It’s Their Job: Tracie Hanks

Name: Tracie Hanks

Animal Control, Level 2 Certified with National Animal Control Association.

Background: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and animal rescue in New York, and 15 years being a military spouse in places around the world such as Germany, Japan and Panama.

Time on the job:
Three years.

Q. Describe what your job entails?
A. Answering public calls, trapping cats and skunks, rescuing dogs and wildlife and maintaining the animal shelter. Inspection for properties that require a permit for animals over five in count; adoption paperwork; investigating dog bites and animal cruelty are some other pieces of the job.