Dona Ana County Humane Society

Mailing Address: PO Box 1176, Las Cruces, NM 88004
County of Location: Dona Ana
Phone: (575) 647-4808
NTEE Code: D- Animal Related
Mission Statement:

The Dona Ana County Humane Society's mission is to serve as an advocate for animals and their people in Dona Ana County, N.M., and to maintain an environment of respect, responsibility and compassion through education, legislation and leadership. The organization is committed to reducing animal over

Primary Programs:

Animal Relief Fund: Provides financial aid for qualifying low-income pet owners who cannot afford to pay for emergency veterinary services. The fund pays for 75% of veterinary costs; client is responsible for initial exam fee and 25% of balance.

Community Grant Program: Provides $20,000 annually in grant funding that is made available to area animal welfare organizations whose missions and goals align with ours.

Pets for Seniors Program: Provides vouchers worth $50 off the cost of adopting a shelter pet to people age 60 and over, no income limit.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Dona Ana
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Kathy Lawitz

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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