Lost, Stray, Unwanted, or Problem Animals

Lost and Stray Animals

Our primary goal is to reunite the pet with its owner. The best way to do this is to ensure that your pet has some type of identification, such as dog license, ID tag, tattoo or microchip.

If your pet is missing, contact local animal control agencies, the media, your veterinarian, and your neighbors.

When a pet is brought to the shelter, we make every possible effort to notify the owner as quickly as possible. Animals wearing identification are held for at least seven days in the hopes they can be reunited with their owner.

There are minimal fees incurred when an animal is redeemed from the shelter.

If you have lost your pet, call (520) 458-4151 or come by.

Unwanted Pets

The Sierra Vista Animal Shelter is obligated to accept all unwanted pets from within the City limits. Pets can be brought to our facility during normal business hours. We will accept the animal at no charge. Please bring vaccination history, photo identification, and proof of residency.

The Sierra Vista Animal Shelter accepts all unwanted pets from Fort Huachuca residents for a fee of $75.00 per animal.  Pets can be brought to our facility during normal business hours, along with the vaccination history, photo identification, and proof of residency.

Relinquishing your pet to an animal shelter should be your last resort. Remember, owning a pet should be a life-long commitment and we are happy to provide you with tips and assistance to help you keep your pet.

Problem Animals

If you have a problem involving animals, please contact our office to express your concerns. Our staff will work with you to resolve any situation or issues that concern you.

Some of the issues we routinely handle are barking and nuisance dogs, dogs running at large, and deceased and stray animals for pick up.

Read the Sierra Vista City Code on animals.

If you have a problem after normal business hours, call the Sierra Vista Police Department non-emergency number, (520) 458-3311.