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02/18/2021

It's our favorite time!  It’s time for Pet of the Week and Gemma is waiting to meet you.

Gemma is our leading lady and looking for her FURR-ever home. Although she is shy at first but once she gets comfortable she will melt your heart.&... Read More


02/17/2021

Bernalillo County Animal Care Services officers recently took possession of 169 rabbits that were surrendered by the owners.

Some of the rabbits have been placed with outside animal care groups and facilities, but at this time, there are still over 10... Read More


02/09/2021

It's Tuesday and our Pet of the Week is here!

Ladies and gentleman - meet Leo! (He wants to be your valentine.) He may not want flowers and chocolate this Valentine’s Day, but snuggling with you would be the best gift ever.

He really enjoys... Read More


02/02/2021
Popeye is an energetic dog who is ready to be your buddy!
 
This 65 pound handsome hunk was found as a stray. He is still a young dude at two years and has his whole life ahead of him. He likes treats and is working on his basic manners and obedie... Read More

12/31/2020

Bernalillo County Animal Care Services advises pet owners to create safe, quiet spaces for their pets during the New Year’s Eve holiday.

“Animals should be secured indoors on New Year’s Eve due to the fireworks and gunshots that will... Read More


12/03/2020

Bernalillo County Animal Care Services has made some operational changes to align with the latest public health order, effective Dec. 2.

The facility remains closed to public access.

  • All transactions for licensing and general services will be handled v... Read More

11/25/2020

Thanksgiving is here and BernCo Animal Care Services would like to remind everyone that the holiday can pose some serious health risks to pets.

Here are some tips to ensure a happy, more humane holiday, and help keep pets safe this Thanksgiving.


11/18/2020

Bernalillo County has limited in-person office activity and continues employee teleworking to align operations with the governor’s updated public health order, which took effect yesterday, Monday, Nov. 16.

BernCo Animal Care Services from Nov. 1... Read More


11/05/2020

Bernalillo County Animal Care Services will be closed on the dates below in observance of the listed holidays.

Veterans DayWednesday, Nov. 11      
ThanksgivingThursday, Nov. 26
Day after ThanksgivingFriday, Nov. 27
Christmas EveThurs... Read More

10/14/2020

Coyotes have been coming closer to residences in Bernalillo County and going after household pets, but there are ways to deter coyotes from animals and property.

Pet owners can change their behavior to deter coyotes when taking their animals outside:


07/01/2020

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


06/18/2020

Thank you for reaching out and your support during this time!

We have been very busy with calls and emails regarding enforcement, adoptions, fostering, and donations.

Due to the COVID-19 distancing precautions, we have shut down walk-in adoptions and e... Read More


03/20/2020

Beginning Saturday March 21, the Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center will close to the public, and will have some appointment-based services available. This closure complies with social distancing standards in place due to COVID-19 coro... Read More


03/18/2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center is reminding owners to include pets in their preparedness plans.

It is important to identify family members ... Read More


03/18/2020

Effective Wednesday, March 18, the Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center will temporarily halt microchip and rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats.

The county has reduced staffing in several departments, including the Animal Care and Resou... Read More


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  • It's our favorite time!  It’s time for Pet of the Week and Gemma is waiting to meet you. Gemma is our leading lady and looking for her FURR-ever home. Although she is shy at first but once she get...

  • Bernalillo County Animal Care Services officers recently took possession of 169 rabbits that were surrendered by the owners. Some of the rabbits have been placed with outside animal care groups an...

  • It's Tuesday and our Pet of the Week is here! Ladies and gentleman - meet Leo! (He wants to be your valentine.) He may not want flowers and chocolate this Valentine’s Day, but snuggling with you ...

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