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AWD “We Care” Community Pet Services Unit

The Animal Welfare Department (AWD) “We Care” Community Pet Services Mobile Unit travels around the City of Albuquerque to provide pets belonging to Albuquerque residents with free preventative services to help pets continue to live a healthy lifestyle.

The Animal Welfare Department are offering appointment based services only, you MUST have an appointment to receive services. Call 311 to or follow the links below to make your appointment and to ensure you meet qualifications.

Animal Welfare Department (AWD) “We Care” Mobile Unit will visit several locations throughout the City on a rotating basis. Dates and locations  will be updated regularly .

Upcoming locations and dates to 311 call for an appointment:

  • Saturday August 15th- Herman Sanchez Community Center- Sign up with 311 opens Monday August 10th
  • Wednesday August 19th- Westgate Community Center- Sign up with 311 opens Monday August 10th
  • Saturday August 29th- Los Volcanes Senior Center- Sign up with 311 opens Monday August 24th
  • Wednesday September 2nd –Herman Sanchez Community Center- Sign up with 311 opens Monday August 24th

Instructions on how to qualify:

  • AWD will only be able to make appointments for a limited numer of Citizens that live within the city limits. If appointments are filled please keep checking back with our website for cancelaations and future outings. of mobile van service.
  • This is a service for qualified low to moderate income families who are residents of the City of Albuquerque.
  • Services are offered on an appointment only basis to citizens who call 311 and mention “AWD MOBILE WE CARE UNIT” or who book through this website.
  • Services include: Vaccinations, Microchip implantation, and Spay/Neuter surgery vouchers
    • If you pet needs spay/neuter surgery, a voucher for services will be issued by AWD. Those citizens who are issued a voucher will not need to visit the can. AWD staff will contact them with detail regarding the issuing of the voucher
    • Pets that do not need spay/neuter surgery should make a can visit appointment for vaccinations or microchip

Qualification is based on:

  • Residence within the City of Albuquerque
  • Total household income

Annual Gross Income Limits

Family Size Low Income Moderate Income
1 $12,490 $24,980
2 $16,910 $33,820
3 $21,330 $42,660
4 $25,750 $51,500
5 $30,170 $60,340
6 $34,590 $69,180
7 $39,010 $78,020
8 $43,430 $86,860

Does your pet need ONLY vaccinations or a microchip (or both)?

If so, please sign up for a van APPOINTMENT here.

Schedule an Van Appointment

Does your pet need to be spayed or neutered?

If so, please sign up for a van voucher here.

Schedule an Spay/Nueter voucher Appointment

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