Socorro Animal Services

City of Animal Shelter SignCity of Socorro Animal Shelter Front of Building
City of Socorro Animal Shelter Additional Dog PensCity of Socorro Animal Shelter Pens

Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday – 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sundays – Closed
Shelter Address:
100 Airport Road
Socorro, NM 87801
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box K
Socorro, NM 87801
Animal Shelter Director/Dispatch Director: Guadalupe (Lupe) Tarango

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The Socorro Animal Shelter (SAS) is the only open admission municipal animal shelter operating in Socorro County. The SAS is operated by the City of Socorro with MOU’s for sheltering services with Socorro County and the Village of Magdalena. In 2019, SAS received 1126 animals.  Our adoption Center transferred out or adopted nearly 782 of those animals.

The SAS is an animal service adoption center providing the public with the ability to reclaim lost animals, relinquish stray or owned animals. The SAS cares for, feeds, and provides needed medical and veterinary care, as well as companionship, socialization, training and love. We offer microchips, City of Socorro pet license, free straw for outside animals housing, and local adoption events. We provide opportunities for volunteers to share in the caring experience of helping the strays and abandoned animals left at SAS. The SAS is committed to the relocation of animals into rescue groups, fosters, and permanent new homes.