Lawton Animal Shelter
2104 SW 6th St
Lawton, OK 73501
580-581-3218

Disclaimer: The Animal Welfare Division website is currently undergoing an upgrade. Information on the site may be out dated or inaccurate at this time. Please call the shelter office at 580-581-3219 during business hours, with any questions you may have. We hope to be up and running soon. Thank you for your patience! Shelter Staff

 

The primary functions of the Lawton Animal Welfare Division include: ensuring the public’s health and safety by providing 24 hour-a-day animal welfare services, controlling of wildlife and strays, and enforcing City Ordinance and/or State Statutes pertaining to animals. Information and explanations of these ordinances and statutes is disseminated through an average of 100 telephone inquiries daily.

 

Our four field officers, working various shifts, respond to all complaints Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. During the remaining weekday and weekend hours, complaint responses are limited to the following emergency types: injured animals, domestic animal bites, loose livestock on roadways and actual attacks by animals on humans and other animals.

 

Additionally, this division provides and maintains a facility where unwanted animals and strays can be brought to receive general care, nutritional needs sanitary housing and when necessary, approved, humane methods of euthanasia.

 

The community is also provided various programs and services such as an animal adoption and redemption program and public education programs promoting the prevention of animal cruelty, humane treatment of animals, and responsible pet ownership.