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Pet of the Week – Bonita

Pet of the Week – Bonita

Meet Bonita Bonita, which translates to “Pretty”, is a young, mixed breed, medium-sized, female pup.  She is light tan and white in color.  Bonita has expressive eyes and ears that are alert to her surroundings.  Bonita was rescued from Colonia Burócrata by a neighbor of her former owners.  The owners separated and left Bonita alone

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Pet of the Week – Pinto

Pet of the Week – Pinto

Meet Pinto Pinto is a mixed-breed, black and white, male doggy.  He is approximately two and a half years old.  Pinto was rescued from Colonia Infonavit Jabalíes by a neighbor, who saw that Pinto was being mistreated by his owners.  At the shelter, Pinto is recovering from his physical and psychological injuries.  When he first

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Pet of the Week – Bonie

Pet of the Week – Bonie

Meet Bonie Sweet Bonie had the Life from Hell before she was rescued and brought to the shelter.  Bonie is a female black and tan pup about six months old.  Her former owners kept her tied up so tightly with a rope that it gouged and burned a deep, raw gash in her neck.  Bonie

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Pet of the Week – Archibaldo

Pet of the Week – Archibaldo

Meet Archibaldo Archibaldo – Archi for short – is a medium-sized, black, male, Schnauzer-mix doggy.  He is about nine months old.  Archi was rescued from Fracc. Villa Verde by a concerned woman who stepped in to help.  Her neighbors wanted to POISON Archi because he was full of ticks and fleas.  He could not see

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Pet of the Week – Papirrin

Pet of the Week – Papirrin

Meet Papirrin Papirrin is a male, black and white, Chihuahua-mix, doggy – approximately three years old.  Two months ago, Papirrin – along with FOUR Pitbull-mix dogs – was rescued from an elderly woman in Fovissste Playa Sur.  All five of these dogs were dirty and emaciated.  It was obvious that one of the females in

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Pet of the Week – Nacho

Pet of the Week – Nacho

Meet Nacho Nacho is another pup that was abandoned at the front door of the animal shelter.  We know nothing about his background or history.  Nacho is a small, tan-colored doggy of mixed breed.  He is about a year old.  When he arrived, he was full of ticks and fleas, which have been treated.  He

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Pet of the Week – Zeus

Pet of the Week – Zeus

Meet Zeus This week’s highlighted doggy is Zeus – the most emaciated and forlorn pup that has been surrendered to the shelter in a long time.  In Greek mythology, Zeus was the Olympian god of the sky and the thunder, the king of all other gods and men.  We hope that with his new name,

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Pet of the Week – Chispa (Spark)

Pet of the Week – Chispa (Spark)

   Meet Chispa This week Chispa, which translates to “Spark”, is our featured pet.  Chispa is a sturdy, medium-sized female, with some pit bull in her lineage.  She is approximately three years-old.  Chispa was found one morning by a staff member, tied to a tree in front of the shelter.  She was very sick when she

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Pet of the Week – Mimi

Pet of the Week – Mimi

Meet Mimi This week we feature Mimi – a medium-sized, black and white, lab-mix female – approximately five years of age.  Mimi was found on the streets of Colonia Francisco Villa – the same colonia where the animal shelter is located.  She has spent her whole life on the streets – never having a roof

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Pet of the Week – Kenia

Pet of the Week – Kenia

Meet Kenia (Kenya) Kenia is a light-brown and white, female, pit bull mix with a sweet face.  She is about 5 years old.  Kenia was rescued a few weeks ago along with three other pit bull doggies and a Chihuahua.  These dogs were all living in squalor with a 72 year-old woman in Fovissste Playa

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Pet of the Week – Coffee

Pet of the Week – Coffee

Meet Coffee Coffee is a female, brown, tan and white-colored doggy of mixed heritage.  She is about a year and a half old.  Coffee and her sister Aria were rescued from the streets of Colonia Salvador Allende by a concerned woman, who saw these two pups being severely mistreated by her neighbors.  When Coffee arrived

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Pet of the Week – Bella

Pet of the Week – Bella

Meet Bella Bella is the sweet mama dog that was rescued last week along with her three, newborn puppies.  Bella has a wiry, chocolate brown and tan coat and pretty dark brown eyes.  She is medium-sized and approximately a year and a half old.  Bella and her three babies were rescued from the tall shrubbery

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Pet of the Week – Solovino – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Solovino – Adopted!

Meet Solovino Solovino is a common name given to street dogs in Mexico that follow someone up to their house hoping for a handout.  Our Solovino is a white and tan, male dog – approximately ten months old.  He is a Jack Russell Terrier-mix with a very regal posture.  Solovino came into the shelter on

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Pet of the Week – Tasha – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Tasha – Adopted!

Meet Tasha Tasha is approximately two years old.  She is a mixed-breed, tan and black, spayed female of medium size.  Tasha was surrendered to the shelter, because her former owner went to another city to study and the young man’s mother did not want to care for Tasha.  Tasha arrived at the shelter quite forlorn

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Pet of the Week – Brittany – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Brittany – Adopted!

Meet Brittany Brittany is a four-month-old, female, mixed-breed doggy with floppy ears.  She has pretty black markings on her face.  Brittany and her SEVEN male littermates were found in a dumpster by an elderly couple, who heard the puppies crying.  The puppies arrived at the shelter very skinny, malnourished and sick.  With proper nutrition they

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