City of Clyde, Texas
 | PO Box 1155, 222 Oak Street | Clyde, Texas 79510
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City of Clyde
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Animal Control

Terry DAVIS, Supervisor







Terry Davis is the Code Enforcement Officer in the City of Clyde.  Code enforcement is an effort to help keep the City of Clyde safe and clean.  By investigating complaints and inspecting properties within the city,  we are able to enforce City ordinances related to nuisances and zoning violations.

View Clyde's City Ordinances HERE or go to

The most common code violations include an accumulation of junked vehicles, high grass and weeds, and trash and rubbish.

The City is authorized to pursue criminal and civil remedies to abate nuisances within Clyde.


Animal Control








Maria Carstensen serves the citizens of Clyde America to prevent animals from running at large or causing a nuisance or hazard to the health, safety, or welfare of the human or animal population.

In addition, the Animal Control Department promotes the general health of the animal population and protects it from cruel and abusive treatment. Familes that are located within the city limits are permitted up to (4) FOUR pets. All pets must be vaccinated and registered with the City.



The Clyde Animal Shelter will take animals you cannot keep.


Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10am-2pm
Saturday 10am-2pm
Closed on Tuesday and Sunday

Animals are available for adoption and you may contact the Shelter for an appointment by calling 325-4391482

Adoption Fee $55.00

Registration Fee $12.00

Yearly renewal Fee $12.00


More adoptable animals at:
For all Emergencies after hours call: 325-854-1444    

Maria Carstensen receiving her 5-year certificate in December 2012


1. Do I have to keep my dog on leash?
Yes the City of Clyde has an animal ordinance that requires all pet owners to have their pets restrained at all times. (Ordinance# 2008-0t2 Section 2-4 every person who owns, keeps or is in charge of a dog shall restrain their dog at all times. This means off their property as well.)

2. Do I have to license my pets?
All dogs and cats are required by ordinance to be registered with Animal Control. (Ordinance # 2008-012 Section 2-30.6 No person shall own, keep or harbor a dog or cat over the age of four months within the City unless a license has been obtained for the same.)

3. How do I report an animal bite?
All animal bites can be reported to the Animal Control Department at 325-893-4234 or after hours at 325-854-1444. (After hours number is for emergencies only.)

4. Does Animal Control loan out traps to catch wild animals?
Animal Control does not loan out traps. If you have a wild animal problem contact Animal Control at325-893-2963 or 325-893-4234 and you will be placed on a trap list. The next available trap will be set at your address. Animal Control will set and run these traps.

5. How many dogs or cats can I have?
Ordinance # 2008-012 Section 2-2

No person shall harbor or keep more than four (4) dogs or four (4) cats or any combination of dogs and cats when the total exceeds four (4) animals over the age of ten (10) weeks except in an animal pound, hospital, clinic or kennel/cattery.


At City Hall: 325-893-4234
By Mail: PO Box 1155,
Clyde, TX 79510
At the Kennel: 325-893-2963
AFTER 6PM: 325-439-1482
Fax:  325-893-5010

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