Emergency Call Out Criteria

An on-call officer will respond to an emergency callout through Navajo County Sheriff Dispatch for the following reasons only:

  • Animal Bites
  • Animal Attacks
  • Animal Injuries
  • All Potential Rabies Issues or Exposures (including bats in sleeping quarters)
  • Law Enforcement Assistance

If your problem falls in one or more of the above-listed criteria please call the Navajo County Sheriff Dispatch at:


Please note: Calls about stray animals and barking dogs do not constitute a valid reason for an emergency callout and will be responded to on the next business day.

If it is an imminent life or death emergency:

Call 911

Please note that Animal Control will not respond to any of the following:

  • Animals under houses or up in trees
  • Bats in attics or open carports
  • Snakes in living or sleeping quarters
  • Wild animals walking across yards