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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)

Tuesday, September 30th, 6 - 9 pm: Have some whine with your wine! Join Boofy's Best for the debut of Yappy Hour! Your dogs can enjoy some Stella & Chewy's yappetizers while you enjoy a glass or two of fine New Mexico wine. At La Bella Vino Winery, 10126 Coors Blvd. NW (map).




Sunday, October 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.





Sunday, October 5th, 11 am - 3 pm: The Albuquerque Balloon Museum, the Balloon Museum Foundation and Travelin' Jack (New Mexico's AmbassaDog) are proud to present Furry Friends Fiesta Day, featuring a costume contest (with prizes for best-dresssed); pet parade; a pup-nic in the park, with gourment treats for the pooches; photo ops; agility playground; and much more! At Albuquerque Balloon Museum, Balloon Fiesta Park, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE.

September 29th - October 5th

Dog Adoptions Albuquerque
T 30 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

by appointment: Meet the dog of your dreams! Just find an adorable dog you'd like to adopt here, and PetABulls will bring him or her out to see if you're a match. PetABulls has all sorts of dogs, not just Pits, so check them out!
W 1 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
R 2 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
Sa 4 10 am - 3 pm: PetSmart Cottonwood, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

11 am - 3 pm: The Stumbling Steer, 3700 Ellison Rd., Watermelon Mountain Ranch. Donate a ten-pound bag (or more) of food, and receive four free raffle tickets!

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 5 10 am - 3 pm: PetSmart Cottonwood, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
Albuquerque Dog Dog Events
T 30 6 - 9 pm: Have some whine with your wine! Join Boofy's Best for the debut of Yappy Hour! Your dogs can enjoy some Stella & Chewy's yappetizers while you enjoy a glass or two of fine New Mexico wine. At La Bella Vino Winery, 10126 Coors Blvd. NW (map).
R 2 times vary: Read to the Dogs at various public libraries.
Sa 4 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 5



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.






11 am - 3 pm: The Albuquerque Balloon Museum, the Balloon Museum Foundation and Travelin' Jack (New Mexico's AmbassaDog) are proud to present Furry Friends Fiesta Day, featuring a costume contest (with prizes for best-dresssed); pet parade; a pup-nic in the park, with gourment treats for the pooches; photo ops; agility playground; and much more! At Albuquerque Balloon Museum, Balloon Fiesta Park, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE.



Dog Barrel Racing Club being formed. Practice and meeting--all dogs welcome! At Montgomery Park, Comanche between San Mateo and San Pedro NE, by the tennis courts. For more information, please call Dee Turner, at 884-9087.
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.

M 29 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.
T 30 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 1 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 2 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 3 8 - 11 am: Animal Humane's Shot Clinic is first come, first served. Clinic is open to the public, regardless of income, prices are the same for everyone. Vaccines, microchips, caninie heartworm testing/preventive medication.

2:30 - 5:30 pm: Walk-in shot clinic at Vet-co.
Sa 4 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
OCT 18th
10 am - 4 pm: Ooh, it's getting spooky in Albuquerque! The Fourth Annual Howl & Growl is here. Costume contests for you and your dogs, trick-or-treating for pooches and kids, face painting, adoptable dogs, raffles, and tons of fun for the whole family. FREE (separate admission fee for the nearby pumpkin patch). This is one of our favorite events, so don't miss it! At Wagner's Farmland Experience, 6445 Corrales Road, Corrales.
OCT 18th



6 pm: Watermelon Mountain Ranch presents their Twelfth Annual Fur Ball. Come out and bid on fabulous silent auction items, take a chance at the Lucky Duck Prize Pond, enjoy a delicious dinner, and learn how you can help the Ranch continue their mission to save the lives of homeless animals in New Mexico. At Marriott Pyramid North. Buy tickets here.
OCT 25th 10 am - 3 pm:Gone to the Dogs Autumn Festival, with lure coursing and costume contest, to benefit Almost Home Dog Rescue. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes! At Garfield Park, behind Garfield Middle School, Matthew west of Fourth St. (map). Call Dee Turner at 884-9087 for more information.
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 29, 2014.


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