Breed Rescue Organizations
Alice DeGroot, 847-2868
Barbara Divers, 281-8682, firstname.lastname@example.org
Afghan Hound Club of America Rescue
Southwest Airedale Terrier Rescue Team
Sue Behling, 265-1699, email@example.com
Jim Chrisan, 400-9870
NM Akita Rescue
Akita Rescue of America
Sabine & Joe Ussery, 549-6827, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Senke-Rocka, executive director,
American Water Spaniels
American Water Spaniel
Diane Shambley (national), email@example.com
Carleen Conyers (president), firstname.lastname@example.org
National Anatolian Shepherd Rescue
Rocky Mt. National Anatolian Shepherd Rescue
Kevin Vaughn, 265-4045, email@example.com
Zia Australian Shepherd Club
S. Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Australian Terrier Club of America
Basenji Rescue & Transport
All Ears Basset Sanctuary
Basset Hound Rescue of NM
Central NM Beagle Rescue
Pat McDonald, 681-8255, email@example.com
NM Bedlington Terrier Rescue
Bichon Frise Rescue (includes NM)
Big Dogs, Huge Paws
NM Boston Terrier Rescue
Mitzi Hobson, 463-8453
Shelby West, 323-2377
Boxer Rescue of Albuquerque
Central New Mexico Brittany Rescue
Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network
294-8218 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Southwest Cairn Rescue
Cairn Rescue League (national)
Enchantment Chihuahua Rescue
Quixote Chihua Rescue (Valencia County)
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of NM
Southwest Collie Rescue
NM Dachshund Rescue
Doberman Rescue of New Mexico
English Springer Spaniels
Lynda Barnes - coordinator, national network of Springer Spaniel rescues
English Springer Rescue of America, Inc.
Central New Mexico German Shepherd Club
Dianne Uzdawannis, 856-6658,
Debbra Colman, 343-0476,
Melanie Scholer, 898-8023,
Golden Retriever Rescue of NM
Big Dogs Huge Paws (Midwest & West)
Great Dane Rescue of El Paso
Enchantment Great Pyrenees Rescue
Greyhound Companions of NM
Lap Dog Rescue of NM
Babes & Bullies
Enchanted Poodle Rescue
The Poodle Preserve (Colorado)
Kind Heart Shar Pei Rescue
Siberian Husky Rescue of NM
Tickled Pink Weimaraner Rescue
Learn the Right Breed for You!
Lost & Found
Look for a lost dog
Albuquerque Animal Welfare or Animal Humane NM
Report a lost dog - Animal Humane NM
Local Dog Clubs
Humane Society of Denver
San Francisco SPCA
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Grey 2K USA "protecting greyhounds nationwide"
Humane Society of the U.S.
Land of Pure Gold (Golden Retrievers)
Pets of the Homeless
Feeding Pets of the Homeless
An organization dedicated to feeding the thousands of animals cared for by the homeless.
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.
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.
Find the Perfect Dog
Adopt A Pet
Petfinder - NM
Petfinder - Rio Rancho Animal Control
Local Limited Acceptance Organizations
ANEW of NM - email@example.com
Bro & Tracy Animal Welfare, Inc.
Joyce Fay's animal rescue/welfare organization features pictures of dogs available for adoption, along with photographic tips, and her wonderful photos of, naturally, Bro & Tracy.
Colfax Pet Rescue - 643-6664
HART (Homeless Animal Rescue Team)
Heart & Soul Animal Sanctuary
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary
Eldercare & Hospice for Dogs, Horses, and Poultry; Santa Fe
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
Positive Paws Rescue
Puppy Dog Ranch (near Silver City)
Quixote Humane Incorporated
Second Chance Animal Rescue
SPOTS - 294-9212
Sunflower Sanctuary Animal Rescue
Watermelon Mountain Ranch (Bernalillo)
Stopping Animal Abuse
To report animal abuse: 768-1975 (Animal Services)
Animal Protection of New Mexico
265-2322 or hotline: 800-249-0032
Animal Protection Voters of New Mexico
Bernalillo County Environmental Health/Animal Control and Protection
3211 Coors SW, Suite D-2
Dogs Deserve Better
information about preventing dog chaining
NM Federation of Animal Care, Control, and Welfare Agencies
1109 Luthy Circle
How to make
a complaint and what to do if officials don't respond from PETroglyphs Magazine
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
Rent Lingo's Pet Resume
let your landlord know that your dog is great!
lets you search by zip code, price range, etc.
My New Place
People with Pets
local dog-friendly apartments
Rent.com's dog-friendly apartments
recommended by PETA, the Humane Society of the US and many local and regional dog-loving sites
Trulia's dog-friendly ABQ listings
Zillow's dog-friendly ABQ housing guide
Zillow's dog-friendly nation-wide housing guide
Pet Trusts & Other Estate Issues from the Animal Legal & Historical Center
General Dog Info
Humane Society's site with everything canine
educational dog events for dog trainers and behaviorists
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.
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.
ABQ Poop Law
As of October 10th, 2015, the City of Albuquerque confirms that: "when not on the owner's property, the owner is required to pick up their pet's waste, whether it's private or public property. Violators
can be reported to 311 or anyone can request a patrol [242-COPS or 242-2677] in their area. If caught and convicted, the violater can face up to a 500.00 dollar fine or 90 days in jail." So make sure
you scoop that poop!
For more ways to file a complaint with the police, head to the APD contact page.