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Lubbock Animal Services - Duty with Compassion
The largest animal shelter on the South Plains, Lubbock Animal Services is committed to caring for the more than 15,000 animals annually rescued from Lubbock and surrounding area. Lubbock Animal Services is an open-door shelter that provides lost and found services, animal adoptions, humane education, cruelty investigations, and enforces the laws regarding animals for the City of Lubbock.

The Shelter at 401 N. Ash in the northern part of Lubbock is still open for unidentified lost dogs. The current hours of operation are Tue-Fri 1:00PM-6:00PM, Sat. 12:00PM-4:00PM and Closed Sun-Mon.

The Shelter at 3323 S.E. Loop 289 also houses all lost cats along with all tagged and microchipped lost dogs. Hours of operation are Mon-Fri 8:00AM-6:00PM and Sat 12:00PM-4:00PM, Closed Sun.


Who We Are

Lubbock Animal Services is the only open-door animal shelter in Lubbock for Lubbock citizens. We provide a temporary home for lovable, adorable puppies and kittens, faithful and devoted adult cats and dogs, and just about every other furry, scaly, or feathered species of animal people keep! Lubbock Animal Services takes in any animal, beloved pet or stray a Lubbock Citizen may have found, lost on the streets of Lubbock. Lubbock Animal Services will also take in animals from the county and surrounding towns, however, there is a fee for this.

Adopting a friend

Lubbock Animal Services Adoptions
Lubbock Animal Services Adoptions is now housed in our new shelter. This Adoption Center is located on the Southeast side of Lubbock at 3323 S.E. Loop 289. We are right inside the Loop by Southeast Drive exit. We still welcome donations for our plans include future expansions.

For more information about donating, please contact Animal Services at (806) 775-2002.
Any amount will help and your generosity will be greatly appreciated!


*Adoption Program and Fees
Our adoption program exists solely to place pets in loving, committed homes. While waiting for that special family, the animal is cared for in the Lubbock Animal Shelters, *Adoptions*. Veterinary care, food, water, and special attention are all provided to ensure that every animal's stay with us is as pleasant as it can be.

Individuals wishing to adopt a pet must complete an adoption application followed by an interview with an adoption counselor.

All of these animals have received their first set of vaccinations, will be tested for heartworms or feline leukemia, will be spayed or neutered and Micro-chipped and are just waiting for a permanent home with a caring new owner. Even with providing all of these services, the most it ever costs to adopt a pet from us is just $60!

All of our animals are altered prior to the finalization of the adoption. All adoptions are first-come, first-served. We do not normally ship animals so adopters must be able to come to our shelter to pick their new family member up or make all shipping arrangements. Adopters are responsible for all shipping charges. Breed Groups must have a Rescue Agency Agreement on file along with a copy of their 501(c)(3) with the city before they can pick up any animal from our shelter.

We work hard to ensure that an appropriate match is made so that the relationship will be one that lasts a lifetime. Part of this program includes education regarding the proper care of the new pet, how to handle common problems that may arise, and what responsibilities you have as a new pet owner.

All of the pets showcased on these pages are available for adoption to good homes. If you are interested in giving one of our homeless animals a second chance for a good life, please call (806) 775-2700. If you love animals and can't have a pet the next best thing is to volunteer your time and services at your local shelter. Not only will the staff love you but you will make a difference in an animals life. Lubbock Animal Adoptions always need volunteers for all reasons from, working with the animals to posting pictures on our website.

Come Visit Us!




Lubbock Animal Services Adoption Center
3323 SE Loop 289
Lubbock TX 79403
Phone: 806-775-2700
Click here for a list of pets at this shelter



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