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National Pit Bull Awareness Day

Free Public Pit Bull & Pit mixes spay/neuter surgery coupons for Albuquerque residents only. $10 adoption fee for any pet.


This event has already happened.
Oct 22, 2016
10:30 AM - 06:00 PM


All City Shelters
8920 Lomas Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112


The City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department is hosting a National Pit Bull Awareness Day event on Saturday, October 22, at all city shelters.

 The National Pit Bull Awareness Campaign is a nationwide effort to bring positive awareness and attention to the Pit Bull Terrier. Animal Welfare is providing a day of free education, resources, products and services to people who have Pit Bull Terrier type dogs. It is a special day to focus on these incredible dogs and a day to change perceptions and stereotypes.

 Plenty to do:

  • $10 adoption fee for any pet - All City shelters
  • Free Pit Bull training booklets
  • Free public spay/neuter surgery coupons for owners of Pit Bulls and Pit mixes. (ABQ residents only)
  • Free public micro-chip for Pit Bulls and Pit mixes only (East & West shelters)
  • The event will feature Free professional training advice for your Pit Bull
  • Free samples of dog food
  • Free Troubleshooting Your Concerns class at the Eastside shelter for Pit Bulls and Pit mixes –  1st class 10:30 –11:30 a.m. – 2nd class 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

 When:    Saturday, October 22

Where:  Eastside shelter – 8920 Lomas Blvd. NE, 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

              Westside shelter – 11800 Sunset Gardens SW, 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

              Lucky Paws – 6600 Menaul NE in Coronado Mall, 11:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

Sponsors: Kennel Kompadres, Petco, Boofy's Best for Pets, Pet Safe, Sandia Pet Products and volunteer dog trainers.

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Animal Welfare

Dial 311 (505-768-2000)