Animal Care Services

All Bernalillo County pet(s) must be licensed with Bernalillo County Animal Care Services. Please provide a copy of your pet's current rabies certificate, microchip number and proof of sterilization. 

 

How do I license my pets?

  • You may submit your documents and payment by mail to PO Box 12156, Albuquerque, NM 87195-2156, or
  • Email documentation to animal@bernco.gov, we will call you when we are ready for payment over the phone with debit/credit card.

We currently accept the following methods of payment: check, money order or debit/credit card. Please make checks payable to Bernalillo County.

 

License Fees:

*Rabies vaccinations must be valid through 2/3 of the term of the license.

Unaltered dog/cat/ferret

1 Year

3 Year

Owner age 18-61

$20.00

$50.00

Owner age 62+

$4.00

$10.00

 

 

Altered dog/cat/ferret

1 Year

3 Year

Owner age 18-61

$10.00

$22.00

Owner age 62+

$2.00

$5.00

 

 

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