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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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Pet of the Week – Grey – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Grey – Adopted!

Meet Grey Grey is a gray and tan, medium-sized, terrier-mix dog.  He is about two years old.  When Grey was found in Colonia Villa Galaxia, he had been run over by a car.  A rescue worker brought him to the shelter.  Grey is cheerful, playful and affectionate.  He is in good health and his leg

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Pet of the Week – Vainilla – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Vainilla – Adopted!

Meet Vainilla Vainilla is the color of vanilla-bean ice cream and has a wonderful smile.  She is one to two years old.  Vainilla was rescued by an older man from the streets of Colonia Villa Galaxia.  He kept Vainilla at his home for some time, but because of health problems, he decided to surrender her

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Pet of the Week – Canelo – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Canelo – Adopted!

Meet Canelo True to his name, handsome Canelo is a tan and cinnamon-colored Rottweiler-mix dog.  Canelo – which translates to cinnamon – is about three years old.   He was brought to the animal shelter by an American, who found Canelo in Colonia Francisco Villa, very close to the shelter.  Canelo is playful.  He has a

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Pet of the Week – Niko – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Niko – Adopted!

Meet Niko Handsome Niko is a pewter gray, poodle-mix, male pup – about eleven months old.  Niko was rescued from Colonia Las Mañanitas by a woman who saw some people kicking the dog.  She took Niko to a veterinarian and then brought him back to her home.  This kind woman planned to keep Niko, but

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Pet of the Week – Puppies Galore!!

Pet of the Week – Puppies Galore!!

Meet Our Puppies Unfortunately, springtime often means an overabundance of puppies and kittens at the shelter – especially is this city where owners do not have the resources or interest in sterilizing their pets.  The root of the problem comes from people’s indifference, apathy and ignorance towards their own pets and towards the street animals

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Pet of the Week – Frijol – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Frijol – Adopted!

Meet Frijol (Bean) Frijol is a male, blond, poodle-ish mix pup about a year old.  He was surrendered to the shelter by his owner a few weeks ago – no real reason given as to why.  Frijol arrived at the shelter in poor condition.  His coat was very long, matted and dirty.  He was very

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Pet of the Week – Kira – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Kira – Adopted!

Meet Kira Kira is a pretty blond doggy recently rescued from an abusive home in Colonia Las Misiones.  She arrived at the shelter malnourished and loaded with ticks.  Kira is a mixed-breed female – approximately two years old.  Initially Kira is shy and has a difficult time trusting strangers.  Once she knows a person and

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Pet of the Week – Cats, Cats, Cats

Pet of the Week – Cats, Cats, Cats

Meet Our Cats, Cats, Cats Our rescue cats often take a back seat to the dogs at the shelter – although we have W-A-Y more cats and kittens than dogs.  Some animal shelters and rescue organizations have the luxury of a protected outdoor space for their cat population.  One animal shelter located in the northeastern

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Pet of the Week – Oso – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Oso – Adopted!

Meet Oso Oso, which translates to “Bear”, is a male, poodle-mix with a soft, white coat.  He is about a year and a half old.  Oso lived with a family in Lomas de Mazatlán until his owner surrendered him to the shelter.  Oso is in good health.  He is a very loving dog – fun

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Pet of the Week – Charlie – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Charlie – Adopted!

Meet Charlie Charlie is a male, lab-mix – with a black wiry coat and white markings.  He is about a year and a half old.  Charlie was surrendered to the shelter by his owner – a man who travels much of the time and who had little time to spend with Charlie.  Charlie is very

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