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Thank you for visiting the website of Watermelon Mountain Ranch, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and New Mexico's Largest No-Kill Animal Shelter.  For additional information about this site or about Watermelon Mountain Ranch you may contact us at:

Phone: (505) 771-0140


Statement of Purpose

This website is an educational and informational electronic publication of Watermelon Mountain Ranch.  Its purpose is to share the story of Watermelon Mountain Ranch.

Legal Notice
Watermelon Mountain Ranch is chartered under the State of New Mexico as a non-profit charitable corporation and is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.


Privacy Policy
Watermelon Mountain Ranch is committed to respecting the privacy of online visitors. In general, you can visit Watermelon Mountain Ranch website without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself.

Our web server automatically recognizes each visitor’s domain name but does not automatically collect personally identifiable information. There are times, however, such as when you make a donation, register to volunteer, that specific information is collected.  If you choose to provide any personally identifiable data, you may receive future information from us either by mail, electronically or by phone.  If you do not wish to be contacted by such means, please let us know by sending an e-mail to the address at the bottom of the page.

Watermelon Mountain Ranch never sells, lends or swaps any personal information collected from our constituents. Further, we do not disclose personal information about our constituents to non-affiliated third parties unless the constituent requests or permits it.

In order to provide a more comprehensive and useful site, Watermelon Mountain Ranch’s website may contain links to other websites. Watermelon Mountain Ranch is not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites.


Note to Parents

Watermelon Mountain Ranch is pleased when young people visit the site to learn more about the organization and the problem of abandoned, abused and neglected animals. Watermelon Mountain Ranch does not knowingly solicit data from children and does not knowingly market to children.


Credit Card Information

Watermelon Mountain Ranch accepts online credit and debit card donations. All personal data related to making a donation via credit or debit card is transmitted over a secured server that encrypts your credit or debit card information, making it safe to transmit over the web. Watermelon Mountain Ranch processes all credit and debit card donations through our banking partner. Your credit and debit card information will not be released by Watermelon Mountain Ranch or its banking partner to any other party.


Feedback Invited

Again, thank you for visiting the website of Watermelon Mountain Ranch. We welcome your feedback.

Mailing Address:

Watermelon Mountain Ranch
1380 Rio Rancho Blvd., SE Ste. 374
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 771-0140


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