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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

Adoption Appointments:
Monday thru Saturday,
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Walk-Ins:
Walk-in visits are welcomed!
Monday thru Saturday,
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Rescue Organizations:
Schedule animal pick-ups
Monday thru Saturday,
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Pet License/Microchipping Applications: 
Submit online or at the ACS facility.
Monday thru Saturday,
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. &
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (361) 826-4630

Staff: Email Contacts »

For Emergencies, Call CCPD
(361) 886-2600

Animal Care 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

Injured animals are a high priority response for Animal Control Officers. A sick or injured stray animal should be reported to the Customer Call Center between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. at (361) 826-2489.

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

City of Corpus Christi Animal Care Services is seeking dedicated and long term volunteers.

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.

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

Making the decision to give up your pet can be a difficult one. We encourage you to exhaust all possible avenues of rehoming your pet before bringing a pet to Animal Care Services.

Wild Animal Traps

City Traps Rented to the Public

Animal Care Services has a limited number of traps available for resident use.

Animal Care Code of Ordinances

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

Animal Care Ordinances

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