Ector County TX Animal Shelter

Find Ector County, Texas animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Ector County Humane Society 1902 North County Road West Odessa TX 79763 915-337-7387


Humane Society of Odessa 7012 West Mockingbird Lane Odessa TX 79763 432-381-5503

Odessa Animal Control 910 West 42nd Street Odessa TX 79764 432-368-3526

Odessa Department of Animal Control PO Box 4398 Odessa TX 79760

PAWS Cat Rescue Haven House 401 East 61st Street Odessa TX 79762 432-366-1030

About Ector County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Ector County, TX are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in Ector County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Ector County, Texas
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Ector County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • Texas animal control and welfare
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Ector County, Texas then you should contact the Ector County Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Ector County Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Ector County shelter directly regarding policies.

Ector County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Ector County Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Ector County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Ector County Animal Control

Ector County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Ector County Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.