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  • Can you explain the new spay/neuter/microchip ordinance?

  • What does “spay” and “neuter” mean?

  • Where can I get my pet spayed or neutered at a low cost?

  • How soon after my dog/cat has had a litter can I get her spayed?

  • If my pet has current tags, will I need to purchase a microchip after April 1, 2016?

  • Can I purchase a microchip for my own animal at the Animal Shelter?

  • Do you microchip animals before they are adopted?

  • Do you scan animals for microchips?

  • I’ve lost my pet. What do I do?

  • How many dogs and cats can I own in San Angelo?

  • What are your adoption fees?

  • Can I return an adopted animal to the Animal Shelter if it doesn’t work out?

  • When will an animal control officer respond to my call?

  • Who do I call if I witness cruelty or inhumane treatment of animals?

  • What is a trap-neuter-release program? How can I participate?

  • How do I protect myself against dog bites?

  • What do I do if I have been bitten by an animal?

  • How do you put an animal to sleep?

  • Do you give shots to all of the animals at the shelter?

  • Do you take in animals other than dogs and cats?

  • Does the animal shelter board animals?

  • Is there anywhere public in San Angelo where my dog can run free?

  • Who is responsible for situations involving wildlife in the city?

  • How can I get a dead animal removed?

  • I found a lost pet and turned him into the shelter. How long will you keep him?

  • I have to surrender my pet. How long will you keep him?

  • What can I do to prevent my pet from getting lost?

  • Do you have volunteer opportunities?

  • Do you accept donations?

  • I cannot afford food for my pet. What should I do?

  • Where is the Animal Shelter located?

  • Do you have any job openings?

  • Are you a "no-kill" shelter?

  • Can anyone turn an animal into your facility?