Loud or Barking Dogs
Barking dog complaints are investigated by the Cedar Hill Animal Control office. To report a dog that barks loudly and frequently, contact the Regional Dispatch at 972.223.6111.

Animals Running At-large

City ordinances prohibit dogs and cats from running at-large within the City limits. It is recommended that cats be kept inside at night.

If you find a dog or cat at large within the City limits you can either call 972.223.6111 or bring the dog or cat to the Tri-City Animal and Adoption Center during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 10 am to 6 pm 
  • Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm

City ordinances also prohibit:
  • Aggressive behavior to people or other animals
  • Chasing vehicles

What you can do
In cases where the Animal Control Officer does not witness the violation, the City suggests the following actions:
  1. Talk to the owner of the animal. The owner may not realize the animal is creating a problem.
  2. Send a certified letter (return receipt requested) to the owner stating the problem.
  3. Swear a complaint with the Municipal Court, located at 285 Uptown Blvd, Building 100. To contact the Municipal Court by phone, please call 972.291.5100 ext. 1040. 

For more information, call Cedar Hill Animal Control during business hours at 972.291.5181 extension 1716 (ACO S. Burke) or extension 2163 (ACO J. Randolph).