Due to budget restrictions and an ever evolving philosophy on the handling of wildlife in an urban setting, Animal Services has made many changes to the way we handle wildlife in our city. Some of these changes include:
The new approach to our policies is designed both to save money and to recognize the fact that trapping and removing wildlife is a reactive approach and is a temporary solution to a permanent problem. For more information on our policies and how we recommend handling wildlife in your neighborhood, please read the comprehensive program overview Opens a New Window. .
If you need assistance or more information about urban wildlife, please visit the following websites:
DFW Wildlife Coalition Opens a New Window.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Opens a New Window.
The Humane Society of the United States - Solving Problems with Wildlife Opens a New Window.
Urban Wildlife Rescue, Inc. - DIY Tips on Handling Wildlife Issues Around the Home Opens a New Window.