Adoption Partners

Cat in Travel CrateIrving Animal Services welcomes your 501(c)(3) group and depends on your partnership to help us save the lives of countless homeless pets. If you would like to be added to our transfer list, send your organization's 501(c)(3) and a list of authorized transporters to Ashley Woolnough at awoolnough@cityofirving.org or Malinda Taylor at mtaylor@cityofirving.org.

If accordance with Chapter 828 and Chapter 826 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, all animals must be spayed or neutered and vaccinated for rabies. A transfer agreement stating this must be signed at the time the animal is picked up, and proof of sterilization and rabies verification must be presented to update our records.

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  • A valid government-issued ID is required at the time the animal is picked up.
  • Irving Animal Services's policy is to honor adoptions over any transfer to adoption partners.
  • Irving Animal Service's staff reserves the right to choose which animals are available for transfer.
  • A $20 transfer fee applies.




The animal welfare community is vibrant and passionate about saving the lives of countless homeless pets. These persons and organizations, located throughout our city and nation, provide foster homes, transport animals, promote the adoption of animals, post pictures on websites, and assist shelters in numerous other ways. Irving Animal Services works with the animal welfare community to place Irving Animal Care Campus animals into loving homes. While Irving Animal Services is appreciative of the efforts of the individuals and organizations that comprise the animal welfare community, the City of Irving neither controls them nor is responsible for the content on their websites.