Animal Control Dispatch 505 428-3720
Animal Control Office 505 992-1622

Fax 505 424-1230

Jeremy Lewis, Supervisor
505 992-1622

Animal Control Officers

  • Officer Miki Moreno
  • Officer Thomas Wells
  • Officer Daniel Ryan
  • Officer Bailey Baker
  • Officer Glen Berlin
  • Officer John Sisneros

Animal Control Secretary

Stevany Cadeza Aguirre – 505-992-1626

Santa Fe County Animal Control



Do you know what the requirements of dog or cat ownership are in Santa Fe County?

  • All dogs and cats over the age of 3 months must have a rabies shot
  • All dogs over the age of 3 months must have a county license
  • A copy of the dog’s current rabies vaccination is required to obtain a license
  • It is unlawful for any owner of an animal to fail, refuse, or neglect to provide his or her animal with proper and adequate food, water, and shade or shelter
  • All persons owning or having charge of an animal must keep the animal restrained on their premises; It is unlawful to allow any dog to run at large
  • It is unlawful for a pet owner to allow animals to persistently or continuously bark, howl or make noise common to their species, or otherwise disturb the peace

Licenses can be obtained from the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society, located at 100 Caja Del Rio, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507. The shelter can be reached at (505)-983-4309.

CLICK HERE for licensing information and fees


Animal Control Ordinance (PDF)

Proposed Animal Control Ordinance

The proposed draft does not reflect the comments, concerns and suggestions that have been submitted to date. Once all public comment has been received, a final draft will be circulated for the final public hearing and for adoption by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC).