- Current Texas Animal Laws (PDF format)
- Laws That Affect Animal Shelters (PDF format)
- Dog or Cat Breeders Act (PDF format)
- Licensed Dog or Cat Breeders Regulations (PDF format)
Other Resource Options
The websites listed below provide information concerning Texas animal protection laws, animal-related government entities, animal welfare research organizations and animal protection organizations who share THLN's mission and vision.
Animal Law Section
An excellent source of all state animal cruelty laws, as well as a historical source of information.
Texas Legislation and the Rules of the Board of Health
Texas Administrative Code
Rutgers University School of Law - Animal Rights Law Center
Material for animal rights advocacy
American Association for Horsemanship Safety
Laws for each state dealing with cruelty to horses only.
Animal Welfare Information Center
Providing information for improved animal care and use in research, teaching, and testing.
ALDF Crime Tips: Mobile App to Report Animal Cruelty
ALDF Crime Tips is a first-of-its-kind app designed to help you help animals-by letting you report abuse and neglect of animals in your community right from your phone.