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Pet of the Week – Coyote

Pet of the Week – Coyote

Meet Coyote Coyote is another dog that was abandoned at the shelter door with no owner or explanation or background information.  He is a medium-sized brown doggy with some black highlights in his coat.  Coyote has had an injury and may have been hit by a car.  It is necessary to x-ray the injured leg

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Pet of the Week – Suave

Pet of the Week – Suave

Meet Suave Suave, which translates to “Soft”, is another doggy that was abandoned – tied up outside the shelter – left alone with a glass of water to drink. He is a medium-sized, male, terrier-mix pup – about a year and a half old.  Suave is in good health and was already neutered when he

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Pet of the Week – Catrina

Pet of the Week – Catrina

    Meet Catrina Catrina is a mixed-breed, female doggy – approximately 2 years old.  She is black with pretty white markings.  Like many of the animals that come to the shelter, Catrina was left outside, tied up – abandoned at some time when the shelter was closed.  Nothing is known about her background.  Catrina is very

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Pet of the Week – Firulais – Abused, Rescued, Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Firulais – Abused, Rescued, Adopted!

Meet Firulais – Abused, Rescued, Adopted! Every day we are reminded of the power of social media – the good and the bad.  This story of the power of social media has a happy ending. Firulais, a two-year-old, medium-sized, male, mixed-breed doggy is at the center of this story.  Firulais was first seen wandering near

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Pet of the Week – Rambo

Pet of the Week – Rambo

Meet Rambo Sylvester Stallone, playing every day-superhero John Rambo, recently released the fifth movie in his lucrative franchise, Rambo: Last Blood.  In this movie, Rambo travels to Mexico to save his adopted daughter, who has been kidnapped by a Mexican cartel and forced into prostitution.  The latest movie opened last month to mixed reviews.  But

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Pet of the Week – Nube

Pet of the Week – Nube

Meet Nube Nube, which translates to “Cloud”, is a nursing mama-doggy that was left at the shelter door along with her NINE puppies. One of the puppies did not survive.  Nube is now caring for eight little ones.  Because Nube was abandoned, there is no information about her background.  She is medium-sized and approximately a year

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Pet of the Week – Astro – Returned to Owner

Pet of the Week – Astro – Returned to Owner

Meet Astro Astro is a good-natured, brown and white, male doggy from mixed ancestry.  He has a very large scar along his back from a wound he suffered at some time in his past.  Astro is medium-sized and about two years old.  He was brought to the shelter by a local woman who found him

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Pet of the Week – Dandy – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Dandy – Adopted!

      Meet Dandy Dandy is a sweet, tan and white, male, terrier-mix doggy – about two years old.  He was rescued from Colonia Sánchez Celis after his previous owner died.  A few days later a man and his children went to remove the possessions from the house of the deceased.  They said they didn’t

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Pet of the Week – Amazona

Pet of the Week – Amazona

Meet Amazona Amazona was abandoned in the courtyard of a home in Fraccionamiento Pradera Dorada.  A young neighbor called to say that the dog was homeless.  He then rescued Amazona from the yard of the house and brought her to the shelter. Amazona is a tan, medium-sized, mixed-breed, female pup about 8 months old.  She

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Pet of the Week – Pulguita – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Pulguita – Adopted!

Meet Pulguita Pulguita translates to “Little Flea” which is the perfect name for this itty, bitty, black, female Chihuahua pup.  Pulguita was rescued by a man who was riding his bicycle in Colonia Sánchez Celis near Avenida Rafael Buelna.  This was after an extremely heavy rain.  He found Pulguita in a puddle of water, completely

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Pet of the Week – Vodka – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Vodka – Adopted!

Meet Vodka Vodka is a medium-sized, tan and black, male doggy – approximately five months old.  He is a mixed-breed terrier.  Vodka and his three little brothers were rescued near Home Depot.  Some irresponsible person threw out a cardboard box containing the four puppies.  A young man on his bicycle saw that the four puppies

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Pet of the Week – Paloma

Pet of the Week – Paloma

Meet Paloma Paloma translates to Dove.  Our Paloma is a medium-sized, one-year old, female doggy with some Golden Labrador in her family tree.  Paloma was rescued in the Golden Zone by an American woman.  It took FIVE DAYS of coaxing to convince Paloma that it was nicer to live indoors rather than on the streets. 

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Pet of the Week – Mole – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Mole – Adopted!

Meet Mole Mole is a female, medium-sized, brown doggy with black highlights in her fur.  She has beautifully-expressive brown eyes.  She is of mixed lineage.  Mole is one of four puppies born to Siri about 5 months ago.  Siri was found tied to the front door of the shelter one morning.  A few days after

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Pet of the Week – Laika – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Laika – Adopted!

Meet Laika Laika is a medium-sized, black, female, Labrador-mix pup.  She is about 10 months old.  Laika was rescued by the Bernal family in Villa Union – a small town outside of Mazatlán on the way to the airport.  This caring family rescued Laika from the street.  They fed her and gave her shelter.  As

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Pet of the Week – Cloe – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Cloe – Adopted!

Meet Cloe      Cloe is a small-sized, white, female, terrier-mix doggy.  She is approximately five months old – still just a puppy.  Cloe was surrendered to the shelter by her elderly owner.  Her former owner had no family to help her and was no longer able to care for Cloe.  When Cloe first arrived at

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