How many pets can I have in the city?


As per Chapter 5 on the Animal Care Services website (Animals Article VII section d) a maximum number of eight (8) cats or five (5) dogs, or total of eight (8) is permitted at a residence.

For more information please view Chapter 5 on the following link:

Effective Oct.1, 2013

The City of San Antonios Animal Care Services Department will no longer be providing animal control for unincorporated areas of the county. Instead, all stray pickup, bite investigations as well as pet related nuisance complaints will be handled by Bexar County Animal Care. Animal cruelty in unincorporated areas will continue to be addressed by the Bexar County Sheriffs Office at (210) 335-6000 Option 1.

ACS will no longer directly accept animals from County residents including owner surrendered pets. San Antonios 3-1-1 customer service line will no longer route calls for animal complaints outside the Citys jurisdiction and will be referred to Bexar County Animal Control at (210) 335-9000.    

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