It is the mission of the Clovis Police Department to maintain an animal control team with the responsibility of enforcing city ordinances, as they relate to animals.
The Animal control team is charged with effective and efficient service to the public by insuring the safety and well-being of persons and animal s alike.
Animal Control officers provides around the clock service seven days a week. These officers patrol assigned areas and look for loose or stray animals. They respond to calls for patrol and handle all sick and injured animals.
Regulations regarding the ownership of animals within the City limits can be found in Chapter 6 of the Clovis City Municipal Code
Animal Control Fees:
Adoption For Dogs and Cats: $46.00 for adult animals – $36.00 for puppies and kittens
Redemption Fee For Recovered Stray Animals: $60.00 the first day in Animal Shelter, plus an additional $5.00 per day each day after the first day. The Redemption Fee may vary depending on whether the recovered animal is sterilized (spayed or neutered), has a current Rabies vaccination and number of days stay in the shelter.
Turn-in Fee For Animals From Outside of City Limits of Clovis: $6.50 per animal. A photo identification with current address is required to turn-in any animal at the shelter. Only animals from Curry County, New Mexico will be accepted at the shelter.
***Pet Licensing Is Required In The City Limits Of Clovis & It’s Free Of Charge***:
How to get a pet license: Applications are available at the Clovis Animal Shelter from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; and at the police department Records Unit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Again, there is no fee. You simply must provide proof of Rabies vaccination for the pet to be licensed.
What if you don’t: Owners of unlicensed pets living in Clovis are subject to a $500 fine and 90 days in jail.
For questions about other fees and services provided by the Animal Control Shelter, please call the office at (575) 769-7893.
*** Payments are accepted with only Cash or Check. No Credit Cards! ***
2203 East Brady Avenue
Clovis, NM 88101
After Hours Emergency: Clovis Police Dept. – (575) 763-9472
Director: Marty Martinez
Times of Operation:
10-4:30 Monday- Friday
Open For Animal Drop-Off ONLY: 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Monday thru Friday.
Closed Weekends & Holidays.
Field Animal Control Officer Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday.
Cost per animal:
$36 for puppies & kittens
$46 for adult animals