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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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Pet of the Week – Bonita – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Bonita – Adopted!

Meet Bonita Bonita, which translates to “Pretty”, is a young, mixed breed, medium-sized, female pup.  She is light tan and white in color.  Bonita has expressive eyes and ears that are alert to her surroundings.  Bonita was rescued from Colonia Burócrata by a neighbor of her former owners.  The owners separated and left Bonita alone

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Pet of the Week – Pinto

Pet of the Week – Pinto

Meet Pinto Pinto is a mixed-breed, black and white, male doggy.  He is approximately two and a half years old.  Pinto was rescued from Colonia Infonavit Jabalíes by a neighbor, who saw that Pinto was being mistreated by his owners.  At the shelter, Pinto is recovering from his physical and psychological injuries.  When he first

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Pet of the Week – Bonie – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Bonie – Adopted!

Meet Bonie Sweet Bonie had the Life from Hell before she was rescued and brought to the shelter.  Bonie is a female black and tan pup about six months old.  Her former owners kept her tied up so tightly with a rope that it gouged and burned a deep, raw gash in her neck.  Bonie

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Pet of the Week – Archibaldo – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Archibaldo – Adopted!

Meet Archibaldo Archibaldo – Archi for short – is a medium-sized, black, male, Schnauzer-mix doggy.  He is about nine months old.  Archi was rescued from Fracc. Villa Verde by a concerned woman who stepped in to help.  Her neighbors wanted to POISON Archi because he was full of ticks and fleas.  He could not see

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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 – Laica (formerly Chapis) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Laica (formerly Chapis) – Adopted!

   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 – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Mimi – Adopted!

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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