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Pet of the Week – Chilly Willy

Pet of the Week – Chilly Willy

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

Pet of the Week – Pekin

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

Pet of the Week – Poly

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

Pet of the Week – Lucky

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

Pet of the Week – Marley

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

Pet of the Week – Tango and Cash

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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Pet of the Week – Bambú – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Bambú – Adopted!

Bambú is a male puppy – about five months old.  He was returned to the shelter by a man who adopted Bambú for his young daughter.  His daughter no longer lives in the household, so Bambú was returned to the shelter.  When Bambú was returned he had many ticks and was very thin.  He was

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Pet of the Week – Gucci

Pet of the Week – Gucci

Meet Gucci Gucci was EXTREMELY overheated, dehydrated and malnourished when our shelter manager, Mariell, found her outside the OXXO convenience store close to the shelter.  She was almost unable to walk – taking assisted sideward steps in order to make it into the shelter.  Gucci was put on IV fluids and given a carefully monitored

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Pet of the Week – Manchitas – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Manchitas – Adopted!

Meet Manchitas What an adorable face!!  Manchitas is a small, three-month old, female Chihuahua-mix puppy.  She was brought to the shelter by folks who also own Manchitas’ parents.  These people have committed to having both their adult male and female dogs sterilized – so no more puppies – a case of better late than never.

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Pet of the Week – Baby – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Baby – Adopted!

Meet Baby Baby was found on the beach north of town by a long-term supporter of the animal shelter.  Baby had been wandering for days in a trailer park with no food or water.  She looked starved – all skin and bones.  There was evidence that Baby may have had puppies, but none were found

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Pet of the Week – Nacho – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Nacho – Adopted!

Meet Nacho Nacho was brought to the shelter by two students who attend classes at the school just north of Amigos de los Animales.  Nacho wandered around the school grounds for a couple of days.  Some evil students were attacking and kicking him, so the two caring students brought him to the safety of the

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