The Nacogdoches Animal Services and Adoption Center enforces laws pertaining to all animals within the city limits. The Animal Services division answers calls from the public regarding complaints of loose dogs, wildlife, and livestock. Also, the center investigates animal cruelty and animal bites.
The center is a licensed Texas Department of Health Rabies Quarantine Facility (Rabies Control Act of 1981). The center educates local schools with tours and in-class education.
To encourage the importance of responsible pet ownership. To educate the community about city ordinances and state statutes regarding animals. To promote the importance of spaying and neutering to reduce pet overpopulation and euthanasia.