Seabrook officials warn of feral hogs

feral hogs, Seabrook
Seabrook officials are warning residents to watch out for feral hogs. (Courtesy city of Seabrook)

Seabrook officials are warning residents to watch out for feral hogs. (Courtesy city of Seabrook)

Seabrook Animal Control officials are warning residents to watch out for feral hogs after many residents reported spotting several at Wildlife Park off Red Bluff Road.

While feral hog sightings are not unusual for the area, they may cause concern to residents, according to a city news release.

Residents who use Seabrook's trails should be observant. Most of the time, feral hogs will not bother anyone who does not bother them, the release reads.

Residents should not attempt to approach or feed the hogs. Hogs, especially mothers, are known to charge if provoked or threatened, per the release.

Seabrook officials said residents should not shoot at the hogs as firing weapons violates city ordinances.


Residents who have seen feral hogs in neighborhoods or charge at people or pets should contact Seabrook Animal Control by calling 281-291-5610. Feral hogs do not need to be reported if they are not near personal property or threatening anyone, according to the release.
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.


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