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 V.25 No.14 | April 7 - 13, 2016 

BOB: Pets

RoboCat
Illo by Tamara Sutton

Best Nonprofit for Animals

Animal Humane New Mexico

Animal Humane N.M. beat out Watermelon Mountain Ranch for best nonprofit. A long-standing institution of New Mexico, Animal Humane has saved animals from overcrowded shelters and in 2015, they re-homed 100% of healthy animals into forever homes. Their mission is “to support and improve the lives of New Mexico’s cats and dogs,” and year after year, they continue to do this.

2) Watermelon Mountain Ranch

3) Lap Dog Rescue

Best Nonprofit for Animals

Animal Humane New Mexico

Animal Humane N.M. beat out Watermelon Mountain Ranch for best nonprofit. A long-standing institution of New Mexico, Animal Humane has saved animals from overcrowded shelters and in 2015, they re-homed 100% of healthy animals into forever homes. Their mission isto support and improve the lives of New Mexico’s cats and dogs,” and year after year, they continue to do this.

2) Watermelon Mountain Ranch

3) Lap Dog Rescue

Best Pet Shop

Clark’s Pet Emporium

Clark's Pet Emporium has been in business for over 42 years. It's no wonder the citizens of Albuquerque chose Clark's for all their pet-buying needs. If you are looking for a new companion, or perhaps Goldie is in need of some new underwater digs, Clark's Pet Emporium is the place to go.

2) Long Leash on Life

3) Lucky Paws/Jack & Rascal's

Best Pet Grooming

Jack & Rascal’s

Where does Albuquerque take their pooch to get primped? This year, the top spot went to Jack & Rascal's. Not only do they offer your typical grooming experience (with all-natural products), but they also offer fun color treatments that are completely safe for Fido. So next time you go in, why not try a superhero look?

2) Rio Grande Grooming

3) Barking Bad

Best Place to Board Your Pet

Corrales Kennel

When the parents are away, the pets will play. And the best place to take your pet while on vacation? Canine Country Club and Feline Inn, a family owned and operated business. Canine Country Club and Feline Inn boasts covered outside areas and a separate kitty condo for all of Fluffy's needs.

2) Camp Bow Wow

3) Beck and Call

Best Pet Rescue Group

Watermelon Mountain Ranch

Winning the top spot is New Mexico's largest no-kill animal shelter, Watermelon Mountain Ranch. Their rescue efforts reach most central and northern New Mexico counties today, and no doubt their efforts have saved thousands of animals from being euthanized. Not only are they a rescue group, they also offer several programs that involve the community. Way to go!

2) Animal Humane N.M.

3) Lap Dog Rescue

Best Veterinary Clinic

Aztec Animal Clinic

Who does Albuquerque trust with the well-being of the family pet? Aztec Animal Clinic has a staff of over 20 including 6 doctors, who are there for your pet. From dental cleaning to microchipping to surgery, Aztec Animal Clinic has you and your pets covered.

2) VCA

3) Blue Cross Animal Clinic

Best Pet Training

Arie’s Dogland

Owner and namesake, Arie Deller, has over 10 years experience in dog training and prides herself on reward-based training. No puppy is too difficult and no dog is too stubborn. So let Arie's Dogland take care of all your sit, stay and roll over needs.

2) Acoma Training

3) Animal Humane N.M.

Best Place to Buy Pet Food

Clark’s Pet Emporium

Daaaaaamn Albuquerque, back at it again with Clark's Pet Emporium. Clark's is Albuquerque's one-stop shop for pets, pet supplies and pet food. They stock food for chinchillas and spiders, as well as dogs and snakes, so chances are that if you have a pet, Clark's Pet Emporium has the food you need.

2) Long Leash on Life

3) Petsmart

Best Pet

These pups are ready to get turnt. Nothing could be more adorable.

Best Pets

Best Exotic Pet

This lizard is way cooler than your kid who made the honor roll.

Best Exotic Pet

 
 

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