City of Newcastle Oklahoma

Pet Adoption / Animal Control

Animal Control/Shelter

The City has established an animal rescue facility for strays and unwanted animals. Newcastle Animal Control is encouraging the community to adopt pets from the shelter. Information regarding the shelter can be found on the Petfinder web site, www.petfinder.com under Shelter and Rescue Groups, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofnewcastleanimalcontrol.

Newcastle Animal Control Office
717 N. Walker Dr.
Newcastle, OK 73065

An ordinance (No. 2006-013) was adopted December, 2006 to address Animal Control and fee schedules. The fees for adoption and animal control fees/fines are listed below:

Adoption (All dogs and cats): All adoptions include FREE Initial Newcastle City Pet License and Rabies Vaccination
Adoption Fee for dogs and cats $40.00
Spay/neuter deposit (refundable) $10.00
Rabies vaccination deposit (if applicable) $10.00
Law Enforcement animals and specially trained service animals for persons with disabilities FREE
Adoption by Senior Citizen $25.00
Special Adoption: Two or more adopted $25.00 ea.
Special Adoption: Animal 4 years of age or older $25.00

 

Animal Control Fee Schedule
Surrendering Fee $20.00
Dog or Cat, over 6 months, annual registration fee (unaltered/not neutered) $7.50
Dog or Cat, over 6 months, annual registration fee (altered/neutered) $4.50
Tag replacement fee $1.00
Impounding and kenneling animal $20.00 plus $5.00 per day
Dog not vaccinated against rabies, pay deposit to be refunded upon proof of vaccination $25.00
If impounded animal sold, owner to claim excess of sales price above impounding and related fees and fee of $7.50
Supervised quarantine at owner’s expense for 10 days (Cats) $100.00
Supervised quarantine at owner’s expense for 10 days (Dogs under 50 lbs.) $150.00
Supervised quarantine at owner’s expense for 10 days (Dogs over 50 lbs.) $200.00
Vicious canine to be registered with animal control officer $7.50
Rabies shot, if not current $10.00

Licenses are required on all animals (domestic). Licenses are renewable every year and require up-to-date vaccination records with purchase of license.