Animal Control

Phone: 361-758-3111
Fax: 361-758-1309

Public Works Service Center
601 N. Ave. A
Aransas Pass, TX 78336

Mon-Fri: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Sat-Sun 8:00am – 12:00pm


The Animal Control Department is responsible for the daily care of all animals and the cleaning of the shelter. Duties include collecting strays and animals at large, delivering and picking up of animal traps, picking up and disposing of dead animals in City right of ways, investigating animal cruelty, dog bites, and nuisances. Additional duties are euthanizing animals, sending possible rabies to the Texas Department of Health, writing citations for violation of City Ordinances, and the sale of City registration tags and collection of impound fees.

Full-time Animal Control Officers – 1

We are currently accepting applications for a volunteer group which would assist our Animal Control Officer. Volunteers would be responsible for duties such as cleaning, interacting with animals, grooming/bathing, and paperwork. Click here to download the form. E-mail completed forms to

Have a question for Animal Control? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to see if we can answer it for you. If your question has not been answered, you can contact Animal Control at (361)758-3111.