Adopt a Pet
Adopting a pet can be a wonderful experience.
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.
Free spay and neuter surgeries for the pets of low-income and moderate-income residents of Albuquerque.
Help hundreds of kittens and puppies with needed items.
Animal Welfare Department and Animal Humane are collaborating to increase adoptions, awareness of spaying and neutering, and the importance of vaccinations in our community through a grant from ASPCA.
Be extra careful with pets during hot temperature months.