New Mexico State and Local Animal Laws
New Mexico State Statutes
Here is a selection of state laws of special interest for shelters and animal control officers:
|New Mexico Animal Cruelty Statute [PDF]||Dogs and Domesticated Animals [PDF]|
|Dangerous Dog Act [PDF]||Pet Sterilization Act [PDF]|
New Mexico City and County Ordinances
Click here for APNM's statewide directory of local ordinances, plus related resources.
New Mexico Animal Cruelty Hotlines:
Agencies that require assistance with cases of cockfighting, dogfighting and hoarding, please call the New Mexico Attorney General's Animal Cruelty Hotline, operated by APNM: 1-877-5-HUMANE (1-877-548-6263).
Individuals who require assistance in reporting animal cruelty to local authorities may call APNM's Cruelty Case Manager at 1-505-265-2322, ext. 29. Callers may remain anonymous.
Please contact us for more information about APNM's Animal Shelter Assistance Program