Surrendering a pet

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Surrendering a pet to the shelter

If you need to surrender your pet to the Richardson Animal Shelter you must provide the following:

  • A valid state picture ID or drivers license
  • Proof of residency in the City of Richardson

Other items that may be provided but are not required:

  • Rabies vaccination information
  • Veterinary records
  • Toys or blankets
  • Microchip information
  • Medications that your pet may be taking       

Unwanted Animals Fees:

  • Adult Animals (6 months of age or older)
    • $20.00 per animal
    • $10.00 waived if pet is currently vaccinated for rabies. Must show written proof.
    • $10.00 waived if pet is spayed/neutered
  • Puppies or Kittens
    • $5.00 per animal