Animal Control Fees

Graham County Animal Control Fees

Effective July 1, 2018 payments on the following will need to be made directly to the Graham County Treasurer's Office:

  • Quarantine Fees
  • Impound Fees
  • Surrender Fees

The Treasurer is located at:

  • General Services Building, 921 Thatcher Blvd., Safford AZ

Payments accepted: Cash or check only 

All adoption fees must be paid directly to Desert Cross Veterinary Hospital located at :

  • 651 S. Dusty Trail, Thatcher AZ
  • 928-348-0026
Dog Holding a Thanks Sign

Impound Fees

Impound Fees
1st Offense
$35 First Day and $15 each additional day
2nd Offense
$70 First Day and $15 each additional day
3rd Offense
$100 First Day and $15 each additional day

Other Fees

Other Fees
Animal Surrender
Animals accepted from Graham County residents only. Identification or documents proving residency needed. $40
Owner Request for Animal Removal (We Pick Up Surrendered Animals)
$150 First 10 Days and $15 each additional day
Trap Rentals (for Dogs / Cats Only) $3 per day with Trap Agreement

Notice to the Public

There is a City of Safford fee for all dogs and cats impounded from the city that are held in the Graham County Animal Control Facility.

  • $50 payment must be made at the City of Safford
    • This is applied every time the animal is picked up.
    • Receipt must be presented to the Graham County Animal Control Facility before animal is picked up (there will be additional fees from Animal Control).
  • $5 city tag fee
    • This is an annual fee