What You Need to Know About Roswell Animal Control

Animal Control What You Need to Know About Roswell Animal Control

How to Contact Roswell Animal Control

Dangerous animal situations can happen anywhere, even in a legendary city like Roswell, New Mexico. While everyone may be watching the skies for shiny disks and little green creatures, it's more important to watch the streets and areas around you for the risk of a dangerous dog or wild animal.

If you have been attacked by a dangerous animal or witnessed an animal situation in progress, you may need to contact Roswell animal control to file a report. If you are having trouble dealing with the aftermath of a dangerous animal encounter, DoNotPay can help you file the necessary report with Roswell animal control and, if necessary, file a lawsuit against the animal's owner to cover your medical costs.

About Roswell Animal Control Center

The Roswell, NM animal services is handled by the Parks and Recreation Department. The animal services share a building with the Roswell Humane Society and primarily focuses on the reclaiming or adoption of animals that have been found or rescued outside of home enclosures. However, they are also responsible for responding to dangerous animal reports and rescuing animals that are victims of abuse.

Roswell Animal Control Center Location, Hours, and Contact Details

Roswell animal services can only be reached by phone or email. They do not have an online reporting form and you will need to call the police after hours for animal-related services.

Address705 E. McGaffey St

Roswell, NM 88203

Phone NumbersBusiness Hours: 575-624-6722

Emergencies and After Hours: 575-624-6770

WebsiteRoswell, NM Animal Services
HoursMon-Thurs: 8 AM - 4:45 PM

Friday: 8 AM - 5:45 PM

Saturday: 10 AM - 12 PM

Sunday: Closed


How to Deal With an Out-of-Control Animal in Roswell On Your Own

  • Get to a safe location.
  1. Seek medical attention if injuries were sustained.
  2. File a dangerous animal report with Roswell animal control.
  3. File a lawsuit against the animal's owner, if applicable.
  4. Report any evidence of animal neglect or abuse.

Secure Your Safety

If you are currently the victim of an animal attack or in the vicinity of a dangerous animal, get to safety. If possible, help other people and pets get away from the region as well. Anyone injured should seek medical attention immediately. When you get to safety, report the dog bite to animal services or make plans to file a lawsuit.

Report a Dangerous or Loose Animal

Dangerous domestic and wild animals need to be contained by animal control before people and pets nearby are safe. If you see a dog acting aggressively or a wild animal that is not docile in the area, you will need to file a report with Roswell animal control. Get to a safe location and call their business or after-hours phone numbers.

If you can't get through or don't have time for a phone call, DoNotPay can help you make an online report - even though Roswell animal services does not have an online form.

Sue the Owner of an Animal That Causes Injury

If you or someone you know has been injured by a domestic animal, the owner is liable for the medical costs of those injuries. DoNotPay can help you file this local lawsuit to sue the dog owner instead of hiring a dog bite lawyer.

Report Incidents of Animal Abuse or Neglect

If you have witnessed or suspect an incident of animal abuse or neglect, this is a serious matter. Filing a report with Roswell animal services could save a life and even prevent future injuries as abused animals often become frightened and aggressive. DoNotPay can help you build the right report to animal control so the animal can be rescued.

Handling a Roswell Animal Control Issue With the Help of DoNotPay

Encountering a dangerous animal can be upsetting but dealing with the aftermath of a dog bite or reporting a dangerous animal on the loose is extremely important. DoNotPay can help you do both. If you were attacked by a dog that belongs to a local owner, we can help you file a lawsuit so those medical bills don't fall solely on your shoulders.

If an animal needs to be picked up or rescued, DoNotPay can help you file the right report with Roswell animal control - through an easy online method instead of in-person or over the phone.

How to report an animal-related incident on DoNotPay:

If you want to report an animal-related injury but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search "animal" on DoNotPay, find the Animal Control product, and select whether you've sustained a physical injury.
  2. Select whether you would like to report this incident to your local government agency, or demand compensation from the pet owner.
  3. Tell us more about the incident, including when and where you were injured, a description of the animal that caused the injury, and the contact information for the pet owner (if known).

And that's it! DoNotPay will file the demand letter or government report on your behalf with your incident details. You should hear back from them directly with further questions or confirmation regarding your demands.

Note that this product allows you to do two things: generate a demand letter to claim compensation or make a report to animal control.

Contact Animal Control or Claim Compensation Anywhere in the US

Encountered a dangerous animal outside of Roswell, New Mexico? Know someone else who has? DoNotPay's animal control and lawsuit services apply anywhere in the US. Just let us know the details of the encounter and we'll help you take care of the rest.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

In addition to filing animal control reports and liability lawsuits for animal attacks, DoNotPay offers a very wide range of other online services that can make your life easier.

If you have been attacked by an animal, witnessed a dangerous animal, or need to report animal cruelty in Roswell New Mexico, DoNotPay can help. The office may be hard to get ahold of, but we'll make sure your report is filed and/or the right legal action is taken to resolve the situation.

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