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Emergency Alert

EXTREME WEATHER EVENT RELIEF PROGRAMS
The City of Corpus Christi has implemented four new programs for customers impacted by the winter storm. Learn more at www.cctexas.com/winterhelp.
 

  • Gas Utility Bill Mitigation Program
  • Water Utility Bill Relief Program
  • Off-Cycle Brush Removal Plan
  • Emergency Plumbing Repair Program

INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTICE: A City of Corpus Christi Ordinance requires the pet owners provide necessary shelter and protection from the weather. As such, ACS will take appropriate action for dogs found in an exigent circumstance where their wellbeing is in jeopardy. To report animal neglect, please call 361-826-2489 or 361-886-2600.

Learn about the ACS Emergency Plan »

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COVID-19 NOTICE: Due to COVID 19 we are closed to the public at this time. We are reviewing intakes on a case-by-case basis for strays, sick, injured, or aggressive animals. Please contact the Call Center at 361-826-2489 or 361-826-4630. For adoptions or lost pets, please email ccacscrescues@cctexas.com. If you have a pet emergency, please contact the Police Department non-emergency at 361-886-2600.

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The mission of Corpus Christi Animal Care Services & Vector Control is to promote responsible pet ownership, prevent the spread of animal-borne diseases and protect the public by seizing stray public nuisance animals. CCACS strives to provide a temporary shelter for stray, unwanted or homeless animals, and to maintain a vigorous relocation program to include health screening, vaccinations and spay or neutering. All activities shall be in compliance with state, federal and local laws and regulations and performed by a humane and professional staff.

CCACS follows the city mosquito management plan in an attempt to reduce the chances of a vector-borne disease from developing and spreading to the citizens of our city.

 

Location and Hours

For Animal Care Services

2626 Holly Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78415

Monday – Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED

NOTICE: Due to COVID 19 we are closed to the public at this time. We are reviewing intakes on a case-by-case basis for strays, sick, injured, or aggressive animals. Please contact the Call Center at 361-826-2489 or 361-826-4630. For adoptions or lost pets, please email ccacscrescues@cctexas.com. If you have a pet emergency, please contact the Police Department non-emergency at 361-886-2600.

Phone: (361) 826-4630

Staff: Email Contacts »

For Emergencies, Call CCPD
(361) 886-2600

Animal Care Services Services

Adopt a Pet

Corpus Christi Animal Care Services aims to help adoptable animals find loving homes. Find animals that are the adoption process.                                         

Animal Care Ordinances

The City of Corpus Christi Animal Care Ordinances are listed under Chapter 6, of the Municipal Code of Ordinances. The ordinance has eight articles.

Animal Rescue and Stray Animals

NOTICE: Due to COVID 19 we are closed to the public at this time. We are reviewing intakes on a case-by-case basis for strays, sick, injured, or aggressive animals. Please contact the Call Center at 361-826-2489 or 361-826-4630.

Barking Dog(s) Complaints

Barking dogs impact the quality of life in our neighborhoods and are a common problem for many municipalities.

CCACS Open Records Request

As a member of the general public, you have the right to access certain Animal Care Services records by making a request under the Texas Public Information Act.                        

CCACS Volunteer Program

NOTICE: Due to COVID 19 we are closed to the public at this time. For your safety and the safety of our employees we have canceled the Volunteer Program until further notice. Please check back with us later for updated information.

Coyote Information

Animal Care Services receives many calls regarding public safety. While we know that there is great concern about wildlife attacking people, the risk is very low.

Lost Pets

No one want to experience the terrible feeling of losing a treasured pet. Each year approximately 10,000 animals are placed in our care.

Mosquito Spraying (Vector Control)

Corpus Christi Vector Control will continue spraying for adult mosquitoes. Spray routes are determined after checking mosquitoes traps and those areas with the highest concentration of mosquitoes will be targeted first. Tentative 2020 Spraying Route Schedule is available.

Pay Pet Licenses

Pet Licenses are required in the City of Corpus Christi. Licenses protect your pet from being impounded if your pet is picked up by Animal Care Services.

Rabies Information

CCACS will not pick up privately owned or city-owned traps if they contain known rabies carriers, such as bats, skunks, raccoons, bobcats, foxes, or coyotes. (Opossums are not rabi

Report an Animal Bite

If an animal is an immediate threat to someone's safety, please call 911. Any animal that scratches or bites a human or another animal must be reported to Animal Care Services.              

Report Animal Neglect and Abuse

Our pets and other animals rely on us to take care of them and provide them with needed veterinary services, food water, and shelter. If you witness animal neglect or cruelty, report it to CCACS.

Report Dangerous Dogs / Vicious Dogs

If you suspect a dog is dangerous an investigation may be conducted to determine if the dog is a Dangerous Dog or a Vicious Dog.

Request Animal Body Removal

Animal Care Services no longer handles requests to remove a dead animal. This is now performed through the Solid Waste Department. Our Customer Call Center receives these requests. 

Surrender Your Pet

NOTICE: Due to COVID 19 we are closed to the public at this time. We are reviewing requests for owner surrenders on a case-by-case basis.

Wild Animal Traps

NOTICE: Due to COVID 19 we are closed to the public at this time and we are not renting or providing any animal traps.

Animal Care Code of Ordinances

Chapter 6 of the Municipal Code of Ordinances contains eight articles.

Animal Care Ordinances

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