Baseline Information
FY 14-15 FY 13-14 FY 12-13 FY 11-12
Full-time employees budgeted (non-grant)2723
# Animal Control Officers (ACOs) budgeted232214
Total actual dept expenditures$2.07 M$2.04 M$1.81 M
# citizen calls for service20,37621,86627,059
# animals picked up by ACOs3,6324,4305,788
# pet licenses issued8,45710,63411,643
# animals sterilized1,7471,5551,453
# animals sheltered7,4349,90112,340
% impounded animals redeemed or adopted42%23%20%
Number of positive tests of West Nile virus0208
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
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
1354.00 An icon of a chart
Pick up stray animals
Perform timely, courteous, and professional responses to service requests
# of stray dog complaints received
8228.00 An icon of a chart
Perform timely, courteous, and professional responses to service requests
# of stray dogs impounded
1152.00 An icon of a chart
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
3306.00 An icon of a chart
Promote pet adoption and pet ownership
Raise public awareness of adoption program
Number of animals adopted
>= 700.00
1610.00 An icon of a chart
Control stray animal populations
Decrease total stray population through animal sterilizations and ordinance education
Number of animals sterilized
1966.00 An icon of a chart
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
0.00 An icon of a chart