Animal Control

Mission Statement

The mission of the Alamogordo Animal Shelter is to provide the citizens of Alamogordo with quality animal control and to educate the public in its awareness of animal laws, ordinances, and controlling the pet population.

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Weekly Pet Adoptions

Every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Animal Control hosts a weekly pet adoption.

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Animal Control Ordinances

To impound stray animals within Alamogordo; to increase public health by reducing the spread of animal-borne disease, such as rabies, plague, hookworm, roundworm and other parasites or disease that can be transmitted to humans; to be deterrent to violators of animals ordinances by issuing citations to offenders; and to provide a safe, humane facility for impoundment, adoption and occasional euthanization of stray animals.

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Animal Ordinances

Special Thanks

Daniel age 7, instead of receiving gifts for his birthday, Daniel asked his friends to donate items for the dogs and cats at Animal Control.

Happy Birthday and thank you from the staff at Alamogordo Animal Control.


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Thanks to our Donors

  • Alamogordo Chapter 11 for your donations
  • Alamogordo German students and staff for your donations
  • Holloman AFB Youth Program for you donations
  • Otero Federal Credit Union for your donations
  • Western Bank for your donations

Thanks to all our volunteers for your help with the adoption events.

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