A miscommunication LAPS officials said could be why Webb County commissioners thought they would contract with them to provide an animal control facility. Come October 1, the county and city will no longer work together to provide these services, leaving Webb County residents with nowhere to call if a stray animal is roaming the neighborhood. "The dogs and cats that are here, they do not have their days counted. They stay here and we care for them until we find them forever homes." With 20 days left with the city providing animal control, what will happen come October 1? "By statue of law, we are not required to pick up stray dogs. The sheriff has to take care of vicious animal bites and dangerous animals and rabies control." The sheriff's office could not be reached for comment on where they would take the animals that are deemed dangerous. Commissioner John Galo goes on to say he believes it is in the county's best interest to continue to provide animal control, but it does not appear that the county would build their own shelter. "We already had feelers out. We've had conversations with several entities that have reached out to us and they would like to cooperate with us and see if we can reach an agreement." LAPS officials said they are willing to help the county with questions they may have about finding another facility to shelter the animals.