4+ Decades of Powerful, Positive Change for Animals in New Mexico and Beyond
Animal Protection New Mexico is a statewide nonprofit that protects animals by creating social change resulting in the humane treatment of all animals. We create policies, infrastructure, and services that protect animals and strengthen our communities, and we design and implement humane and pragmatic solutions to seemingly intractable problems involving animals. LEARN MORE »
Featured Priority Issues
Animal Cruelty Helpline
We are not a law enforcement agency and have no legal authority to intervene directly, but we can help callers identify and report animal abuse and neglect to local authorities. Callers may remain anonymous if they wish.
Cat and dog overpopulation is at a crisis level in New Mexico. Animal Protection New Mexico is pleased to provide a comprehensive directory of low-cost and free spay/neuter programs available throughout New Mexico.
Chimpanzees to Sanctuary
The days of holding, breeding, and using chimpanzees for invasive biomedical research are over. Now we’re making sure the surviving chimps get to sanctuary, where their needs can finally come first.
Companion Animal Rescue Effort
CARE is a network of safe havens for the animals of domestic violence victims in New Mexico. CARE empowers individuals to leave abusive home environments by providing temporary housing for companion animals.
Equine Protection Fund
APNM is proud to help people care for sensitive, intelligent horses, donkeys, and mules through the direct assistance of our Equine Protection Fund, and we work relentlessly for positive policy change for New Mexico’s equines.
Based on the connection between kindness to animals and creating nurturing relationships with others, APNM offers educators throughout New Mexico and beyond its popular and life-changing humane education program, The Animal Connection, in digital form.