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Long Leash on Life

Canine Country Club

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

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Enchantment Pet Resort and Dog Spa
Enchantment Pet Resort & Spa

580 Quantum Rd NE
Rio Rancho
891-4100

Spay Your Dog New Mexico

Albuquerque Dog Camp Bow Wow

the animal rescue site


Dog Information

Dog Information



Breed Rescue Organizations

Affenpinscher
affenrescue@verizon.net
Affenpinscher Rescue

Afghans
Alice DeGroot, 847-2868
Barbara Divers, 281-8682, kingswayhb@aol.com
Afghan Hound Club of America Rescue

Airedales
Southwest Airedale Terrier Rescue Team

Akitas
Sue Behling, 265-1699, akita2s@comcast.net
Jim Chrisan, 400-9870
NM Akita Rescue
Akita Rescue of America

Alaskan Malamutes
Alaskan Malamute Rescue of NM

American Eskimos
Sabine & Joe Ussery, 549-6827, eskies@sunnet.net
Dan Senke-Rocka, executive director,
Heart Bandits

American Water Spaniels
American Water Spaniel Rescue

Anatolian Shepherd
Diane Shambley (national), intakewest@nasrn.com
Carleen Conyers (president), anatolianrescue@yahoo.com
National Anatolian Shepherd Rescue
Rocky Mt. National Anatolian Shepherd Rescue

Australian Shepherds
Kevin Vaughn, 265-4045, kd5spj@netscape.com
Aussie Rescue
Zia Australian Shepherd Club

Australian Terriers
S. Adams, sladams@earthlink.net
Australian Terrier Club of America

Basenji Rescue
Basenji Rescue & Transport

Basset Hounds
All Ears Basset Sanctuary
Basset Hound Rescue of NM

Beagles
NM Beagle Rescue

Bearded Collies
Pat McDonald, 681-8255, chelsicbeardies@aol.com

Bedlington Terriers
NM Bedlington Terrier Rescue

Bichon Frise
Bichon Frise Rescue (includes NM)

Big Dogs
Big Dogs, Huge Paws

Boston Terriers
NM Boston Terrier Rescue
Mitzi Hobson, 463-8453
Shelby West, 323-2377

Boxers
Boxer Rescue of Albuquerque

Brittanys
Central New Mexico Brittany Rescue

Cairn Terriers
Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network
294-8218     e-mail: fybate@comcast.net
Southwest Cairn Rescue
Cairn Rescue League (national)

Chihuahuas
Chihuahua Rescue
Enchantment Chihuahua Rescue
Quixote Chihua Rescue (Valencia County)

Cocker Spaniels
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of NM
550-2342
e-mail: s_anzara@yahoo.com

Collies
Southwest Collie Rescue

Dalmatians
Dalmatian Rescue of Albuquerque

Doberman Pinschers
Doberman Rescue of New Mexico

English Springer Spaniels
English Springer Rescue of America, Inc.
ess-nm@earthlink.net
286-7915

German Shepherds
Central New Mexico German Shepherd Club
877-7352

Golden Retrievers
Dianne Uzdawannis, 856-6658,
  duzdawinis@aol.com
Debbra Colman, 343-0476,
  rebuildnm@aol.com
Melanie Scholer, 898-8023,
  trollheimnm@aol.com
Golden Retriever Rescue of NM

Great Danes
Great Dane Rescue of El Paso
Justice Great Dane Rescue

Great Pyrenees
Enchantment Great Pyrenees Rescue

Greyhounds
Greyhound Companions of NM
The Greyhound Sanctuary

Lap Dogs
Lap Dog Rescue of NM

Labs
Luvin' Labs
ColleenJWyatt@aol.com
362-0331

Pit Bulls
Babes & Bullies
Pet-a-Bulls

Poodles
Enchanted Poodle Rescue
  890-6817
The Poodle Preserve (Colorado)

Shar Peis
Kind Heart Shar Pei Rescue
kindheartrescue@yahoo.com
292-3842

Siberian Huskies
Siberian Husky Rescue of NM
Husky Information

Weimaraners
Tickled Pink Weimaraner Rescue

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Learn the Right Breed for You!

Lost & Found

Look for a lost dog - Albuquerque Animal Welfare

Report a lost dog - Animal Humane | NM

  • CNN Living: How to help a stray dog

  • HSUS tips for what to do when you've lost your dog

  • StolenPets.com

  • Petfinder's tips to prevent pet theft

  • Pet Theft Laws

  • 1-800-984-8638 (National Pet Recovery
          Hot Line - fee required)
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    Local Dog Clubs


    Regional Organizations

  • Humane Society of Denver

  • San Francisco SPCA


  • National Organizations

  • ASPCA

  • Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

  • Grey 2K USA "protecting greyhounds nationwide"

  • Humane Society of the U.S.

  • Land of Pure Gold (Golden Retrievers)


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    Spay/Neuter Info

    Save a life--spay or neuter your dog!
    Animal Humane's Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic provides low-cost spaying/neutering of animals for people of low income. Call 217-0300 for details.

    Bernalillo County SNAP Program provides low-cost spay/neuter services for county residents. Call 873-6706 for more information.

    New Mexico Animal Friends provides low- or no-cost spay/neuter services. Call 881-7297 for information.

    SpayNM lists low/no-cost spay/neuter clinics across the state.


    Spay/USA helps find affordable spay/neuter services.


    Locate the Perfect Dog

    Adopt A Pet

    Petfinder - NM

    Petfinder - Rio Rancho Animal Control



    Local Animal Shelters

    Albuquerque Animal Welfare
    Eastside:
        8920 Lomas NE, 768-1975
    Westside:
        11800 Sunset Gardens SW, 768-1975

    Animal Humane | NM
    615 Virginia SE
    255-5523

    Española Valley Humane Society
    108 Hamm Parkway, Española
    753-8662

    Estancia Animal Control
    1001 Highland Ave., Estancia
    384-4282

    Rio Rancho Animal Control
    3441 Northern Blvd., Rio Rancho
    891-7237

    Sandoval County Animal Shelter
    all animals are taken to Watermelon Mountain Ranch

    Sanfa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society
    100 Caja del Rio Road, Santa Fe
    983-4309

    Torrance County Animal Shelter
    83 Galloway Road, Moriarty
    832-9597

    Valencia County Animal Control
    1209 Hwy 314, Los Lunas
    866-2479

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    Local Limited Acceptance Organizations

    ANEW of NM - anewpetrescue@aol.com

    Bro & Tracy Animal Welfare, Inc.
    Joyce Fay's animal welfare organization features pictures of dogs available for adoption, along with photographic tips, and her wonderful photos of, naturally, Bro & Tracy.

    CARMA

    Colfax Pet Rescue - 643-6664
    dogsdeservebetter@colfaxpetrescue.com

    EnchantMutts

    HART (Homeless Animal Rescue Team)
    450-6966

    Heart & Soul Animal Sanctuary
    757-6817

    Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary
    Eldercare & Hospice for Dogs, Horses, and Poultry; Santa Fe
    471-5366

    NM Animal Friends - 881-PAWS (881-7297)

    NMDOG (was NM Dogs Deserve Better)

    PACA/AAR - 315-0004

    Pick of the Pound

    PAWS (People for Animal Welfare Society)

    Placitas Animal Rescue - 867-0004

    Puppy Dog Ranch (near Silver City)

    Quixote Humane Incorporated

    Second Chance Animal Rescue
        secondchancenm@yahoo.com

    SPOTS - 294-9212

    Watermelon Mountain Ranch (Bernalillo)
    771-0140
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    Stopping Animal Abuse

    Local
    To report animal abuse: 768-1975 (Animal Services)

    Animal Protection of New Mexico
    265-2322 or hotline: 800-249-0032
    apnm@apnm.org

    Animal Protection Voters of New Mexico
    mail@apvnm.org

    Bernalillo County Environmental Health/Animal Control and Protection
    3211 Coors SW, Suite D-2
    873-6706

    Dogs Deserve Better
    information about preventing dog chaining

    NM Federation of Animal Care, Control, and Welfare Agencies
    1109 Luthy Circle
    294-8358

    NM SPCA
    275-SPCA (7722)
    nmspca@yahoo.com

    How to make a complaint and what to do if officials don't respond from PETroglyphs Magazine
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    National
    Animal Legal Defense Fund tells you how to legally stop someone from abusing their dogs

    Pet Abuse has information on what you can do to prevent animal abuse


    Dog-Friendly Housing

    Apartment List
    lets you search by zip code, price range, etc.

    People with Pets
    local dog-friendly apartments

    Rent.com's dog-friendly apartments

    Rent with Pets
    the Humane Society's site for finding pet-friendly rental housing, sample policies and forms, and links to rental properties welcoming pets


    Pets of the Homeless

    Feeding Pets of the Homeless
    An organization dedicated to feeding the thousands of animals cared for by the homeless.


    Animal Trusts

    Pet Trusts from lawyers.com

    Pet Trusts & Other Estate Issues from the Animal Legal & Historical Center


    General Dog Info

    Animal Channel
    Humane Society's site with everything canine

    Puppyworks
    educational dog events for dog trainers and behaviorists

    Senior Dogs
    a wonderful site that promotes the adoption of older dogs and provides information on what older dogs need to best enjoy their golden years.


    Other Local Links

    Paws & Stripes
    is a local organization that matches rescue dogs as service dogs to returning vets with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) or TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury). The only dogs they use come from shelters and are trained by professionals specializing in service dogs.

    PETroglyphs magazine
    the online version of New Mexico's animal resource magazine

    Southwest Canine Corps of Volunteers, Inc.
    this organization of dog lovers helps you train your dog to brighten the days of patients in local nursing homes or hospitals--do a good deed and have a wonderful experience with your dog at the same time.


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