Police: Owners can be cited for leaving pets in hot cars
Dozens of reports of dogs left in hot cars this summer have prompted the Santa Fe Police Department to remind people the practice is dangerous and illegal.
Hundreds of pets die each year from heat exhaustion because they are left in parked vehicles, said spokesman Greg Gurule of the Santa Fe Police Department. He said the city’s Animal Services Division averages 300 calls for welfare checks for…Continue
Posted on July 20, 2017 at 9:53am
Shelter, brewery host brew-naming contest
Name a new brew and get two VIP tickets to the Santa Fe animal shelter’s summer music festival.
The shelter and the Santa Fe Brewing Co., are brewing a small batch of American ale in connection with Dog Days of Summer, the June 4 event that features an evening of musical entertainment. A name will be chosen from the list of submissions on May 26 and the winner will receive two VIP tickets to the event. Submit a name at…Continue
Posted on May 18, 2017 at 10:13am
Animal sanctuary celebrates collective birthday
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary and Hospice will hold its collective birthday party and open house this weekend.
The two-day event will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Organizers said the open house and party is a great way for the whole family to meet the sanctuary’s many happy and healthy senior animals in a serene and peaceful country setting. Both days feature free talks and demonstrations…Continue
Posted on May 12, 2017 at 9:56am
Shelter joins Earth Day festival
The Santa Fe animal shelter will bring adoptable dogs to the annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday in Los Alamos.
The shelter’s adoptable dogs will be on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the festival at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road. The festival is hosted by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.
The free festival features…
Posted on April 20, 2017 at 11:57am
Free workshop covers adoption options
Petfinder will bring nationally known animal welfare speakers to lead a free educational workshop in Albuquerque.
Adoption Options, sponsored by the Petfinder Foundation and co-hosted by the Santa Fe animal shelter and Animal Humane in Albuquerque, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 at Sheraton Albuquerque, 2600 Louisiana Blvd., N.E. The workshop tours through the country and is designed to engage and connect…Continue
Posted on March 30, 2017 at 11:15am