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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.

National Pit Bull Awareness Day

Albuquerque Animal Welfare reminds you to always spay or neuter your pets.


Desiree Cawley
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)
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Dial 311 (505-768-2000)