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. Officers investigate.
  • 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

The City is working on bringing back our Rabies Clinic held once a year. We will attempt to offer low-cost rabies clinics to citizens at a convenient location within the City of San Benito.

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