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Carcass Disposal

VDS will not return carcasses to the submitters due to potential disease spread and industry standards. VDS will dispose of the carcass or it can be released to one of the local crematoriums. The submitter is responsible for making arrangements with the crematorium and
notifying VDS of these arrangements.

Lasting Paws Pet Memorial Service, Inc.

132 Mountain Park Place
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: (505) 550-4793

Best Friends Pet Cremation Services

924 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-345-5615

Terrace Grove Pet Cremation Services

1200 W. Aragon Road
Belen, NM 87002
Phone: 505-864-0823


Dr. John Ragsdale, VDS Division Director
800-432-9110 (In state only)