Animal Control

The City of Port Arthur Animal Shelter provides animal services for Port Arthur. For animal owners, an emergency veterinary clinic provides care, after your vet's normal hours, for sick or injured pets. Call the Port Arthur Police Department to obtain an emergency clinic at

AdoptionsAdopt-a Pet

Dogs and cats are available for adoption on a daily basis. Our hours are 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday excluding holidays. The fee for adopting a dog is $30 for any dog or cat that is over six months of age The fee for any dog or cat that is under six months of age is $10. Stray animals turned over to the Animal Shelter are held three working days before they are offered for adoption. If you need additional information, contact the Animal Shelter at 409-983-8785 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.

Adopted cats and dogs are required to be spayed or neutered by the new owners.

Humane Society of Southeast Texas

The Humane Society's office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturdays,11 a.m. to 4 p.m. However, the hours for viewing animals for adoption at their kennel are Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 am to 4:30 pm and Saturdays 11 am to 4 pm.