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Bulky items are defined as:appliances, furniture, carpet, mattresses, furniture andfence sections (cut to 4 ft. width with no concrete).
Refrigerators, ice makers, freezers and window air conditioners must be tagged by a licensed technician as free of Freon.
This service does not include construction material, tires, automobile batteries or other parts, dead animals, hazardous waste or livestock stable matter of excessive weight or volume. Yard trash and leaves will be picked up if in plastic bags. Tree limbs must be bundled, no longer than 4 feet in length and not exceeding 50 pounds each. If there is a large amount of limbs, a special pick-up must be coordinated with Waste Management at 972.315.5400.
To find out if there is an association in your neighborhood call Neighborhood Services at 972.291.5100 ext. 1084.
Library cards are available for a fee to individuals not in the above categories. You only need a card to check out materials. Fees are $20 for one year.
A microchip is a permanent form of identification, as long the chip is registered, and the registration is kept up to date. The registration information will be filled out prior to leaving with the pet and the shelter will mail it in to the company.
The goal of requiring the pets to be microchipped is twofold:
Increase the number of pets that are reunited with their owners Increase the responsibility of pet owners who continue to allow their pets to run at large.
If you have any questions about microchips, please feel free to contact the shelter at 972.291.5335.