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Pet of the Week – Blue – Revisited – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Blue – Revisited – Adopted!

Revisiting Blue – A Failed Adoption Late last month we were very excited when Blue was adopted, but less than a week later the woman who adopted Blue brought her back to the shelter.  The reason given was that Blue was alone in the house when someone broke in to steal.  The neighbors told the

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Pet of the Week – Maya – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Maya – Adopted!

Meet Maya   Maya is a recent drop-off at the animal shelter.  She was found on the street by a friend of one of our volunteers.  This woman posted notices about Maya on Facebook, but received no responses.  She already had one dog at home.  Maya and the other pet were not compatible, so she brought

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Pet of the Week – Tomy – Returned to Owners

Meet Tomy Tomy is a handsome pit bull mix – approximately 7 to 9 months old – who does not fit the stereotype for this breed.  Tomy is not aggressive towards people or other dogs and just loves to be petted.  Not much is known about his history.  Tomy was brought to the shelter by

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Pet of the Week – Jacki – Adopted!

Meet Jacki – HOWEVER please note that she was adopted within a day of this post! Well done! Jacki is feeling a little sore now, because she is recovering from her sterilization operation from late last week.  This beautiful girl, with a black and brown brindle coat, came to the shelter on her own a

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Pet of the Week – Laura – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Laura – Adopted!

Meet Laura Laura is a recent addition at Amigos de los Animales.  A fisherman brought her to the shelter last week.  She was transported in a cooler.  The man who dropped Laura at the door said he found her.  But unlike many of our other rescued animals, Laura is healthy, well fed and at a

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Pet of the Week – Pily – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Pily – Adopted!

Meet Pily Pily has a new coiffure and is looking extra special for the holidays.  She is a nine-month old, white pup with a sweet temperament.  Pily has been at the shelter for about six weeks.  She was a street dog, fed scraps of food by a poor family who could not afford to pay

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Pet of the Week – Adorable Puppies! – All Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Adorable Puppies! – All Adopted!

Meet Our Puppies We recently lost a litter of four puppies at the shelter.  The babies were taken from their mother when they were less than a week old and left in a box outside the door one cold morning before anyone was at work.  The staff and vet were unable to save them.  When

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Pet of the Week – Rosa (Pink) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Rosa (Pink) – Adopted!

  Meet Rosa (Pink) Rosa is a light brown and white, nine-month-old beauty.  She is very timid, but is coming out of her shell as she spends more time at the shelter and feels safer in her environment.  Rosa came to the shelter about five weeks ago with her sister, Mostaza.  They were found tied

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Pet of the Week – Mostaza – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Mostaza – Adopted!

Meet Mostaza (Mustard) Mostaza is a friendly, honey-mustard-colored pup, who smiles when she is happy – which is most of the time.  About a month ago, Mostaza and her sister, Rosa, were found tied up to the front door of the shelter.  Not much is known about her background.  She is approximately 7 to 8

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Pet of the Week – Chabela – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Chabela – Adopted!

Meet Chabela Chabela is a lively, black and tan, female doggy – approximately 7 to 8 months old.  Chabela was found tied up in an abandoned house being used for less-than-legal activities.  Someone started a fire in the house.  When the bomberos (firefighters) responded to the call for help, they found Chabela.  One bombero wanted

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Pet of the Week – Porfiria – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Porfiria – Adopted!

Meet Porfiria Porfiria is a small, black and tan spitfire with a very happy disposition.  About eight months ago, Porfiria and her seven littermates were found in a box left outside the front door of the animal shelter.  The puppies were less than a week old.  Their mother was nowhere to be seen.  Chava, a

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Pet of the Week – Molly – Adopted!!

Pet of the Week – Molly – Adopted!!

Meet Molly Molly is a beautiful girl with a lovely black, wiry coat and big brown eyes.  Molly’s story illustrates again, the challenges faced every day by Mazatlán’s street animals.  Molly lived in a neighborhood not far from Amigos de los Animales.  In late summer, Molly’s owner died.  When the deceased’s family came to clean

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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 Raise your hand if you have ever watched a video of cute cats or kittens.  We love cats.  We ADORE kittens.  At Amigos de los Animales, we have cats, cats and MORE CATS.  Today we have EIGHTY-SIX cats in residence.  Yes – 86!!! Meet Motito (Little

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Pet of the Week – Bruno – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Bruno – Adopted!

Meet Bruno Bruno has a sad history – like many of the street animals that come to Amigos de los Animales.  He was found crying outside a building on the university campus behind Home Depot.  Concerned students, Athena and Ashley, brought Bruno to the shelter.  He was dehydrated, malnourished, had irritating skin conditions and a

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Pet of the Week – Blue – Returned to Shelter – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Blue – Returned to Shelter – Adopted!

Meet Blue Say hello to beautiful Blue.  Blue brought herself to Amigos de los Animales last December.  She came to the door and wandered in all on her own.  Blue was dehydrated and malnourished when she arrived.  She was missing patches of hair on her right side where someone had thrown oil or acid on her. 

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