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July 2016 Blog Posts (2)

Shelter puppy needs heart surgery

Near the end of April, a small, 8 week old, American bulldog/pitbull terrier mix was surrendered to our shelter.   All the owner wrote on the form was that the puppy had a heart murmur and that they couldn't afford the medical costs. They also provided a CD with X-rays but you could physically feel the murmur with your bare hand.



In spite of her medical condition, Nova Rey was the most human-loving little girl we had ever seen; her entire body wiggled in a frenzy to…

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Added by Kersti Rock on July 9, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Fireworks spark record number of strays at shelter

Missy is a lucky dog. She’s one of just a handful of dogs who bolted from her house after loud fireworks spooked her on Independence Day and she was picked up by city Animal Services.

More than 20 dogs came into the Santa Fe Animal Shelter on Monday and early Tuesday – a huge increase from previous years — but more than half remain waiting for their owners. Some, like Missy, were microchipped or had tags, and their owners were contacted.

Others might have to wait much longer to…

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Added by Ben Swan on July 6, 2016 at 12:46pm — No Comments

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