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January 2011 Blog Posts (30)

Broken Water Pipe at The Horse Shelter, January 12, 2011

The horses at The Horse Shelter don't seem to mind the cold weather we have had recently. They all have their winter coats and plenty to eat. It even got warm enough on Wednesday afternoon for several of the horses to lie down and have a nap in the sun. Things were not so easy for their human caretakers. A water pipe broke and had to be repaired.  Here is a photo of Bob Brooks (in the hole) and Larry Hyde working on the pipe.…

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Added by Judy Prisoc on January 13, 2011 at 7:44pm — No Comments

Cats - Stress

"For now, the researchers hope cat owners and vets will look at a sick cat's environment before opting for euthanasia."

 

"This study shows that an enriched environment – one that includes hiding areas, toys, bedding and other physical features, plus an everyday routine including a consistent caregiver, feeding and play times – reduces or altogether prevents some…

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Added by om on January 13, 2011 at 7:12am — 1 Comment

From today's paper...A leash on licensing: Santa Fe animal shelter seeks to take over area's pet registrations

Local officials want to get a better handle on some of the region's undocumented residents — the four-legged, furry ones.



Dogs and cats that don't have their paperwork in order will be getting more attention as the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society attempts to take over responsibility for all pet…

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Added by Claudia Inoue on January 11, 2011 at 5:30am — 7 Comments

Amazing article(sorry in German) on dog's capacity to identify, name and categorize (toy, ball, frisbee) over 1000 items. Confirms my on-going sense on how my pup's abilities and drive are under-util…

Amazing article(sorry in German) on dog's capacity to identify, name and categorize (toy, ball, frisbee) over 1000 items. Confirms my on-going sense on how my pup's abilities and drive are under-utilized. Continue

Added by om on January 7, 2011 at 10:07am — 5 Comments

Marshall Chapter 12. A Moment Of Glee by Susan R. Stoltz

Marshall Chapter 12.  A Moment Of Glee



Marshall was so excited to be part of the morning routine that he ran all over the yard - tail up, ears up, jumping and leaping, he ran in the house and spun in circles of joy at the prospect of having a morning treat, th
en…
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Added by Susan R. Stoltz on January 7, 2011 at 6:22am — No Comments

Marshall Chapter 11. He Bites the Monkey - By Susan R. Stoltz

Marshall Bites the Monkey
 
In our world where the most minute steps forward are celebrated as if the greatest of accomplishments, I’m pleased to announce that Marshall bit the monkey!…
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Added by Susan R. Stoltz on January 7, 2011 at 6:20am — 2 Comments

do you care about horses?

A great resource for anyone concerned with the problem of TOO MANY horses and not enough homes. Same thing with dogs and cats, right? And so it goes.....................

(click on logo for website)

Added by CindyR on January 3, 2011 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

Eunice, NM ~ LARGE SCALE CHAINING CASE!! WE NEED YOUR HELP!

http://nmddblargescalechainingcase.chipin.com/ 

New Mexico Dogs Deserve Better is currently working with local law enforcement in Eunice, NM to remove THIRTEEN dogs being chained & neglected in a rural area of NM. There are MANY pregnant & nursing Mama dogs chained on this property, as well as unsocialized male dogs & some juvenile dogs. They all appear…

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Added by Chris Dowd on January 1, 2011 at 2:57pm — 9 Comments

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