- Animal Control
- Pet Licensing
Dog LicensesAny dog that is 4 months of age and is being kept within the boundaries of the County of Santa Cruz, State of Arizona for at least 30 consecutive days of each calendar year needs a county dog license.
A current rabies certificate good for at least a year must be provided to obtain a 1-year license. If the rabies certificate is good for less than a year, you may also obtain a license for the amount of months the rabies shot is good for (11 months, 10 months, etc.).
Obtain a License By MailA current rabies certificate must be mailed with a check or money order with the license fee plus .50 cents per animal for postage.
Mail the current certificate with check or money order to:
Santa Cruz County Animal Control Department
2150 N Congress Dr.
Nogales, Az 85621
|License - Altered (proof required)||$12|
|License - Unaltered||$35|
|License - Altered, Senior/Disabled (proof required)||$8|
|License – Unaltered, Senior/Disabled (proof required)
|License Late Fee
|Impound Fees – 1st Offense
|Impound Fees - 2nd Offense||$50
|Impound Fees – 3rd Offense and after
|Board (per day)
|Animal Pick Up at Residence (owned)||$30
|Trap Rental (2 weeks)
|Report Request (per page)
|Adoption* (dog or cat; includes Parvo / Distemper shot for dogs, RCP for cats)||$10|
|PetLink Microchip Implant||$15|
* Please note: Owner is responsible for cost of spay or neuter and rabies vaccination for adopted animals. See pets available for adoption.