Animal Control

Mission Statement


Promote responsible pet ownership through education and enforcement of the City of San Benito Animal Control Ordinance.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Bite incident investigations take priority over all other responsibilities. 
  • Animal Control Officers are also responsible for patrolling on a daily basis in an effort to address animals running at large and remove dead animal carcasses.

Rabies Clinic


Coordinate multiple Rabies Clinics throughout the year to educate and foster responsible pet ownership. Low cost vaccinations will be offered at Fire Station No. 1 at 1201 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, TX. Contact the Animal Control Division for dates.

Animal cruelty cases are investigated by the San Benito Police Department, they can be reached at 956-361-3880.



Bernard Rodriguez

Contact Us

  1. Bernard Rodriguez


    Director
    Email Bernard Rodriquez
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 415

    Javier Coronado


    Animal Services Technician
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 409
    Email Javier Coronado

    Roy V. Gonzales


    Animal Services Technician
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 407
    Email Roy V. Gonzales

    Code Enforcement Department


    400 N. Travis St.
    San Benito, TX 78586

    Phone: 956-361-3804 ext 403
    Fax: 956-361-3810

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