Summer 2011 Magazine

Summer 2011 Regional Events and News



A.C.A.T. Yard Sale
Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10, 8804 Harwood NE, Albuquerque
Drop off your donations at MdKinney Mini Storage, 5825 McKinney NE. The drop off times are Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. If you want to donate, volunteer to work at the yard sale or sit at the storage to accept donations, call 505-323-ACAT (2228).

Bark in the Park
Saturday, September 24, 10:00 a.m.02:00 p.m., Olympus Park, 500 Quantum Rd., Rio Rancho. (From Coors Bypass, go north on Alameda approximately 4.3 miles, left on Quantum Rd.) Sponsored by Enchantment Pet Resort, there will be vendors, nonprofits, demonstrations, doggie contests and more. A.C.A.T. will be there with our gift table and lots of new gifts. Bring your dog(s) and enjoy!

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

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

Shot Clinic Services
First Friday of every month, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 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 a.m.-6:00 p.m., 607 Virginia Street SE, Albuquerque
Donation drop-off hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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.

Annual Garage Sale
Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., 7104 Osuna Rd. NE (near Osuna and Louisiana)
The fundraiser provides funds to help the House Rabbit Society assist local shelters place bunnies in loving homes and also defrays medical and housing costs for bunnies in foster homes. The primary mission of the House Rabbit Society in New Mexico is outreach and education. If you would like to contribute items for the sale, please contact Bill Velasquez at 505-435-9916 or by email at

Weekly adoptions are held at Petsmart, 8070 Academy Rd. NE, Albuquerque. Dog adoptions are Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Cat adoptions are Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 12:00-5:00 p.m.
For information on the upcoming car wash and yard sale or to make donations for the yard sale, contact 505-881-7297 or

A group supporting those who have lost or anticipate the loss of an animal companion Pre-registration required: each session is $20.
For information, contact Ann Beyke M.A., LPC at 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


Annual Benefit Art Show
Saturday, July 23, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 3749-A State Road 14, Santa Fe, NM 87508
Visit with the animals, enjoy the artwork, and meet the artists in a beautiful country setting. The show features the vibrant work of three local New Mexico artists: Troy Kock (oil on canvas), Nancy McDevitt (oil on canvas), and Diane Moreno (wood and tin nichos folk art). All are great animal lovers and generously donate a large portion of their proceeds to benefit our senior dogs, horses and poultry. Subject matter is varied and will include images of our wonderful senior animals, with originals and prints for sale. Please bring your family and friends and support our senior residents. Visit the website for details and directions: or call (505) 471-5366.

Annual Fall Open House
Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
This is a good time for the whole family to meet our terrific seniors in a serene, peaceful country setting. Free talks and demonstrations will be offered by our wellness caregivers each afternoon. Enjoy our Sanctuary, and check out the many unique gift items of art, jewelry and books donated by local artists and supporters. Visit the website for details and directions: or call (505) 471-5366.


Meet and Greets
Saturday, July 2 and Saturday, August 6, 1:00-4:00 p.m., 22 Road 3334, Aztec, NM
This is an opportunity for the public to get a guided tour through the barnyard and meet all the horses. For more information call: 505-334-7220 or check


The Pet Project
Peter Saltzman is donating his 1987 Mercedes (60K original miles) to the Pet Project to benefit a new regional animal shelter. Tickets may be purchased for $25.00 and only 1000 tickets will be sold. You need not be present to win. Date of raffle drawing, August 27, 2011. You may buy tickets at Independent MRI Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 5:00 pm., 1750 E 30th St., Farmington, NM 87401, 505-327-0123.

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