Wilson County Lost and Found
Call 210-401-6212 and leave a message; they will return your call. You can also send a message to them via Facebook. If you find a pet with a rabies tag, call the vet listed on the tag so they can contact the owner. You can also place a notice on our lost and found webpage, www.shannonridge.org; just contact our webmaster, Randy Davis, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include photos if possible.
Most of our residents are
responsible dog owners who keep their dogs confined on their property as the
County Animal Control Ordinance.
If you have dogs, please find a way
to keep your dogs on your property.
If necessary, install an
The sheriff’s department is
responsible for enforcing the animal control ordinance, not Shannon Ridge HOA.
If you are frustrated with owners
who allow their dogs to become a nuisance, do the following:
Take photos of the dog running
loose to prove the violation; deputies can’t act without proof.
If possible, take a photo of the
dog in the act of creating the nuisance.
photos of the dog on the owner’s property and jot down the owner’s address and
any information that will help prove ownership of the dog including who
shelters, feeds, waters, or plays with the dog.
3. Call the sheriff’s department (830-393-2535), insist on speaking to a deputy, and do the following:
a. Ask for the deputy’s name and
the case number and write both down.
b. Explain the problem, inform the
deputy that you have photos, and ask the deputy to issue a citation.
c. Keep notes of your conversation.
d. If the deputy gives you the
run-around, call the sheriff’s department and insist on speaking to the deputy’s
supervisor, usually a corporal.
If the corporal doesn’t resolve the
problem, insist on speaking to a sergeant.
Be prepared to contact the
sheriff’s department on multiple occasions.
Each time you see a violation
involving the same owner, repeat the steps above and reference the case numbers
of your previous complaints.
4. Report all animal bites to the sheriff’s department.
Wilson County Animal Control Ordinance.
Texas Animal Control Ord. # 822.013 (Dogs or Coyotes That Attack Animals)
Complete State of Texas Animal Control Ordinance.