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April 2016 Blog Posts (4)

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…


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…


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…


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…


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

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