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    Bryan Animal Center

    Bryan Animal Center Changes Amid COVID-19

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and public safety, we will be temporarily limiting the number of customers within the facility at a time by conducting all services via appointment only. We will also be requiring customers to wear face coverings while inside the animal center, and will be conducting temperature checks before any individuals may enter the building. Our hours open to the public are the following:

    • Sunday-Monday: Closed
    • Tuesday-Friday: Noon – 6 p.m.
    • Saturday: Noon – 4 p.m.

    Contact the Bryan Animal Center directly at 979-209-5260 for all other questions.

    To report Animal Control Issues or for an Animal Control Officer to respond call 979-361-3888.

    Adoption packages

    Listed below are the prices and services that come with adopting our animals. Microchips may be registered nationally at time of adoption for an additional charge of $10.99 If you are claiming a lost pet or adopting an animal from the Bryan Animal Center, you may pay with cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover.

    Dogs: $80

    • Heartworm Tested, de-wormed, receive one DHPP vaccination, one Bordetella vaccination, & are microchipped.

    Puppies: $90

    • De-wormed, are current on DHPP vaccinations, receive one Bordetella vaccination, & are microchipped.

    Cats: $50

    • FELV/FIV tested, de-wormed, receive FVRCP vaccination, & are microchipped.

    Kittens: $60

    • FELV tested, de-wormed, are current on FVRCP vaccination, & are microchipped.

    Volunteers

    Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Bryan Animal Center. At this time we are not accepting volunteer applications. Please check back or call (979) 209-5260 if you have any questions.

    Lost and Found

    Foster Program and “Foster Saturday”

    The Bryan Animal Center (BAC) has animals who may need homes during their transition period.  Foster homes are one way for deserving animals to receive care before being adopted.
    Individuals and organizations interested in partnering with the BAC to provide foster care, should complete the Foster Care Application form and submit it to BAC staff.  Foster homes are responsible for the foster animal, including food, shelter, social skills, and a loving environment.

    Don’t Forget About Foster Saturday!

    Don’t forget about our fantastic fosters! Join us every Saturday from 12 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. to view a handful of our adoptable fosters at the Bryan Animal Center! We would love for you to come out and have a meet and greet with the fosters that are out here!

    Fosters are wonderful to adopt because they have already been in a home! Some of them are house-trained, crate-trained, and may even know basic obedience skills! What more could you ask for?

    How about a discounted adoption fee! All our fosters are considered VIP (Very Important Pets) and have discounted adoption rates! The adoption fee includes their spay/neuter, de-worming, basic vaccinations, microchip, and a heartworm/feline disease test!

    Now all you have to do is come in and ADOPT! Please call 979-209-5260 if you have any further questions. We will see you this Saturday!

    Donations

    There are multiple ways that you can make a donation to the Bryan Animal Center. Any and all donations are appreciated.

    Monetary donations

    If donating by check, Make out your check to “Bryan Animal Center” and mail it to:

    • Bryan Animal Center
      2207 Finfeather Road
      Bryan, Texas 77801
      Phone: (979) 209-5260

    Amazon Wish List

    The easiest and most efficient way to help us out is to donate items from our Bryan Animal Center Amazon Wish List. This guarantees that the items you’re donating are things we currently need, and it gets those items to us as quickly as possible.

    Donate items directly

    If Amazon isn’t your thing, you can still look at the items on the Amazon Wish List and then purchase those items independently and have them sent to us.

    Any items should be delivered or shipped to:

    • Bryan Animal Center
      2207 Finfeather Road
      Bryan, Texas 77801
      Phone: (979) 209-5260

    Kuranda dog beds

    Donate a bed and give the gift of comfort for a shelter dog or cat. Your bed donation will make a world of difference to them.

    Animal Control

    It is the policy of Bryan Animal Services to protect the citizens from nuisance and dangerous animals by maintaining an Animal Control Unit which shall be responsible for the enforcement of city ordinances, state law, and federal law governing animals.

    Animal control officers are mobile responding to calls within the City limits of Bryan and are stationed out of Bryan Animal Center Animal 2207 Finfeather Bryan TX, 77801.

    Animal Control officers regularly work Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Animal control officers are on call for emergencies after regular business hours, on weekends, and city recognized holidays.

    After Hours Emergency Call Responses include:

    • Animal bites or scratches to a human that break the skin
    • Vicious animal at large attacking people or other animals
    • Injured/ill animal when owner is not known
    • Snake or wild animal in a house/garage. (must have a visual on the animal)

    For Animal Concerns, Please Contact (979)361-3888 For an Animal Control Officer to Respond.

    Animal Related Ordinances for Bryan may be found at:

    http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=14054

    For more information about ordinances or general inquiries, you may leave a message at (979)209-5261, and an officer will return your call as quickly as possible.

    For immediate assistance, please call (979)361-3888.

    Animal Noise Complaints

    City of Bryan Municipal Code Chapter 10, Section 10-14. Animals barking or howling:

    It shall be unlawful for any person to harbor or keep on his or her premises or in or about his or her premises under his or her control, any animal which by loud or unusual barking or howling, or by noise of any type, causes the peace and quiet of the neighborhood or the occupants of adjacent premises to be disturbed.

    There are three options for reporting an animal noise complaint, and all three have varying degrees of anonymity associated with them. Please read through the options carefully before reporting your complaint.


    Option 1 – Maintain Complete Anonymity and Confidentiality

    Call the non-emergency police dispatch number at (979) 361-3888 and make an Anonymous Complaint. Option 1 allows complete confidentiality and you will remain anonymous.

    1. Make an anonymous noise complaint to the police dispatch operator, but DO NOT give your name, address, or contact number.
    2. Please provide the dispatch operator the address of the problem dog(s).
    3. The dispatch operator will generate a service call for Animal Control to respond.
    4. An Animal Control Officer (ACO) will patrol the area and attempt to witness the barking.
    5. The ACO may issue a warning advising the owner about a complaint alleging excessive barking or noise and action is needed to resolve the problem, or a citation may be issued if an ACO witnesses the violation.
    6. Since this is an anonymous complaint, with no contact information given, there will not be a follow up call to the complainant.
    7. If the problem continues, please see Option #2 or #3.

    Option 2 – Personal Information May or May Not Be Kept Confidential

    Call the non-emergency police dispatch number at (979) 361-3888. Option 2 may or may not keep your personal information confidential.

    1. Provide dispatch your contact information and address of the problem dog(s).
    2. The dispatch operator will generate a service call for Animal Control to respond.
    3. An ACO will patrol the area and attempt to witness the barking.
    4. The ACO may issue a warning advising the owner about a complaint alleging excessive barking or noise and action is needed to resolve the problem, or a citation may be issued if an ACO witnesses the violation.
    5. An officer will contact you with follow up information, if requested.
    6. If the problem continues, please see Option #3.

    Option 3 – You Will Not Remain Anonymous, and You May Be Required to Testify in Court

    Call the non-emergency police dispatch number at (979) 361-3888 and let them know you wish to file an Application for Complaint or you can download the forms below. Option 3 may require you to testify in court and you will NOT remain anonymous.

    1. The dispatch operator will generate a service call for Animal Control to respond.
    2. A person may file a formal complaint against the owner by completing the Application for Complaint and a Complaint Log (a.k.a. Bark Log).
    3. Animal Services will deliver, mail, or make the forms available for you to pick up at the Animal Center or you may download forms linked below.
    4. When you receive the packet, complete both forms and deliver or mail original copies to Animal Services at the address (2207 Finfeather Road, Bryan, TX 77801) or call (979) 361-3888 for pick up.
    5. Upon receipt of the completed forms (i.e. Application for Complaint and Complaint Log), if there are credible witnesses and sufficient evidence (e.g. completed bark log, witnesses statements, date stamped audio/video recordings) to support a criminal prosecution, Animal Services will recommend the case to the City Attorney’s Office to accept the charges against the animal owner.
    6. An ACO will follow up with you once a recommendation has been determined. If it is determined sufficient evidence exists to substantiate the complaint, the complainant will be given instruction on how to proceed.
    7. Note: If legal action is taken and a trial is set, you will be subpoenaed and required to testify in court. All information submitted during this step will be public record and may be released in accordance to the Public Information Act.

    Humane Live Trap Requests

    To have a humane live trap belonging to the City of Bryan Animal Services be placed on your property, you must fill out a Humane Trapping Agreement. Please fill out and submit our online form, or download and fill out the PDF version, and return it to the Bryan Animal Center.

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