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Canine Country Club


Operation Silent Night Helps Shelter Dogs
Help a Shelter Dog
This Holiday Season
ENDS SUNDAY!


Enchantment Pet Resort and Dog Spa
Enchantment Pet Resort & Spa

580 Quantum Rd NE
Rio Rancho
891-4100


Long Leash on Life

TLC Pet and Uptown Cat Hospital
2632 Pennsylvania

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


Albuquerque Dog Camp Bow Wow

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

mention ABQDog & save $5!


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, December 20th, 10 am - 2pm: Fourth Annual Santa Paws & Stripes to benefit Paws & Stripes, a great group that matches shelter dogs with wounded military personnel. This is such a win-win group, we're lucky to have them in Albuquerque. So go out and support them with Santa pix with your dog and Krispy Kreme donuts for you. At PetSmart Cottonwood and PetSmart Costco. See flyer (pdf).


Saturday, December 20th, 11 am - 2 pm: Photos with Santa for you and your dogs, cookie sampler plates, UpCycled animal-related gifts. Benefits Paws to People, at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 4900 Menaul NE.



Saturday, December 20th, noon - 4 pm: Photos with Santa AND An Ugly Sweater Contest. Bring your furry (or not) friends for holiday photos by donation-- all critters are welcome!-- to benefit our feline friends at F.A.T. Katz. Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater for a chance to win a $25 gift card. At Boofy's Best.





Sunday, December 21st, noon - 4 pm: Travelin' Jack will host a Howl-I-Day Open House with help from Santa Paws' Elf helpers. Holiday shoppers can stop by Lucky Paws Adoption Center, make a donation of any amount, select a toy from the big Christmas toy box filled with new dog/cats toys and drop that same toy into the super-sized Christmas stocking to be given to shelter animals over the holidays. At Lucky Paws Adoption Center.




Going to the Dogs Fundraiser for Animal Humane, 12/21/14


Sunday, December 21st, 1 - 4 pm: Going to the Dogs Cruise In Car Show is accepting donations of gift cards, food or blankets for animals at Animal Humane | NM and Desert Haven Animal Refuge in TorC. Well-mannered, leashed dogs are welcome. For more information, contact Melinda, 401-2994, or Karen, 620-5276. At Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE. See flyer (PDF).

December 15th - 21st, 2014

Dog Adoptions Albuquerque
M 15 10 am - 8 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
T 16 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

10 am - 8 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, 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 17 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

10 am - 8 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
R 18 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

10 am - 8 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
F 19 10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

10 am - 8 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
Sa 20 10 am - 3 pm: PetSmart Cottonwood, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

10 am - 5 pm: Going to the Dogs Adoption Center & Resale Store, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

10 am - 8 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, Watermelon Mountain Ranch

11 am - 3 pm: Sprouts Market Academy, PACA
Su 21 10 am - 5 pm: American Home, 3535 Menaul NE, Lucky Paws Van on the Move

11 am - 5 pm: Everyday Adoption Center, Watermelon Mountain Ranch
Albuquerque Dog Dog Events
R 18 times vary: Read to the Dogs at various public libraries.
Sa 20 10 - 11 am: Pet Loss Support Group, led by Ann Beyke, pet loss and bereavement counselor. Pre-registration is required. At Animal Humane | NM. For information or to register, contact Ann at petlosscounselor@aol.com or call 505-265-3087.


10 am - 2 pm: Fourth Annual Santa Paws & Stripes to benefit Paws & Stripes, a great group that matches shelter dogs with wounded military personnel. This is such a win-win group, we're lucky to have them in Albuquerque. So go out and support them with Santa pix with your dog and Krispy Kreme donuts for you. At PetSmart Cottonwood and PetSmart Costco. See flyer (pdf).




11 am - 2 pm: Photos with Santa for you and your dogs, cookie sampler plates, UpCycled animal-related gifts. Benefits Paws to People, at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 4900 Menaul NE.




noon - 4 pm: Photos with Santa AND An Ugly Sweater Contest. Bring your furry (or not) friends for holiday photos by donation-- all critters are welcome!-- to benefit our feline friends at F.A.T. Katz. Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater for a chance to win a $25 gift card. At Boofy's Best.

noon - 4 pm: Stop by the Calibration Station Bake Sale and fill up on homemade hot cocoa, sampler cookie plates, and holiday cheer, to benefit Paws to People, at Clark's Lomas.


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


noon - 4 pm: Travelin' Jack will host a Howl-I-Day Open House with help from Santa Paws' Elf helpers. Holiday shoppers can stop by Lucky Paws Adoption Center, make a donation of any amount, select a toy from the big Christmas toy box filled with new dog/cats toys and drop that same toy into the super-sized Christmas stocking to be given to shelter animals over the holidays. At Lucky Paws Adoption Center.




Going to the Dogs Fundraiser for Animal Humane, 12/21/14



1 - 4 pm: Going to the Dogs Cruise In Car Show is accepting donations of gift cards, food or blankets for animals at Animal Humane  | NM and Desert Haven Animal Refuge in TorC. Well-mannered, leashed dogs are welcome. For more information, contact Melinda, 401-2994, or Karen, 620-5276. At Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE. See flyer.
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 15 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 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
DEC 23rd 6 - 9 pm: Flower's Second Annual Bah! Humbug! Social & Last-Minute Shopping Event features a dinner catered by Mama Shay's Mexican Kitchen, beverages and special deals on animal-related items. Donate a pair of shoes to Paws to People and/or a monetary donation to F.A.T. Katz. Special late shopping hours at Boofy's Best.
We're always sniffing around for dog-related events. Let us know if you're having one!
Event Locations
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
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 December 15, 2014.


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