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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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Pet of the Week – Manchas – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Manchas – Adopted!

Meet Manchas (Translates to Stains) Manchas, which translates to Stains, is a handsome mixed-breed doggy – about three years old.  He is white with large tan patches and black speckles on his legs.  Manchas was abandoned by some workers at a construction site in Fracc. Real del Valle.  A nearby resident gave Manchas a temporary

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Pet of the Week – Belén – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Belén – Adopted!

Meet Belén Belén is a beautiful, black and white, female, lab-mix doggy.  Not much is known about her prior living situation. She is medium-sized and about a year old.  Belén was quite thin when she arrived at the shelter.  Her coat was dirty.  But Belén cleaned up very nicely and is a pretty girl.  She

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Pet of the Week – Molly – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Molly – Adopted!

Meet Molly Molly is a medium-sized female, black lab-mix – about six months old.  As is true of many of the animals that come to the shelter, Molly was found by an employee coming to work one morning – tied to a shelter window grate.  Molly has parasites and many ticks, which are being treated

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Pet of the Week – Frida – Returned to Owners

Pet of the Week – Frida – Returned to Owners

Meet Frida Frida is a female, black lab-mix dog brought to the shelter from Colonia El Venadillo.  Frida is approximately 8 years old.  She arrived at the shelter with one male puppy, Cachito, who is about two months old.  Frida has a form of cancer known as canine transmissible venereal tumor.  This is a condition

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Pet of the Week – Peper – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Peper – Adopted!

Meet Peper Peper is a PREGNANT female, lab-mix dog brought to the shelter from Stone Island by one of our dedicated volunteers, Marie.  There is no way of knowing how many puppies Peper will deliver or how many litters she has had in the past.  But this will be her last litter of pups.  After

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Pet of the Week – Wapo – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Wapo – Adopted!

Meet Wapo Wapo was found near Taqueria San Pablo on Avenida Rafael Buelna – one of the busiest streets in Mazatlán.  Ana, the woman who brought Wapo to the shelter, was told that he had been wandering the street – hungry and dehydrated – for several days before his rescue.  Wapo is a male, poodle

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Pet of the Week – Hachiko – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Hachiko – Adopted!

Meet Hachiko Hachiko is a 1920’s Japanese dog of legend, who devotedly waited every day for more than nine years at a train station in Tokyo for his deceased master to return from work.  Our own Hachiko may prove to be just as loyal.  Hachiko is a medium to large sized, mixed-breed dog about a

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Pet of the Week – Brandy and Bigotes – Both Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Brandy and Bigotes – Both Adopted!

Meet Brandy and Bigotes Brandy and Bigotes (Whiskers) are two white beauties that were found in a flower bed at a Pemex station and brought to the shelter.  They were both dirty, extremely malnourished and dehydrated.  Both these doggies are responding well to the care they are receiving at the shelter.  They have had baths. 

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Pet of the Week – Muñeca (Doll) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Muñeca (Doll) – Adopted!

Meet Muñeca Muñeca, which translates to Doll, describes the sunny disposition of this doggy.  Muñeca is a medium-sized, golden colored, female, mixed breed, – approximately 3 years old.  Muñeca was surrendered to the shelter by a man from Colonia Lomas de Mazatlán, who rescued her when she was a puppy.  This man is in a

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Pet of the Week – Rosy – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Rosy – Adopted!

Meet Rosy Rosy is a medium-sized, tan, female, mixed breed dog – approximately 2 years old.  For about a year, Rosy lived near the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa close to the aquarium.  A female teacher at the school fed and took care of Rosy and even paid to have her spayed.  When another teacher complained

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