Animal shelter focuses on overlooked dogs
A new program at the Santa Fe animal shelter highlights overlooked dogs and offers adoption incentives.
Many dogs at the shelter are often overlooked for a variety of reasons, such as color or breed, said Hannah Padilla, the shelter’s director of behavior and training. But given a chance, the dogs are likely the perfect match for many families.
The shelter’s has launched the Weekend Wags program, she said. Each…Continue
Posted on June 25, 2015 at 10:59am
Photo contest highlights dog friendly Santa Fe
The voting period has begun in a photo contest highlighting Santa Fe’s dog-friendly places.
More than 225 photos were submitted in the Instagram contest, sponsored by @SimplySantaFeNM, a local Instagram photo sharing company, and the Santa Fe animal shelter. The 12 finalists, selected by local judges, are now on the shelter’s Facebook page,…Continue
Posted on June 4, 2015 at 11:39am
Take photos of your dog in your favorite dog-friendly Santa Fe locales and win prizes!
@SimplySantaFeNM, a local Instagram photo sharing company, and the Santa Fe Animal Shelter are showcasing dog-friendly businesses and places in Santa Fe through an Instagram photo contest. The contest offers prize packages for the top 12 winners as well as prizes for at least the top three crowd favorites.
To participate, post photos of your pup (or a friend's) at your favorite…
Posted on May 25, 2015 at 2:42pm
Winterlike weather and full kennels has prompted the Santa Fe animal shelter to offer reduced adoption fees on all adult animals.
The shelter’s Christmas in Spring special features $25 adoption fees on all adult animals, reduced adoption fees on other animals, and special gifts for all adopters.
“It’s hard to believe that spring is here when we’ve just had snow and rain,” said Dylan Moore, the shelter’s adoptions director. “But that just gives us a chance to offer a fun…Continue
Posted on May 25, 2015 at 2:38pm
Adoptable pets join youth symphony event
The Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association hosts its second Paws Pageant on Saturday, featuring adoptable animals, a host of vendors, free demonstrations, live music and a dog show
The event, dubbed The Dog Show For Every Dog, runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Santa Fe Railyard District. Several family-fun activities are planned, including “competitive” events to show off the beauty and talent of dogs. Categories…Continue
Posted on May 6, 2015 at 1:47pm