Animal Control Division and Shelter

The Animal Control Division of the Allen Police Department works to protect citizens from issues related to pets, wildlife and livestock. Services include rabies prevention, animal bite investigation, education on responsible pet ownership, animal adoption, and care for stray and unwanted animals.

Tours of the Allen Animal Shelter and presentations to schools, civic groups, nursing homes, day care centers or other organizations are offered based on staff availability. Call 214.509.4378 to make arrangements.

Wildlife Concerns


Concerned about wildlife in your neighborhood? Watch this short video for guidance on when to contact Animal Control.

Micro Chipping Available

The Allen Animal Shelter offers micro chipping service for pets of Allen residents. The $20 fee includes the chip and related registration.

Adopt a Pet Today

Adopt your next pet from the Allen Animal Shelter! See highlighted pets on our Facebook page or search all available animals on Pet Finder.