Chama Valley Humane Society

Founded in 1998, the Chama Valley Humane Society is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization supported entirely through fundraising, private donations, and grants.Our mission is to provide no-kill solutions to reduce the population of homeless cats and dogs by sponsoring a spay and neuter program for companion pets and feral cats, working with regional shelters and foster homes to rehabilitate and rehome animals, and educating those in the community we serve about responsible pet ownership.We serve a 600 square mile area of northern Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. We do not have a shelter, but we try to take in all animals we can from the Village of Chama holding facility as well as strays and unwanted animals throughout our region. All rescued animals are fostered locally until they can be adopted or transferred to no- or low-kill shelters or rescues.In addition to rescue and foster, we support the following programs:• A low-cost spay-neuter program for community pet owners• An Angel Fund to help pet owners pay for unexpected veterinarian bills through a no-interest revolving loan• WAG ‘n READ - A Reading Education and Assistance Dogs® program that works in our local schools to strengthen the animal-human bond while enhancing the reading experience for children

Chama, NM,87520
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Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: (888) 666-0641



Husky | Pagosa Springs, CO

Age : 3 Months 21 DaysBabyFemaleLargeGerman Shepherd Dog



affectionate intelligent olderKidsOnly playful

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Highly Active

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Others DogsCatsChildren

Adoption Fees


Meet Opal

  Little Opal is a bundle of happy energy! She was rescued in Dulce and brought to us in mid-November. Now in foster with three big dogs and multiple cats, she is having a great time playing and learning about the world. She is curious, confident, and lots of fun and will do best with a family who has an active lifestyle. She is not particularly big for her age, so may be in the medium-large size range, though it is difficult to predict with mixed breed dogs. She looks to be a Husky-Shepherd mix but there are likely other breeds also in her gene pool. Opal has been wormed and had her first puppy shots. We prefer to wait on spaying her, but can do it before adoption if that works best for her new family. Otherwise, we can provide a full-cost voucher for spaying in Chama area or a $100 voucher if performed elsewhere. She will need follow-up DAPPv in 3-4 weeks along with a rabies vaccination, which we can cover if done locally.

Adoption Process
application, interview animal must be spayed or neutered fees are generally from $35 - $100

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