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Notice: Due to COVID-19 we are closed to the Public. For Adoptions please email to schedule an appointment or call (361) 826-4633 / (361) 826-4606.  For all other questions, please call (361) 826-4630.


Call Center

Call Center representatives will assist you with questions regarding location and hours of operation of the City's Animal Care facility, pet licensing, lost animals, stray animals, and other animal related issues.

       Call (361) 826-CITY (2489) »

After you select English or Spanish, press 4 for Animal Care Services to speak to a Call Center representative.

For after hour non-emergencies, weekends and holidays, please call Corpus Christi Police Department non-emergency line at (361) 886-2600.  

For after-hour emergencies, call 911 for the following:

  • An animal has bitten an individual and is currently loose and not confined
  • A wild animal has bitten an individual or is loose within a residence
  • Aggressive and threatening animals are at-large
  • Injured animals


Email Contacts

The links below are simply to assist you with questions you may have and get you in touch with the right person as quickly as possible.

For non-emergency animal related questions, please contact our Field Operations Supervisor at (361) 826-4635. Please note that if you need to place a service call, you must contact (361) 826-CITY (2489) and speak to a call center representative.

For billing and invoice questions, please contact the Assistant Program Manager at

Animal rescue and 501c3 groups should contact our Rescue Team at We do not represent or promote any volunteer, rescue, or foster based group, nor are we responsible for their actions or comments.