The Center’s Overall Plan
In the fall of 2016, The Center at Animal Humane opened two agility fields for group & private classes. Our Head Agility Trainer, nationally renowned, Albuquerque native Kim Terrill, leads our offerings and is joined by other skilled instructors. Phase 1 also included the renovation of the first of our three buildings, which was designed to host a rich curriculum of behavior classes for dogs and their owners. This additional training venue opened in 2017.
This phase includes the renovation of the largest building on our property and the addition of doggie day care & boarding. Soon, your dogs may spend the day (or ½ day) under the supervision of expert trainers who may be meeting your pets for the first time, or continuing their training, if your dog was adopted from our shelter. This new revenue source for our shelter will come on line in late 2018.
Our final phase involves the renovation of a building facing Wyoming Boulevard. Here we will offer puppy pre-school classes to start young pups off on the right paw and human-only instruction for pet owners; two valuable steps to keep pets in loving homes. This additional resource for our community will open in early 2019.
We are excited to share details of our $2M capital campaign to build The Center at Animal Humane. This important project has been undertaken with three important goals in mind: To keep pets with their owners; To sustain our current operations that save lives daily; And, to build a greater capacity to generate revenue that will allow us to further invest in our team – our shelter’s greatest resource.
With our Board of Directors committing $800,000 toward project costs and private individuals contributing an additional $740,500, we have secured 77% of our fundraising goal to date. We invite you to help us raise the additional monies and are offering the following naming opportunities to proudly acknowledge your generosity.
By investing in The Center at Animal Humane you will sustain our life-saving work today and for decades to come.