Pet Licensing – it’s more than just a good idea.

Having a valid pet license …

• can help get your pet home to you faster if he/she becomes lost
• will reduce fines if your pet is picked up
• will keep you in compliance with state and local Animal Control Ordinances.

Purchase your license online using DocuPet:

DocuPet is the official pet licensing partner of Santa Fe Animal Shelter. Please click here to license your pet in just a few easy steps. After you submit your information and payment, you will receive your tag and certificate by mail. Please note: Tags are intended to last several years. If this is a renewal, you will receive an updated certificate. Replacement tags, if needed, are available and prices vary from City to County.

If you would like help purchasing online, our admissions team is available to assist you. Please call  505.983.4309 ext. 1606

To purchase a pet license, you will need:

1)  A copy of your pet’s current rabies certificate
2)  Proof of spay or neuter
3)  Payment


Thank you for being a responsible pet guardian!

State Statute, County Ordinance 6 4-5, City Ordinance 5-5.6

For more information about licensing, call 505.983.4309 ext. 1606 or email