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.

Recent Facebook Activity

During our heat wave on Thursday Willie went missing. He probably hunkered down somewhere cool while I was out of town that day. He lives up at the top of Center Street in Ruidoso. He is a big boy that doesn't approach strangers. Please keep an eye out for him. Gina L Kelley ... See MoreSee Less

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Tomorrow - Friday June 23rd - is Take Your Dog To Work Day! Of course, every day is "take your dog to work day" for Abilene Davis at Condotel! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

Humane Society of Lincoln County, Ruidoso, NM shared Ruidoso Animal Clinic's post. ... See MoreSee Less

We have a very sweet kitten that we are fostering at the clinic that is in need of a good home. Male, approximately 7 weeks. Feline leukemia and FIV negative. Anyone know of anyone looking?

4 days ago  ·