Chama Valley Humane Society

Mailing Address: PO Box 131, Chama, NM 87520
County of Location: Rio Arriba
Phone: (888) 666-0641
NTEE Code: D- Animal Related
Mission Statement:

No-kill solutions to reduce the population of homeless cats and dogs through a spay and neuter program for companion pets, working with regional shelters and foster homes to rehabilitate and rehome animals, and educating those in the community we serve about responsible pet ownership.

Primary Programs:

Low-cost spay neuter for community residents (we provide over 100 half-price vouchers a year)

Rescue and foster program for unwanted or stray animals--we rescue over 100 animals a year and foster at least half of these in our homes.

Transfer and adoption--we advertise and network our rescues, sending many puppies to the Denver area and dogs to other rescues or adopting through our website and Petfinder.

WAG 'n READ--we sponsor this program to register Reading Education and Assistance Dogs to work with primary grade students in our local schools.

The Humane Place--we operate a small storefront in Chama for two days a week during the summer season, as both a retail store and informational storefront.

The Angel Fund--we provide no-interest loans to pet owners who can't afford the upfront costs of unexpected veterinary care. This is a revolving fund.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Rio Arriba
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: All Volunteer
Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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