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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 September 12th-Mesa Verde Community Center-Signup Genius opens Tuesday September 8th

  • Wednesday September 16th-  NM Veterans Memorial Park-Signup Genius opens Tuesday September 8th

  • Saturday September 26th- Holiday Park Community Center-Signup Genius opens Monday September 14th

  • Saturday October 3rd-McKinley Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday September 21st

  • Saturday October 10th- Mesa Verde Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday September 28th

  • Saturday October 17th- Holiday Park Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday October 5th

  • Saturday October 24th – McKinley Community Center-Sign up Genius opens Monday October 12th

  • Saturday November 7th-Final Outing for the Season-Veterans Memorial Park- Signup Genius opens Monday October 19th

    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 mobile unit 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 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 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/Neuter voucher Appointment

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