New Mexico's Pet ResourceSPRING 2008


REGIONAL AND STATE ANIMAL NEWS AND EVENTS


ALBUQUERQUE:

ALBUQUERQUE ANIMAL CARE CENTER

ANNUAL MAYOR’S DOG BALL
March 29, 5:30 – 10:00 p.m., “Dancing with the Dogs,” Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque Balloon Museum - Silent auction, sit-down dinner with your best friend, entertainment, dancing.

ADOPTATHONS
April 4, Adoptathon, Honeywell/Albuquerque, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
April 13, Adoptathon, Monte Vista Christian Church, corner of Campus & Tulane (Nob Hill)
May 2-3, Tentative Adoptathon Planned
May 18, Tentative Adoptathon featuring Rockin' Ray and Skydog, Isotopes Park, 1:30pm, Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Omaha Royals

LOW-COST SHOT CLINICS
Monthly clinics are held at various senior centers. $5.00 cost for each shot. Shots include annual cat and dog boosters, rabies vaccine, kennel cough vaccine, plus cost of microchip and City license. If you are qualified low income or over 65 years of age the microchipping is free and the license is free. All cats must be brought in carriers!

Wednesday, April 16, Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 21, Manzano Multigenerational Center, 501 Elizabeth SE, 2:00 p.m.
For further information on any of these events contact:
Albuquerque Animal Care Center, 8920 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112, Phone: 768-1975, Email:
ehdombudsman@cabq.gov

NEW MEXICO BIRD CLUB
April 12-13, Spring Bird Mart, New Mexico National Guard Armory, 600 Wyoming NE, Cost: Adults - $4.00 /Seniors - $3.00 / Children under 12 – FREE.
September 27-28, Fall Bird Show and Mart, New Mexico National Guard Armory, 600 Wyoming NE, Cost: Adults - $4.00 /Seniors - $3.00 / Children under 12 – FREE. For more information on these events call: (505) 232-8298

FELINE FIESTA
May 10-11, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., School Arts Building, New Mexico Expo- Fairgrounds, Albuquerque’s Enchanted Cat Club presents an all breed cat show sanctioned by The International Cat Association (TICA). Ten rings of continuous judging plus lots of great stuff for cats and cat lovers. Proceeds benefit the rescue cats of Albuquerque Cat Action Tean and New Mexico Animal Friends. Cost: Adults -$4.00 / Seniors - $3.00 / Children under 12 – FREE! For more information call: 296-8869 or 897-0464

SANTA FE:

TWO GREAT APES PAINTING
May 9, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Cloud Cliff Bakery and Art Space, Project Sweet Dreams, teaches children humane ethics and compassionate action through the study of Great Apes, and The Oz School, an after school art program that supports the humane treatment of animals through children’s art, join forces in a fundraiser for Save the Chimps.  The fundraiser sponsors moving 152 chimps in Alamogordo to permanent sanctuary in Florida.

KINDRED SPIRITS
May 10 & 11, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Grand Open House. Please come celebrate the new "Big Dog House/Workshop Space". Salvador is ready to greet you at the gate! - Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary, 3749-A Hwy 14, Santa Fe 471-5366 Workshops: Late May - "Nutrition and Wellness for the Senior Dog" Mid to late June - "End of Life Care" Early September - "Wills and Estate Planning for the Pet that Outlives You" Please check the website www.kindredspiritsnm.org for specific dates.

MOTORING FOR MUTTS CAR SHOW AND CRITTER RUN
June 7, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., Benefit for the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society. Registration for the Critter Run starts at the Harley Davidson Store in Santa Fe at 10:00 a.m. and motorcyclists will start their ride at 11:00 a.m. The car show will begin at 1:00 p.m. on the shelter grounds. For more information contact: Kerry at 983-4309 x 270.

PET WALK AND FUN RUN
June 21, Alto Park to the Santa Fe plaza. This will be a fun family event with pet contests, carnival games and lots of fun. For more information participants should contact: Kerry at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter, 983-4309 x270

ANIMAL COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP
June 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Animal Communication Workshop with Karen Taylor Waters at the Unity Church of Santa Fe. Pre-registration is required due to limited seating. Cost: $85.00. For more information, call (505) 471-2512 or visit www.SpotSaid.com.

CIMARRON:

LOW-COST CLINICS
April 19-20, Cat Care Network of Colorado and New Mexico announces the second Low-Cost, Spay-Neuter-Shots Mobile Clinic, Cimarron Elementary School Gym, downtown Cimarron, just off Highway 64, in Colfax County. To make an appointment, volunteer at the clinic, or make a donation, call 575-445-8756. The mobile clinic is provided by the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society. If funding permits, a third clinic is scheduled for July 2008, and a fourth for October 2008.


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