Fall 2012 Magazine

Fall Regional Events and News



Albuquerque Cat Action Team (A.C.A.T.)
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. There are no income requirements. Call 505-323-2228 or Email Mail@AlbCat.com.

30th Annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle
Sunday, November 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Balloon Fiesta Park
Doggie Dash is one day pet-festival where you can have fun with or without your four-legged friend. Join more than 4,000 other pet lovers for New Mexico's canine social event of the year! Help homeless pets in our community and join the festivities. Race for the cause in the 5K timed course (with or without a dog!), or if you prefer, enjoy the beautiful mountain views as you walk for the cause in the 2-Mile Dawdle. Either way, you'll help raise vital funds for the homeless pets in Animal Humane's care. Throughout Doggie Dash, you and your four-legged friend can enjoy vendors, doggie carnival games, contests, music, food trucks and more! Register as an individual: Collect pledges in honor of your dog or cat! Your $30 registration fee plus every dollar you raise benefits the pets in Animal Humane's care. Included in your registration is a Doggie Dash T-shirt and a bandana for your dog. Plus, new this year, earn fundraising prizes for reaching fundraising benchmarks. For more details on individual or team registration, please visit www.AnimalHumaneNM.org.

Howl-O-Ween Cat Show
October 27-28, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
School Arts Building, Expo New Mexico - Fairgrounds.
Albuquerque's Enchanted Cat Club presents TICA's Howl-O-Ween cat show. Proceeds benefit Albuquerque's rescue cats at New Mexico Animal Friends. Purebred cats compete for points and ribbons in continuously judged rings. Kitty Mall carries all things feline - items for cats and the people who love them. Rescue cat adoptions. Photography allowed. Cost: Adults - $4.00 / Seniors - $3.00 / Children under 12 - Free. Get a discount entrance coupon at: www.Enchantedcatclub.com. Call (505) 296-8869 for further information.


Puppy Up! New Mexico Walk to End Cancer and Celebrate Hope
Sunday, September 30, Haynes Park.
Sponsored by 2MillionDogs these walks benefit the study of canine cancer and comparative oncology. It is currently the only pet-centered non-profit funding of this type of original research. By supporting 2MillionDogs and Puppy Up! Walks, you are helping pets, and people, with their fight against cancer.


Puppy Up! New Mexico National Solidarity Walk to End Cancer
Sunday, November 4, Athletic Complex
If you are interested in registering to walk or just want more information, call: 505-232-7996. Find out more about this organization at: www.2milliondogs.org.


Estate Planning for Companion Animals
Saturday, October 6, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Kindred Spirits (for directions and information visit www.kindredspirits.org) Price $35.00 per person. Class size is limited. Call 505-471-5366 to register. Facilitated by Shawn K. Deasey - Practicing Attorney and Animal Lover Subjects: Who will provide care?, Can you leave money for this purpose? What does New Mexico law allow? What else do you need to think about?

Barkin' Ball 2012
Saturday, October 6, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 West Marcy
(505) 955-4022
Price: $75.00
Come to an old-time country fair. Enjoy live music, happy hour, a country supper, carnival style games a pet parade and general store. The Barkin' Ball is one night of fun but it helps the animals in our community all year long. Canine friends welcome. Suggested attire: Country fair with a Western flair. For more information see http://animalhumanenm.org/pets/events/doggie_dash_dawdle/ or call Art Buchanan at 505-983-4309 x202.

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