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Pet of the Week – Dulce

Pet of the Week – Dulce

Meet Dulce Dulce translates to “Sweet” in English.  Our sweet Dulce was rescued from the side of the road in Urias – a poorer colonia on the road to the airport.  She had just been hit by a car.  Dulce was injured on a Sunday and it was difficult to find a veterinarian who could

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Pet of the Week – Cejas

Pet of the Week – Cejas

Meet Cejas Cejas in Spanish translates to “Eyebrows”, which is a perfect name for this female doggy.  She is a beautiful black, white and tan pup – about 6 months old.  Cejas was brought to the shelter by a man who said he could not keep her any longer.  He would not give his name

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Pet of the Week – Sofi – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Sofi – Adopted!

Meet Sofi Sofi is a pretty tan, female doggy with big brown eyes.  She is medium-sized and about two years old.  She was brought to the shelter from Fracc. Lomas de Mazatlan.  Her owner could no longer care for her.  Sofi is in good health.  She does not require a special diet or any medication. 

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Pet of the Week – Lucky

Pet of the Week – Lucky

Meet Lucky Lucky is a 7 year-old, male, Chihuahua-mix doggy with a lot of personality – once he gets to know you.  Lucky was surrendered to the shelter along with a second dog.  Their former owner was elderly and could not care for them.  When this man moved, the dogs were turned out into the

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Pet of the Week – Sombra

Pet of the Week – Sombra

Meet Sombra It has been a long time since we have seen a skin infection as severe as Sombra presented.  Sombra, which translates to “Shadow”, is a female, black lab mix doggy – about a year and a half old.  She was found in Urias – a poor colonia outside of Mazatlán on the way

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Pets of the Week – Drac and Elvis – Adopted!

Pets of the Week – Drac and Elvis – Adopted!

Meet Drac and Elvis Drac and Elvis are a mismatched pair if ever there was one.  These two pups were found together wandering on the beach without collars, leashes or people walking with them.  A young woman saw the lost or abandoned dogs and brought them to the safety of the shelter. Drac is a

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Pet of the Week – Lia

Pet of the Week – Lia

Meet Lia Lia is a lovely, female doggy, who has some Golden Retriever in her lineage.  She is about two years old and of medium size.  Lia was found under a car in Colonia Jaripillo – giving birth to a litter of FIVE puppies outside in the cold morning air.  Eduardo, the owner of the

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Pet of the Week – Chata – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Chata – Adopted!

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 – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Chiquita – Adopted!

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 – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Noa – Adopted!

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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