El Paso Animal Services

El Paso Animal Services Visit us at the Animal Services Center or our Mission Valley Adoption Center, 9068 Socorro Rd. El Paso Animal Services is an open-admission shelter caring for 27,000 pets a year. To find out how you can help make El Paso no-kill, visit our website.

Animal Shelter Adoption City Registration

Mission: Deliver excEPtional services to support a high quality of life for our pets, ensuring their five freedoms.

You really came through for us, El Paso! We asked for help today, and boy did we receive it. We had over 100 new foster ...
03/25/2020

You really came through for us, El Paso! We asked for help today, and boy did we receive it. We had over 100 new foster applications come through today alone and our phones were ringing off the hook. We weren't expecting such a big turn out, but we love your dedication to helping El Paso's shelter pets. Thank you for being patient with us as we were helping so many people at once—our staff even stayed to close to 8 tonight to get the last pets we could out of the shelter!

If you submitted an application to foster, we want you to know we didn't forget about you! We are working on how we can continue to get more pets into homes. Please be on the lookout for an email as we update you on next steps.

Again, THANK YOU to everyone that picked up a pet today, or that signed up to foster. Because of you, 56 pets are in a loving foster home tonight and 15 pets found their forever homes.

03/24/2020

Some of our available pets!
Sign up to foster at bit.ly/EPASPlea
Identify 2-3 dogs you’re interested in fostering
Email your contact info and pet ID# to [email protected]

We are open until 7 pm!

03/24/2020

These are just some of the over 600 dogs needing a foster or forever home!

Please sign up to be a foster at bit.ly/EPASPlea, then visit our website to identify a pet you’re interested in. Then email us at [email protected].

03/24/2020

Meet some of our available pets! We will be showing the pet’s ID #– contact our foster team if you’re interested in any of these pets!
212-8732
[email protected]

STAY HOME, STAY SAFE ORDER STARTS TONIGHT!🚨WE NEED TO FIND AS MANY FOSTERS & ADOPTERS TODAY AS POSSIBLE!🚨We'll be open t...
03/24/2020

STAY HOME, STAY SAFE ORDER STARTS TONIGHT!
🚨WE NEED TO FIND AS MANY FOSTERS & ADOPTERS TODAY AS POSSIBLE!🚨

We'll be open today until 7 PM. If you're able to bring a pet in your home, please sign up to be a foster!

-Sign up at bit.ly/EPASPlea
-If fostering an adult dog, please take the Adult Dog Foster Orientation for tips to help you with fostering: https://forms.gle/sZy23K6rNaJUXjmw8
-Call our foster line for foster counseling at 212-8732
-If unable to get through the phone, email us at [email protected] with your name, contact number and pet you're interested in fostering

03/24/2020

WE NEED YOUR HELP EL PASO!

03/24/2020
Emergency Fosters Needed

THANK YOU to everyone who has signed up to be an emergency foster during this crazy time. We have found 76 forever homes and 81 fosters homes since we closed to the public on March 19!

619 dogs and over 30 cats still need fosters or forever homes, like this hunk of love, MastaKilla. Tell your friends, tell your family to #StayHomeAndFoster!

Sign up to foster at bit.ly/EPASPlea

As of today, we are suspending volunteering at the shelter as an effort to further social distancing and continue to red...
03/24/2020

As of today, we are suspending volunteering at the shelter as an effort to further social distancing and continue to reduce the number of people at the shelter. We cannot thank our amazing volunteers enough for answering our call in our greatest time of need, but your and your family's health and safety is our priority. Please stay home, stay safe and standby for updates in the coming weeks.

If you're still looking of ways to help, please consider fostering a pet for 2-4 weeks! > bit.ly/EPASPlea

It's #NationalPuppyDay and we love puppies of all sizes, breeds and ages! We hope you spent it snuggling with your favor...
03/24/2020

It's #NationalPuppyDay and we love puppies of all sizes, breeds and ages! We hope you spent it snuggling with your favorite pup 💜

Sunny and CeCe are here to help you stay busy with EPAS Coloring Pages! Share your finished product by tagging us on Fac...
03/23/2020

Sunny and CeCe are here to help you stay busy with EPAS Coloring Pages! Share your finished product by tagging us on Facebook, Twitter at @elpasoanimalsvc or Instagram at @epanimalsvc.

City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government
03/23/2020

City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government

Beware of fake messages being shared through text warning of a mandatory national quarantine starting tomorrow. These messages are fake. For reliable information visit EPStrong.org and check our social media for the latest updates. #iamelpaso #COVID19

Stay home and foster! Social distancing and self-quarantining doesn't have to be lonely. There's a pet waiting and ready...
03/22/2020
The New York Times

Stay home and foster!

Social distancing and self-quarantining doesn't have to be lonely. There's a pet waiting and ready to keep you company! Sign up to be an emergency foster here: bit.ly/EPASPlea

Fostering is completely free, and we'll provide all the food, supplies and medical care. Foster counseling will be done over the phone and via email, and you can pick up your pet and supplies with virtually no social contact!

Animal shelters across the U.S. are reporting upticks in foster applications as people search for companionship during the coronavirus pandemic.

03/22/2020
GreaterGood.org

STAY HOME & FOSTER!

Fostering is completely free, and you help save a life by getting a pet out of the shelter. Sign up to be an emergency foster at bit.ly/EPASPlea

Social distancing doesn't have to be lonely! A foster pet is the perfect quarantine companion.🐕🐈

Join GreaterGood.org and #StayHomeAndFoster! Learn more at stayhomeandfoster.org and post YOUR foster pics using the hashtag or in the comments below! 🥰

Finding a litter of kittens does not mean they are abandoned. If kittens look fuzzy, chunky and healthy, that means mom ...
03/21/2020

Finding a litter of kittens does not mean they are abandoned. If kittens look fuzzy, chunky and healthy, that means mom has been caring for them! For more information on what to do if you find a litter of kittens, visit www.SaveTheKittensEP.com.

03/21/2020
Pet Finder Map-How To

If you're looking for a lost pet, or if you've found a lost pet, the Pet Finder Map is a great tool to aid in reuniting families.

Check our website and the Pet Finder Map daily. Call 311 to file a "Lost Pet" or "Found Pet" report.

We're still open for virtual and curbside services for Adoptions, Fostering and Pet Reclaims! View our available pets on...
03/21/2020

We're still open for virtual and curbside services for Adoptions, Fostering and Pet Reclaims! View our available pets on our website (or lost & found pets) at www.elpasoanimalservices.org and then give us a call for further assistance.

Making sure your pets are wearing their collar and tags, and make sure their microchip information is updated! This will...
03/21/2020

Making sure your pets are wearing their collar and tags, and make sure their microchip information is updated! This will help your neighbors get your pet back to you in the event they ever go missing.

Look for a lost pet by visiting our website www.elpasoanimalservices.org and our Pet Finder Map https://gis.elpasotexas.gov/petfinder/index.html. Our Pet Reclaim line is open seven days a week from 11 am to 6 pm, call 212-8741.

03/20/2020

While our biggest need is fosters and adopters for medium to large sized dogs, we do have lots of little guys needing love too!

03/20/2020

Facebook Live Q&A on the shelter closure and how you can help.

We're going live on our page at 1 pm to go over the changes we have made these last few days and answer any que...
03/20/2020

We're going live on our page at 1 pm to go over the changes we have made these last few days and answer any questions you may have. Join us!

Social distancing? Working from home? Extended school break? Self-quarantining doesn't have to be lonely—become an emerg...
03/20/2020

Social distancing? Working from home? Extended school break? Self-quarantining doesn't have to be lonely—become an emergency foster today! Fostering is FREE (we provide everything for you) and we are in greatest need of medium-large dog fosters for 2-4 weeks. Sign up online at bit.ly/EPASPlea and then call us at 212-8732 to get started!

03/20/2020

Looking to adopt? Able to become an emergency foster for 2-4 weeks? Meet some of our adoptable pups!
If you’re interested in any of the pets shown in this video, take note of their Animal ID# and then call us for more info:
Adoption Line: 212-8705
Foster Line: 212-8732

03/20/2020

Looking to adopt? Able to become an emergency foster for 2-4 weeks? Meet some of our adoptable pups!
If you’re interested in any of the pets shown in this video, take note of their Animal ID# and then call us for more info:
Adoption Line: 212-8705
Foster Line: 212-8732

03/20/2020

Thanks for joining us for storytime!

03/20/2020

Have kids at home with you? Join us for virtual storytime! On March 20 at 10:30 am, our resident Cat Lady will be reading a book called "Buddy Unchained," written by Daisy Bix and illustrated by Joe Hyatt. She'll be joined by the cats and kittens in our Cat Adoption room looking for a foster or forever home.

Stay tuned on our page for more stories soon to come!

03/19/2020

The shelter may be closed, but we are still ready to find our pets a foster or forever home! If you’re interested in any of these pets, please call our Adoption line at 212-8705 or our Foster line at 212-8732.

View our other adoptable or available pets at www.elpasoanimalservices.org

The health and safety of our pets and the community is our top priority. According to the World Health Organization and ...
03/19/2020

The health and safety of our pets and the community is our top priority. According to the World Health Organization and the CDC, there is no evidence that companion animals have been infected or could spread coronavirus (COVID-19). However, it always has been, and always will be, good practice to wash your hands before and after handling pets!

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Yes, we are still adopting out pets and putting them into foster homes, BUT we are changing things up to keep everyone s...
03/19/2020
EPAS COVID-19 Updates - El Paso Animal Services

Yes, we are still adopting out pets and putting them into foster homes, BUT we are changing things up to keep everyone safe! It’s a work in progress, so please be patient with us as we are transitioning to our virtual & curbside services. Visit our website to view available pets and find out how you can help: https://elpasoanimalservices.org/2020/03/17/epas-covid-19-updates/

We will be updating this page as the situation progresses and any changes are made to programs or services. Please continue to check back regularly to stay up-to-date on EPAS news. MARCH 18, 2020 Beginning tomorrow, March 19, 2020, El Paso Animal Services will close its doors to the public in an eff...

03/18/2020

Animal Services Closes Facilities to the Public, Modifying Services

With more pets going into foster care and our Pet Resources team helping more families in need, we are going to need mor...
03/18/2020

With more pets going into foster care and our Pet Resources team helping more families in need, we are going to need more supplies! If you are able, please consider donating to our lifesaving programs. Donate from the comfort of your home through our Amazon Wishlist: http://a.co/9dHt10L

03/18/2020
Harrison

Shelter Update: Yesterday 87 pets came into the shelter. We are at CRITICAL CAPACITY and need your help! The time is now to adopt or foster!

Our greatest need is medium-large dog fosters or adopters, like Harrison, a petite but curvy lady that wiggles as much as she smiles!

Sign up to be an emergency foster at ➡️ http://bit.ly/EPASPlea

03/18/2020
Social Distancing Sidekick

Need a Social Distancing Sidekick? We have hundreds of pets that would love to keep you company! Visit us today to adopt or foster.

ADOPTIONS are FREE
FOSTERING is FREE

Sign up to be an emergency foster at bit.ly/EPASPlea

Lost your pet? Pet reclaims are being waived! -Check our website-Check the Pet Finder Map-Visit the shelter in person -F...
03/18/2020

Lost your pet? Pet reclaims are being waived!
-Check our website
-Check the Pet Finder Map
-Visit the shelter in person
-File a Lost Pet report by calling 311
More tips ➡️ https://bit.ly/2vXPp28

As the COVID-19 situation is quickly evolving, we are regularly evaluating what it means for EPAS and what changes will ...
03/18/2020

As the COVID-19 situation is quickly evolving, we are regularly evaluating what it means for EPAS and what changes will be made to programs and services to keep pets, staff, volunteers and our community safe and healthy. Please continue to check this page for updates and ways you can help, as this can make a big impact on shelter pets. ➡️ https://elpasoanimalservices.org/2020/03/17/epas-covid-19-updates/

Shelter Update: Yesterday, 89 pets left the shelter as many adopters came to pick up their pets from our Fast & Furriest...
03/18/2020

Shelter Update: Yesterday, 89 pets left the shelter as many adopters came to pick up their pets from our Fast & Furriest adoption event on Saturday, but then 82 pets still came into our care. We are at CRITICAL CAPACITY and currently have over 800 pets in our shelter and over 700 in foster care looking for forever homes.

Ethel is one of our pets needing a foster or forever home, and loves to play fetch in the great El Paso sunshine! All adoption fees are waived, visit us at 5001 Fred Wilson, 11 am to 6 pm!

03/17/2020
Emergency Volunteers Needed!

Caring for our animals doesn't stop! If you're 18 years or older and have some free time on your hands, sign up to be an emergency volunteer today! We need help in various areas of the shelter and can't save lives without you.

www.bit.ly/EPASPlea

03/17/2020
Save The Kittens-Sprinkle Flour

DON'T KITNAP KITTENS! Just because you don't see momma cat around, doesn't mean she's abandoned her babies! Mom is typically nearby hunting or hiding from humans. Sprinkle a ring of flour and check back every couple hours for pawprints.

For more information on how you can help, visit www.SaveTheKittensEP.com.

A great way to help shelter pets in need right now, without having to leave your home, is by donating some much-needed s...
03/17/2020

A great way to help shelter pets in need right now, without having to leave your home, is by donating some much-needed supplies through our Amazon Wishlist. Items will be delivered straight to our doors! With more pets going into foster, and helping more families in need, we will going through supplies fast. Please consider donating: bit.ly/EPASWishlist

03/16/2020
Shelter Update: March 16

Shelter Update: Yesterday, 72 pets came into our care and only 26 left. We currently have over 700 pets in our shelter and over 700 in foster care looking for forever homes, including Kim, who's smile will sure make you smile! All adoption fees are waived, visit us today at 5001 Fred Wilson, 11 am to 6 pm!

Are you on an extended break from school or telecommuting from work? Spend your time with a shelter pet in need! The COV...
03/15/2020

Are you on an extended break from school or telecommuting from work? Spend your time with a shelter pet in need!

The COVID-19 situation is constantly changing, we are expecting to see a decrease in adoptions, an increase in stray pet intake and the risk of the shelter reaching critical capacity. We need your help to continue saving El Paso's pets! Sign up to be an emergency foster or volunteer today: http://bit.ly/EPASPlea

03/15/2020

WE NEED YOUR HELP EL PASO-ADOPTERS & FOSTERS NEEDED!

03/14/2020

BLOXSTARZ is also hosting a Bike/Car wash and donation drive for the shelter pets as well until 5 pm today!

FREE ADOPTIONS until 6 pm today!

Hope is one of the hundreds of pets put in the fast lane to find their forever homes! Join us for our "Fast & Furriest" ...
03/14/2020

Hope is one of the hundreds of pets put in the fast lane to find their forever homes! Join us for our "Fast & Furriest" FREE ADOPTION promotion today!

📍5001 Fred Wilson, 11 am to 6 pm
📍9068 Socorro Rd., 12 pm to 5 pm

This week’s pup is brought to you by Emergency Management Specialist P. Chavez. Meet Hope!

Hope is ready to brighten your day! This sweet girl is a little shy at first, but once she warms up to you, she'll offer you endless cuddles and companionship. Hope has been looking for her forever home since September, and would really love to find her new best friend.

Come and meet Hope at El Paso Animal Services! Mention this #furryfriday post and adopt her for FREE!

Address

5001 Fred Wilson Ave
El Paso, TX
79906

General information

Our staff provides information and/or services on pet vaccinations, registration, adoptions, as well as, spaying and neutering opportunities. Follow us on Twitter at @ElPasoAnimalSvc and on Instagram at @EPAnimalSVC. Our adoption office is open to the public for adoptions from 12 pm to 7 pm.

Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 18:00
Thursday 11:00 - 18:00
Friday 11:00 - 18:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday 11:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(915) 212-7297

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Are we able to drop farrel cats off for spay/neuter????
In need of a home! ❤️ Male. About 3 years old. Himalayan Cat. Very friendly. Quiet and calm. He's great as an only cat in the house because he's a bit territorial with food. Likes to sit by you and be pet. Must be kept inside only. 😺
When your fur babies want to momma the foster puppies too. Hope Chestnut and Hazelnut find good and loving homes at the end of the month. ❤💜
We're working on potty training these two fosters...as you can see, working is the operative word lol
Found lost dog large black Pit/Shepherd mix, male, very sweet dog. Far east El Paso near Cactus Trails Elementary School. Neighbors on the Ring App has also reported this same dog being lost since Sunday. Neighbors fed the dog yesterday and I fed the dog today and gave him water. I also called the El Paso Animal Control around 9:00 this morning and they never sent an officer out. I called animal control again at 11:30 this morning and they still haven't showed up nor would they give me an estimated time of arrival. This dog is o obviously someone's pet and is a really nice dog.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1041437062890817/ delete if not allowed. There is no profit or financial gain of any kind in this group. Just proud moms of puppers. I could not believe there wasn't already a group, so I created one.
Was found on Westside of El Paso Sunday night Feb 16th. Has been taken to Animal Rescue League. Please help find the owners.
Is anyone willing to pick up a dog we found and drop it off to animal services for us ?
Looking for a female Scottish terrier
Found a puppy dog at Cancellare street upper valley westside Please spread the voice He is very nervous