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Straw Fund 2014

135,000 Animals in New Mexico Shelters – Statewide Spay/Neuter Plan is Needed

Read this feature and other exciting news from APNM in Making Tracks!

APNM’s Winter Edition of the Making Tracks magazine is out! You can learn about our programs in action and campaigns for change around the state in this issue and past editions of Making Tracks, NOW AVAILABLE FREE ONLINE! Click for more...


Straw Fund 2014

Unique Gift Ideas for the Holiday and Beyond

Order your gorgeous, limited edition 2015 Equine Protection Fund Wall Calendar and delicious equine-themed vegan sugar cookies. A gorgeous, limited edition 2015 equine wall calendar, celebrating five years of the New Mexico Equine Protection Fund and featuring exclusive horse art by renowned New Mexican artists, many of whom either live in New Mexico or are represented by galleries in New Mexico. The calendars are available for only $25.

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Straw Fund 2014

Every animal deserves warmth and security all year long

This winter, anyone can help ensure that domestic animals living outdoors are kept warm and snug on even the coldest nights. The Straw Fund, now in its fourth year, is a partnership between APNM and Bernalillo Co. Animal Services that guarantees availability and distribution of insulating straw to any backyard doghouse or shelter in the city and county.

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Sneak Preview: 5 Years of the Equine Protection Fund calendar

Coming soon: a special, limited-edition wall calendar to celebrate five years of the New Mexico Equine Protection Fund. This gorgeous calendar features exclusive horse art by renowned New Mexico artists, special dates in equestrian culture and history, and photos and stories from the horses, donkeys, and mules helped the Equine Fund’s humane assistance programs. For more information on pre-orders, please contact Victoria at 575-405-8567 or by email. Click for more...


This Fall: A Shared Vision for Dogs and Cats in New Mexico

APNM’s Fall Edition of the Making Tracks member magazine is out! You can learn about our programs in action and campaigns for change around the state in this issue and past editions of Making Tracks, NOW AVAILABLE FREE ONLINE! Each edition is packed with inspiring stories, updates on our major programs and campaigns, and tips about how YOU can get involved in protecting animals. In this edition, learn about a shared vision for the future of dogs and cats in New Mexico, gain tips on how to coexist with wildlife, and try out our new began recipe! Click for more...


Growing Recognition of The Link, Support for CARE Network Expansion

There’s a lot going on in September to increase public awareness about The Link between animal cruelty and other forms of human violence, and the response has been very supportive. Click for more...

Historic Partnership Expands CARE Program Services for 2014-15

In early 2014, APNM forged a partnership with the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NMCADV) and together we successfully lobbied the New Mexico Legislature for state funding to grow and develop the lifesaving CARE Program. Championed by Senator Rodriguez, funding was approved!  Click for more...

New Mexico Prevails Against Cruel Horse Slaughter
“It’s official. The controversial horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico will not be opening,” says KRQE (watch the story here). The attorney for Valley Meat, which has sought for years to open a cruel, dangerous horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, submitted a letter to the New Mexico Environment Department on July 31 withdrawing their application for a wastewater discharge permit, which the company needed to begin operations. Click for more...

Speak Up for Mexican Wolves at August Hearings

It’s Now or Never for the Lobo!

Last fall, hundreds of New Mexicans came out in force for our native Mexican gray wolves at an Albuquerque federal hearing, demanding that the rare wolves remain under Endangered Species Act protection. Now the lobos are counting on you to do it again for their continued survival in the wild. Click for more...

Dollar-for-Dollar Matching Grant Opportunity for Horses, Donkeys and Mules!

Now is the Time to See Your Donation Doubled!

Two horses faced dire conditions in Peña Blanca during a merciless cold snap; a chestnut and a bay gelding, with names unknown, had previously been kept by a man who abandoned the horses with a neighbor family and then skipped town. Click for more...


The Summer Edition of Making Tracks is out!
This summer edition, past seasons’ and subsequent editions are available online. We hope that once New Mexicans see the scope, depth and effectiveness of our programs and campaigns for change for New Mexico’s animals and communities, they will be inclined to offer their support. Click for more...

Record High Temperatures Expected in NM

Keep Your Animals Cool and Your Kids Safe!

The hot summer days of New Mexico can quickly become overwhelming for all. Please consider the following tips when enjoying the great outdoors with your companion animal. Click for more...

ASPCA Scholarship Grants Provide Valuable Training Opportunities in Albuquerque & Las Cruces
Animal Protection of New Mexico is helping to spread the word about two upcoming training opportunities in New Mexico made possible through a national scholarship grant from the ASPCA® and the University of Missouri Extension Law Enforcement Training Institute’s (LETI). Click for more...
Slaughter's Threat Minimized But Not Gone

This Year, Consider How You Can Help Living Horses

Two years ago this month, domestic horse slaughter reared its head in New Mexico, with Valley Meat Company of Roswell applying for a license to kill horses from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, bringing out champions for compassionate treatment of animals and affirming New Mexicans' respect for our horses, donkeys, and mules. Click for more...

The Spring Edition of Making Tracks is Out!

APNM's Making Tracks Magazine is Now Available Online - to Everyone!

We just can't keep it a secret anymore. APNM has received such tremendous feedback about the content and quality of our member magazine, Making Tracks, we decided to share this season's, past seasons' and subsequent editions online. Click for more...

Do Your Part to Be Wildfire-Ready

Seven Actions for Seven Days

Wildfire season is here. Join APNM and other agencies and organizations across the Southwest for a week of action to reduce the risk of devastating wildfire damage to homes and communities. Click for more...

Giving is Good for YOU, and Horses

How you can double your donation to the Equine Protection Fund

Challenge yourself! It's not often you have the opportunity to double the impact of your donations to help equines across the state of New Mexico. Now's the time! Click for more...

2014: Forging a More Humane New Mexico

Consider Your Role in This Change

To know where we're going, it helps to know where we've been. In 2013, Animal Protection of New Mexico created jaw-dropping change for the benefit of animals and those who care about them. Click for more...

Seven Newborn Puppies Left to Die in Shopping Bag; Two Survive

Animal Protection of New Mexico Offers Up to $10,000 Reward

December 30th, seven newborn puppies were found tied in a grocery bag and discarded on a ditch bank. Five of the puppies died, and two were rescued and are recovering. Click for more...


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