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Julie L's Blog – December 2009 Archive (4)

Foster Dog Naming Contest!

I got a new foster dog from the Santa Fe Animal Shelter today and she doesn't have a name yet. Any ideas? I'll take suggestions through noon on New Year's Day. There's no prize, except the satification of winning and passing on a name to a dog with a bright future! She's 11 months, "lab mix," a skinny 35 lbs. VERY sweet, very submissive, VERY shy. She loves to be with other dogs and play. I think she looks a bit like Claudia's dog, Max, with a cute… Continue

Added by Julie L on December 29, 2009 at 6:00pm — 31 Comments

Giving Them a Second Chance - Transporting Dogs

Our local shelters and rescues work very hard to find local homes for all the dogs who come to them. The reality is there are not enough people locally who are willing to adopt them. There are some shelters in Colorado that are willing to take some of the dogs in (thanks in large part to the success of the Denver area's spay-neuter program which has resulted in a decline of strays and puppy litters at the shelters' door step).

If you are… Continue

Added by Julie L on December 20, 2009 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Donate to local shelters/rescues when shopping or seaching online

Here's another way to donate to a local shelter or rescue when you shop or search online. Both Bridging the Worlds and Espanola Valley Animal Shelter are signed on with GoodSearch (didn't see SF?): GoodSearch works just like search engines like Google and Yahoo, but every time you search a few cents are donated to your preferred non-profit. Or if you shop online a % of the sale will be… Continue

Added by Julie L on December 14, 2009 at 6:44pm — 2 Comments

Sasha and holiday tree decorating at the dog park

Sasha is from the Espanola Valley Humane Society and currently in foster care in Santa Fe. She really worked the crowd at the annual holiday tree decorating event, getting belly rubs from anyone she thought had a free hand!

Added by Julie L on December 5, 2009 at 9:45pm — 5 Comments

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