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Animal Control

ACO PIC
Contact

Rustine Lendermon
Animal Control Officer
Animal Shelter
140 Kimble
Ph: 325-728-5294

Overview
The Animal Control Officer (ACO) answers calls for service when animals are involved. The ACO may issue citations and seize animals as required by law. The ACO is responsible for assisting citizens with animal concerns, which are located outside of the home, such as:
    
  • Stray Dogs and Cats
  • Vicious and nuisance animals
  • Animal Bites and rabies exposure
  • Wild animals within the city limits
  • Mistreated or abused animals
  • Enforcing animal control laws

The Animal Control Department provides: