Deming, New Mexico

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Animal Control

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700 E Pine
Deming, NM 88030

Sun - Sat  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Excluding Holidays

Provides assistance in trapping nusance animals on a first come first served basis.

After hours: Emergency Calls Only
Sun - Sat  5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Excluding Holidays



General Information


Annual License: Any person who shall keep or harbor any dog on his premises shall pay a city license fee per annum for each spayed or neutered dog, and a different fee per annum for each intact dog so kept or harbored on such premises. Licenses are available throughout the year but must be renewed on or before January 1 annually.

Deming Animal Shelter
2135 Onate Avenue SE
Deming, NM 88030

Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

License Fees:

Spayed or Nuetered animals - $3.00
Unspayed or Unnuetered animals - $5.00
Financial Assistance Is Available to Spay and Neuter Your Pets.


The Deming Animal Shelter has pets available for adoption and can be viewed on their website.
They also provide Drop Pens for any person unable to keep pets.


Deming Animal Guardians
PO BOX 1275
Deming, NM 88031

The Deming Animal Guardians will be offering a low cost spay/nueter
special while funding lasts




A. Vaccination Required: It shall be unlawful for any person to own any dog or cat over three (3) months of age within the city limits that is not immunized against rabies. The animal shall receive a booster within the twelve (12) month interval following the initial vaccination. Every such animal shall be revaccinated within twelve (12) months if a one year vaccine is used or within thirty six (36) months if a three (3) year vaccine is used as provided in New Mexico department of health regulation NMAC. (Ord. 1078, 8-11-2003)

                                Distemper/Parvo vaccinations are highly recommended yearly, but are optional.

                      1 year and 3 year rabies vaccinations are available thru local Veterinarians:

        Deming Animal Clinic                                                                    High Desert Veterinary Care
       2117 Columbus Rd SE                                                                                 2900 J Street
        Deming, NM 88030                                                                                 Deming, NM 88030
        Small & Large Animals                                                                     Small & Exotic Animals
         Don Haynes, DVM                                                                              Zoe Donaldson, DVM

  Mon - Fri  8:00 am - 12:00 pm                                                       Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
             1:30 pm - 5:30 pm                                                                                   2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
           Sat 8:00 am - Noon                                                             Wed 10:00 am -1:30 pm/ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
Closed last Saturday of each month                                                           Appointments Appreciated

              575-546-2621                                                                                            575-544-0460


                               6-2-11: OWNER RESPONSIBILITY:

E. Off Premises: When off the premises, dogs must be restrained by a leash not exceeding six feet (6') in length. An exception is when the owner or keeper physically carries or holds said animal in his hands. Nothing in this section shall be construed as allowing any animal under physical restraint to commit any act defined as unlawful in this chapter.


For a complete list of animal control ordinances see Title 6 Chapter 2. LINK

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