What donated items does the shelter need?
  • Towels & blankets (used are just fine!)
  • Dog treats (small treats are perfect for training)
  • Dog toys (particularly Kongs, Nylabones, and similar "tough" items)
  • Cat toys
  • Animal sweaters (often useful for the small, skinny, or elderly dogs that have a harder time maintaining body heat)
  • Plastic pet carriers
  • Canned dog or cat food
  • Wire or plastic dog crates
  • Sensitive laundry detergent
  • Leashes, collars, and harnesses
  • Unscented baby wipes
  • KMR powdered kitten formula
  • Heating pads (preferably without the automatic “off” feature)
  • Peanut butter (smooth, not crunchy and NO XYLITOL)
  • Newspaper to line our cat kennels
  • Stuffed animals for our small orphaned kittens to snuggle up with
  • Dog and cat beds (lightly used or new)
  • Exotic animal supplies - food, heat lamps, bulbs, bowls, habitat accessories, etc.

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1. Where is Animal Shelter located and what are their hours?
2. I lost my pet. Is it at the City of Garland Shelter?
3. What are your fees?
4. What should I do if I find a stray dog?
5. How can I get low cost vaccines or spay/neuter services?
6. How do I become a volunteer?
7. What donated items does the shelter need?
8. How do I surrender my pet?
9. Is there a limit of pets a citizen can own?
10. How do I get a dead animal in the street picked up?
11. How do I get a trap from Animal Services?
12. How do I report a coyote sighting?
13. What are the fence requirements for Pit Bull dogs?
14. What are the rules regarding rabies vaccinations?
15. What should I do if I am bitten by an animal?
16. Who can get rabies?
17. What should I do if I am possibly exposed to rabies?