Every year, we host dozens of events. You can dash with your dog at our annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle, celebrate our feline companions at the Feline Film Festival, dine at local restaurants while raising funds for the pets in our care, or help us empty our shelter at a massive Adoption Event. Check out our calendar below and join us at our next event!

Date/Time Event
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Civilized Canine (Tuesday Afternoon)
Animal Humane New Mexico Training Center, Albuquerque New Mexico
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beyond the Back Yard: Distraction Training (Tuesday Evening)
Animal Humane New Mexico Training Center, Albuquerque New Mexico
  • Go Out/Help Pets

    We frequently partner with businesses in our community to raise awareness and funds for the homeless pets in our care, while also providing entertainment for our supporters. Below, find fun activities you can do in our community to help homeless pets in our care! If you are interested in hosting an event to benefit the cats and dogs in our care, please review our guidelines and contact Jazmin Estrada, Partnership Relations & Event Manager, at [email protected] 505.938.7914.
  • Find Moby

    Often, Animal Humane works with local businesses to bring adoptable pets to your neighborhood! Moby, our mobile adoption vehicle, can be spotted around town nearly every weekend. Check out our calendar to find out when Moby will be in your neighborhood! If your community or business is interested in hosting Moby and adoptable pets, please take a look at our Business Partnership information. Upcoming Events Calendar Date/Time Event 04/29/2017 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Nob Hill Enchanted Pet Parade 06/24/2017 All Day 3rd Annual Feline Film Festival Kimo Theater, Albuquerque NM 11/05/2017 8:00 am - 1:00 pm 35th Annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque NM << Apr 2017 >> SMTWTFS 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Camp Humane

    Our 4-acre Main Campus makes the perfect setting for animal-loving youth ages 8 - 13 to learn more about caring and advocating for companion pets. Through learning activities and crafts, animal interactions, visits from special guests and field trips to other animal-welfare organizations, campers spend their time with us exploring topics such as: how to care for and train many types of companion animals how to be responsible pet guardians careers with animals animal welfare the challenges that animals face how humans can help. Each camp session is led by Animal Humane’s professional Humane Educators, with help from Animal Humane Education Volunteers and, during the summer, Youth Volunteer Counselors, trained students age 15-18 who wish to volunteer some of their summer hours to help homeless pets and their community. 2017 Summer Camp Sessions Unleash your child’s love of animals this summer at Camp Humane! Join Animal Humane for five days of fun educational activities and hands-on learning at our animal-themed day camp! 2017 Camp Humane   Session I: June 19 - 23, 2017 (ages 8 - 10) Session II: June 26 - 30, 2017 (ages 8 - 10) Session III: July 10 - 14, 2017 (ages 11 - 13) Session IV: July 17 - 21, 2017 (ages 8 - 10) Registration opens April 1, 2017. Our Camp Humane sessions are full. Please contact [email protected] to request your child be placed on the waiting list for 2017 camp sessions. Junior Volunteer Counselors Junior Volunteer Counselors are teen volunteers who assist the Learn Humane Educators as they teach campers about humane attitudes and responsible pet care during the week-long summer sessions of Camp Humane. Camp Humane includes four 1-week sessions for campers ages 8-13 years old. Each day, campers will participate in new games, visits with guest speakers, arts and crafts and other activities aimed at teaching them how to be compassionate towards others and be kind and act responsibly to the pets we share our lives with. Junior Volunteer Counselors help with every aspect of camp, leading games and activities, supervising and guiding the campers, and assisting with basic set-up and tear-down throughout the day. Junior Volunteer Counselors will always be paired with one of our two staff Humane Educators. Qualifications: Must be 15-18 years of age Enthusiasm for helping animals and working with children ages 8-13. Patience, maturity, a strong sense of responsibility, dependability and a willingness to learn Strong verbal communication skills with both adults and children Great attitude and willingness to take on new challenges Interest in giving your time in a fun volunteer activity Interest in learning more about animal welfare topics and teaching others Required knowledge about working safely with animals will be taught Daily Duties: Our Junior Volunteer Counselors will prepare activity supplies for the Humane Educators (before and after camp); assist in presenting curriculum and leading activities; assist with set-up and clean up; monitor children, including during animal interactions, ensuring safety and a fun and compassionate learning environment; inspire and motivate campers by maintaining an enthusiastic attitude about animal welfare. Junior Volunteer Counselors will work closely with at least two Animal Humane staff members and 1-2 other Junior Volunteer Counselors to accomplish each day’s tasks. Time Commitment: Volunteering as a Junior Counselor will provide a minimum of 50 hours of service/volunteer hours. Junior Volunteer Counselors must be able to commit to assisting at one full week of camp. Camp sessions run Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 4 pm. Counselors will be able to pick from one of the following sessions: Session I: June 19 - 23, 2017 Session II: June 26 - 30, 2017 Session III: July 10 [...]
  • NM Humane Conference

    Join us at the 12th Annual New Mexico Humane Conference! The New Mexico Humane Conference is the Southwest's forum for educational and networking opportunities in animal welfare. Our comprehensive sessions are open to animal welfare professionals, animal control officers, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, animal rescue groups, animal trainers and anyone interested in learning more about animal welfare. Our wide range of engaging topics encourage participants to both learn and collaborate with others in our field. During this 2-day conference, we'll explore developments in animal welfare that will improve our work and the lives of the animals we serve. Our 2017 Keynote Speaker,B.J. Rogers, Ph.D., CAWA, Vice President of ProLearning, ASPCA®, will speak on "Head Smart, Heart Smart: Cultivating Emotional Intelligence to Manage Change & Exercise Better Leadership." For event details and registration, visit the New Mexico Humane Conference website! For Sponsorship Opportunites, Download our Sponsorship Packet. Animal Advocate of the Year Nominate a colleague for the 2017 Animal Advocate of the Year Award. Every year, we honor a leader in New Mexico's animal welfare industry with the New Mexico Humane Conference Animal Advocate of the Year Award. The Animal Advocate of the Year is an individual who works to promote respect and care for New Mexico's animals, develops or promotes programs to bring significant change to animal care in their community and embodies the compassion of our industry. More information on nominating an individual for this award coming soon! Call for Speakers Share your organization's successes with a dynamic audience looking for new ideas to make big impacts in their communities. We are currently seeking workshop and presentation proposals for the 2017 New Mexico Humane Conference. Guidelines and previous session topics are available on our website. Proposals must be submitted by April 29th to be considered. Sponsor & Vendor Information The Humane Conference needs your support. In 2016, NMHC drew over 200 animal welfare professionals from around New Mexico and from Arizona, Texas, Colorado and California. Each year, our conference grows--we are working to make 2017 even bigger and better--but our conference cannot happen without the generous support of our sponsors. Sponsorship is available at many different levels and every sponsorship is vital to our conference's success!  Sponsorship is also the best way to share information about your organization, products or services with passionate animal welfare workers and leaders for the Southwest region. Your company will be recognized on conference materials, our website and through social media and, best of all, through networking opportunities with our attendees. . Find out more about conference sponsorship and vendor opportunities on our website. Event Details Thursday, September 14th - Friday September 15th, 2017 7:30 am - 5 pm Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa - Albuquerque 1000 Woodward Pl. NE Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Doggie Dash & Dawdle

    Date/Time Event 03/14/2017 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Civilized Canine (Tuesday Afternoon) Animal Humane New Mexico Training Center, Albuquerque New Mexico 03/14/2017 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Beyond the Back Yard: Distraction Training (Tuesday Evening) Animal Humane New Mexico Training Center, Albuquerque New Mexico
  • Feline Film Festival

    Animal Humane New Mexico & the Albuquerque Film Office are paw-sitively delighted to host the 3rd Annual Feline Film Festival on Saturday, June 24. Join us for a screening of fantastic feline films in a new film competition! In 2015, we hosted our first feline-centric film festival and nearly 300 cat lovers showed up with 30 submissions from local directors! This year, we are continuing the event’s success and highlighting all of our local talent with our Feline Film Festival. In Albuquerque, there are thousands of pet lovers eager to spend an evening both supporting homeless pets and celebrating their own cuddly cats. We are excited to bring this paw-pular event to Albuquerque’s historical KiMo Theater as it continues to grow! Celebrate fellow Cat People and the pet stars in their lives, as well as the funny, sweet and sometimes silly antics that make felines our favorite family members. Meet adoptable kittens, create playful cat crafts, and show off your purr-sonalities in our photo shoot! Attend our Aristocat VIP soiree, for some added purr-ks complete with Kitten Therapy and your very own festival T-Shirt. We will host two screenings, a 2 pm matinee and a 7 pm evening show, of the top contest entries. Submit your cat-tastic films to [email protected] Read the full Call for Entries & Guidelines here. For Sponsorship Opportunities Download our Sponsorship Packet. Upcoming Festival Date/Time Event 06/24/2017 All Day 3rd Annual Feline Film Festival Kimo Theater, Albuquerque NM