Buddhist monk to hold pet blessing
A Buddhist monk in the tradition of the Dalai Lama and former member of the Tibetan Parliament in exile will lead a pet blessing at the Santa Fe animal shelter.
The blessing by Geshe Thupten Phelgye is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, in the courtyard next to the shelter’s adoptions building, 100 Caja del Rio Road. It is free and open to the public.
Phelgye, who will also bless the shelter’s homeless animals, is founder…Continue
Posted on September 1, 2014 at 4:14pm
Pit bulls get special treatment
The promotion aims to put a spotlight on many of the dogs of this breed who tend to stay in adoptions…Continue
Posted on August 8, 2014 at 12:30pm
Warm weather prompts heat warning
Animal welfare advocates are urging people to remember that hot cars and pets don’t mix.
Parked cars can be deadly for pets, says the Humane Society of the United States. On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On a 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30…
Posted on June 26, 2014 at 11:55am
Pits get special treatment at event
A new adoption event that features pit bulls aims to demystify the breed and find the often-overlooked dogs loving homes.
The first Pitchers, Pies & Pits will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Back Road Pizza, 1807 Second St., No 1, in Santa Fe. Several pit bulls or pit bull mixes from the Santa Fe animal shelter will be available for adoption at the event, which is being hosted by Piper Kapin, owner of the pizzeria.…Continue
Posted on June 19, 2014 at 9:36am
By Kate J. Kuligowski
The brilliant red sunset here in Pie Town, NM is especially magnificent, particularly touching. Could that be because it is reflective of the magnificent acts of caring and kindness performed here on a daily basis by the small but loving staff of Fur and Feather Animal Assistance (FFAA), the largest no-kill sanctuary for dogs and cats in New Mexico?
The devoted owners of FFAA, Brad and Laurie Beauchamp are seeking help for this special…Continue
Posted on June 16, 2014 at 2:24pm