Please read our rabies and animal control order #171 information book.
Rabies is still a problem in central Texas. Please make sure your pets are vaccinated against this terrible disease.
Rabies is a deadly virus with elevated levels in central Texas. Please make sure your pets are vaccinated against this terrible disease.
This is the main section that was updated in the latest revision of Order 171
3.2 VACCINATIONS: The owner of a dog or cat shall have the animal vaccinated against rabies after the age of three (3) months and before the age of four (4) months. All animals must receive a second rabies vaccination within one (1) year of receiving their first vaccination, regardless of the type of vaccine used or the age at which the animal was initially vaccinated. After the second rabies vaccination, the dog or cat must be vaccinated against rabies at least every three (3) years thereafter and in accordance with state rules. Any person moving into the County from a location outside of the County shall comply with this Section within ten (10) days after having moved into the County.
- Authority and Intent
- Rabies Control
- Reporting Bites from Animals Susceptible to Rabies
- Quarantine Procedures for Animals
- Prohibition of a Nuisance
- Treatment of Animals
- Unlawful Restraint of Dogs
- Ownership of Dangerous Dogs
- Dogs Causing Death or Serious Bodily Injury to a Person
- Dogs and Coyotes that are a Danger to Animals
- Creation, Supervision and Duties of Local Health Authority
- Interference with the Animal Control Officer
- Licensing Requirement and Impoundment Fees
- Confidentially and Nondisclosure
- General Provisions
Effective date of order January 17, 2008. Approved by Comal County Commissioners Court. *Revised (Section 3.2) June 26, 2008