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.

Resale Shop

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

Be a Member

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

Be a Volunteer

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

Capital Campaign

Tomorrow’s shelter is needed today.
Help us grow into our future.

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These animals have been adopted into their forever loving homes! We are so thankful to their new family who adopted them!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Humane Society of Lincoln County, Ruidoso, NM added 4 new photos. ... See MoreSee Less

Here is an album dedicated to the adoptable dogs and cats currently at the HSLC. As always, the adoption fee includes vaccinations, spay/neuter, and micro-chipping! Come meet your new best friend TODAY! If you are interested in meeting one of the pets, please call or come by the shelter! 575-257-9841

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