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Pet of the Week – Wapo

Pet of the Week – Wapo

Meet Wapo Wapo was found near Taqueria San Pablo on Avenida Rafael Buelna – one of the busiest streets in Mazatlán.  Ana, the woman who brought Wapo to the shelter, was told that he had been wandering the street – hungry and dehydrated – for several days before his rescue.  Wapo is a male, poodle

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Pet of the Week – Hachiko

Pet of the Week – Hachiko

Meet Hachiko Hachiko is a 1920’s Japanese dog of legend, who devotedly waited every day for more than nine years at a train station in Tokyo for his deceased master to return from work.  Our own Hachiko may prove to be just as loyal.  Hachiko is a medium to large sized, mixed-breed dog about a

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Pet of the Week – Brandy (Adopted!) and Bigotes

Pet of the Week – Brandy (Adopted!) and Bigotes

Meet Brandy and Bigotes Brandy and Bigotes (Whiskers) are two white beauties that were found in a flower bed at a Pemex station and brought to the shelter.  They were both dirty, extremely malnourished and dehydrated.  Both these doggies are responding well to the care they are receiving at the shelter.  They have had baths. 

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Pet of the Week – Muñeca (Doll)

Pet of the Week – Muñeca (Doll)

Meet Muñeca Muñeca, which translates to Doll, describes the sunny disposition of this doggy.  Muñeca is a medium-sized, golden colored, female, mixed breed, – approximately 3 years old.  Muñeca was surrendered to the shelter by a man from Colonia Lomas de Mazatlán, who rescued her when she was a puppy.  This man is in a

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Pet of the Week – Rosy

Pet of the Week – Rosy

Meet Rosy Rosy is a medium-sized, tan, female, mixed breed dog – approximately 2 years old.  For about a year, Rosy lived near the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa close to the aquarium.  A female teacher at the school fed and took care of Rosy and even paid to have her spayed.  When another teacher complained

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Pet of the Week – Pili and Puppies (Puppies Adopted)!

Pet of the Week – Pili and Puppies (Puppies Adopted)!

Meet Pili and Puppies Pili is a black and white, female, mixed breed mama dog – about 4 – 6 years old.  Pili and her two puppies were brought to the shelter by a woman living in Fracc. Sábalo Country.  The puppies have their eyes open and are using their legs to scoot around their

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Pet of the Week – Boby

Pet of the Week – Boby

Meet Boby Boby is a male, boxer mix – about 6 years old.  He was brought to the shelter by a man who found him living on the street in Colonia Benito Juárez.  Boby is a little thin and has a cut on his front leg, which is being successfully treated.  Boby is a bit

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Pet of the Week – Wally – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Wally – Adopted!

Meet Wally Wally is a medium-sized, male, mixed breed, blond pup with a friendly personality.  He is about 10 months old.  Wally was abandoned by his student-owner, who left to go off to school.  A neighbor in Fracc. Las Mañanitas saw that Wally had been deserted and brought him to the shelter.  Wally is in good

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Pet of the Week – Puka

Pet of the Week – Puka

Meet Puka Puka is a medium-sized, female, mixed breed, brown and white doggy with a loving personality.  She is about 2 years old.  Puka was brought to the shelter from Fracc. Jacarandas by a store owner, who already has six, adopted street dogs in his home.  This man was feeding Puka outside his store, but

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Pet of the Week – Boston (now Lucky) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Boston (now Lucky) – Adopted!

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 (now Jerry) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Scrappy (now Jerry) – Adopted!

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) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Vainilla (Vanilla) – Adopted!

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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