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Police Department

2730 E. Andy Devine Avenue
Kingman, AZ 86401

Phone: (928) 753-2191
Fax: (928) 753-2542

Lobby Hrs: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM (M-Th except holidays)

Chief: Rusty Cooper

Animal Control

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birdThe Neighborhood Services bureau handles all animal control services for the City of Kingman. Services provided are as follows: Pickup stray, abandoned, unwanted or dead animals (domestic animals); Respond to complaints of barking dogs, dogs at large, nuisance and neglect; Provide public with information regarding licensing and other various laws regarding their animals.

Frequently Asked Questions

animal control officer with snake How many dogs or cats can I possess within the city limits?
If you live on less than 1 acre you can possess no more than 3 animals. If you live on more than 1 acre you can possess no more than 4 animals.

Why are there no leash laws on cats?
Cats are considered a feral animal and are useful in controlling the rodent population.

What can be done about barking dogs?
Call in the complaint at the time it is happening. The dog owner can be given a written or verbal warning or the dog owner could be issued a citation if 2 or more neighbors, from different homes, are willing to testify of their complaint in court.

How much are dog licenses?
Dog licenses are obtained through the Utility Billing and Licensing Division located at 310 N. 4th Street.  They are open Monday through Thursday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except holidays.  They can also be reach by telephone at (928) 753-5561, option 1, then option 2.

Dog License Fees

License Fee
Spayed/Neutered Dog $12.00 per 12 mos.
Unaltered Dog $30.00 per 12 mos.
Replacement Tag $2.00 per tag per incident
Late Fee (If not renewed by the end of the month due) $3.00 per 12 mos.
Senior/Disabled Owner Discount $2.00 per license

snakeWhat are the hours of operation for the Western Arizona Humane Society?
The office is open Monday through Saturday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, except holidays.

Can Neighborhood Services help with the removal of poisonous snakes?

Does Neighborhood Services help with wildlife concerns?
Officers will respond to ensure public safety. Most wildlife concerns are referred to the AZ Game & Fish Department.


  • Western AZ Humane Society: (928) 753-2727
  • HALT (Helping Animals Live Today): (928) 692-8940
  • Mutt Matchers Adoption: (928) 718-4DOG (718-4364)
  • AZ Game & Fish Department, Region III - Kingman: (928) 692-7700