Animal Control

Carol Crockett
Animal Control Officer
Phone: 361-758-3111
Fax: 361-758-1309

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

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 – 2

Animal Control Adoption Policy

Would you like to adopt a pet from the city animal shelter? Call 758-3111 to make an appointment with Animal Control Officer to view animals that are available for adoption. Adopt-a-thon at Tractor Supply in Aransas Pass every other Saturday.

If you find a pet you want to adopt, the fees include:

  • $20.00 adoption fee
  • Voucher for rabies shots
  • $2.00 city tag if dog is altered ($5.00 for unaltered)

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.