Fiscal Years are from Aug 1 thru July 31. When on annual view, the figures for the current fiscal year reflect year-to-date; the previous fiscal year reflects results for the full year.
Baseline Information
FY 13-14 FY 12-13 FY 11-12 FY 10-11
Full-time employees budgeted (non-grant)272323
# Animal Control Officers (ACOs) budgeted221414
Total actual dept expenditures$2.04 M$1.81 M$1.55 M
# citizen calls for service21,86627,05924,991
# animals picked up by ACOs4,4305,7885,049
# pet licenses issued10,63411,64313,616
# animals sterilized1,5551,4531,620
# animals sheltered9,90112,34011,576
% impounded animals redeemed or adopted23%20%15%
Number of positive tests of West Nile virus2082
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
Pick up stray animals
Perform timely, courteous, and professional responses to service requests
# of stray dog complaints received
3563.00 An icon of a chart
Perform timely, courteous, and professional responses to service requests
# of stray dogs impounded
448.00 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
Promote pet adoption and pet ownership
Raise public awareness of adoption program
Number of animals adopted
>= 700.00
Control stray animal populations
Decrease total stray population through animal sterilizations and ordinance education
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