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Welcome to APMS
Your Choice for Pet Cremation located in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Call us at (505) 550-4793
Pet Emergency? Page us right away at (505) 790-5596!

If you live in Albuquerque or the surrounding area and need a trusted crematory to care for your pets – look no further. David E. Gifford has over 30 years of experience in the cremation industry, and is the only EPA certified instructor of cremation residing in the state of New Mexico. Your pets’ dignity and respect are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the respect they deserve.

APMS is a family owned and operated cremation facility and welcomes all clients to experience the care and dignity your beloved pet deserves. David has years of experience in the cremation industry. Beyond first-rate cremation services, we make our facility comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so you can make arrangements for your loved one.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to handle the grief of losing a pet, and make informed decisions regarding the cremation. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The cremation process can be overwhelming, so becoming knowledgeable about cremation is essential in becoming comfortable with your decision. If you have any questions, call (505) 550-4793 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Albuquerque cremation facility is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!

At Albuquerque Pet Memorial Serivce, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

President-David E. Gifford

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132 Mountain Park Place, Suite A

Albuquerque, NM 87114

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

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  • Caring for Your Pet Before and After Surgery

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Meet Our Skilled Team

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  • President
    David Gifford

    I, David Gifford, and my wife Kelly Gifford, own and operate Albuquerque Pet Memorial Service. We are avid animal lovers and have two beautiful Icelandic ponies-Ani and Rohan; along with our dogs-Sophie and Rio, and two kitty's. Providing a service that memorializes your pet is very special, and we treat each and every pet with respect and dignity. Our "animals are such agreeable friends-they ask no questions, they pass no criticism." We are here to help give you a lasting memorial of your beloved friend.

  • Deidra Ewers

    Hello! My name is Deidra, mother of two, and am the daughter of David Gifford. I am a recent addition to the APMS team and am here to help my fellow pet owners in their most difficult time. As a pet owner, I understand the devastation of losing a family member. Our furry friends love without expecting anything in return and deserve nothing less than the respect and dignity our company gives them in the end. As a family owned and operated company we can offer a more personal experience and aid in relieving as much stress as possible in your time of need.

  • Rusty L.

    Customer Service Representative and Facility Operator

  • Jason T.

    Customer Service Representative and Facility Operator

  • Tierney N.T.

    Facility Operator

  • Aaron C.

    Customer Service Representative and Facility Operator

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Albuquerque Pet Memorial Service

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 PM

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Saturday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Sunday:

By Appointment Only

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  • "There is no one else in the world that I would trust with my babies. APMS has the most kind, compassionate, wonderful employees and owners. They have gone out of their way to make sure that the hardest time in my life goes as smooth as possible. Thank you."
    Consuela C.