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Pet of the Week – Trisha – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Trisha – Adopted!

Meet Trisha Trisha is a small, female, Chihuahua-mix pup.  She is about a year old.  Trisha was rescued from a drainage ditch in Fracc. Pradera Dorada.  She has received deworming medicine and a round of vaccinations.  Trisha is very loving and enjoys being with the shelter staff and volunteers.  She prefers to be in the

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Pet of the Week – Tuttsy – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Tuttsy – Adopted!

Meet Tuttsy Tuttsy is a small, two-month old, mixed-breed, female pup.  A man in a nearby Colonia found Tuttsy on the street and brought her to the safety of the shelter.  Tuttsy has been dewormed and vaccinated.  She is very clean, sweet and calm.  Tuttsy enjoys being cuddled by people more than being with the

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Pet of the Week – Grandote (now Reynaldo) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Grandote (now Reynaldo) – Adopted!

Meet Grandote Grandote, which translates to “Big”, is a three-year old male Basset Hound.  He was found with his collar tied with a rope to a tree in the median of the street near the animal shelter.  Grandote has a quiet temperament and is very friendly and sociable with people and other pets.  He has been

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Pet of the Week – Bambú – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Bambú – Adopted!

Bambú is a male puppy – about five months old.  He was returned to the shelter by a man who adopted Bambú for his young daughter.  His daughter no longer lives in the household, so Bambú was returned to the shelter.  When Bambú was returned he had many ticks and was very thin.  He was

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Pet of the Week – Gucci – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Gucci – Adopted!

Meet Gucci Gucci was EXTREMELY overheated, dehydrated and malnourished when our shelter manager, Mariell, found her outside the OXXO convenience store close to the shelter.  She was almost unable to walk – taking assisted sideward steps in order to make it into the shelter.  Gucci was put on IV fluids and given a carefully monitored

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Pet of the Week – Manchitas – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Manchitas – Adopted!

Meet Manchitas What an adorable face!!  Manchitas is a small, three-month old, female Chihuahua-mix puppy.  She was brought to the shelter by folks who also own Manchitas’ parents.  These people have committed to having both their adult male and female dogs sterilized – so no more puppies – a case of better late than never.

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Pet of the Week – Baby – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Baby – Adopted!

Meet Baby Baby was found on the beach north of town by a long-term supporter of the animal shelter.  Baby had been wandering for days in a trailer park with no food or water.  She looked starved – all skin and bones.  There was evidence that Baby may have had puppies, but none were found

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Pet of the Week – Nacho – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Nacho – Adopted!

Meet Nacho Nacho was brought to the shelter by two students who attend classes at the school just north of Amigos de los Animales.  Nacho wandered around the school grounds for a couple of days.  Some evil students were attacking and kicking him, so the two caring students brought him to the safety of the

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Pet of the Week – Manchas (Spots) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Manchas (Spots) – Adopted!

Meet Manchas (Spots) Manchas was found by a very kind woman outside the gate of her house in a nearby colonia.  He was very small and unprotected.  This kind woman immediately took Manchas to her veterinarian for a check-up.  The vet gave Manchas deworming medicine and sent him home.  Because this woman has other pets

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Pet of the Week – Elíseo (now Toby) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Elíseo (now Toby) – Adopted!

Meet Eliseo Elíseo is a small male Schnauzer mix, left outside the shelter door, so nothing is known about his history.  Elíseo is about eighteen months old.  Since arriving at the shelter he was been dewormed and given his first round of vaccinations.  Once Elíseo is old enough, he will be neutered. Elíseo is playful

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Pet of the Week – Luz (now Radar) – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Luz (now Radar) – Adopted!

Meet Luz Luz is the other small dog that was left tied up outside the shelter a few weeks ago along with Clarita – the pup highlighted last week.  Luz, which translates to “Light”, is a small, four-month old female, Chihuahua mix.  She arrived at the shelter quite weak and malnourished with internal parasites.  But

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Pet of the Week – Clarita – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Clarita – Adopted!

Meet Clarita Clarita was left tied up outside the shelter door along with a second small dog.  She had been spayed recently and still had surgical sutures in her abdomen.  Clarita is a small Chihuahua-mix – approximately two years old.  Although she is improving, Clarita is still fearful when taken out of the safety of

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Central Park project is on the table again

Central Park project is on the table again

The construction of Central Park in the area of Bosque de la Ciudad is encouraging debate between citizens looking at rescuing the bird sanctuary through a public tender,  and businessmen and authorities proposing a multi-million peso project of a Central Park. In 2014, Ernesto Coppel announced that the project will include: a museum, bike lines,

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Pet of the Week – Avelino – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Avelino – Adopted!

Meet Avelino Avelino was found wandering alone – without a collar or leash – near the commercial shops next to the animal shelter.  Our shelter manager, Mariell, brought him into the shelter, put him in a kennel and gave him food and water.  Avelino is a three-month old puppy.  He has been dewormed and has

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Pet of the Week – Diva – Adopted!

Pet of the Week – Diva – Adopted!

Meet Diva For more than three weeks, Diva was seen in the streets of Colonia Los Portales, about five kilometers from Amigos de los Animales.  She was fed a little by some neighbors, but others were annoyed by the presence of this dirty dog with mangy skin.  One man said he was going to poison

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