Sustainability & Public Health Department

For the protection of Farmers Branch citizens and their future, the Department of Sustainability and Public Health in coordination with other departments and agencies, provides programs to protect public health and safety, promote animal welfare, and engage the community in sustainable practices.  

  1. Animal Services
  2. Environmental Health
  3. Public Health
  4. Solid Waste
  5. Stormwater 
  6. Sustainability
  7. Trails

Animal Services Division

Go to Animal Services webpage for additional information about programs.  
  • For location and hours of operation go to Animal Shelter webpage.
  • Removal of stray animals 
  • Public education programs
  • Animal bite investigations
  • Return of pets to owners
  • Nuisance complaints
  • Dangerous animal complaints
  • Quarantine animals
  • Removal of dead animals
  • Loan of animal traps 
  • Trap Neuter Release Program (TNR) for feral cats

Contacts & Concerns

Comments and concerns can be called in or e-mailed to the Sustainability and Public Health staff.

  • Animal services programs email or call 972.919.8770
  • Food program, mosquito control information, and pool program information email or call 972.919.2539 
  • Storm water quality or creek water quality issues email to 972.919.2597
  • For Trash, Recycling, Brush or Bulky Collections email or call 972.919.2597
  • For all other questions and concerns, email  or call 972.919.1408