Santa Fe County NM Animal Shelter

Find Santa Fe County, New Mexico animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Bridging The Worlds PO Box 9109 Santa Fe NM 87504 505-501-1887


Cerrillos Animal Shelter 100AB Old Cash Ranch Rd Cerrillos NM 87010 505-471-6179

Dew PAWS Rescue 3940 Los Milagros Santa Fe NM 87507 505-424-4432

Edgewood Animal Care Control 1911 Historic Old Rte 66 Edgewood NM 87015 505-286-4518

Felines & Friends 369 Montezuma Avenue Santa Fe NM 87501 505-316-2281

Heart & Soul Sanctuary 369 Montezuma Avenue Santa Fe NM 87501 505-757-6817

Horse Shelter 1600 Lena Street Santa Fe NM 87505 505-471-6179

Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary 3749 Highway 14 Santa Fe NM 87508 505-471-5366

Lost Horse Ranch PO Box 110B Santa Fe NM 87501 505-471-8028

New Mexico Dachshund Rescue 36 Sandy Way Santa Fe NM 87506 505-455-3259

P F Ferrets Ferrets R Fun 2640 Calle Primavera Santa Fe NM 87505 505-473-0153

Rottweiler Club & Rescue 18 Hampton Road Santa Fe NM 87505 505-466-0512

Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society 100 Caja Del Rio Road Santa Fe NM 87507 505-983-4309

Santa Fe County Animal Control 35 Camino Justicia Santa Fe NM 87508 505-986-2430

Second Chance Project PO Box 92AB Santa Fe NM 87501 505-455-1156

Walkin N Circle Ranch Equine 198 Weimer Road North Cedar Grove NM 87056 505-286-0779

About Santa Fe County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Santa Fe County, NM are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in Santa Fe County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Santa Fe County, New Mexico
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Santa Fe County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • New Mexico animal control and welfare
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Santa Fe County, New Mexico then you should contact the Santa Fe County Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Santa Fe County Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Santa Fe County shelter directly regarding policies.

Santa Fe County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Santa Fe County Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Santa Fe County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Santa Fe County Animal Control

Santa Fe County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Santa Fe County Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.