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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

13010680_1090486404306550_3323922349514904629_n.jpgAlbuquerque | APMS | (505) 550-4793

132 Mountain Park Place, Suite A

Albuquerque, NM 87114

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  • Vertigo or Old Dog Vestibular Syndrome

    Image of an old dog laying on the ground. Vertigo is a syndrome in the elderly dog, which can be very frightening to the owners. The dog is suddenly afflicted with a balance problem, usually staggering, but occasionally unable to stand, and more rarely actually rolling over and over. There is a tilting ...

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  • Ticks

    Image of ticks. Ticks are the small wingless external parasites, living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that are often found in freshly mown grass, where they will rest themselves at the tip of a blade so as to ...

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  • Seizures

    Image of dog laying down on the floor. Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin ...

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  • Salmonella

    Image of salmonella. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause disease in humans, dogs, cats, and other animals. It can cause a variety of symptoms, commonly vomiting and/or diarrhea, but also severe infections and septicemia. It can also cause abscesses, meningitis, bone infections, and abortion. Salmonella ...

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  • Roundworms

    Image of roundworms There are many types of roundworms, but some of the most common are intestinal parasites of dogs, cats, and raccoons. Puppies are frequently born with roundworms, and kittens can be infected via the mother's milk or feces. Adult roundworms are ivory colored, four to six inches long, ...

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  • Rabies

    Image of stethoscope and a sign that says rabies. Rabies is a fatal viral infection that is transmitted primarily through bite wounds. Skunks, bats, raccoons, and foxes are the primary carriers. Rabies is also fatal to humans, there has been only one case of a person surviving rabies when treatment ...

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  • Parasites

    Close up image of parasites. There are many types of parasites that are found in the GI tract of cats and dogs. Worms such as roundworms, whipworms, and hookworms are very common in almost all parts of the world. These parasites shed their infective eggs in the pet's stool and contaminate the environment; ...

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  • Luxating Patella

    Image of dog with hind leg shaved. Luxating patella is a condition where the kneecap (patella) moves out of its normal position. Luxating patella is one of the most common knee joint abnormalities of dogs, but it is only occasionally seen in cats. It may affect one or both of the knees. In some cases ...

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  • Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    Image of dog jumping and catching a frisbee at the park. The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in the dog. This injury has two common presentations. One is the young athletic dog playing roughly who acutely ruptures the ligament and is non-weight bearing on the affected ...

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  • Liver Shunt

    Image of dog laying down. A liver shunt is also named a PSS, portosystemic shunt, portacaval shunt or portosystemic vascular anomaly. This abnormality occurs when a pet's venous blood from the intestine bypasses the liver. In the normal pet, blood vessels pick up nutrients from ingested material in ...

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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

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    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

Testimonials

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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.