About Us

Thank you for visiting our site

The current facility for the  High Desert Animal Shelter  located at:  3050 S. Cougar Way, Silver City NM 88061 was completed in 1998.  Some 3,000 square feet are devoted to living space for all the animals under our protection. Separate quarters are provided for adoptable dogs, puppies, cats, kittens, stray animals and quarantined animals. Outside dog runs are attached as is an outside kitty play yard and an outside puppy play area. Also on the property are a pet crematorium and a pet memorial garden.

Facility staff occupy office space in the building.
To reach our facility from Silver City you travel South on Hudson to the intersection Hwy 90 South and Ridge Rd. Watch for the green Highway signs. There is a Chevron station on the SE corner. Make a right hand turn and we are the first driveway on the left. Look for the big sign. From the Lordsburg area as you come into Silver City on Hwy 90, watch for Harrison Schmitt school on the right. Get into the left turn lane at the next intersection. Turn left onto Cooper and look for our sign.

Business hours are from 8:30 to 5:30 pm Tuesday through Friday
and Saturdays  8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
 Animal are available for viewing after 11:00 am on regular business days.
We are closed on Sunday and Monday.
Our after hours emergency number is 575-388-8840


Phone 575-538-9261, Fax 575-388-5251, email: hdhs@gilanet.com