that to you.
You have to go to Killeen Municipal Court at:
200 E Avenue DKilleen, TX 76541
You will need a photo identification and pay the adoption fee as posted at the time.