Animal Control


The Valencia County Animal Control Division is committed to provide quality service for the well being of the people and the animals of Valencia County.

Volunteers Needed

Valencia County Animal Shelter Adoptions Entrance
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There are rescues and shelters outside of Valencia County that are willing to take some of our adoptable pets into rescue. Help is needed to drive them from the shelter to locations in Alamogordo, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and several shelters in Colorado.

If you would like to offer your time and vehicle to help get some of our shelter pets to safe places outside of Valencia County you can sign on as a transport volunteer. Call the Patty, the rescue transfer coordinator, at 505-866-2479, ext. 3.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter

Contact the shelter for further information. 505-866-2479, ext 3.

Donations are tax-deductible, please use EIN Number. 85-0478175 for deductions.