Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center

The front of the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center with trees surrounding it
The Brownsville Animal Regulation Care Center is committed to improving the quality of life for all members of our extended community.

Directions to the Shelter

The Shelter is located at 416 FM 511 in Brownsville, Texas. Take the FM 511 (Port of Brownsville) exit and head East on FM 511. Watch for the green street sign to the right hand side that says "Brownsville Animal Shelter." Make a right on Baker Lane after seeing the sign. At the stop take a left. The Shelter will be to your right hand side.

Adopting a Pet

Thank you for considering our homeless animals on your search for a pet.

Adoption Packages

Please be advised that in order to comply with Texas State Laws, all animals adopted from the animal shelter must be spayed or neutered.

A dog adoption package is $99.00 and includes:
  • City License (Tag Included)
  • De-Worming for Intestinal Parasites (1st Dose)
  • Distemper/Parvo Vaccination
  • Heartworm Tested
  • Microchip
  • Physical Examination
  • Rabies Vaccination(Tag Included)
  • Spay/Neuter Operation
A cat adoption package is $99.00 and includes:
  • City License (Tag Included)
  • De-Worming for Intestinal Parasites (1st Dose)
  • Feline Distemper Virus (FDV) Vaccination
  • Feline Leukemia/Aids Test
  • Microchip
  • Physical Examination
  • Rabies Vaccination (Tag Included)
  • Spay/Neuter Operation
View a list of our adoptable animals.

Find adoption applications for a dog or a cat.

Microchipping of Animals

1 in 3 pets will get lost in their lifetime. Without I.D., 90% will never return home. Microchipping is on the of the best ways to keep your family together. The Brownsville Animal Regulation Care Center offers microchipping of animals at our location. In addition, we currently offer $5.00 Microchip Mondays at BARCC from 1:30p.m.-6:30p.m. on a walk-in/first come first serve basis.  

Lost Pet

Report a lost of found pet.

Leash Law

As per law, please remember to leash your dog.

Contacting Animal Control
For questions in regards to animal control, animal city ordinances or animal control related issues, please call the Brownsville Animal Control Department at 956-548-7000 for assistance. The Brownsville Animal Control Department is a division under the Brownsville Police Department.


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