Animal Control

City of Odessa Animal Control VehicleMission Statement

The Odessa Police Animal Control, Field Operations Division is an entity of the Odessa Police Department that strives to safeguard our citizens and community with animal related issues.

We provide various animal related services to the public. These services include but are not limited to:

  • Animal bite investigation/prevention
  • Animal cruelty investigation/prosecution
  • Control of wildlife
  • Removal of unwanted animals by way of humane trap setting
  • Zoonotic disease control and education
  • Other animal related issues