Legal Stuff

  1. Santa Fe City Animal Services Ordinance. Chapter 5, 2021 (full text)
  2. The Santa Fe County Animal Control Ordinance 2016
  3. Animal Services Ordinance Summary
  4. List of Pet Care Businesses Permitted by City of Santa Fe, March, 2019
  5. New Mexico State and Local Animal Laws
  6. New Mexico Dog Bite Law
  7. CARE – Companion Animal Rescue Effort – is a network of safe havens for the animals of domestic violence victims in New Mexico.
  8. New Mexico Animal Control Requirements
  9. New Mexico Animal Cruelty Hotline: 1-877-548-6263 or 1-505-265-2322, ext. 29. Callers may remain anonymous.  
  10. Service Animal vs. Theraphy Dog vs. Emotional Support Animal 
  11.   Only dogs and miniature horses are service animals in New Mexico 
  12. New Mexico Animal Resources Guide from Animal Protection of New Mexico (includes different dogs’ breed rescue, ferret rescue, livestock rescue etc)

                                               One bite states map

chart shows service dog vs. therapy emotional support dog