David Flagler

Division Chief
Jacksonville Animal Care & Control


David Flagler is the division chief of Jacksonville Animal Care & Control. He served as the director of PetWhere®, an animal shelter management software tool and has directed animal control programs in Atlanta, Georgia; Portland, Oregon; Fairfax, Virginia; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Pullman, Washington.

Authored Content

Animal Shelter Operation Guide: Animal Ordinance Preparation

Preparing an ordinance for your community can be a challenging task. This guide provides an overview of common ordinance sections including cat issues, dog issues, cruelty, dangerous dogs, enforcement, licensing, livestock and permits. Two sample ordinances are included.