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Animal Impound

Animals Currently in Impound or Available for Adoption



Intake Date


Breed (Dominant)








Mix Breed   Adult Cat



NOTE:  The surrender, impound, and adoption fees listed below were increased at the regular City Council meeting on Monday, December 22, 2014.



Surrender Fee

$40.00 per animal.


Adoption Fee

$10.00 + all impoundment fees due + any veterinarian bill accrued.


Dogs or cats not wearing a tag showing a currently valid vaccination for rabies, along with the date, name, and address of the owner, may be adopted after seventy-two (72) hours, except those under quarantine.


Impound Fees

The following is the Animal Impound Fee Schedule:





Impound Fee

Daily Fee

Veterinary Bills






If Applicable


Small Livestock




If Applicable


Large Livestock




If Applicable


Other Small Animals




If Applicable



Euthanization Procedures

Any impounded animal not reclaimed by the owner may be euthanized after being impounded for seventy-two (72) hours. If, however, that animal is wearing a current vaccination tag with the date of vaccination and the name of the owner, the animal shall be impounded for at least six (6) days before being euthanized.


Any nursing baby animal impounded without the mother may be immediately euthanized to prevent further suffering.



Hours of Operation

The City of Sweeny Animal Impound is open during the following hours:


Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  CLOSED FOR LUNCH (12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
  12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.




Contact Us


Please contact the Public Works Department to inquire about a lost pet or for information concerning pet adoption.


Physical Address:

Public Works Department

209 W. Second Street

Sweeny, TX  77480



Main:  (979) 548-7660


Electronic Communication:

Homer Toscano, Director of Public Works


Jose DeJulian, Foreman




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