Animal Ordinances & Fees
All animal bites should be reported to Animal Control as soon as possible. Reporting of animal bites, regardless of severity, is required by state law.
If your pet is found by Animal Control, it may be reclaimed with payment of impoundment and boarding fees. All animals held for more than seven days become the property of the City of Wylie and are available for adoption or euthanasia.
First Impound - $40
Second Impound - $60
Third Impound - $80
Animal owners are responsible for the removal of their pet's excrement deposited on public walks, recreation areas or private property.
Wylie City Ordinance requires all pets to be restrained by a leash, a chain or a fenced yard. It is unlawful for an owner to fail to prevent their pet from running at large within city limits or allow them to run free in city parks.
An owner or other person cannot abuse or cruelly mistreat any animal or fail to provide it with proper food, water or shelter or abandon it when ill or injured. Owners should not allow their pet's quarters to become unsanitary, malodorous or obnoxious to others.
All pets must be registered. Visit Pet Registration for more details.
It is unlawful for a person to own, maintain or keep a wild animal in city limits.