Pets of Santa Fe County residents are eligible for free neutering at the Española Humane Clinic, thanks to its supporters.

The shelter previously limited its free clinic to pets in its service area, which includes parts of northern Santa Fe County, but is expanding its reach to all county residents due to need, Bridget Lindquist said. executive director of the shelter.

In addition to free modification, pets also receive free vaccines and a microchip at the time of surgery, thanks to donors and grants.

Modified pets are less likely to roam, live longer, have fewer medical issues, behave better, and do not contribute to community pet overpopulation. Last year, the shelter provided more than 4,600 free neutering or spaying surgeries.

For more information on the work and services of Española Humane, visit

Horse Shelter Resale Store selling winter clothing

The Horse Shelter Resale Store, 821 W. San Mateo Road, is holding a winter clothing sale Friday through March 20. Items will be reduced by 20-30%.

Commercial support for the 74 rescue horses of The Horse Shelter. The store is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Española Humane hosts vaccination clinic

A free, low-cost walk-in vaccination clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Española Humane.

Modified pets of residents of the Española Humane Service Area, which includes Rio Arriba County, Pueblos and northern Santa Fe County communities, will receive free vaccines, thanks to the National Immunization Initiative of Petco Love. The event will take place at the Refuge Clinic, 108 Hamm Parkway in Española. No appointment is necessary. Dogs must be kept on a leash and cats in cages.

Vaccines for unmodified pets in the shelter service area are $10; residents outside the service area are also welcome: $10 for modified animals and $20 for unmodified animals. The vaccines will be the canine DAPPv and feline HCP vaccines.

Other vaccines, including rabies, are available for a nominal fee, as well as flea and tick medication, heartworm screening and prevention, and other services including microchipping and hair cutting. nails.

The series of free and low-cost vaccination clinics aims to keep pets healthy in the community. Petco Love’s National Vaccination Initiative is providing 1 million free pet vaccines to its animal welfare partners, including Española Humane.

Parvovirus and distemper in dogs, and panleukopenia in cats, are among the most common fatal diseases affecting pets and preventable with a simple vaccine. An estimated 30% of pet owners do not take their pet to a veterinarian each year for preventative care.

To learn more about the life-saving impact of Petco Love, visit

Santa Fe Animal Shelter will offer one week free adoption

The Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society is teaming up with the North Shore Animal League America for Tour for Life 2022 – the world’s largest national cooperative pet adoption event – in partnership with Rachael Ray Nutrish, for a week-long celebration of adoption promotions.

Starting Monday, the Santa Fe Animal Shelter is offering free adoptions for dogs 5 months and older and $100 off all puppies. Promotion does not include Refuge Heroes.

Tips offered on dog park safety

Dog parks provide great opportunities to burn off excess energy and have fun with other dogs, but with all good things comes the potential for danger.

Pet cat with Murad and Bobbi will discuss tips to greatly reduce the risk of your dog getting into a serious altercation at a dog park.

Also, are cats good for the elderly? Yes, and the show will explain the health benefits. Additionally, the show will debunk myths about adopting a senior pet and explain why it’s important to wash your dog’s toys.

pet cat broadcast at 9 a.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday on 1260 AM and 103.7 FM and broadcast on

Santa Fe animal shelter will host mobile adoptions

The Santa Fe Animal Shelter Mobile Adoption Team will be PetSmart, 3561 Zafarano Drive, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Teca Tu from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday with adoptable animals.