Important Updates:

San Juan County has consolidated all the relevant information about the coronavirus and COVID-19 in one place, More here...

Additionally, Public Health Orders from the State of New Mexico has forced changes to operations at San Juan County, learn more here 
There are a number of resources for behavioral and mental health support here More...

Kennel License

A San Juan County Kennel License is required for anyone who is in the unincorporated areas of the county and keeps more than 3 dogs or 5 cats.

To obtain a Kennel License, contact San Juan County Animal Control at (505) 334-6622 to arrange for an inspection of your premises.

If your facility is approved you will need to do the following:

  • The Animal Control Officer will sign your application.
  • Bring the signed application to the County Clerk's Office.
  • Pay the fee to obtain a Kennel license:
    • $20.00 for Multiple Pet Permit
    • $50.00 for Breeder Permit

A kennel license is good for one year and must be renewed on a yearly basis.

San Juan County Animal Control Ordinance