As part of its mission, Irving Animal Services provides education and services to promote the health and safety of humans and animals in the city.
Learn more about how the department works to make Irving a safe, healthy and comfortable city for people and animals by minimizing human/animal conflicts, including domestic and wild animal interactions.
Pet Behavior Tips
Report a Problem
Report a problem with pets, strays or wildlife to Irving Animal Services
Review the mission, vision, and values of the Animal Services Department.
Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) is a very contagious virus that can cause severe disease in dogs that are not fully vaccinated. CDV does not infect humans.
Irving, along with virtually every other city, town and rural community in the country, is home to colonies of feral cats. Learn about solutions to common concerns and issues.
Find fee-related information for different services provided by Irving Animal Services.
Free and Low-Cost Spay/Neuter
Irving residents can qualify for free and low-cost spay/neuter programs based on income and need.
Irving Dog Park
Operated and maintained by the Parks and Recreation department, the Irving Dog Park is open from sunrise to sunset, 365 days a year. The park features large and small dog play areas, a shaded shelter area, water fountain and free wi-fi hotspot.
Read through a list of frequently asked questions regarding the process of putting a microchip in your pet.
Animal Services Department Pet tips for animal lovers and pet owners.
Rehome a Pet
Sometimes pet owners find themselves in a position where they need to rehome their pets. Here are some resources for owners.
Strays Off the Streets (S.O.S.)
Nothing makes an Irving Animal Services officer happier than reuniting a lost pet with its owner. To ensure more pets are returned to their families quickly and without incident, Irving Animal Services (IAS) is launching a campaign called S.O.S.: “Strays off the Streets.”
Visit the IACC
Learn about the Irving Animal Care Campus' location.
A wide variety of wildlife species are native to Irving. They share our urban landscape with humans and pets among the city’s green spaces. Irving Animal Services responds to situations involving wildlife when public safety is in jeopardy. However, the mere presence of a native wild animal does not typically constitute a public safety threat.