Animal Control

Manvel is dedicated to ensuring the welfare of both humans and animals, and we strive to create a harmonious community by addressing and resolving animal-related concerns. Explore our services and resources, and learn more about our commitment to fostering a safe environment for all.

Shelter Locations

The Manvel Police Department has a temporary holding shelter located at the Police Department.  If the owner of an impounded animal is not located, the animal will be transferred to the Alvin Adoption Center

Manvel Police Department

6615 N. Masters Rd.
Manvel, TX 77578

Alvin Adoption Center

550 Highway 6
Alvin, TX 77511

Southern Brazoria County Animal Shelter

115 Canna Ln.
Lake Jackson, TX 77566


Per City ordinance, pets older than three months must be registered with the Manvel Police Department, with renewals made annually. Download the Animal Registration Form. Registration should include:

  • A current certificate of rabies vaccine
  • The address, name of owner and telephone number of the owner
  • A description of the animal

Animal Shelter Advisory Committee

The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee meets quarterly and assists the City of Manvel in safeguarding the health and well-being of animals in its jurisdiction by ensuring compliance with Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code pertaining to animal shelters.

The committee consists of four members, including:

  • One licensed veterinarian
  • One county or municipal official
  • One person whose duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter  
  • One representative from an animal welfare organization

Learn more about the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee.


The Manvel City Ordinance outlines requirements and regulations regarding animals in Chapter 8 - Animals. Some topics include:

In addition to these topics, you can find information regarding descriptions and findings of fact.