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TLC Pet and Uptown Cat Hospital
2632 Pennsylvania

Mention ABQDog and receive 1/2 off 1st exam!


Albuquerque Dog Camp Bow Wow


Long Leash on Life

Canine Country Club


dog-friendly massage at Third Goddess Therapeutics
bring your dog, enjoy a great massage

mention ABQDog & save $5!


Enchantment Pet Resort and Dog Spa
Enchantment Pet Resort & Spa

580 Quantum Rd NE
Rio Rancho
891-4100

Spay Your Dog New Mexico

the animal rescue site


Albuquerque dog events calendar

Dog Calendar








pick of the week

We make every effort to ensure accuracy,
but please call to confirm dates and times

(event locations at bottom of page)

Saturday, September 20th, 10 am - 2 pm: Join Albuquerque's Animal Welfare Department in a FREE, family-friendly celebration of community partnerships, at their Family Fun & Public Safety Festival. Check out APD's special cop cars, AFD's fire trucks, the new ABQ Ride Bus, and more. Learn about dog & cat CPR and safety, and join in the bike safety rodeo. Fifty free helmets will be give to kids. At Hinkle Family Fun Center, Indian School at Tramway.

Saturday, September 20th, 10 am - 2 pm: Greyhound Companions NM presents its Greyhound Picnic & Reunion fundraiser, with raffle for trip to San Diego or Las Vegas, gourment pizza from Papa Murphy's, and a silent auction full of goodies. Loosen up with a chair massage by Marsha and hand treatment by Stephanie. To donate goods for the silent auction, contact Barb Wells, 505-269-9686. For other questions, contact Judy. Please, no choke chains or retractable leashes. At 7777 Corrales Road, Corrales.


Sunday, September 21st, 9 am - 3 pm: It's the First Annual Paws in the Park Expo for you and your dogs! Come down for a FREE, family fun event that both you and your dog will enjoy! "Paws in the Park" brings the dog-loving community to one location for a day of doggone fun to benefit Albuquerque Kennel Kompadres and their work in making shelter animals' lives better while they wait for their forever home. Join in the doggy games and face painting, check out the silent auctions and dog-oriented exhibitors, and chow down with some great food. Hosted by Riverside Personalized Pet Cremation. At Los Altos Dog Park, 821 Eubank (at Lomas).

September 15th - 21st

Dog Adoptions Albuquerque
T 16 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
W 17 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
R 18 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
F 19 noon - 5 pm: National PetSmart Adoption Weekend, with Albuquerque Animal Welfare and Watermelon Mountain Ranch, at PetSmart Cottonwood.
Sa 20 10 am - 2 pm: Albuquerque Animal Welfare's Family Fun and Public Safety Festival. At Hinkle Family Fun Center, Indian School at Tramway.

10 am - 3 pm: PetSmart Cottonwood, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

11 am - 3 pm: Sprouts Market Academy, PACA




11 am - 4 pm: Meet some adorable pit bulls at the adoption event for this loving breed, sponsored by Pet-a-Bulls, at Petland. Avoid the construction: take San Antonio or Alameda to Louisiana and over to Holly Ave. (map)
Su 21 9 am - 3 pm: First Annual Paws in the Park, Albuquerque Animal Welfare, at Los Altos Park, Eubank & Lomas.

10 am - 3 pm: PetSmart Cottonwood, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
Albuquerque Dog Dog Events
R 18 times vary: Read to the Dogs at various public libraries.
Sa 20 10 am - 2 pm: Join Albuquerque's Animal Welfare Department in a FREE, family-friendly celebration of community partnerships, at their Family Fun & Public Safety Festival. Check out APD's special cop cars, AFD's fire trucks, the new ABQ Ride Bus, and more. Learn about dog & cat CPR and safety, and join in the bike safety rodeo. Fifty free helmets will be give to kids. At Hinkle Family Fun Center, Indian School at Tramway.

10 am - 2 pm: Greyhound Companions NM presents its Greyhound Picnic & Reunion fundraiser, with raffle for trip to San Diego or Las Vegas, gourment pizza from Papa Murphy's, and a silent auction full of goodies. Loosen up with a chair massage by Marsha and hand treatment by Stephanie. To donate goods for the silent auction, contact Barb Wells, 505-269-9686. For other questions, contact Judy. Please, no choke chains or retractable leashes. At 7777 Corrales Road, Corrales.

Rio Grande Canine Freestylers meet periodically to dance with their dogs. For more info, e-mail info@riograndecaninefreestylers.org.

times vary: Read to the Dogs at various public libraries.
Su 21
9 am - 3 pm: It's the First Annual Paws in the Park Expo for you and your dogs! Come down for a FREE, family fun event that both you and your dog will enjoy! "Paws in the Park" brings the dog-loving community to one location for a day of doggone fun to benefit Albuquerque Kennel Kompadres and their work in making shelter animals' lives better while they wait for their forever home. Join in the doggy games and face painting, check out the silent auctions and dog-oriented exhibitors, and chow down with some great food. Hosted by Riverside Personalized Pet Cremation. At Los Altos Dog Park, 821 Eubank (at Lomas).
Dog Shot Clinics

The HEART ordinance requires
dogs over six months old be spayed/neutered & microchipped.


VCA Town & Country Animal Hospital is offering $20 microchipping if you mentioned NM Boston Terrier Rescue.

T 16 8 - 8:30 am: Walk-in spay/neuter clinic at Animal Humane.

9 am - noon: Urgent care by appointment only at Animal Humane. Call 217-0300 to check availability.

1 - 5 pm: Urgent care by appointment only at Animal Humane. Call 217-0300 to check availability.

2:30 - 5:30 pm: Walk-in shot clinic at Vet-co.
W 17 8 - 8:30 am: Walk-in spay/neuter clinic at Animal Humane.

9 am - noon: Urgent care by appointment only at Animal Humane. Call 217-0300 to check availability.

1 - 5 pm: Urgent care by appointment only at Animal Humane. Call 217-0300 to check availability.

2:30 - 5:30 pm: Walk-in shot clinic at Vet-co.
R 18 8 - 8:30 am: Walk-in spay/neuter clinic at Animal Humane.

9 am - noon: Urgent care by appointment only at Animal Humane. Call 217-0300 to check availability.

1 - 5 pm: Urgent care by appointment only at Animal Humane. Call 217-0300 to check availability.

2:30 - 5:30 pm: Walk-in shot clinic at Vet-co.
F 19 2:30 - 5:30 pm: Walk-in shot clinic at Vet-co.
Sa 20 1 - 4 pm: Walk-in shot clinic at Vet-co.
In-store clinics change too frequently to be reliable. Check out these local stores for dates of their shot clinics:
  Pet Vet Market
Petco Academy
Petco Lomas
Petco West
Petco Santa Fe,
PetSmart Academy,
PetSmart Costco
PetSmart Cottonwood
PetSmart Eubank
Dog Events On The Horizon
SEP 27th
8 am - 2 pm: ABQ Sunport is celebrating 75 years with its Tug & Run Airplane Pull & Runway Run. The 5K fun run/walk kicks off at 8 am, with the airplane pull starting at 10 am. There will be live music, kids' activities, and food trucks throughout the day. The event is FREE, but there are small fees for the run and pull. All proceeds benefit Kennel Kompadres, which helps make life better for the animals awaiting homes at the City shelters. Albuquerque Animal Welfare will also be there with some of their wonderful animals. At Runway 17/35, just south and east of the intersection of Gibson and Girard.
SEP 28th
Diabetes Awareness Day, 09/28/14

1 - 3 pm: Paws to People is hosting a fun, FREE, informative, family-friendly Diabetes Awareness Day. Bring your dogs and enjoy prizes, games, snacks, playtimes, and giveaways, while you learn about America's fastest growing health issue for both humans and dogs. At Montgomery Park, on Comanche between San Mateo & San Pedro (map).
OCT 5th



8 am: Support Albuquerque's ¡Explora! museum and join their Run for Science, which includes 10K & 5K races, and a non-competitive Kids' 1K starting at 11 am. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. At Montaño Plaza Shopping Center, Montaño & Coors.
NOV 2nd 8 am - 1 pm: The grandaddy of all dog events, Animal Humane's 32nd annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle happens at Balloon Fiesta Park. If you haven't been, you must go--you & your dog will have a blast. And if you've been before, you'll want to go again. Help support Animal Humane's groundbreaking achievements in animal adoption at this don't-miss event. Register here.
We're always sniffing around for dog-related events. Let us know if you're having one!
Event Locations
ABQ Dogtown, 3845 Rio Grande NW (former site of Bow Wow Blues), 341-4484
Albuquerque Animal Welfare Eastside: 8920 Lomas NE, 768-1975
Albuquerque Animal Welfare Westside: 11800 Sunset Gardens SW, 768-1975
Animal Humane | NM - main: 615 Virginia SE, 255-5523
Animal Humane | NM - Montgomery: 9132 Montgomery NE
Boofy's Best: 8201 Golf Course RD NW, Ste C-2, 890-0757
Bookworks: 4022 Rio Grande NW, 344-8139
Canine Country Club North Valley: 7327 Fourth St. NW, 898-0725
Canine Country Club West: 4201 Marna Lynn NW,
890-8900
Clark's Lomas: 4914 Lomas Blvd NE, 268-5977
Clark's Menaul: 11200 Menaul Blvd NE, 293-5977
Dawg Gone Good: 3339 Central Avenue NE, Suite A2 , 508-2704
Dog World: 9308 Susan Ave SE, 243-2117
Enchantment Pet Resort: 580 Quantum Rd. NE, Rio Rancho; 891-4100
Flying Star Downtown: 723 Silver Ave. SW, 244-8099
Flying Star Juan Tabo: 4501 Juan Tabo NE; 275-8311
Flying Star Nob Hill: 3416 Central Ave NE, 255-6633
Flying Star Paseo: 8000 Paseo Del Norte, 923-4211
Flying Star Rio Grande: 4026 Rio Grande NW, 344-6714
Flying Star Bernalillo: 200 South Camino del Pueblo,
404-2100
Flying Star Corrales: 10700 Corrales Road NW (at Alameda),
938-4717
Flying Star Santa Fe: 500 Market Street, 216-3939
Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store:
4405 Jager Dr, Rio Rancho, 867-5347
136 Calle de Presidente, Bernalillo, 850-2578
Long Leash on Life: 9800 Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 13; 299-8800
Lucky Paws: 6600 Menaul NE (SW corner of Coronado Mall)
Petco Academy: San Mateo & Academy NE, 797-1910
Petco Lomas: 10700 Lomas NE, 296-0978
Petco West: 3601 Old Airport Road NW (just south of 528, between Ellison and Coors), 898-2450
Petco Santa Fe: 2006 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, 424-1667
Petland: 6600 Holly Ave. NE, 821-7387
PetSmart Academy: 8070 Academy NE (at Wyoming), 796-0561
PetSmart Costco: 1424 Mercantile NE (near Costco), 341-2431
PetSmart Cottonwood: 10248 Coors Bypass NW, 792-1772
PetSmart Eubank: 350 Eubank NE, 298-4122
PetSmart Santa Fe: 3561 Zafarano Dr., Santa Fe, 471-5255
Pet Vet Market: 11200 Montgomery NE, 296-7200
Sit, Stay and Play All Day: 7401 Menaul Blvd NE, 433-2772
Sprouts Market Academy: 6300 San Mateo NE (at Academy),
821-7000
Sprouts Market Lomas: 933 San Mateo NE (at Lomas),
268-5127
Sprouts Market Westside: Alameda & Corrales Rd., 890-7900
Teca Tu: Sanbusco Center, 500 Montezuma Ave., Santa Fe,
1-888-TECA-TU2
Three Dog Bakery: 9821 Montgomery NE, 294-2300
Triangle Grocery: 12165 State Highway 14 N, Cedar Crest,
281-3030
Vet-co: 8200 Menaul Blvd NE #R, 292-3030
Whole Foods San Mateo: San Mateo & Academy
Whole Foods Wyoming: Wyoming & Academy NE

last updated on September 15, 2014.


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