ACTion Programs for Animals

About ACTion Programs for Animals

ACTion Programs for Animals offers dog and cat adoptions to veterans in Dona Ana County through its partnership with Pets for Patriots, and will help them find their new best friends.  The organization’s mission is to support the county’s efforts to eliminate the unnecessary killing of companion animals.

In 2012, ACTion Programs for Animals started a campaign to pull at-risk dogs and cats from the municipal shelter, foster them and adopt them into loving homes. As further commitment to animals in need, the shelter maintains a pet food program for needy Dona Ana County residents, helps people find alternatives to surrendering their companion pets, and offers both feral cat and Pit Bull advocacy programs. In addition to offering adoptions through its own facility, ACTion Program for Animals does weekend adoption events at the local Sam’s Club, PetSmart and PETCO.

ACTion Programs for Animals welcomes monetary donations, as well as in-kind contributions of pet food at various donation bins around Las Cruces. For a more hands on experience, become one of their valued volunteers or pet fosters.

Adoption Fees Include:

Age-appropriate vaccinations
Microchip for permanent identification
Felv/FIV testing (cats)
Heartworm testing (dogs)
Treatment for known health issues during quarantine time after animals are pulled from municipal shelter

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