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Pet Licensing and Microchipping

Pets residing in Dona Ana County and the City of Las Cruces must be registered and issued a license.

All new licenses are issued through PetData, or in person at the ASCMV. By clicking on the PetData link, you will be instructed on how to obtain a new pet license. Renewals of all types may be done by mail through PetData or in person at the ASCMV. Please do not mail renewals directly to the ASCMV.

Pet licensing for personal pets residing in the City OF Las Cruces:

  • Altered (Spayed/Neutered) $7 per year
  • Unaltered (NOT Spayed/Neutered) $50 per year
  • Senior Citizen w/ altered pet(s) - (Senior must provide proof with valid photo ID) $5 per year

Pet licensing for personal pets residing in Dona Ana County:

  • Altered (Spayed/Neutered) $7 per year
  • Unaltered (NOT Spayed/Neutered) $50 per year
  • Senior Citizen w/ altered pet(s) (Senior must provide proof with valid photo ID) $10 one-time fee

*For all license types, customers must show proof of current rabies vaccination, proof of microchip and proof of sterilization if applicable.

Micro-chipping Information for City of Las Cruces or Dona Ana County residents: *All pets must be microchipped, per City of Las Cruces and Dona Ana County regulations!
ASCMV offers Microchips (Pet Identification) from 24PETWATCH.

Microchips are $20; which includes the implantation and registration through 24PetWatch, which is accessible 24/7.No appointment necessary. For more information on licensing or microchips, please call (575) 382-0018. We supply educational brochures concerning licensing and microchipping at every off-site adoption event, online and inside ASCMV.