Adopt a Pet
Adopting a pet can be a wonderful experience.
Before Surrendering A Pet ...
Thinking about surrendering your cat or dog to a shelter?
About Animal Welfare
Albuquerque's lost and adoptable pets are our highest priority. We are honored to help with pet-care needs and questions.
Spaying & Neutering
Many rescue and specialty groups throughout the state help our animals to find forever homes.
Sometimes animals can get noisy and it can be a distraction.
Volunteer at a Shelter
Feel great and help shelter animals through volunteering.
Peanut butter and yogurt are always in need. Find out what items are needed at our shelters.
Fostering a Pet
Fostering a pet is a wonderful experience.
Lucky Paws - Mobile Lucky Paws
Lucky Paws is the first municipal retail pet adoption center in Albuquerque.
The City of Albuquerque is getting national recognition for an ordinance aimed at eliminating puppy mills.
Employee of the Week: Corporal Kathryn Waite, Animal Welfare Department
Patience and Love. By Keiko Ohuma / for The Journal