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Fiscal year 2014-2015 in review

Did you know? Animal Control is available 24/7 at 352-671-8727.

Animal Control by the numbers:
23,206 Total cases worked.
10,659 Initial cases worked.
12,547 Follow-up cases worked.

127 square miles assigned to each animal control officer.
13 Certified animal control officers on staff.
10 animal control officers patrolling each weekday.
2 animal compliance officers on staff.

Animal control officer, compliance officer; what's the difference?
Animal control officers
- Trained and certified in their field.
- Enforce local ordinances and state statutes.
Compliance officers
- Trained and certified in their field.
- Enforce local ordinances and state statutes.
- Investigate claims of:
     - Abandonment.
     - Aggressive attacks.
     - Bites.
     - Dangerous dogs.
     - Hoarding.
     - Neglect.