Residents of Hays County are served by a Regional Animal Shelter located in San Marcos. It is overseen by the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee, which consists of seven (7) members; one licensed veterinarian, one city official, one person whose duties include the daily organization of the shelter, one animal welfare organization and one City or ETJ resident; one representative of City of Kyle and one Hays County representative. This board provides advice regarding the animal shelter and animal welfare.
For more information about the Regional Animal Shelter visit the City of San Marcos website or click here. Phone is 512-805-2650.
For more information about the Regional Animal Shelter Board visit the City of San Marcos website or click here.
In addition there are non-profit animal rescue groups throughout Hays County, many of which can be found in phone directories and on the Internet.
For free and/or low-cost spay/neuter and other animal services in Hays County contact:
Pet Prevent A Litter (PALS) of Central Texas
Pet Services/Ayuda para las Mascotas
www.PreventALitter.com (512) 754-PALS (7257)
In addition to spay/neuter services, PALS through its Pet Pantry provides food for pets and keeps them in their homes. The Community Cat program provides assistance and classes for Trap-Neuter-Return-Maintain (TNRM). Humane Education program teaches kindness, pet care and responsibility to children.
www.emancipet.org 512-587-SPAY (7729)
EmanciPET offers wellness and spay/neuter services through its mobile clinics at various locations in Central Texas, including Hays County. To see a calendar of places/dates or to make an appointment, click on Spay/Neuter at the top of the EmanciPET page.