Resources, Guides and Publications
A comprehensive list of services for helping animals in New Mexico:
- County-by County
- Law Enforcement
- Rescue Groups
Recommendations to help you give your animals the care they need and deserve. Available in both English and Spanish.
This five-fold, bilingual (English/Spanish) brochure, initially prompted by a request from a law enforcement official, contains information on proper feeding, shelter, veterinary care, grooming, and emergency planning.
Don’t forget about your animals when preparing for disaster. If a situation escalates to the point where it is not safe for you to stay in your home, it isn’t safe for your animals to stay either. Check out these tips and other resources to ensure that your animals stay safe in any situation.
Action plan for when animals are suffering and you think the law is being broken.
A humane solution for animal overpopulation.
Protecting vicitms of domestic violence and their companion animals.
This action plan may help ensure the safety of yours’ and others' compaion animals.
Living with Wildlife
APNM offers this useful tool: A comprehensive guide that summarizes the best information available to help landowners coexist with these special critters.
Learn the common-sense precautions you should practice to avoid conflicts when sharing the land with cougars. Be Cougar Smart!
Sandia Mountain BearWatch members have compiled this guide from many sources as a handy wildlife reference, and as a learning tool on how to co-exist with all of the wildlife that is all around us.
Many wild animals are cute, especially babies, and it might be tempting to try and care for one on your own. But wild animals can be aggressive and can carry parasites and diseases that may be transmissible to you or your companion animals. Refer to this guide to find wildlife rehabilitators in your area.
Get more information from APNM
Studies and Reports from APNM
Additional Features and Articles
Meat-Industrial Complex: How factory farms undercut public health (In These Times Magazine)
Genetic Diversity: Evolution's Palette: Op-ed by James A. Bailey