Animal Control Staff

Deanna Gates(Animal Control Officer) – ACO Gates began with the Aransas Pass Animal Control in April 2018 and has since received her Animal Control Officer Basic Certificate. ACO Gates started with no prior experience and has gained tremendous knowledge and the experience necessary to provide the City of Aransas Pass with various animal-related services. Her love and knowledge of animals will aid in her efforts to be a great Animal Control Officer. ACO Gates rejoices each time one of our beloved animals gets adopted.


April Tabler (Animal Control Officer) – ACO Tabler began with Aransas Pass Animal Control in February 2019. ACO Tabler has a Bachelors’s degree in Biology from the University of Texas San Antonio. ACO Tabler started with no prior experience and has gained tremendous knowledge and the experience necessary to provide the City of Aransas Pass with various animal-related services. Her love and knowledge of animals will assist her greatly. ACO Tabler enjoys reuniting animals with their owners, while also finding forever homes for other animals.