Animal Control


Mission Statement

It is the mission of Santa Cruz County Animal Care & Control to serve and provide all people within our jurisdiction with the highest level of animal services. We are committed to the protection of our citizens and animals by enforcement of state and local laws. Additionally we are dedicated to our personnel by providing continuous training to better serve our community and protect its animals.


Report an Animal-Related Issue

To report any complaints on stray dogs, wildlife, bites or attacks, injured animals, sick animals, cruelty / neglect to animals, or any other concerns you might have please call us at 520-761-7860. 

If calling after regular business hours, city residents should call the Police Department at 520-287-9111 and County residents should call the Sheriff Department at 520-761-7869.


Department Information

Animal Control Department                    Office Hours:
2150 Congress Dr.                                 Monday - Friday
Nogales, Arizona 85621                         8:00am - 5:00pm


Staff Directory


Department Rules and Policies

Cruelty and Neglect of Animals

Sale of Animals


Quick Links:

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