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01/14/2019

The new Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center held its grand opening at a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon.

“Bernalillo County has never had its own facility to house animals and that makes today an important day for the county... Read More


01/14/2019

Bernalillo County's new Animal Care and Resource Center is opening its doors on Jan. 14, 2019 at 3001 2nd SW in the South Valley. 

The new center will  accommodate the growing needs for animal care in the county.

The ceremony to open... Read More


12/20/2018

This holiday season, with festivities abound, the Bernalillo County Animal Care Services Department would like to remind pet owners of all the things that may be dangerous to beloved pets.

Foods, plants and decorations are the three items that pose ha... Read More


12/14/2018

We are almost ready to open our new shelter, the Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center, but there’s no reason why some of our incredible pets should have to wait!

We have a variety of wonderful pets—young and old, big and small... Read More


11/16/2018

As we change our focus toward family and cooking, cleaning and giving thanks in the coming days, it’s easy to indulge—both people and pets. It’s also a good reminder of the foods that we people love that could land your pet in the e... Read More


10/10/2018

With Halloween approaching, the BernCo Animal Care Services Department would like to remind pet owners of a few important safety tips for their four-legged friends:

First, know that many sweets are actually poisonous to your pet! Chocolate and sugar-f... Read More


07/02/2018

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 should be secured indoors during Fourth of J... Read More


03/14/2018

Animal Humane New Mexico is hosting a $5 Pet Health Fair Sunday, March 18, from 8-10 a.m. at Tom Tenorio Park (2900 Arenal Rd. SW). 

They will supply the following for a $5 fee per pet:

  • Vaccinations  (1-year Rabies, Da2PP for Canine Distemper... Read More

02/28/2018

Bernalillo County – The County Board of Commissioners has approved 20 new full-time positions for the new BernCo Animal Care and Resource Center, scheduled to open late summer of 2018.

The center will house 180 dogs, 90 cats, small critters... Read More


12/26/2017

PetSmart Charities, Inc. has awarded a $50 thousand grant to the Bernalillo County Animal Care Department for the purchase of new surgical equipment, surgical supplies and consumables to be used for spay/neuter surgeries at the new Bernalillo County ... Read More


10/27/2017

Construction of the long-awaited Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center is underway at the new site 3001 Second St. SW.

These photos show the progress, with the most recent photos appearing first.

As of Dec. 8, the underslab plumbing and ele... Read More


07/27/2017

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


07/26/2017

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


07/04/2017

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


10/27/2016

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


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