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Pet of the Week – Boston

Pet of the Week – Boston

Meet Boston Boston is a black, medium-sized, male, Scottish terrier mix.  He is approximately one and a half years old.  Boston came to the shelter from Colonia El Conchi near busy Highway 15.  He is in very good health.  He is friendly and loves to go for walks.  Boston will have his neutering operation next

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Pet of the Week – Coqui – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Coqui – Adopted!

Meet Coqui Chihuahuas, Chihuahuas everywhere.  This week we feature another adorable Chihuahua mix named Coqui, who is about a year and a half old.  He is a black, neutered male who was found in Colonia Sanchez Celis.  Coqui was brought to the shelter by a man who found him near his home.  Coqui is in

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Pet of the Week – Cocó

Pet of the Week – Cocó

Meet Cocó This week we feature another adorable Chihuahua named Cocó, a two-year old, tan female pup.  Cocó was brought to the shelter by an elderly woman in ill health, who lives in Colonia Jacarandas.  She was not able to feed and care for Cocó, so surrendered her to the shelter.  Cocó is a little

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Pet of the Week – Scrappy

Pet of the Week – Scrappy

Meet Scrappy Scrappy is a male Chihuahua-mix pup – approximately two years old.  He was brought to the shelter by a young woman who gives yoga classes.  She found Scrappy near her car in Colonia El Toreo.  He was shaking and frightened.  The woman has two big dogs at home, so decided to bring Scrappy

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Pet of the Week – Vainilla (Vanilla)

Pet of the Week – Vainilla (Vanilla)

Meet Vainilla (Vanilla) Vainilla was left outside the shelter in a box.  She is a wheat-colored, terrier mix – about a year old.  When she arrived at the shelter, Vainilla had an open wound on the right side of her head and her ear was full of dried blood.  She was loaded with ticks.  Vainilla

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Pet of the Week – Chilly Willy – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Chilly Willy – Adopted!

Meet Chilly Willy Chilly Willy is a smallish, Chihuahua mix – approximately three to five years of age.  He was rescued from the streets of Colonia Bugambilias by a long-term supporter of the animal shelter.  The woman who rescued Chilly Willy could not get close to him at first, although she put out food and

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Pet of the Week – Pekin – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Pekin – Adopted!

Meet Pekin Pekin is a one and a half year old, white male of medium size.  He was tethered outside the shelter before opening hours by two men on a motorcycle.  Pekin is in apparent good health.  He has been given anti-parasitic medicine.  Pekin will be neutered within the next couple of weeks.  He has

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Pet of the Week – Lola

Pet of the Week – Lola

Meet Lola This has been a rough week for the street animals of Mazatlán.  Lola was brought to the shelter by a concerned woman living in Colonia Flores Magón.  Lola had visited this woman’s house for several days.  Then Lola disappeared for 5 days.  When she returned again, Lola had substantial damage to one hip

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Pet of the Week – Poly – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Poly – Adopted!

Meet Poly Poly is a black, one and a half year old female, mixed breed – perhaps with some water dog in her lineage.  She is medium sized.  Poly was found by a shop owner in Fracc. Hacienda del Seminario – about five kilometers from the shelter.  The shop owner had Poly spayed, posted her

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Pet of the Week – Lucky – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Lucky – Adopted!

Meet Lucky Lucky is an older, mixed- breed doggy, who lived on the streets in Fracc. Valle Dorado – very close to busy Highway 15.  The neighbors were annoyed when he came to their houses for food and water.  He was dirty and had many ticks and other parasites.  Luckily for Lucky, a kind woman

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Pet of the Week – Marley – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Marley – Adopted!

Meet Marley Marley is a two-year old male, Chihuahua – boxer mix, who was rescued from Colonia Bugambilias la Esperanza.  Marley lived on the street for a while.  Eventually he was brought into the home of a young woman, who recently had a baby.  Because someone in the house had allergies, Marley was surrendered to

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Pet of the Week – Tango and Cash – Both Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Tango and Cash – Both Adopted!

Meet Tango and Cash Tango and Cash are two mixed-breed male pups – about five months old.  These two were rescued on Avenida Ejército Mexicano – one of the busiest, multi-lane roads in Mazatlán.  The man who rescued them used his truck to shield the dogs from traffic on the highway until he was able

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Pet of the Week – Trisha – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Trisha – Adopted!

Meet Trisha Trisha is a small, female, Chihuahua-mix pup.  She is about a year old.  Trisha was rescued from a drainage ditch in Fracc. Pradera Dorada.  She has received deworming medicine and a round of vaccinations.  Trisha is very loving and enjoys being with the shelter staff and volunteers.  She prefers to be in the

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Pet of the Week – Tuttsy – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Tuttsy – Adopted!

Meet Tuttsy Tuttsy is a small, two-month old, mixed-breed, female pup.  A man in a nearby Colonia found Tuttsy on the street and brought her to the safety of the shelter.  Tuttsy has been dewormed and vaccinated.  She is very clean, sweet and calm.  Tuttsy enjoys being cuddled by people more than being with the

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Pet of the Week – Grandote (now Reynaldo) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Grandote (now Reynaldo) – Adopted!

Meet Grandote Grandote, which translates to “Big”, is a three-year old male Basset Hound.  He was found with his collar tied with a rope to a tree in the median of the street near the animal shelter.  Grandote has a quiet temperament and is very friendly and sociable with people and other pets.  He has been

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