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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 offers appointment based services for vaccinations and microchipping, You MUST have an appointment to receive services. Call 311 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 .

A special thank you to Dennis’ Friends Foundation for their generous support which ensures this program can continue through December 2021! 

UPDATED Van visits SIGN-UP DATES

Please follow the link below or call 311. 

 

Schedule an Van Appointment

  • Saturday June 12th -Veterans Memorial Park-Sign up will open Monday May 31st at 6 am. 
  • Saturday June 26th-Mesa Verde Community Center-Signup Genius opens Monday, June 14th at 6 am.
  • Saturday July 10th-NM Veterans Memorial Park-Signup Genius opens Monday June 28th at 6 am.
  • Saturday July 17th- Johnny Tapia Community Center-Signup Genius opens Monday July 5th at 6 am.
  • Saturday July 24th-McKinley Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday July 12th at 6 am.
  • Saturday July 31st- Mesa Verde Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday July 19th at 6 am.
  • Saturday August 7th – Johnny Tapia Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday July 26th at 6 am.
  • Saturday August 21st– McKinley Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday August 9th at 6 am.
  • Saturday August 28th- Holiday Park Community Center - Signup Genius opens Monday August 16th at 6 am.
  • Saturday September 11th-Veterans Memorial Park-Sign up Genius opens Monday August 30th at 6 am. 

Questions on how to qualify:

  • AWD will only be able to make appointments for a limited number of Citizens that live within the city limits. If appointments are filled please keep checking back with our website for cancellations and future outings of  our mobile unit service.
  • This is a service for qualified low to moderate income families who are residents of the City of Albuquerque.
  • Services include: Vaccinations, Microchip implantation
    • If your 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 van. AWD staff will contact them with details regarding the issuing of the voucher
    • Pets that do not need spay/neuter surgery should make a drive-thru 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 to be spayed or neutered?

Please click here to view information on our Spay/neuter programs and sign-up for the Voucher Lottery

 

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