Animal Control

Shady Shores is served by Hickory Creek

The Town of Shady Shores Contracts with Hickory Creek Animal Shelter for Animal Control Services. Hickory Creek Animal Shetler provides a variety of services to the Town including management of stray or abandoned animals, health and safety concerns and investigates all dog bites and or attacks. For more information about Hickory Creek Animal Shelter, please visit their website. To report a loose or stray animal, please contact Hickory Creek Animal Shelter at the link to the right.

The Town Council passed Ordinance 273-11-2014 on November 3, 2014.

Information about Coyotes

Contact Us

Physical Address

970 Main Street

Hickory Creek, TX 75065

Shelter Services

Owner Release, Adoptions, Redemptions and Trap Rentals


Service Calls

940-349-1600 option 9


Monday - Thursday

6:00 am - 3:30 pm


6:00 am - 10:00 am

Saturday / Sunday 

7:00 am - 11:00 am

** When planning a visit, it is a good idea to call ahead in case the officers are on a call  469-271-2841**

Registration in Shady Shores is voluntary.

Please help us get your pets and livestock home quickly and efficiently by registering your animals. Failure to voluntarily register your dog or cats could result in additional fees. See the Hickory Creek Animal Shelter page for more information. 

Registration for dogs and cats is $10.00 through Hickory Creek Animal Shelter. Payments and tag pick-up may take place at Shady Shores Town Hall during normal business hours. 

Register your dogs and cats here- be prepared to upload a copy of your 1-year rabies vaccination

Registration of Livestock is FREE and helps officers identify where livestock is to be returned.

Register your livestock here for FREE