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Pet of the Week – Chata

Pet of the Week – Chata

Meet Chata Chata is a beautiful, female boxer doggy – about a year and a half old.  Before coming to the shelter, Chata was living in poor conditions in Colonia Hacienda Victoria.  A concerned neighbor called the shelter to say that Chata was always on the street.  She often went days without any food.  The

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Pet of the Week – Chiquita

Pet of the Week – Chiquita

Meet Chiquita Chiquita is a five-year-old, female, Chihuahua-mix doggy.  She is small, light tan in color, with beautiful, expressive brown eyes.  Chiquita lived with a family that included a son.  The son suffers from asthma.  Because of this health problem, his mother surrendered Chiquita and the family cat to the animal shelter. Chiquita is very

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Pet of the Week – Noa

Pet of the Week – Noa

Meet Noa Noa is a two-year-old, male, terrier-mix doggy.  He is medium-sized and has a handsome, chocolate-brown, wiry coat. Noa was a family pet until recently.  The people taking care of him were no longer able to do so and surrendered him to the shelter.  Noa is in good health.  He does not require a

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Pet of the Week – Heidi – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Heidi – Adopted!

Meet Heidi Heidi is a three-year-old, female, dachshund-mix doggy.  She is medium-sized and has a pretty brown coat. Heidi was found abandoned in front of the Mazatlán International Center – the huge convention center building close to the Galerias Mazatlán mall north of town.  The previous owner abandoned Heidi in this remote area on a

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Pet of the Week – Rosco – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Rosco – Adopted!

Meet Rosco Rosco is a seven-year-old, male Bassett Hound – a breed we rarely see at the shelter.  Rosco was surrendered to the shelter by his owner – an elderly man, who was no long able to care for him properly.  Rosco is medium-sized.  He has a very calm personality and likes to play.  Rosco

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Pets of the Week – Canela and Wero – Both Adopted!

Pets of the Week – Canela and Wero – Both Adopted!

Meet Canela and Wero  Canela (Cinnamon in English) is a medium-sized, wire-haired, light-cinnamon-colored, female doggy about a year old.  Wero is a smaller, short-haired, white male doggy about 18 months old.  Both Canela and Wero were brought to the shelter by their previous owner, who lived in Colonia Prados del Sol.  This man said that

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Pet of the Week – Zuki – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Zuki – Adopted!

Meet Zuki Zuki is a tan, Chihuahua-mix female, approximately a year and a half old.  She was surrendered to the shelter by her owner – along with her litter of puppies.  The woman, who lives in Colonia Dorados de Villa, said she did not have enough money to pay for feeding Zuki and the little

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Pet of the Week – The Pits

Pet of the Week – The Pits

Meet the Pits Currently we have four pit bull mix doggies at the shelter.  Laica (formerly known as Chapis) has been at the shelter for the longest amount of time.  Three months ago she was found tied to a tree in front of the shelter.  She was very sick.  She was bleeding a lot from

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Pet of the Week – Kiara – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Kiara – Adopted!

Meet Kiara Kiara is a medium-sized, black, brown and white, female pup approximately 10 months old.  She was rescued from Colonia Urias where she was living on the street.  One neighbor fed her scraps of food but Kiara had no shelter for sleeping.  Another neighbor took her into her home and found that Kiara had

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Pet of the Week – Biela – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Biela – Adopted!

Meet Biela Biela is a shy, white, medium-sized, female pup about a year old.  She was found in the Fracc. El Cid neighborhood a few days before Christmas.  The employees at the parking lot kept Biela with them for two weeks to see if anyone claimed the dog.  When no one stepped forward, one of

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Pet of the Week – Wera

Pet of the Week – Wera

Meet Wera Wera is our first featured pet of 2019.  She was a street dog in Fracc. San Fernando and had at least one litter of puppies.  Some of the neighbors helped by feeding her.  Some of the neighbors were upset because there were so many dogs on the street.  One neighbor found homes for

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Pet of the Week – Cats, Cats, Cats!!

Pet of the Week – Cats, Cats, Cats!!

Meet Our Cats – Cats, Cats and More Cats Let’s close out 2018 by featuring our rescued cats.  At this time we have MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED cats in residence at the animal shelter – a much larger population than is optimal.  Our cats come in all colors – black, white, tabbies, calicos – cats

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Pet of the Week – Chiquitín – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Chiquitín – Adopted!

Meet Chiquitín Chiquitín translates to “Tiny” and this little Chihuahua is just that – a tiny, pint-sized doggy.  Chiquitín is male and about a year old.  He was brought to the shelter by a woman who found him running down Avenida Bicentenario Juarez – the VERY busy street in Colonia Francisco Villa where the animal

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Pet of the Week – Toño – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Toño – Adopted!

Meet Toño Toño is a male, medium-sized, mixed breed pup – approximately two years old.  He was abandoned at the front door of the shelter along with two other dogs.  All the dogs were malnourished and dehydrated.   Toño has made a remarkable recovery during his time at the shelter.  He has a healthy appetite.  Toño

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Pet of the Week – Bombo – Deceased

Pet of the Week – Bombo – Deceased

Meet Bombo Look at that face and those eyes!!  What a handsome boy!!  Bombo is a white, male, boxer-mix doggy – approximately three years old.  The Federal police found Bombo in Colonia Gabriel Leyva.  He had been hit by a car.  The police brought Bombo to the shelter.  He was examined and it was decided

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