Animal Control


To balance the health, public safety, and welfare needs of people and animals in Taos County by:

  • Enforcing responsibly and humane animal-related laws
  • Providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded animals
  • Educating the public about responsible companion and animal ownership
  • Finding new loving homes for homeless animals at our shelter

Taos County Animal Control Ordinance