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May 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Tales of Tails: No little Dog Is Goin’ to Break My Heart!

By Hersch Wilson/For The New Mexican

I have been accused of being “sizeist,” of having a “thing” against small dogs. All the dogs I’ve shared time with have been Dire Wolf size: German shepherds, Bernese Mountain dogs and one collie.

I finally admitted this bias to…


Added by Ben Swan on May 29, 2014 at 10:20am — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, May 29, 2014

 New date set for rabbit fundraiser

A fundraising yard sale for a rabbit rescue group has been rescheduled for Saturday in Nambé.

Inclement weather forced the cancellation of last weekend’s planned event, organizers said. The yard sale will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at No. 14 Don Bernardo in Nambé. The New Mexico House Rabbit Society fundraiser will feature quality clothing and jewelry, cowboy boots, ceramics, puzzles and a telescope, among other…


Added by Ben Swan on May 29, 2014 at 10:11am — No Comments

Local animal news in brief, May 15, 2014

Adopt a pet at wash-a-dog event

A Santa Fe pet bakery and boutique that also offers dog washing is hosting an adoption and dog-washing event that will benefit the shelter.

The Wash-and-Adopt event will take place from noon-4 p.m. Sunday at Pooch Pantry & Boutique, 301 N. Guadalupe. A portion of all dog washes on that day will benefit the shelter, which will be bringing its mobile adoption van to the event.

For more information, call Pooch Pantry at…


Added by Ben Swan on May 15, 2014 at 9:35am — 3 Comments

Local animal news in brief, May 8, 2014

Back in Black aims to adopt animals with black coats

Animals with black coats, traditionally difficult to place in shelters, are being celebrated this month at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter with reduced adoption fees and a music video.

Potential adopters can name their own adoption fee on black or mostly black animals through May, while the adoption fee on Shelter Heroes – purebred or sought-after animals – and puppies that are…


Added by Ben Swan on May 8, 2014 at 2:59pm — No Comments

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