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Field Services

Uniformed Deputy Animal Control Officers provide the following field services:


  • Patrol throughout the City on a daily basis.
  • Respond to animal-related emergencies.
  • Enforce all animal control and anti-cruelty ordinances.
  • Impound dogs at large and rescue animals in distress.
  • Enforce all animal control laws and investigate reports of animal abuse.
  • Provide 24 hour service for picking up seriously sick or injured strays and bringing them to veterinarians for emergency treatment.
  • Respond to other City, State and Federal agencies requests for animal care and control services.
  • Pick up dead animals.
Printable Documents (PDFs) for specific services:



Last updated: 5/29/2015 1:59:19 PM