--Enforce animal control ordinances by answering complaints and patrolling designated areas
--Impound stray, diseased, uncontrollable and dead animals
--Examine animal licenses and vaccination records for validity
--Issue warning notices and citations, which are filed in appropriate courts
--Educate the public in regards to animal control ordinances
--Conduct surveys as required on animal health, safety and control
--Investigate bite cases, livestock damages, nuisance calls, animal cruelty, and abuse reports
--Maintain daily activity records on all actions taken, and submit reports on
daily and weekly basis
--Operate Animal Shelter
--Issue animal licenses and provide vaccinations to animals
--Return animals upon redemption to owners
--Collect fees, issue receipts and make deposits
--Euthanize unwanted, wild, unclaimed, rabid, sick or injured animals
--Develop relationship with Navajo Nation courts and prosecutors
--Maintain cooperative working relationships with Navajo Police Department, Social Services, Division of Health, Veterinary Program and outside Law Enforcement agencies
  Request for Assistance
Navajo Nation Animal License (pdf)
Service Request
Report Dog Bite
Report Livestock Damage
Spay / Neutering Information
Rabies Vaccination/NHA Dog Dip Schedule
Animal (Dog & Cats) Surrender Procedure
Reporting Loose and Stray Dogs / Cats
Reporting Injured/Sick Animals (Dogs/Cats)
Request for Animal Control Presentation
Shiprock - Stacy Daw
Ft Defiance - Joe Begay
Ft Defiance - Gerrick Skeet
Crownpoint - Patrick Leo
Many Farms - George Skeet
Kayenta - Greg Pahe
Please include in email
Phone Number:
Place of Residence:
Nature of Complaint / Request:

Animal Impoundment, any animal not kept in conformity with the Animal Control Laws may be impounded, or a citation may be issued to the owner to appear in court; or both. jump

Lost Pet Form (pdf)


Animal Control Presentation (pdf) This is a larger document and may take some time to download. Content contains some graphic images that may not be suitable for younger patrons.

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