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Local animal news in brief, June 2, 2016

Cocktail party to help cat group

A fundraising party this weekend, featuring food, wine, a raffle and a silent auction, will help support Felines & Friends New Mexico.

The eighth annual Cocktails for Critters will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, in a luxury Santa Fe home. Proceeds from the event, which is being sponsored by the Petco Foundation, will support the nonprofit’s mission of providing second chances to cats in need. Each year, the group…

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Added by Ben Swan on June 2, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Holiday prompts safety tips for pets

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and animal-welfare advocates say it’s a good time to consider your pet’s comfort.

The weekend may be a time of cookouts, camping, parties and road trips, but a bit of extra precaution can make the holiday a safe adventure for all, including four-legged friends.

Do not leave your pet unattended in a parked car. Parked cars can be deadly for pets, says the Humane Society of the United States. On a warm day, temperatures…

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Added by Ben Swan on May 26, 2016 at 10:52am — No Comments

Volunteers Urgently Needed!

Volunteers Urgently Needed! We have a number of [morning, midday, evening] slots to fill in the schedule for caregivers at our Petco Adoption Center. Commitment is 2 hours a week per slot. Tasks include scooping litterboxes, feeding and playing with cats. Reliability and attention to detail a must. Please send e-mail to askfelinesandfriends@yahoo.com if you can help.

Added by Bobbi Heller on May 20, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, May 19, 2016

Fundraising site started for family of missing dog

A fundraising site has been set up for the Colorado family of an elderly dog that ran away after the family’s pickup rolled on Interstate 25.

The family’s dog, Fenway, a 16-year-old Husky, who went missing after a crash April 19, has been sighted several times near Eldorado. The family, which includes Jon Weisser, his wife, and infant, was hospitalized, but they were released after being treated for injuries.…

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Added by Ben Swan on May 19, 2016 at 10:16am — No Comments

Macaroni the Kitten

As of today, $625 has been raised towards our target of $1,000 to cover the cost of vet care for this darling kitten who was born with deformed bones in her front legs.  Her story can be viewed at

http://poundwishes.com/donate/732721/macaroni

Please forward the link to anyone you think might help us and this sweet kitty.

Added by Bobbi Heller on May 18, 2016 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, May 12, 2016

More sightings of missing dog

New sightings of a dog that took off during a crash on Interstate 25 in April are encouraging to volunteers and family members searching for the elderly Husky.

Volunteer searchers said Fenway, a 16-year-old Husky who went missing after a crash April 19, had been sighted early Wednesday in Eldorado. Residents in the neighborhood where the dog was sighted have been leaving food and water out for him, according to reports. The dog is…

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Added by Ben Swan on May 12, 2016 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, May 5, 2016

Luncheon supports Horse Shelter

Tickets are still available for a popular luncheon in a unique ranch setting that supports a local horse shelter.

The Horse Shelter’s 15th Fundraising Auction Luncheon is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the shelter’s ranch in Cerrillos,

Tax-deductible tickets are $75 per person. The event is The Horse Shelter’s biggest fundraiser of the year and it raises almost a quarter of the nonprofit’s annual…

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Added by Ben Swan on May 6, 2016 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Reward offered in dog’s grisly death

A statewide animal-advocacy group is offering a $6,000 reward for information about the death of a dog whose body was found in Chimayo with its muzzle taped tightly shut.

Animal Protection New Mexico is offering the reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible. Callers may remain anonymous; the toll-free number to report any information is 877-548-6263.

Joy Nicholson, a Chimayo resident who runs the nonprofit Chihuahua de Chimayo, an…

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Added by Ben Swan on April 28, 2016 at 2:21pm — 1 Comment

Drones join in search for lost dog near Eldorado

Drones are being used to help locate a dog who went running off near Eldorado after a rollover crash on Interstate 25.

KRQE reported that a Santa Fe drone company is offering to help find Fenway, a 16-year-old Husky who went missing after a crash April 19. Jon Weisser said in the report that his family won’t give up on finding the dog, who is deaf and…

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Added by Ben Swan on April 27, 2016 at 11:43am — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, April 20, 2016

Pacheco Park hosts dog party

Looking for a pup-friendly event to attend with your furry best friend? Businesses at Pacheco Park are hosting a progressive dinner, showroom walk and dog party to support the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.

Close to 20 businesses at the Design District, 1512 Pacheco St., are taking part in the Bark at the Park event. It will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28.

Park merchants will be offering samples of great food and a chance…

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Added by Ben Swan on April 27, 2016 at 11:15am — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, April 7, 2016

Puppy courses offered at shelter

The Santa Fe animal shelter has revamped its popular puppy classes and will now offer six-week puppy training courses.

The new series of classes starts April 26, and will be held in the shelter’s Roddey Burdine Rehabilitation Center, located behind the shelter’s main buildings. The course is based on the American Kennel Club’s STAR certification, which offers…

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Added by Ben Swan on April 7, 2016 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, March 24, 2016

Shelter adds spring break camp

The Santa Fe animal shelter has added a two-day session to its popular Critter Camp program for children.

The introductory spring break camp for children ages 10 to 13 will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 and April 1. Cost is $100.

The unique hands-on program allows children an in-depth look at animal sheltering. The camps provide a fun and educational opportunity to work with animals and include dog walking and…

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Added by Ben Swan on March 25, 2016 at 11:52am — No Comments

Lost Dog - W. Alameda and St. Francis

Added by Donna on March 23, 2016 at 5:09pm — 1 Comment

Local animal news in brief, March 17, 2016

Shelter adds spring break camp

The Santa Fe animal shelter has added a two-day session to its popular Critter Camp program for children.

The introductory spring break camp for children ages 10 to 13 is set for March 31 and April 1 and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Cost is $100.

The unique hands-on program allows children an in-depth look at animal sheltering. The camps provide a fun and educational opportunity to work with animals and include dog…

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Added by Ben Swan on March 17, 2016 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, March 10, 2016

Sanctuary raises funds for new program

A Glorieta animal sanctuary is seeking funds to help rescue starving and abused puppies in Mexico.

Nancy Novak, a board member of the Heart and Soul Animal Sanctuary, said the nonprofit has created an online fundraising site to raise money to help animals in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. A group, including the sanctuary’s founder and director, Natalie Owings, plans an April trip to visit the animal shelter in that community and…

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Added by Ben Swan on March 10, 2016 at 11:48am — No Comments

Animal news in brief, Feb. 9, 2016

Kindred Spirits hosts party

A Valentine’s Day party is set for Saturday at a Santa Fe are animal sanctuary.

Kindred Spirits, which cares for hospice dogs, horses and poultry, will offer dog smooching and kisses, plus a tour of the sanctuary, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The tour will take place around 2 p.m.

The sanctuary is located on N.M. 14 near Lone Butte General Store. For more information, visit the website at…

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Added by Ben Swan on February 11, 2016 at 10:58am — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, Jan. 14, 2015

Grant helps with outreach, clinics

The Española Valley Humane Society recently received a nearly $92,000 grant from PetSmart Charities for outreach and spay/neuter in rural New Mexico communities.

The shelter says it’s had success in reducing the intake of animals in Española and now has the resources to…

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Added by Ben Swan on January 14, 2016 at 11:42am — No Comments

Jackalope Cats Need Homes

Samee and Baby have lived at Jackalope for many years, but are now in need of forever homes.  They do not need to be placed together.  They are sweet and social.  Please contact Felines & Friends at 316-2281 or askfelinesandfriends@yahoo.com.

City of Santa Fe Permit: 16-006

Added by Bobbi Heller on December 30, 2015 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Lost Fawn colored Pug Puppy

Lost on Sunday, November 1, 2015.  In vicinity of Los Serena, La Mirada, South Wildflower. Calle Escopeta 

Call 505-983-4186

Added by Jim Maloney on November 1, 2015 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Lost Dog

Lost female pit bull, very friendly. Lost Tuesday night in the Village of Canada de Los Alamos in Santa Fe County all the way out on Old Santa Fe Trail. If see or found, please call my cell, 505-629-3924. Thank You all.

Added by Charles on October 28, 2015 at 5:53am — No Comments

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