Animal Control


Officer Chris Carter

Officer C.J. Carter has been in Law Enforcement since 2004. He has a Master Peace Officer license and is also a Sexual Assault Family Violence Special Investigator.  He has a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership.  He has years of experience in code enforcement and recently completed Basic Animal Control Officer Course.

Contact Information:

Police Department

182 5th St.

P.O. BOX 378

Poteet, Tx 78065


PD Patch

Owner must present current rabies vaccine at time of pick-up of impounded dog or cat. If no current vaccination record can be provided owner must get the dog or cat vaccinated and neutered before it is released.

Basic Fees

License Fee- 

  • Dog or Cat (neutered) $5.00 
  • Dog or Cat (un-neutered) $15.00

Boarding Fee-

  • Dog or Cat $10.00 per day
  • Livestock $25.00 per day

Impound Fee-  (First Offense)

  • Dog or Cat (neutered) $20.00  
  • Dog or Cat (un-nuetered) $35.00

Partners for Pets!

On August 23, 2017, the City of Poteet Animal Control was accepted into the BISSELL Partners for Pets Program.  The City of Poteet and BISSELL have partnered with one another to allow Animal Control to be eligible to receive donations, grant funding from the BISSELL Pet Foundation and Facebook giveaways.  


Instagram & Twitter: @bissellpets

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