Stephen Peoples and David Baros
Animal Control Officers
101 N Wharton
Animal Control is responsible for enforcing State and City codes pertaining to animals. Animal Control investigates animal bites, animal cruelty complaints, and other animal-related issues. To learn more about animal control, please contact our office.
- Pet registration is a requirement in the City of El Campo.
- The City has a leash law.
- Annual rabies vaccination is required by law.
The Humane Society of the United States
– Learn great pet care tips and find over 40 tip sheets on addressing cat and dog behavior problems, great tip sheets on how to solve problems with a variety of urban wildlife from squirrels to raccoons, hit the wildlife tab to find out about Urban Wildlife - how to create habitats in your yard, what to do if you find an injured or orphaned animal and how to resolve wildlife conflicts.
Texas Department of State Health Services
– Learn more about state laws that govern animals and the transmission of zoonotic diseases or diseases that are transmissible from animals to humans.
Herps of Texas
– a great resources for information on reptiles found in Texas - snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises and alligators.
Texas Parks and Wildlife
– Check out their wildlife fact sheets on wildlife you might encounter and their information on nuisance wildlife which makes its way into our neighborhoods.