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July 2011 Blog Posts (25)

Henry needs a foster or fur-ever-home

Henry is a 9/10 month old Basset Hound - Boarder Collie mix, male, 33lbs. Fully vetted. Smart, sweet, energetic.  Good dog for active person, couple or family with kids 10-years plus. Very responsive to training and wants to please!  Looking for a foster home where the person can spend more time with him - or a permanent placement. Come meet him on Saturday at the Artists Market by the Rail Yard. … Continue

Added by Donna on July 28, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

(New -More) Follow Up On 11-year Old Kitty

Okay, she's doing better, no more "throat-y-ness", does not much appreciate being medicated, but other than that seems to be very sweet and affectionate.  Gaining weight....will go back in a few weeks to get current on shots.  Then wait a few more weeks to spay her. We can do the test for herpes, once we have…


Added by Donna on July 26, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Weekend Help Needed for COLFAX Rescue.

10 miles west of Springer - Colfax Rescue needs weekend help over the next 3-months STARTING THIS WEEKEND!

Abby Lynn was severely injured by a horse last week.  She is now home, but is confined to a wheel chair and will be unable to put any weight on her leg for 3-months minimum.  Abby has some rescue horses and 10-rescue dogs; 9-of which need a place to go. She also has her own dogs and a few cats.

Laure from Fur & Feathers has stepped-up to take one, transportation will…


Added by Donna on July 25, 2011 at 10:02am — 2 Comments

Small and Young Male Chi-Mix Found off Airport Road Sunday

Small male chi-mix PUPPY found today off Airport road. Found under car, friend, brought dog to Dew Paws Rescue. Not sure of cross street, but near trailer community and restaurant (??). Still has puppy teeth. A little shy, sweet and very pretty. Tan with white ring around neck, white belly. Looks like a chi-doxi mix w/huge tulip ears. Did not have a collar on. Only been with us a day but I get how he got out, he squeezes his little body through just about anything!!!… Continue

Added by Donna on July 24, 2011 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Home For Sale Near Dog Park

How often I have wished to live closer to the dog park, to drive in order to walk has never quiet made sense to me. So listen up if you or anyone you know may desire to live closer to that glorious space of ours:

My dear friend, almost 90 years old, lost her husband and just decided to put her green, solar, wonderful home on the market, located right near the Frank Ortiz dog park on Vuelta Roble, in easy walking distance to the Coop, the Feed… Continue

Added by om on July 22, 2011 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Game Commission votes to end trapping ban

By Susan Montoya Bryan/The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE — State game commissioners on Thursday approved a recommendation from wildlife managers to end a trapping ban in southwestern New Mexico, where federal officials have been working to reintroduce the Mexican gray wolf.

The commission…


Added by Ben Swan on July 21, 2011 at 11:03pm — 3 Comments

Rescue Worker Injured - Please Help!


Abby Lynn, Colfax Animal Rescue, NM, had an incident with one of the horses and was injured. She will be in a no-weight bearing cast for the next 12-16 weeks with severe restrictions. There are currently 9 dogs in program that need to be taken in by others, (Moshe is taken care of).

The dogs can be seen here:…

Added by Donna on July 21, 2011 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Help find Carlos

Added by Ben Swan on July 20, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Take Pity On Me!

Another abandoned elder cat with no estate planning or responsible family members. 17-year old will be "dumped" at animal control in 2-days if home, foster, or rescue is not found. Other information about health, vetting and behavior is forthcoming.  Cat is outside the SF/ABQ corridor and transportation will have to be arranged.  See pix…

Added by Donna on July 20, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

TNR Kittens Need Socializing



We supported a TNR (Trap spay/neuter Release) off of the south frontage road for a trailer park community.  We got 4-adult cats, last week, two females and two males - all done w/rabies shots and re-released now; going back for one-more male this week. 

We also got 5-minor kittens, still too small to be spayed or neutered and they are currently at my house in two play pens, being habitated by myself and another volunteer. HOWEVER, as I do work full time, part…


Added by Donna on July 20, 2011 at 9:47am — 1 Comment

The Santa Fe Kitten Festival is coming to town!

The 4th Annual Santa Fe Kitten Festival is coming to town! Espanola Valley Humane Society will be bringing 100 cats and kittens to Petsmart on Zafarano Drive (across from Target) in Santa Fe next week in the hopes of finding them all homes. Please help the shelter save 100 kitty lives by adopting a furry friend…


Added by Nina Chiotasso on July 19, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Creating a wild life habitat right in your own back/front yard

I found this article highly interesting! Thank you to Jan for bringing it to my attention.


Backyard Wildlife Habitats

by Karen Boehler

It’s a beautiful spring evening in New Mexico. Outside your living room window, the final rays of the setting…


Added by Claudia Inoue on July 19, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Does America's Favorite Trail Horse Live in Santa Fe?

Does America's Favorite Trail Horse live in Santa Fe??  We may soon find out.  American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) held auditions in April to find America's Favorite Trail Horse.  1000 riders & their horses from all over the United States auditioned.  Macho of Santa Fe & his Momma, Shelley Bachicha, were selected to be in the group of 100 finalists.  We travelled to Texas in early May to film the NEW TV…


Added by Showdoggal on July 18, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments


The very young woman on the other end of the number above has a pit bull female whose puppies have just all been sold, the dog is with the woman's sister, in Santa the car...the sister can't have a pit bull where she lives...and she does not want to bring the dog to the shelter....oh, the dog is very thin.....

Any one want to deal with this today? Call the above number.

Added by Donna on July 18, 2011 at 2:03pm — 1 Comment

Pooch in peril: Incident with dog, kittens ends in shooting


By Ben Swan/For The New Mexican

Roberta Lujan wasn't surprised when she found her dog bringing apparently abandoned newborn kittens to her front door last week.

Akida, her gentle Shar-Pei and German shepherd mix, loves to play with her other dog, Choo Choo, a chihuahua, and has been a…


Added by Ben Swan on July 15, 2011 at 10:28am — No Comments

A Horse Named Chance at The Horse Shelter July 13, 2011

On July 9 Channel 7 News broadcast a story entitled “Abandoned and Abused Horse Rescued.” The story was about Chance, a gray gelding who was rescued in Placitas and through the efforts of many caring people was fortunate enough to make his way to The Horse Shelter. Here are some photos of Chance.… Continue

Added by Judy Prisoc on July 14, 2011 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Lost female dog

Female dog, Lili, disappeared Monday night (7/11/11) in the Seton Village area. She is golden brown, medium height, and about 60lb. She had on a regular collar and a bark collar but they may have come off. Please contact with any information.

Many thanks.


Added by Sandy Days on July 13, 2011 at 12:41pm — 2 Comments

Operation HeadStart Volunteers Visit The Horse Shelter

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, a group of young people from Archbishop Rummel High School, Metairie, Louisiana visited The Horse Shelter. These college-bound students belong to a service group called Operation HeadStart and they are travelling around the country volunteering at a variety of organizations. They work with almost 1800 at-risk individuals in the Greater New Orleans area each year including children at local HeadStart schools, children with life threatening diseases, senior citizens,… Continue

Added by Judy Prisoc on July 7, 2011 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Giving animals a voice...the story is spreading...


Santa Fe Vet Sets out Rat Poison to Kill Coyote

[July 1, 2011]   According to a story in the Santa Fe New Mexican, and confirmed by ABQDog, Santa Fe veterinarian Dr. Joan Moreau, owner of the…


Added by Claudia Inoue on July 4, 2011 at 12:30pm — 10 Comments

Bella Luna has been found and she's home now!


Bella Luna needs

to come home.



Added by Arielle on July 1, 2011 at 3:43pm — 8 Comments

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