All animal adoptions, redemptions, and trap rentals are performed at the Animal Shelter.

Adoptions & Redemptions

Adoptions and redemptions can be performed at the following times:

  • Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • The shelter is closed for lunch from                      noon-1 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Closed on Sundays

Animal Traps

Live animal traps are available at the Little Elm Animal Shelter on an 'as-available' basis. Call 972-377-1898 to check trap availability. Animal traps are only available to Little Elm residents.

A refundable deposit of $70 cash only, is required. If the trap is returned within the agreed-upon return date and not damaged, the deposit will be returned to you.

Baited Traps

Traps are generally used to catch nuisance animals, such as opossums and armadillos that are destroying yards and other property. Due to Little Elm's proximity to the lake and other rural areas, a large variety of other animals such as skunks, squirrels, dogs, cats, and many more will be attracted to a baited trap.

A baited trap will almost always catch something, but not necessarily the animal you intended.

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