Spring 2011 Magazine



Spring 2011 Regional Events and News

EVENTS:

ALBUQUERQUE

ALBUQUERQUE ANIMAL WELFARE
March Hare Madness: Have Tea with the Bunnies
March 20, 12:00-4:00
Albuquerque Animal Care Center, 8920 Lomas NE, Albuquerque.

National Animal Control Appreciation Week
April 10-16, 2011
Animal Control officers will be honored.

Second Chance for Love National Adoption Event
Friday, April 29, 12:00-5:00
Saturday, April 30, 10:00-5:00
Sunday, May 1, 10:00-4:00
PetSmart, 10248 Coors Bypass NW, Albuquerque. Rescue groups from around the state gather under the big white tent with adorable kittens and cats, puppies and dogs looking for new homes.

3rd Annual Fetchapalooza
Please note new corrected dates below
Saturday, May 21, 10:00-5:00
Sunday, May 22, 10:00-4:00
Journal Center, 7777 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque. Rescue groups from around the state gather with adorable animals looking for new homes, vendors, etc.

Mega Adoptathon Event
Friday, June 17, 12:00-5:00
Saturday, June 18, 10:00-5:00
Sunday, June, 19, 10:00-4:00
PetSmart, 10248 Coors Bypass NW, Albuquerque. Rescue groups groups from around the state gather under the big white tent with adorable kittens and cats, puppies and dogs looking for new homes.

ALBUQUERQUE CAT ACTION TEAM
A.C.A.T. Yard Sale
Donations will be accepted beginning April 16. Check www.AlbCat.com, Email at: Mail@AlbCat.com or call 505-323-2228 for information on the drop off location. Drop off times will be: Tuesdays, 5:00-6:50 and Saturdays, 11:00-1:00.

A.C.A.T. Raffle
Sunday, November 25 is the drawing!
Download your raffle tickets and see the prize list at www.Albcat.com. Call 505-323-2228 or Email: Mail@AlbCat.com with questions.

Ongoing:
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.

ANIMAL HUMANE NEW MEXICO
Dr. Jeff Nichol Seminar
Dog Class - Monday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Animal Humane Adoption & Training Center, 9132 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuqueruque
To register: www.drjeffnichol.com or call: 505-792-5131. Cost: $40.00

Buy A Cookie, Save A Pet
April - Any Flying Star or Satellite Coffee location
Purchase a special cookie and $1.00 of the cookie price will be donated to Animal Humane to benefit the pets in their care.

"Bark in the Park"
Sunday, May 8 (Mother's Day), 1:35 p.m.
Isotopes Stadium
Dogs will be allowed on the berm for this game to benefit Animal Humane. For more information: http://animalhumanenm.org/index.php/humane/news/tail_date/

June Adopt-a-thon
June 22-25
Adopt your best pet ever at this adoption event. Details at www.animalhumanenm.org

Ongoing Events:
Chili's Restaurant, First Tuesday of every month
Animal Humane + Chili''sŪ = a tasty way to help homeless pets. Present the Animal Humane NM coupon at any New Mexico Chili'sŪ location and 10% of your bill will be donated to Animal Humane. Get your coupon at here.

Shot Clinic Services
First Friday of every month, 8:00-1:00
615 Virginia Street SE, Albuquerque 505-255-5523
First-come, first-served, no appointment needed. Vaccines, microchips and canine heartworm testing/preventive medication are the only service available.

Super Thrift Store
Seven days a week, 9:00-6:00
607 Virginia Street SE, Albuquerque
Donation drop-off hours:
Monday - Saturday, 10:00-4:00.
All proceeds benefit the pets at Animal Humane NM and donations are tax deductible. Pickups are available for your large items.
Call 505-55-5523, EXT. 101 of 116

Animal Humane's Free Behavioral Hotline:
(505)938-7900 Daily
This free service is available to all pet owners who are experiencing behavior problems with their dogs and cats. Animal Humane's trained behavior coaches are available to answer questions and provide tips on everything from housetraining to living with multiple animals in one home.

NEW MEXICO HOUSE RABBIT SOCIETY
March Hare Madness: Have Tea with the Bunnies
March 20, 12:00-4:00
Albuquerque Animal Care Center, 8920 Lomas NE, Albuquerque.
Contact: www.rabbit.org/newmexico or 505-435-9916
The New Mexico House Rabbit Society invites you to follow the white rabbit to the newly renovated Albuquerque Animal Care Center for an afternoon with your favorite Alice in Wonderland characters. Hop on in to visit the many beautiful rabbis available for adoption and enjoy some tea and cake. Volunteers will be on hand to answer your rabbit questions and help you find the perfect bunny to love.

NEW MEXICO ANIMAL FRIENDS
Fur Bowl
Sunday, April 10, 3:00-6:00. (registration 2:00-3:00.)
Lucky 66 Bowl, 6132 4th St. NW (next to Sadie's)
Call: 881-7297 or register online at www.nmaf.org

PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUPS
Pre-registration required; each session is $20, sliding scale fee available.
For information, contact Ann Beyke M.A., LPC at petlosscounselor@aol.com or 505-265-3087.
First Monday of the month 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Best Friends Pet Services
Sunset Memorial Park, 925 Menaul NE, Albuquerque
Second Tuesday of the month - 6:00-7:00 p.m.
VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center, 9901 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque
Third Saturday of the month - 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Animal Humane New Mexico, 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque

WATERMELON MOUNTAIN RANCH
Going to the Dogs (and Cats)
Adoption Center and Resale Shop opening in March. We are currently accepting donations for our soon to be open resale shop and adoption center located in the former Petand property in northern Rio Rancho.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
-Adoption Counselors
-Help set-up the store
-Retail sales shifts
Contact Terri White, store manager at (505) 850-2578 or the store (505) 867-5347.

Weekend Mobile Adoptions - March
Saturdays 10-3, in front of the Sam's Club on Coors Bypass NW; Weather and staffing permitting

Second Chance for Love National Adoption Event
Friday, April 29, 12:00-5:00
Saturday, April 30, 10:00-5:00
Sunday, May 1, 10:00-4:00
PetSmart, 10248 Coors Bypass NW, Albuquerque.
Rescue groups from around the state gather under the big white tent with adorable puppies, dogs, kittens and cats looking for new homes.

Alumni Party & Mutt Strutt
May 14
All are welcome back for a fun day at the Ranch with alumni and new dogs, and their parents. Ticket information coming soon.

Mega Adoptathon Event
Friday, June 17, 12:00-5:00
Saturday, June 18, 10:00-5:00
Sunday, June, 19, 10:00-4:00
PetSmart, 10248 Coors Bypass NW, Albuquerque.
Rescue groups groups from around the state gather under the big white tent with adorable kittens and cats, puppies and dogs looking for new homes.

2nd Annual 'In the Ruff' Golf Tournament
Sunday, June 26, 10:00-3:00 Adoptions
Monday, June 27 - Golf Tournament and Silent Auction
Tanoan Country Club, 10801 Academy Rd. NE, Albuquerque
Golf Tournament Chairman - Cindy Hummel, Email: cindyhmml@gmail.com Hm (505) 299-0647 Cell (505) 730-0647

SANTA FE

KINDRED SPIRITS
Spring Open House and Birthday Party
Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8, 10:00-4:00.
Each day will offer tours of the Sanctuary and free talks and demonstrations on wellness care for senior dogs by the Kindred Spirits veterinarian and other expert care givers. Detailed information and directions to Kindred Spirits will be available at: www.kindredspiritsnm.org or call 505-471-5366.

Workshop on "First Aid for Senior Dogs"
by Mary Anne Schadler, DVM
Saturday, May 28, 9:00-1:00, Cost: $35.00
Pre-registration necessary.
Reference work: Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Workshop on "Inflammation as a Core Health Issue in Senior Dogs"
by Laura Moore, Founder & Owner of Critters and Me health food store
Saturday, June 11, 9:00-1:00, Cost: $35.00
Pre-registration necessary.



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