Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center

The Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center will be closed on the following days for the upcoming holidays:

September 6, 2021 (Labor Day)

The Brownsville Animal Regulation Care Center is committed to improving the quality of life for all members of our extended community.

Directions to the Shelter

The Shelter is located at 416 FM 511 in Brownsville, Texas. Take the FM 511 (Port of Brownsville) exit and head East on FM 511. Watch for the green street sign to the right hand side that says "Brownsville Animal Shelter." Make a right on Baker Lane after seeing the sign. At the stop take a left. The Shelter will be to your right hand side.

Adoption (cat or dog)- Discounted rate available for those that qualify $99.00
Adoption Fee
(RESCUE GROUPS ONLY- require 501c3 documentation)
Microchip (Home Again) $5.00
City Licensing (Spayed/Neutered) Dog or Cat $4.00
City Licensing (Not Spayed/Not Neutered) Dog or Cat $8.00
Animal Trap Fee (Requires deposit for a week; Fee will be refunded) $15.00
Impoundment Fee (altered w/proof) $10.00
Impoundment Fee (unaltered)  $20.00
Vaccination/deworming fee $10.00
Euthanasia Request for Animal $10.00
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Dr. Arturo Rodriguez, Director of Public Health and Wellness 
 Office Phone: (956) 542-3437

Jacqueline Hernandez, Assistant Director of Public Health at Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center
Office Phone: (956) 5447351

Albert Martinez, Animal Care Technician II
Office Phone: (956) 544-7351

Adoption Specialist
Office Phone: (956) 544-7351

Sarah Stephens, Veterinarian
Office Phone: (956) 544-7351

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