Additional Resources

Dog named LucyLocal Clinics and Shelters

View the Local Clink and Shelter resource directory category.

Dog Breedopedia

What breed of dog is best for you? PetMD is a good place to start your research.

Urban Wildlife Information

As the DFW Metroplex continues to expand, area wildlife adapts to find food, water, and shelter. Sightings of owls, raccoons, opossums, bobcats, and coyotes have become more prevalent. The DFW Wildlife Coalition strives to encourage an alliance between native wildlife and its urban surroundings. View the more specific information and FAQs. This organization is available from 7 am to 10 pm daily at 972-234-9453.

Rodent Control

Norway and Roof rats live in close association with people. Both are present in communities across North Texas. The City routinely baits all park areas and inspects all alleys. However, rat sightings are somewhat common during this area's hot and dry summer months. For more information about their characteristics and some methods used to control them. View the Rodent Control (PDF).

Bats & Attics

To view or download a copy of a news release from The Humane Society of the United States on bats and their fondness for home attics, view the bat tips (PDF).

Coyote Sightings

Coyote sightings most often occur along the banks of Turtle Creek. Biologists say coyotes are now a fact of life in nearly all of urban America. For more information about their habits, view the Solutions for Coyote Conflicts (PDF) from the Humane Society of the United States.

Visit the Report Coyote Sighting website.