Animal Services

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the City of Cibolo's Animal Control to protect public health and welfare while enforcing humane animal treatment while operating within City of Cibolo's ordinances and county, state and federal regulations. It is also our mission to provide safe, humane shelter for unwanted, stray, abused and impounded animals and to educate the public about responsible animal care, pet ownership and living with wildlife in hopes of reducing the number of unwanted animals in the community.


The largest part of Animal Control Officers' job is enforcement. The City of Cibolo has a number of ordinances pertaining to animals. Ordinances address dogs and cats running at large, transporting animals in open bed trucks, unreasonably noisy animals and dangerous animals. Animal Services enforces city ordinances as well as county, state, and federal animal-related regulations. See municipal code Chapter 10 for further information. 

Bite Investigations

Animal bites involving domestic animal (canine, feline, ferret) to human and/or animal to high risk wildlife (raccoon, bat, skunk, fox, coyote) or any combination thereof. Domestic animal to domestic animal will be investigated for violations only. Rabies control authority (animal control officer) has the right to mandate quarantine of any involved animals. 

Cruelty Investigations

Cruelty is the improper care and keeping of any domestic animal or livestock including but not limited to lack of food, water,  shelter, and medical treatment when needed to prevent suffering.

Trapping/Wildlife Removal

Animal Services provides humane live traps to residents for trapping small nuisance wildlife and stray animals. Excluded animal include squirrels, small rodents, and birds. Traps are on a first-come, first-served basis with a $40 deposit and $2 per day rental. Call 210-659-4851 to reserve a trap. Animal Services will service citizen owned traps. 

Deceased Animal Removal

Animal Services provides deceased animal removal on public property and city maintained roadways. For animal removal on state maintained roadways, contact the Texas Department of Transportation by clicking here. Removal on private property is the responsibility of the owner or resident. For questions, contact Animal Services at 210-658-4851.