Bernalillo County

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BernCo Animal Care has Rabbits for Adoption

2:34 PM
Larry Gallegos, O (505) 468-1273, C (505) 228-6668 -

Bernalillo County – 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 100 rabbits at the Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center. Anyone wishing to adopt a rabbit(s) are encouraged to visit and fill out a rabbit adoption interest card. Bernalillo County Animal Care Services staff will then contact those people to make an appointment to come into the facility.

Bernalillo County Animal Care Services is following the governor’s order by requiring all visitors, including children, to wear a mask and practice social distancing while at the shelter. Those not wearing a mask will not be allowed into the facility.

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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 676,000 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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