Pet License

Pet Licenses

Rocco y su tag nueva by Conyr, on FlickrThe City of Albuquerque requires that you license your pet annually. You have 30 days from the time your pet receives its rabies vaccination to purchase the license. The cost for a one year license is $6. Proof of sterilization and microchip is required.

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Vaccination Info

You may get your pets vaccinated at any veterinarian’s office or at Albuquerque Animal Shelters

Eastside Animal Shelter 8920 Lomas NE (enter through the north doors)
Westside Animal Shelter 11800 Sunset Gardens (go to the Intake door)
Times: every Wednesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Until you have chosen a permanent veterinarian you may obtain medical services for your pet at:

VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospitals
2740 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-298-7444
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8414 4th Street, N.W., Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: 505-897-8200
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2611 Coors Blvd. NW, Suite B, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone: 505-836-6048
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