Albuquerque Animal Care Center
Eastside: 8920 Lomas Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
Westside: 11800 Sunset Gardens SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
Tel: Dial 311 or (505) 768-1975
Lost and Found: (505) 768-2000
Administrative Office: (505) 764-1126
The City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department will only operate on cats over 3 lbs and dogs under 50 lbs (For dogs over 50 lbs. call 311).
- Appointment ONLY
- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday ONLY
- Eastside Shelter ONLY
- ONLY THE FIRST 20 PETS WILL BE TAKEN
- All dogs required to be on leash
- All cats required to be in a carrier
- Limited to 2 pets per household
- Drop-off time is from 7:30 to 8:00 am
- Proof of qualification MUST be presented at drop off or services will not be rendered.
- Rabies vaccination and microchip is done during surgery
- Surgery patient pick-up is from 3:00 to 5:00 pm
- there is a program for dogs over 50 lbs. Call 311 for more information!
Note: If you fail to pick up your pets, they will be kept overnight. Overnight fees will apply and must be paid before your pet will be released to you.
For more details dial 311.
Free spay/neuter for dogs and cats is available to low-income households only in zip codes 87105 and 87122. Program targets 3 breeds: Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, and Chows.
Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program
We continue to educate the public on the necessity of spay/neuter and help provide these low cost services to the public. Our program has no income limitations. This program is good for everyone and their kitties. Male, female, all ages, colors and sizes! If you or anyone you know need these services, please call or email.
All information is on website, including clinic days and prices:
1) Spay/neuter for low to median income dog or cat owners.
2) Low-cost spay/neuter (TNR) programs for feral cats.
Sponsorship of spay/neuters for low-income Albuquerque Pit Bull Owners. Email or contact through facebook to apply.
Bernalillo County Animal Care Services
Becky Darrow, Director
Mailing address: PO Box 12156
Albuquerque, NM 87195
Physical address: 1136 Gatewood SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Tel: (505) 314-0280 (Nicole Rivera)
Fax: (505) 873-6709
SNAP or spay/neuter assistance program is available to qualified low-income residents of Bernalillo County. 2 pets per household. Dogs and cats only.
Community Assistance Program (CAP)
A program of Bro and Tracy Animal Welfare, Inc.
Victoria Murphy, Program Manager
1911 Old Route 66
PO Box 1412
Edgewood, NM 87015
Tel: (505) 286-4518 ext. 212
Fax: (505) 286-4519
Financial assistance or low-cost spay/neuter available to qualified low-income persons (those receiving government assistance such as Medicaid, Social Security disability, veterans, etc.) Applications may be obtained at physical address or on website under animal control. Surgeries performed Monday through Saturday. $35 for cats, $65 for dogs.
Friends of Estancia Valley Animals
Mike or Debbie Hoy
PO Box 542
Edgewood, NM 87015
Tel: (505) 281-3475
Program offers low-cost spay/neuter for dogs and cats to residents of the Estancia Valley basin: Edgewood, Stanley, Moriarty, Estancia, Tajique, Mountainair and eastern Bernalillo County. No income restrictions. Two veterinarians in Edgewood participate. Client pays $30 for cats, $60 for dogs. Call or email for full details.
Feral cat low-cost spay/neuter program in partnership with Animal Humane New Mexico's clinic. $15 for spay or neuter. For more information about the entire Trap/Neuter/Return program, please call or visit the website. Also serves Edgewood, Estancia, East Mountain area and Valencia County.