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March 2010 Blog Posts (58)

Found a black and white border collie mix


I've been a longtime lurker on Scoop - and I'm delurking to let people know I found a beautiful, very friendly border collie mix today roaming around Wood-Gormley Elementary School. She's black and white with a little bit of brown on her flanks. She also has some broken teeth. I dropped her off at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter in the hopes that someone is looking for her. If this sounds like your dog or you know someone who is missing a border collie, please check the shelter… Continue

Added by El Foley on March 31, 2010 at 5:51pm — 5 Comments

Temple Grandin in Person.............

Check out my blog entry for visiting with Temple Grandin


Added by candy jones on March 31, 2010 at 2:45pm — 1 Comment

Posted on Craigs List Denver Today

Um, graphic, true, bold, true, interesting, true, true and true.

Added by Donna Leshne on March 31, 2010 at 2:23pm — 15 Comments

We FOUND our dog!!!!

We found Dylan this morning in the spot that we last saw him when he ran off on Saturday. We had taken the suggestion to put worn clothes and food out in the spot where he was last seen. We did that on Monday night. He was not there Tuesday morning or Tuesday night, but this morning, he was there!!! He is doing great. Happy and healthy, and tired. I am so grateful for the suggestion to do that. Thank you!!!


Added by Autumn Thatcher on March 31, 2010 at 10:40am — 5 Comments

Max and Sophie FOUND

We finally found our dogs with all your warm thoughts and wishes helping us. They were living in the arroyo between Sam's Club and GCCC. We went out before sunrise this morning with food and water. We stood in the arroyo (or wash) behind the fire station, half way between GCCC and Sam's. Gave a couple of whistles and calls in each direction over 5 minutes. In another 5 minutes, here they came, running and jumping and wagging. We're home now, fed and watered and hugged and loved and napping. The… Continue

Added by Karen Novotny Tischer on March 30, 2010 at 7:48am — 6 Comments

Lost Dog

Dylan went missing on Saturday, March 27th around 4:30pm in the Public Lands west of Las Campanas. His owner took him out for hiking and Dylan ran off when he got scared from gun shots. He is an 11 month old, nuetered male Border Collie/Sheltie mix. He has long black and white hair and is wearing a red collar. He weighs 35 pounds. Please call with ANY information.


(801) 699-1258



(801) 833-1411… Continue

Added by Autumn Thatcher on March 29, 2010 at 10:22am — 3 Comments

New gorgeous images posted to the Santa Fe Dog Park Pool
Check out the photos posted to the Santa Fe Dog Park pool yesterday by flickr's Mr. Hoseman. Some are truly gorgeous. Post your own photos from the dog park and check out the discussion sites while you are at it.

Added by om on March 29, 2010 at 9:29am — 1 Comment

familiar sights

familiar sights

Butts sticking up, noses down to the ground - all bathed in the golden light of the setting sun.

Added by om on March 29, 2010 at 8:51am — No Comments

The Horse Shelter, March 24, 2010

Here are some photos I took at The Horse Shelter last Wednesday:

The Horse Shelter needs volunteers on Sundays. Please call (505) 471-6179 if you are… Continue

Added by Judy Prisoc on March 28, 2010 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Santa Fe Farmers Market

Summer and the outdoor Farmers Market is rapidly closing in and I am in need of volunteers to work each end of the Market by "HOLDING" dogs for shoppers. This is an ongoing service I started 2 summers ago that has been successful and a satisfactory way for most people to bring their dogs, check them with a holder and shop hands free. This is a donation service with money going to the dog, cat, horse or wildlife charity of your choice. The market goes outside next week. Just to give you an idea,… Continue

Added by Susan B Stephens on March 28, 2010 at 2:56pm — 2 Comments

Charles and Penelope Need A New Home Call Lisa 575-472-4518 view picture

Charles and Penelope are a pair of brother and sister Dachshunds.They are five years old, bright and beautiful. Penelope is spayed.
Their owners moved to Santa Fe with only a patio for these frolickers who are used to ranch living; and are still living on the ranch with their caregiver Lisa Raven who is not their owner-person. They are hoping to stay together in a space that has space for them.
Call Lisa 575-472-4518 VIEW PICTURE

Added by Lyda Gilfoil on March 28, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

About How Many Pets Are Too Many

About how many animals are too many..... when you are stressing out......when all of them seem to want more and/or

need more attention than you can, or are willing to give them... when you can't afford to feed them....and/or vet them....

when they seem incompatible with each other....when you want to go on vacation and you can't take them all/or don't

want to and can't figure it out....when you stop looking at them with joy and pleasure....and all bets are off when you can't say… Continue

Added by Lyda Gilfoil on March 27, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Lost my dogs on Friday, Mar 26th around Santa Fe Place.

Max - a 100# yellow lab with a black beauty mark on his right jowl and

Sophie - a mixed breed, orange with a little white, very long body, long snout, tall pointy ears.

Max is friendly and Sophie is shy. They stick pretty close together. Sophie got free of her harness but Max still has a red one on we think.

Thanks for any help spotting these two. Karen

Added by Karen Novotny Tischer on March 27, 2010 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Jeffrey is a good breed ambassdor in the making!

Jeffrey is a 2yr old male pit bull at the Espanola Valley Humane Society who is a special boy! Lill is our current shelter mascot and she has no plans of retiring, but we are always looking for "A+" pitties to do the same type of work she does- visiting schools, making public appearances, and teaching people what great dogs pit bulls can be when raised and managed properly. This week, we received Jeffrey and we feel that he may be such a dog. He is… Continue

Added by Nina Chiotasso on March 26, 2010 at 11:01am — 2 Comments

New Mexico zoo investigates dismembered giraffe

Kashka with her newborn calf

By The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE — A beloved Rio Grande Zoo giraffe was dismembered and placed in a trash bin following its death, and an outraged mayor of Albuquerque has ordered an investigation into it.

Mayor Richard Berry said through a spokesman Tuesday that he will take appropriate action when he finds out who is responsible. He has ordered a report on the incident to be done by… Continue

Added by Ben Swan on March 23, 2010 at 10:53pm — 1 Comment

Santa Rosa horses need homes


Lyda Gilfoil's neighbor in Santa Rosa died in January, leaving eight horses in need of homes. For the moment, the horses are being care for, thanks to the generosity of the estate. But that could change at any time. Gilfoil, a relatively newcomer to Santa Rosa, has become an animal advocate -- she prefers to say she helps rehome animals -- when she found out the local animal shelter euthanizes animals after three days -- no matter what… Continue

Added by Ben Swan on March 23, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Espanola Shelter wish list

Hi everyone! Espanola Valley Humane is gearing up for three huge adoption events that could potentially save the lives of 250 animals this spring. There are supplies that we need for this event desperately. Can you help by organizing a supply drive or scouring your garage to see if you have any of these much-needed items? Donations can be dropped off at the shelter in Espanola or at our Barkin Boutique in Santa Fe (on 1107 Pen Rd, behind Wild Oats). For more info on what we need or how to get… Continue

Added by Nina Chiotasso on March 21, 2010 at 9:25am — 1 Comment

Benefit to help Las Vegas shelter

United World College-USA students are hosting a benefit for the local animal spay and neutering program on Friday, March 26, 2010. The benefit will feature dance workshops, a Caribbean dinner, and a culturally diverse dance production.

Proceeds from UWC-USA Animal Welfare Benefit will help to spay and neuter animals in order to decrease the number of stray animals and unwanted puppies and kittens. Iris Nevins ’10, says “ San Miguel County has one of the highest rates of animal… Continue

Added by Chris Dowd on March 21, 2010 at 8:56am — 1 Comment

Alleged 'backyard' breeder faces animal cruelty charges

An Edgewood woman faces charges of animal cruelty for allegedly keeping dozens of dogs in unsanitary conditions.

County Sheriff Greg Solano said animal-control officers Thursday removed 39 dogs from Donna Liberty’s residence, No. 93A Kings Farm Road, after serving her with a warrant. Smaller dogs, such as Chihuahuas, many with newborn puppies, were kept in a feces-laden tin shed on the property that had little… Continue

Added by Ben Swan on March 20, 2010 at 5:30pm — 8 Comments

Team Maddison

Okay, so I've been spelling Madison with 2-d's....

We need a team. We have 2-traps and we need a team of people who will help walk the arroyo area where she has been sighted to see if we can recognize any den-sights. We need people to monitor traps both day and night. The traps are huge and heavy and take two people to just manage them, never mind where we have to "shlep" them to set them up. We need people to canvass the areas where the traps are set to alert them of what we are… Continue

Added by Donna Leshne on March 19, 2010 at 2:08pm — 8 Comments

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