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As we make major upgrades to our new website, please feel free to browse some of our adoptable cats and dogs listed on the ADOPTABLE DOG and ADOPTABLE CAT pages. We are continuing to update this and not all adoptable pets are listed as of yet.

 

Please feel free to email us DesertPawsNM@gmail.com if you're interested in a pet you saw on one of our social media pages.

Petfinder shows more of our available furries:

https://www.petfinder.com/search/pets-for-adoption/?shelter_id%5BO%5D=NM149

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Featured Dog

WILLOW nicknames Chowgirl and Sunshine, 2 yrs old, female, people oriented, likes dog friends too.

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Featured Cat
YUM YUM & TAO siamese brothers. Sweet and affectionate.

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EVENTS

NMLuvsPets Day! - 4/11/22 #nmluvspets

In collaboration with New Mexico Animal Humane, DesertPawsNM and twelve other organizations celebrate in helping animals of New Mexico. We feature ANNIE today, a puppy from one of the reservations we work with who needs constructive surgery. Please DONATE here (Thank You!)

Spay/Neuter event Santa Ana Pueblo - 3/18/22 & 3/19/22, 8am-3pm

This is a Santa Ana event for Santa Ana and San Felipe tribal members only. Partnered event with Helping Paws Across Borders and DesertPawsNM. Thank you PAWS for collaborating!  - 

Rabies & Distemper/Parvo Vaccine Clinic event San Felipe Pueblo - 3/11/22, 8:30am-3:30pm This is a San Felipe tribal members only event. Partnered event with Helping Paws Across Borders and DesertPawsNM. Thank you PAWS for collaborating! --

 

Fundraiser for mamma dog ANGEL and her 4 puppies veterinary bills - puppies were injured, infected and starving - 2/22/22, 10am​ Large veterinary bills, there was no food on the reservation for the puppies, the puppies were starving, a major winter storm was moving in that would have killed them, their mom ran for her life to get human assistance from rescue volunteers, now all are getting veterinary care, food and love and will be ready for adoption. To donate please go to https://paypal.me/desertpawsnm  Note:ANGEL and her 4 puppies.

 

Fundraiser for PEARL - starving and dehydrated - 2/22/22, 10am​ Two month old puppy with no food and water. All of her siblings starved to death and/or dehydration because her human guardians abandoned them and the house. To donate please go to https://paypal.me/desertpawsnm  Note:PEARL

Fundraiser for ANDREW - 1/17/22, 10am​ Fundraiser for Andrew. Blind, deaf, infected with sepsis, tick disease, vertigo, brutally attacked by other dogs while helpless, couldn't eat, couldn't drink couldn't stand, He was lying in a ditch for days and was almost shot to death. Truly a miracle he's alive today and healing.Surgery, lab work and other veterinary bills continue to mount. VERY sweet boy! To donate please go to https://paypal.me/desertpawsnm  Note: ANDREW

 

Fundraiser for HAZEL - victim of hit & run - 11/22/21, 10am​ Fundraiser for Hazel. Victim of hit&run. In severe pain, had to endure a night on the road with no help, miracle she's alive, surgery, rehab.Thank you to our vets and staff at Arroyo Seco Animal Hospital. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers involved in her foster care. To donate please go to https://paypal.me/desertpawsnm  Note: HAZEL

 

Fundraiser for DOODLES - 11/12/21, 10am​ Fundraiser to benefit Doodles. Veterinary bills for dentistry and health roughly $400. Thank you to Poochini's Grooming in Albuquerque for the arduous and careful grooming of Doodles matted fur for being neglected over one year. Note: We've concluded donations for Doodles - Thank you for your support!

 

Fundraiser for DAKOTA - 11/03/21, 10am ​Fundraiser for Dakota. Torn to pieces by another dog, near death, 3 hour surgery. Veterinary bills and aftercare roughly $800. Thank you to Arroyo Seco animal hospital and dedicated foster family. Note: We've concluded donations for Dakota - Thank you for your support!

 

Rabies Clinic event Cochiti Pueblo - 10/22/21, 8:30am-3:30pm

Location old firehouse. This is a Cochiti tribal members only event. Many thanks to Indian Health Services. This event is completed - thank you! 

 

Spay/Neuter event San Felipe Pueblo - 10/17/21, 8am-5pm

Limited appointments in spay/neuter van. This is a San Felipe tribal members only. Please inquire at Tribal Admin. Thank you PAWS for collaborating! This event is completed - thank you! 

Rabies Clinic event San Felipe Pueblo - 10/15/21, 8:30am-3:30pm

 This is a San Felipe tribal members only event. Many thanks to Indian Health Services.This event is completed - thank you!