Animal Care Services

Department Overview

The City of Boerne Animal Care Services department provides services for the care of pets and animals while enforcing animal-related laws established by city ordinance. The department is committed to balancing the health, public safety, and welfare needs of people and animals in the community.


Pet Registration and Licensing

ACS processes pet licensing applications and issues current registration tags, as required for all pet owners by city ordinance.

Learn how to license your pet.

Pet Adoption and Fostering

The ACS shelter houses dogs and cats available for adoption and facilitates a foster program for pets.

Learn about adoptable pets and fostering.

Microchipping and Other Services

ACS offers several other services for pet owners in the City of Boerne, including microchipping.

Learn about all ACS services.


If you have a love for pets and want to help take care of the animals in our community, ACS would love to have you as a volunteer.

Learn about volunteering.

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Animal Care Services Staff Picture

The Boerne Animal Care Services team is dedicated to serving Boerne residents and helping to keep our community safe. Pictured from left to right: Stefanie Fisher, Maria Garcia, Shelbi Smith, and Elida Huron.