What can I do if I have a problem with stray cats or wildlife like a skunk?
Cat and wildlife live traps can be requested by contacting Animal Control at (432) 264-2563. At this time residents are placed on a waiting list for live traps. When a trap becomes available, an Animal Control Officer will assist in setting up and demonstrating the traps operation. When an animal is caught in the trap, the officer will return to your location to remove the animal.

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1. If I have an animal emergency after hours, where do I call?
2. Do I need a permit to sell animals (dogs, cats) in a public place?
3. If I adopt an animal, do I need to have it spayed or neutered?
4. What can I do if I have a problem with stray cats or wildlife like a skunk?
5. How long will my dog or cat be held if it gets impounded by Animal Control?
6. Can I call the Animal Shelter to check if my dog or cat was impounded?
7. What can I do if I have an animal noise complaint?
8. As a resident within the city limits of Big Spring, how many pets can I have?
9. What should I do if I have a problem involving bees, insects, or rodents?
10. I live outside the city limits. What are the regulations for animals/pets in Howard County?
11. What is the procedure for adopting an animal?
12. What do I need to bring with me to adopt an animal?
13. Can I bury my dog/cat within the city limits?