If you have lost or found a pet please report it to us within 24 hours at 505-891-5075.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Rio Rancho Animal Resource Center (RRARC) is CLOSED every Sunday and all City holidays.
Pets in Rio Rancho
Find out what requirements and laws there are regarding animals by viewing our City Pet Regulations.
Thanks for your interest in volunteering for the Animal Resource Center. With the devoted assistance of volunteers like you, the ARC can maintain a higher quality of care for the animals in the shelter while our Officers continue to enforce safety and promote education throughout our community. We have many fabulous opportunities where volunteers can assist staff including: