956-686-1141

Admitting Department



2501 West Trenton Road – Edinburg Texas 78539
956-686-1141
Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm
Sunday 8am – 4pm

PARTNER MUNICIPALITIES 

Palm Valley Animal Center is the only full service, open admission, animal intake facility in Hidalgo County.  PVAC provides open admission services for our Partner Municipalities animal control agencies and residents, residents have full access to all of our admitting services without additional charge and can take advantage of discounts to select services.

ANIMAL CONTROL

Every municipality/county has its own animal control policies and procedures, we urge residents to contact their local animal control agency first. PVAC only admit lost pets and/or strays, we do not pick up and/or collect pets and/or strays.

Visit the PVAC Local Animal Control page for more information on local animal control agencies, pvaconline.com/animalcontrol.

For wildlife inquiries, please go to the Texas Game Warden website.

DROPPING OFF STRAYS AT PVAC

As Hidalgo County’s only open admission center, PVAC accepts strays from the public during normal business hours only at our PVAC location at 2501 W Trenton Road, Edinburg, TX 78539. We are open to the public from 9am-6pm Monday-Saturday and 9am-4pm on Sundays.

Strays will be held for a 72 hour stray hold period to give an owner a chance to reclaim pet.

There is no fee per animal for any drop offs by residents of Partner Municipalities.  This fee is paid by Partner Municipalities through their current municipal contract.

Currently we DO NOT provide admission services for municipalities that are not Partner Municipalities, residents from these municipalities will need to contact their city for information on how to surrender a strays.

REQUIREMENTS:
– Must provide a valid government issued ID and proof of residency.

We do not admit pets at The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center.

TIPS: Reuniting Strays with Their Owners

 

SURRENDERING A PET AT PVAC

PVAC accepts owner surrenders from Hidalgo County during normal business hours only at our PVAC location at 2501 W Trenton Road, Edinburg, TX 78539. We are open to the public from 9am-6pm Monday-Saturday and 9am-4pm on Sundays.

There is no fee per animal for residents of Partner Municipalities surrendering their pet to PVAC.  This fee is paid by Partner Municipalities through their current municipal contract. 

Currently we DO NOT provide admission services for municipalities that are not Partner Municipalities, residents from these municipalities will need to contact their city for information on how to surrender a pet.

REQUIREMENTS:
– Must provide a valid government issued ID and proof of residency.
– Proof of ownership and copies of any and all medical records for the pet.

We do not admit pets at The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center.

TIPS: Resources options for keeping your pet.

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