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November 2011 Blog Posts (21)

Holiday Pet Portrait Mini Photo Session Package Price $150.00

I am a photographer/teacher living and working in Santa Fe.   I have been active on the "Lost Dog List" for sometime. Since I feel that The Lost Dog List is such a great thing, I am offering a Holiday Pet Mini Portrait Special to those who love animals.  For Information contact Dottie of Dottie Lopez Photography 415-350-1378. …

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Added by Dottie Lopez on November 30, 2011 at 11:53am — No Comments

Chicken jerky treats linked to mystery illnesses, deaths in dogs

Just this in ...

(From MSNBC): It's not clear why chicken jerky products seem to be causing illnesses and even deaths in dogs, federal Food and Drug Administration officials say.

By JoNel Aleccia

Chicken jerky treats may be to blame for dozens of new reports of mysterious illnesses and some deaths in dogs, prompting a renewed warning for pet owners by the Food and Drug Administration.

At least 70 dogs have been…

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Added by Ben Swan on November 29, 2011 at 6:23pm — 4 Comments

Our chance to help the Alamogordo Chimps - this week - call in!

This week chimps need your help - join with individuals and organizations across the country for National Call-In Week for Chimpanzees in Laboratories.

 

Please take five minutes to help chimpanzees who face more lab torture! 

The surviving chimpanzees of the Alamogordo Primate Facility are still waiting for their verdict – will the National Institutes of Health choose the humane, prudent path to permanently retire the chimps or force 54-year-old Flo and her colleagues…

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Added by Mary Shepherd on November 29, 2011 at 3:35pm — 1 Comment

Urgent! Gorgeous Aussie/Border Collie mix needs loving, active home

Hi scoopers...

I have lost my job as a consultant at the lab (quite unexpectedly due to a reorg in the environmental program!) and will be moving in about 6 weeks... I am looking for a loving, active home for my beautiful girl Angel... a blue merle Aussie with maybe some Border collie too... she's a little taller and longer than a pure bred Aussie, but looks just like one.

 

She is very beautiful... the first thing everyone says when they see her is "Wow! How beautiful!"…

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Added by caril on November 28, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Another Successful Adoption at The Horse Shelter

Paco came to The Horse Shelter in October, 2010, with five other quarter horses all of whom were thin and neglected. One year later, October 2011, Paco was adopted by Rodeo Queen, Sara Czmyrid, who plans to train him as a barrel racer. Congratulations to Paco and Sara! Here are some photos of Paco working with Horse Shelter trainer, Tom Larson.…

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Added by Judy Prisoc on November 26, 2011 at 9:57pm — 2 Comments

Lost Dog

Henry, a 10 year old Wheaton Terrier, ran away from the Casa Solana dog park Nov. 23.  Call 505 988-2230. 

or 505 471-6596

Added by Margie Edwards on November 26, 2011 at 11:07am — 4 Comments

Lost Dog

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We recently LOST our dog…

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Added by Jennifer Smith-Sherer on November 21, 2011 at 6:01pm — 4 Comments

Can you help reunite this dog and its owner?

I am posting this in hopes someone may recognize the dog as a dog a neighbor/friend/family member recently adopted. Let's reunite him with its desperate rightful owner!

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Desperately trying to find my loyal buddy!



I had to find…

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Added by Claudia Inoue on November 21, 2011 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

Dog Houses Needed for Cold Winter Nights

Hello Everyone,

The Animal Welfare Coalition of Las Vegas, NM are working with Dogs Deserve Better to help local folks get warm and winter-weather ready dog houses to low income people.  We are looking for your dog houses! Please donate them to this worthy cause!  Monetary donations towards the purchase of, or for materials to make a dog house are also welcome!  Dog houses can be delivered to Braemarr Kennels in Canyoncito for pick up by Dogs Deserve Better.…

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Added by maureen obrien on November 17, 2011 at 12:13pm — No Comments

A message from an animal control officer

CindyR forwarded this to me.  It made me laugh, and empathize.  It's from the Best of Craigslist, originally posted a few years ago.  http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/sfo/247044188.html 

Added by Julie L on November 16, 2011 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Early Street banner going up tomorrow

Added by Mary Shepherd on November 11, 2011 at 6:49pm — 34 Comments

Bandit the Border Collie fresh from Artesia!

This sweet guy was saved today from the Artesia Shelter thanks to Paws & Claws Humane Society and Dew Paws Rescue. He is 10 months old, very mature for his age, smart, trainable, loyal (I've known him for several hours and he is my BFF).  I picked him up in Clines Corners and I don't want to take him to…

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Added by Mary Shepherd on November 11, 2011 at 3:04pm — 5 Comments

Please Buddha

Added by Mary Shepherd on November 10, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Where are all the cats at Santa Fe Animal Shelter this week?

Since my beautiful cat Smooshie disappeared I check the SFAS website every week hoping that she will turn up. Cats have turned up there years after disappearing!

 

There were 17 pages of cats on the Santa Fe Animal Shelter website last week. Now there are only 13 pages. And their satellite adoption center was closed due to one cat with ringworm - or tinea - which is a harmless fungus that causes only cosmetic problems.

 

Where did all the cats…

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Added by Mary Shepherd on November 10, 2011 at 1:44pm — 3 Comments

Dillon Needs a Special Home

Warm and affectionate, Dillon is a special needs dog!  This 7 yr old neutered male Corgi mix developed a condition that compromised the muscles of his head, and jaw.  Dillon is playful and loves to go for walks but needs a home with someone who will take the time to ensure he gets his daily nutrition!  As a temporary or permanent companion Dillon will thrive with a person who has time to give him the attention and affection he craves. 

Even as a foster…

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Added by Donna on November 9, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments

An Amazing Human Being - Gone, but Never Forgotten.

Tatjana (Tania) Rosev helping Dew Paws Rescue at the Los Alamos County Fair, 2011, adopt out Imjin, the Jindo rescue dog from CA, left us yesterday and will be very much… Continue

Added by Donna on November 8, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

If you have your dogs in the car during a traffic stop..

Having seen videos in the past on television of dogs killed by police officers during traffic stops, I asked the instructor of a class for the Santa Fe Citizens' Police Academy what to do in this situation.
 
Circumstances can vary, but remain still in the vehicle until the officer approaches/contacts you. If the dog(s) is crated, there should not be an issue. If not, ask the officer if you can restrain or otherwise control your dog. Depending on the dog's…
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Added by Shari Shantasi on November 4, 2011 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Medically Frail and Elder Dogs in Need of Foster, Adoption, and Financial Support.

Dew Paws Rescue has not been in the game very long but in our time have managed to collect several elder and/or medically needy dogs.  We love working with these dogs but the reality is that they are expensive and they are not easily adopted out, though we have had a pretty good track record on many Sr. dogs we have taken.  The ones in the system right now are a mixed bag. 

 

PJ - A cuter dog you can not find, full of personality, 8+ lbs, chi-rat terrier (?)…

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Added by Donna on November 3, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Article on Lost Cats to Use in Media

A friend in Maine wrote this article for her local paper to raise awareness that a stray cat might really be someone's lost pet. She says it is great if others modify and republish in other places. So, if you can use this to help raise awareness, please do so.

 

Well-meaning But Misguided Responses To Finding a “Lost” Cat

 

When outdoor pets go missing in the fall, the owners’ first fearful thought is that a predator got the animal, as coyotes, bobcats,…

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Added by Pamela on November 2, 2011 at 7:18am — 2 Comments

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