Meet City of Fort Worth's
KAYLA FRANCIS

Careers - Kayla’s Story
 Advocating For Animals
Kayla’s Story
Advocating For Animals
Kayla was born and raised in Fort Worth, and saw firsthand how dedicated the city is to its community. When the time came for her to choose a career, she parlayed her passion for animals into a full-time job by joining the city’s control unit to advocate for furry, feathered, and scaled creatures while earning awesome benefits.
Careers - What Kayla Does
 Senior Animal Control Officer
What Kayla Does
Senior Animal Control Officer
Kayla’s days revolve around the education and outreach programs regarding the city’s animal inhabitants. It’s her job to ensure the safety and overall well-being of each wild and domesticated creature in the community. So she advocates for spay and neuter initiatives, informs the public about ordinances and protocols, performs home inspections, and offers training courses.
 
 
“I was that four-year-old who brought home every stray animal I found on the street.”
 
“I was that four-year-old who brought home every stray animal I found on the street.”
 
 
“In this job, you need to have patience and a strong heart, because some situations can be very difficult to deal with.”
 
“In this job, you need to have patience and a strong heart, because some situations can be very difficult to deal with.”