Lap Dog Rescue Of New Mexico

Rating: 4.97 stars   70 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: PO Box 1316 Tijeras NM 87059 USA

Mission: The mission of Lap Dog Rescue of New Mexico is to rescue, rehabilitate and place for adoption small companion dogs. Our goal is to place these dogs in loving, forever homes and to do this through a rigorous screening and adoption process. We operate strictly through volunteerism, counting on the generosity of others and of ourselves to further our mission.
Results: As a network of caring foster homes where our dogs are temporarily homed and socialized, and not kenneled, we screen applicants so that our dogs will be accepted by the adopting family. We collaborate with other state-wide rescues to save New Mexico dogs that come from many sources: animal shelters, owner surrenders, and actual abusive situations. To date we have placed over 230 dogs in loving forever homes in 2013. Since 2001, we have saved thousands of New Mexico shelter dogs.
Target demographics: save New Mexico Shelter Dogs
Direct beneficiaries per year: 194 rescued dogs - by successfully adopting them into loving forever homes.
Geographic areas served: Albuqerque, New Mexico
Programs: rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of small companion dogs.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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505-934-2202
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Rating: 5 stars  

This is the best organization ever. Even before Facebook, they had the best website. They make people aware of the need for rescue organizations. They have great-big hearts. They give so much of their time and themselves. I found a stray. I surely didn't want to take him to a shelter since he was an older guy. They helped me with a courtesy post and some great advice. I ended up getting this little guy to a good place. These are good people who do great things. We should all aspire to give back like they do.

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I should volunteer here. They are the best.

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Life-changing

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Likely

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Very Well

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2014

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Lap Dog Rescue of NM is one of the best dog rescue organizations I've ever come in contact with. They seriously care about their mission and care about these animals. I've rescued two dogs through them and both experiences were great. They weren't just trying to get rid of the animals and give me the first one, they really looked into my living style, home, etc. and helped me pick the two best 4-legged babies ever. The medical and dental care the dogs received while being fostered was awesome, and they even gave me great advice when one of my dogs had adjustment issues. They are professionals all the way.

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A lot

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Definitely

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Very Well

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

I had such a wonderful experience with adopting our two sweet dogs from Lap Dog Rescue of NM! Everyone I dealt with was friendly, kind and very loving to their foster dogs. We are very blessed to have our two puppies and we are doubly blessed to have gotten them through Lap Dog Rescue of NM!

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Very Well

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

The are a wonderful organization helping rescue dogs that may have never found loving homes. I know first hand that they are caring and diligent to be sure these animals will go to the right home

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Over the last fifteen years, I have adopted 4 dogs from this nonprofit organization. After losing two of them to old age in recent years, I asked their assistance to find a new pet. I adopted not one, but two puppies, sisters that I didn't want to separate from each other. They, and the pets adopted in previous years, have been cherished members of my family. I also have fostered a few until they were placed by the organization in appropriate homes. It is their practice to give whatever medical care may be necessary, including spaying/neutering, vaccinations and dental care before the pet is offered for adoption, as well as visiting the potential home first, in order to insure success for the pet and new owners. The organization is comprised of people who truly care about the welfare of animals, including volunteers in the community who foster dogs in their homes until they are adopted and go to their forever homes.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

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Very Well

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

This group brought our family together with our new dog. They do a fantastic job of making sure the home & dog will be a good fit. Can't say enough positive things about them!

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is the most caring rescue organization - I adopted both of my forever pups from them - their foster system helps these dogs acclimate from whatever trauma they've been through. Additionally, the time, money and effort they put into making sure the dogs are healthy is above and beyond what most would do.

I recommend them highly - they are truly special!

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Life-changing

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Very Well

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Searched long and far for our two wonderful dogs. Both were adopted from LDRNM. One of our adoptions gave me the loving title of "foster failure" as I adopted the dog that I was matched with to foster. I will continue to recommend LDRNM to any dog-lover that I know who is looking for a wonderful companion.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

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Definitely

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Very Well

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2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization is full of caring, competent, people that really strive to make a difference in animals' lives. I adopted the most adorable puppy and the folks at Lap Dog were a great support along the way. I highly recommend this organization and truly believe it is one of the best nonprofits I have ever come across.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

When I decided I just had to have a small dog to cuddle, we were directed by a client my husband had to Lap Dog rescue NM. I went online and there she was, my little Yorkie Bea :). She was a rescue they had gotten from a puppy mill in Arkansas. Be had known nothing other than a kennel and she was already 6 years old; I have had the privilege of being her forever mommy for 4 years nearly

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Not one thing, it's awesome just they way it is.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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