Baseline Information
FY 15-16 FY 14-15 FY 13-14 FY 12-13
Full-time employees budgeted (non-grant)32323027
# Animal Control Officers (ACOs) budgeted22212322
Total actual dept expenditures$2.7 M$2.5 M$2.07 M$2.04 M
# citizen calls for service23,34924,61920,37621,866
# animals picked up by ACOs3,8424,8714,4834,567
# pet licenses issued13,56410,7388,45710,634
# animals sterilized1,7812,2711,7471,555
# animals sheltered7,2838,0587,4349,901
% impounded dogs & cats "live released"77%57%42%23%
Number of positive tests of West Nile virus211020
Operational Profile
Animal Care became part of the Corpus Christi Police Department during 2012
Days Animal Shelter open to public:6
Vector control services added in FY 2012

    The fiscal year for the CPR reflects results for the months of August 1 through July 31; adjustments have not yet been     made to reflect the change in City's fiscal year to the months of October 1 thru September 30.
Department Mission:
Administer animal regulations and promote responsible pet ownership
Mission Element
Administer animal code compliance
Build a high performance work force enforcing municipal codes relating to animal ownership through education and citations 
Number of citations issued 
Pick up stray animals
Perform timely, courteous, and professional responses to service requests 
# of stray dog complaints received 
2679.00 An icon of a chart
% of cleared calls for service 
Care for in-custody animals
Assure all animals housed within the shelter receive the highest level of care 
Number of live releases of domestic animals within shelter 
Promote pet adoption and pet ownership
Raise public awareness of adoption program through public media, public interactions, and education  
Number of animals adopted 
>= 700.00
Control stray animal populations
Decrease total stray population through animal sterilizations 
Number of animals sterilized 
Reduce vector borne diseases
Reduce number of pest and vector mosquitoes through effective surveillance, spraying and education 
Number of positive tests of West Nile virus