City of San Antonio Animal Care Services Community Survey
This Survey is now closed. Thank you for your feedback and suggestions on the San Antonio Chapter 5 Ordinance and the Animal Care Services Strategic Plan. We will use all the data collected to provide draft recommendations to both documents. ACS will hold several wrap-up community meetings in order to gather additional feedback regarding the draft recommendations. The community wrap-up meetings dates and times with be posted on the ACS website soon at www.saacs.net
 
ACS Strategic Plan

 
What is your home zip code? *

 
Please indicate which best describes you (indicate all that apply): *


 
Please indicate which ACS services you have utilized/requested or been involved in:


 
Please rank the existing strategic priorities in order of importance to you (where 1 is the least important and 4 is the most important):

Please select only one number per priority.
 
Control the stray animal population. *

Please select only one number per priority.




 
Enforce animal control laws. *

Please select only one number per priority.




 
Engage and educate the community. *

Please select only one number per priority.




 
Increase live release rate. *

Please select only one number per priority.




 
On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 is strongly disagree, and 5 is strongly agree) please indicate your agreement regarding the directions ACS should take in the future:

 
ACS should continue its strategic priority to control the stray, roaming animal population. *

 
ACS should continue its strategic priority to enforce the law. *

 
ACS should continue its strategic priority to engage and communicate with the public. *

 
ACS should continue its strategic priority to increase its live release rate. *

 
If any, what additional priority should ACS focus on in the future?

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On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is strongly disagree and 5 is strongly agree) please indicate your views regarding the operations of ACS over the past 5 years.

 
ACS has improved in the operations of the Animal Care Services department. *

 
ACS has increased its education and outreach efforts. *

 
ACS helps provide resources for someone to be a responsible pet owner (such as vaccinations, spay/neuter, and microchipping services). *

 
Cost of services (vaccinations, spay/neuter, and microchipping services) to be a responsible pet owner are reasonably priced. *

 
ACS enforces animal laws fairly and consistently. *

 
ACS provides prompt and courteous customer service. *

 
I have confidence that my animal related call will be addressed when I call 311. *

 
ACS has made San Antonio safer by reducing the number of stray and roaming dogs in our community. *

 
What areas of emphasis should ACS place its attention:

 
Educating through outreach and engagement. *

 
Finding live placement for pets impounded at ACS. *

 
Holding pet owners responsible for treatment/care of pets. *

 
Impounding stray/roaming dogs. *

 
Issuing citations to violator of local animal laws. *

 
Investigating animal bites. *

 
Investigating animal cruelty/neglect. *

 
Increasing community involvement in animal related solutions. *

 
Providing affordable resources for pet owners. *

 
Providing resources for the trapping, neutering, and returning of feral cats. *

 
Responding to call for service requests. *

 
Other:

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On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is strongly disagree and 5 is strongly agree) please indicate your agreement regarding the following proposed changes to the animal laws of the City Code:

 
Require that pets that are found roaming free of restraint, or in violation of other ordinances, to be spayed/neutered. *

 
Require that all owned cats and dogs (unless specifically exempted through a permit) to be spayed/neutered. *

 
Improve regulations that allow the city to reduce the "back-yard" breeding and selling of dogs/cats within the city. *

 
Reduce the allowable number of chickens and roosters that can be housed without an excess animal permit. *

 
Increase regulations regarding the tethering of dogs. *

 
How do you feel the City should regulate the spaying/neutering of pets? *


 
What additional (if needed) changes should be made to the animal laws of the City Code?

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What additional comments would you like to share regarding the operations of Animal Care Services?

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