Established in 1987, the Humane Society has worked to protect and care for the abandoned pets in Lincoln County. In recent years, building renovations have been underway to make repairs to the existing Shelter to insure a healthy environment for the incoming pets. To address the increasing problem of pet overpopulation, the Humane Society has launched several initiatives promoting the importance of spaying and neutering pets.

Adopt a Pet

People that say money can’t buy happiness, have never paid an adoption fee.

Capital Campaign

Our new shelter is coming soon – we are in the home stretch of our capital campaign.

Become a Member

You never soar so high as when you help an animal. Become a member today and make a big difference.

Join our Team of Volunteers

If you want to be loved and admired every day, volunteer. From walking a dog to the resale shop, you can help.

Resale Shop

413 Highway 70 West
Ruidoso, NM
575.808.8540
Monday – Saturday – 10am to 4pm
Closed Sunday

Recent Facebook Activity

Cute as a button isn't he? This adorable little guy
is Pork Chop; He is about 8 months old & weighs about 25 lbs. Pork Chop is solid white & has wiry terrier fur. He is deaf but that does not seem to slow him down at all. He does great socializing with other puppies & older dogs. Pork Chop is doing well with his leash training & kennel training.
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Another handsome ginger! Garfield is a 13 pound neutered male who is very friendly with people & other cats. He really enjoys being an indoor/outdoor cat; he enjoys exploring the outdoors & then cuddling up indoors where it’s nice & warm. He is litter box trained, fully vaccinated & has been microchipped. ... See MoreSee Less

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