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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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Pet of the Week – Chato – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Chato – Adopted!

Meet Chato Chato is another male, boxer-mix, with a handsome brindle coat.  He is about 2 years old.  Chato is a term of endearment for someone with a flat / stubbed nose, which really describes this pup.  Chato was found wandering on the road out by the airport and was brought to the shelter.  He

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Pet of the Week – Boby – Revisited – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Boby – Revisited – Adopted!

Meet Boby – Again! Our dear Boby is back at the shelter.  Boby first came to the shelter in late December 2017.  He is a large, male, boxer-mix – about 5 to 6 years old.  Boby was initially found living on the street in Colonia Benito Juárez.  He was a little thin and had a

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Pet of the Week – Pinto – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Pinto – Adopted!

Meet Pinto Pinto is a handsome, medium-sized, male, white and black, mixed-breed doggy.  We estimate that he is 1 to 2 years old.  Pinto was brought to the shelter by a rescue worker who visits the shelter regularly.  He was found on the street in Colonia Francisco Alarcón – just east of the Senderon shopping

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Pet of the Week – Tomasa – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Tomasa – Adopted!

Meet Tomasa Tomasa is a medium-sized, female, black and white lab-mix doggy.  She is about two years old.  Like many of our animals, Tomasa was left tied outside the shelter door at some time during the night or early morning.  Nothing is known about her background.  She appears to be in good health – although

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Pet of the Week – Perlita – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Perlita – Adopted!

Meet Perlita Perlita is a small, tan, female Chihuahua doggy.  She was dropped off at the shelter by a family who originally came from the state of Mexico.  Since birth Perlita has had a small problem with her hind legs, but she is in good health.  She does not require any special diet or medication. 

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