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The construction of the long awaited Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center can now begin after today’s groundbreaking ceremony, which took place at the building site - 3001 Second St. SW.

This new animal care and resource center will... Read More


Bernalillo County is building its first ever animal care and resource center to accommodate the growing needs for animal care in the county. Currently the county contracts with the City of Albuquerque and out-of-town animal shelters to house its... Read More


While the Fourth of July can be a great time to spend outdoors with friends and family, it can be a potentially dangerous and stressful time for animals. Bernalillo County Animal Care Services reminds pet owners and caretakers to keep their pets safe... Read More


Bernalillo County Animal Care Services is happy to announce that our straw program is back in full swing.

Bags of straw will be handed out throughout the winter months to winterize outdoor animal shelters.

Animal Protection of New Mexico has graciously... Read More


Tis the season for celebration, food and fun. 

We at Bernalillo County Animal Care Services would like to make some suggestions to keep your beloved animals safe during the holiday season. 

Ghost, goblins and grand costumes make Halloween a f... Read More


The Hubbell North property in the South Valley is the new home for a small group of New Mexico Dahl Sheep, which includes a ram, two ewes and a baby lamb born recently on the property.

Visitors to the Gutierrez-Hubbell House will now have the opportun... Read More


On Jan. 28, 2016, Bernalillo County Animal Care Services announced the winning bidder for “Charlotte the Pig,” a 40-pound American Yorkshire pig county animal care workers found inside a burlap sack on the  side of the road abou... Read More


The county’s Animal Care Services Department recently took possession of a young pig that had been left on the side of the road in a burlap sack. The county is now putting the pig up for adoption to the highest bidder.

Per county code, sect... Read More


During the Fourth of July holiday, more companion animals, especially dogs, are picked up by Bernalillo County and City of Albuquerque animal care officers than at any other time of the year.

“Animals frightened or confused by the fireworks... Read More


Animal Care CenterThe Bernalillo County Animal Care Services Department and the Fleet and Facilities Management Department would like to invite the public to an open house presentation about the new Animal Care Center due to be built soon.

The public meeting will take ... Read More


A dog playing in a pile of leaves

It's that time of year when we bundle up before heading outside, and the best place for your family pet is inside bundled up next to you. However, if your pet has to be outside, be sure to monitor them constantly and provide them with an insulate... Read More


Beige dog looking through a chain link fenceAnimals frightened by fireworks a huge concern Bernalillo County

During the Fourth of July holiday, more companion animals, especially dogs, are picked up by Bernalillo County and City of Albuquerque animal care officers than at any other time of the ... Read More


Two animal care service workers receiving awarsTwo officers went above and beyond to save animals

Two Bernalillo County Animal Care Services employees were honored by the Bernalillo County Commission last week for going above and beyond the call of duty to save animals.

Animal Care Services officer... Read More


Three men receiving an award

The Bernalillo County Commission honored the Rio Grande Kennel Club this week for “unparalleled generosity” in establishing a special fund to help the Bernalillo County Animal Care Department secure advanced veterinary medical care. ... Read More


Matt PepperSince September 2011, Director  Matt Pepper has brought many positive changes to the day to day operations of Bernalillo County Animal Care Services. 

This past week, Pepper was appointed to the Board of Directors for the National Animal Con... Read More

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