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BernCo Animal Care and Resource Center Announces New Hours

9:52 AM
Larry Gallegos, O (505) 468-1273, C (505) 228-6668 - lagallegos@bernco.gov

Bernalillo County – Beginning June 22, the BernCo Animal Care and Resource Center will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays with adoptions from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The center will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and all Bernalillo County holidays.

“We are excited to be open on Saturdays which should be much more convenient for most pet owners in Bernalillo County,” says BernCo Animal Care Services Director Misha Goodman. “We hope residents will take advantage of the Saturday hours to come in and find their new “fur-ever” friend.”

In addition, the BernCo Animal Care and Resource Center will close at noon this Wednesday, June 19 for staff training. The county apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

As always, in the case of an animal enforcement emergency call (505) 468-PETS (7387).

For more information, go to www.bernco.gov/animal-care-services

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About Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 674,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $650 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff and treasurer.

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