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Hours of Operation

Arlington Animal Services is closed during all City holidays. For emergencies while the Animal Services Center is closed, please call 911. 

Animal Services will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23-24 , 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Staff will be onsite to care for the animals in the shelter. The shelter will reopen on Saturday, November 25 and resume normal business hours. 

Animal Services Center/Moritz Animal Wellness Center

1000 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76018

Mail Stop 52-0100
P. O. Box 90231
Arlington, TX 76004-3231

Phone: 817-459-5898
Fax: 817-459-5698

Animal Services Center Hours of Operation (Open to the Public)

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Second Tuesday each month 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday

Hours may change without notice during inclement weather.

Field Service Hours

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Please call 911 for emergencies after 6 p.m.)
Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Please call 911 for emergencies after 4 p.m.)
Closed Sunday (Please call 911 for emergencies)

Hours may change without notice during inclement weather.

Call 911 for the following After-Hours Animal Emergencies:

    • Loose Livestock
    • Animals that have bitten an individual and are currently loose and not confined
    • Wild animals that have bitten an individual or are loose within a residence
    • Aggressive and threatening animals
    • Injured animals