Never leave your dog unattended in the car!  If you see a dog trapped in a hot car, try to locate the owner or call 911!

  • Use the drive through at restaurants, pharmacies and banks.
  • Get help from a friend or family member or hire a pet sitter who can entertain your pet while you run errands.
  • Shop at pet-friendly stores that allow your (leashed!) canine companion inside*:


Garcia Subaru

Clothing, Home Goods & Misc:

Home Goods

Nordstrom Rack

Tractor Supply Co.

Home Improvement:

Ace Hardware


Outdoor Living:

Sports Systems


Pet Stores:

Long Leash On Life

Clark’s Pet Emporium

Jack & Rascal’s



Don’t see your favorite store listed? Give them a call and ask!

Enjoy the breeze at cafes & restaurants with pleasant pet-ios. The restaurants below are great friends to homeless pets:


Leave your pet at home! Concerned about your pet’s separation anxiety or poor behavior when they are left alone? Call our FREE Behavior Helpline for advice and information on ways to help your pet behave when home alone: 505.938.7900.

Want to help us spread the word about summer safety? Click here to make a donation to Animal Humane New Mexico today.

*Even though these stores have confirmed they are pet-friendly, please call ahead to confirm if your shopping plans cannot be changed. Active Animal Humane partners are listed in bold.