No one want to experience the terrible feeling of losing a treasured pet. Each year approximately 10,000 animals are placed in our care.
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
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.
If you suspect a dog is dangerous an investigation may be conducted to determine if the dog is a Dangerous Dog or a Aggressive Dog.
To request the removal of a deceased animal, please call the Customer Call Center at 361-826-CITY (2489). The Solid Waste Department will handle your request.
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.