Click Here to contact a New Mexico Pets Alive volunteer if you can no longer care for your dog or cat. We may have recommendations that can help you keep your pet well at home. If not, we have a waitlist of animals waiting to get into our rescue program but we will do our best to help you if we can.

LOST PETS: Visit for help
LOST PET ALERT systems that have been recommended to us, although NMPA has not used them ourselves, send out both phone calls and posters to thousands of neighbors, veterinarians, shelters, etc. within a specific radius from where your lost pet was last seen: (for both dogs and cats) and

Low-Cost and No-Cost Spay/Neuter programs throughout the state of New Mexico.

Low-Cost Non-Emergency Medical Assistance for Pets:

Pet Food Banks (Las Cruces)

Rescue Bank: (

National organizations: Please visit individual websites to verify information and assistance guidelines - charitable organizations offering assistance typically require you provide them with proof of Care Credit denial:
IMOM Inc.:
The Pet Fund:
Good Sam Fund:
United Animal Nations LifeLine Fund:
Angels for Animals:
Brown Dog Foundation:
Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program:
Feline Outreach:
Cats In Crisis:
The Perseus Foundation (cancer-specific):
Canine Cancer Awareness:
Cody's Club (radiation treatments):
Diabetic Pets Fund:
The Mosby Foundation:
Magic Bullet Fund (cancer-specific):
The Binky Foundation:
God's Creatures Ministry Veterinary Charity:
Jake Brady Memorial Fund:
GiveForward (set up a personal fundraising page):

To report incidents of animal cruelty in New Mexico, contact the Cruelty Case Manager at Animal
Protection New Mexico 505-506-4000 or fill out the contact form at: