Patrick S. Alano
Animal Services Manager
Animal Services Staff
100 Caja del Rio Rd.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
The Animal Services Division assists with domestic animal control and enforces State law and City ordinances regarding animals.
Primary duties of the Animal Services Officers include, but are not limited to: 1) Pick-up, transportation, and impoundment of stray dogs and cats; 2) Investigate animal cruelty, neglect cases and animal bites, 3) Respond to reports of injured animals, barking complaints, and animal welfare checks.
Animal Services Officers work extended hours seven days a week, including holidays, and are subject to call-outs after hours.
To report a violation, call Regional Dispatch at (505) 955-2700.
For questions about animal licensing, humane cat traps, or to file barking complaints, call (505) 955-2701, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
For a summary of the City Ordinance regarding animals, click here.
For information about pet adoptions, lost pets, and low-cost spay / neuter and shot clinics, contact the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society at (505) 983-4309.