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Pet of the Week – Papirrin – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Papirrin – Adopted!

Meet Papirrin Papirrin is a male, black and white, Chihuahua-mix, doggy – approximately three years old.  Two months ago, Papirrin – along with FOUR Pitbull-mix dogs – was rescued from an elderly woman in Fovissste Playa Sur.  All five of these dogs were dirty and emaciated.  It was obvious that one of the females in

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Pet of the Week – Nacho – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Nacho – Adopted!

Meet Nacho Nacho is another pup that was abandoned at the front door of the animal shelter.  We know nothing about his background or history.  Nacho is a small, tan-colored doggy of mixed breed.  He is about a year old.  When he arrived, he was full of ticks and fleas, which have been treated.  He

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Pet of the Week – Zeus – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Zeus – Adopted!

Meet Zeus This week’s highlighted doggy is Zeus – the most emaciated and forlorn pup that has been surrendered to the shelter in a long time.  In Greek mythology, Zeus was the Olympian god of the sky and the thunder, the king of all other gods and men.  We hope that with his new name,

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Pet of the Week – Chapis

Pet of the Week – Chapis

   Meet Chapis This week Chapis is our featured pet.  Chapis is a sturdy, medium-sized female, with some pit bull in her lineage.  She is approximately three years-old.  Chapis was found one morning by a staff member, tied to a tree in front of the shelter.  She was very sick when she arrived.  She was bleeding

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Pet of the Week – Mimi

Pet of the Week – Mimi

Meet Mimi This week we feature Mimi – a medium-sized, black and white, lab-mix female – approximately five years of age.  Mimi was found on the streets of Colonia Francisco Villa – the same colonia where the animal shelter is located.  She has spent her whole life on the streets – never having a roof

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Pet of the Week – Kenia – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Kenia – Adopted!

Meet Kenia (Kenya) Kenia is a light-brown and white, female, pit bull mix with a sweet face.  She is about 5 years old.  Kenia was rescued a few weeks ago along with three other pit bull doggies and a Chihuahua.  These dogs were all living in squalor with a 72 year-old woman in Fovissste Playa

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Pet of the Week – Coffee – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Coffee – Adopted!

Meet Coffee Coffee is a female, brown, tan and white-colored doggy of mixed heritage.  She is about a year and a half old.  Coffee and her sister Aria were rescued from the streets of Colonia Salvador Allende by a concerned woman, who saw these two pups being severely mistreated by her neighbors.  When Coffee arrived

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Pet of the Week – Solovino – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Solovino – Adopted!

Meet Solovino Solovino is a common name given to street dogs in Mexico that follow someone up to their house hoping for a handout.  Our Solovino is a white and tan, male dog – approximately ten months old.  He is a Jack Russell Terrier-mix with a very regal posture.  Solovino came into the shelter on

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Pet of the Week – Tasha – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Tasha – Adopted!

Meet Tasha Tasha is approximately two years old.  She is a mixed-breed, tan and black, spayed female of medium size.  Tasha was surrendered to the shelter, because her former owner went to another city to study and the young man’s mother did not want to care for Tasha.  Tasha arrived at the shelter quite forlorn

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Pet of the Week – Brittany – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Brittany – Adopted!

Meet Brittany Brittany is a four-month-old, female, mixed-breed doggy with floppy ears.  She has pretty black markings on her face.  Brittany and her SEVEN male littermates were found in a dumpster by an elderly couple, who heard the puppies crying.  The puppies arrived at the shelter very skinny, malnourished and sick.  With proper nutrition they

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Pet of the Week – Nala – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Nala – Adopted!

Meet Nala Nala is a female, mixed-breed, white doggy with black patches surrounding her eyes.  She is about two and a half years old.  Nala was found in Fracc. Los Mangos by a young woman who works at a juice and smoothies stand.  Nala had an injured leg and came by the store to find

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Pet of the Week – Luna – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Luna – Adopted!

Meet Luna Luna is a 2 year-old, pitch-black, female pup.  She was brought to the shelter by some girls who found her wandering around on Stone Island (Isla de la Piedra).  Luna appears to be in good health, but has a crimp near the tip of her tail from some prior injury.   Luna is a

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Pet of the Week – Ivi – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Ivi – Adopted!

Meet Ivi This week we have chosen to highlight Ivi – a two year-old, female, Mexican brown dog of no distinctive breed – a perfect family pet.  Ivi was abandoned outside the shelter so nothing is known about her past.  She appears to be in good health.  Ivi has a caring and affectionate personality.  She

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Pet of the Week – Cloeh – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Cloeh – Adopted!

Meet Cloeh Cloeh (Chloe, for us English-speakers) is a female Chihuahua – approximately five years old.  She was brought to the shelter by a volunteer who has also rescued puppies in the past.  Cloeh was found tied to a post in a grassy area near a bridge in Mazatlán – totally abandoned.  Cloeh is in

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Pet of the Week – Nene – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Nene – Adopted!

Meet Nene In many Spanish speaking countries, “nene” (for males) and “nena” (for females) is a term of endearment among family members, friends and sweethearts, and has the same meaning as “honey”, “babe” or “sweetie”.  This week we highlight our own Nene, who is a four-month-old, white and tan mixed-breed pup.  Nene was brought to

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