Animal Services

Promoting Safety

The DeSoto County Animal Shelter promotes and protects public and animal safety by:
  • Enforcing the Animal Control Ordinance established by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors. To see the proposed Animal Control Ordinace go to the Public Hearing page.
  • Adoption of eligible animals
  • The collection of stray animals
  • Promoting responsible pet ownership through education and community outreach

Animal Shelter

The Animal Shelter is located in the community of Nesbit. Adoption hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Mondays through Fridays and from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays.