Owner says dogs have a deeper level of connection The New Mexican Keith King of Española adopted Paprika from the Española Humane animal shelter seven years ago. Before Christmas in 2019, King adopted Luna. Luna was the first pup adopted from Española Humane’s Puppy Patch at Ojo Santa Fe resort and spa. Paprika, an
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No appointment necessary at clinics Protect your pets at Española Humane’s low-cost, walk-in vaccine clinics in June. No appointments are necessary for the clinics on the following dates: Tuesday, June 22, Wednesday, June 23 and Friday, June 25. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cats must be in secure carriers and dogs
Young cat loses limb in leghold trap Bigfoot lost a limb in a leghold trap meant for wildlife. The six-month-old tabby cat was caught in Los Alamos, and it’s not known long he suffered in the trap. When he was surrendered to Española Humane for help, his foot had swelled to twice the normal
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Outreach program likely to kick off in summer after state loosens pandemic restrictions One of the most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters is the lack of affordable pet wellness, training and education programs. Due to cost and other barriers, pets in under-resourced communities often do not have access to basic veterinary
Spring promotion runs through April 3 A spring adoption promotion at Espanola Humane features a gift bag with special treats, discounts and a shelter T-shirt with every adoption through April 3. The Love Grows adoption special offers dog and cat adopters an adoption bag filled with gourmet cat or dog biscuits courtesy of Teca
Together Fur-Ever: Stories of Pets, Family and Community We learned a lot in 2020 – not just how resilient we are as we have gone from crisis to crisis but just how much we truly need each other for so many things. Many of us have been in isolation, working from home, or forced
Puppy Love online auction features art, jewelry and 'stay-cations' A February online auction aims to add dazzle, romance and excitement to lives while supporting the work of Española Humane. The Puppy Love Virtual Auction runs Feb. 6-13 and features weekend getaways, one-of-a-kind art and jewelry and unique experiences, organizers say. “There’s no better way
Senior pup’s medical issues can’t dim her sparkle Santa Fe resident Missy Wolf, an emergency room nurse at Presbyterian Española Hospital, said seeing 8-year-old Daisy’s photos on social media revealed “a kindness in her eyes that just spoke to us.” Daisy happens to be deaf, and when she arrived at Española Humane, workers noticed
Española Humane reopens low-cost vaccination clinic We are excited to announce the return of our low-cost community Vaccine Clinic on Friday, Jan. 22, at our shelter clinic, 108 Hamm Parkway, Espanola, NM 87532. Our staff will begin scheduling one week in advance and will have limited appointments. Please schedule your appointments through our clinic
Ailing dog finds help and love with team of believers It takes a village for some dogs to find their way home. Thanks to South West Akita Tactical Rescue, Tootsie’s Vision, Kolby’s tireless fosters, The Furshire, and a team of volunteers and transporters, Kolby’s long epic journey has finally ended in a Christmas miracle:
Staff favorite is a quick learner, people personUPDATE: Ruckus has been adopted!Family is not just a meaningless word here at Espanola Humane. It strikes to the core of what we do.Each pet who arrives at our door comes with a past and a story — some that we know and most that we can only
Couple find perfect addition to family By Sandra Jamarillo The New Mexican “It’s never too late for a second chance,” the staff at the Española Humane say. It’s never too soon either. Laura Mullane of Los Alamos helped her family channel their loss and heartbreak into love and second chances. “When our beloved German
November drive helps shelter continue providing free services All donations to Espanola Humane up to $200,000 in November will be matched dollar for dollar thanks to generous donors to the regional shelter. The month-long drive will allow the shelter to continue to offer free spay/neuter services and provide care to some of the most
Neurologist adopts 'special' puppy Sopaipilla, or Pia as she’s called, charmed her weebly-wobbly way into the lives of many, though her path may have teetered one way and then the other. At 4 weeks old, she was found alone outside and brought to Española Humane. After a few weeks in foster care, it became
Donations sought to offset costs for Kolby A handsome teddy bear of a dog has a new home today thanks to teamwork and the determination of the Española Humane clinic who went the extra distance for a suffering pup. Kolby, a blind Akita, was recently surrendered to the shelter in great pain. His pain
Push on for national Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month In celebration of October’s national Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month, Española Humane is encouraging people to adopt a dog in foster care or become a foster parent, opening up kennel space for at-risk dogs. “The COVID crisis has put a strain on resources,” shelter organizers say, making foster parents
Donors pledge more than $25,000 in additional matching funds Matching donations of $50,000 during Espanola Humane’s first virtual Fur Fest on Aug. 6 helped raise more than $100,000 for Northern New Mexico’s neediest animals. Several donors were so inspired by the gala’s message that they issued an additional $25,000 challenge through Aug. 16, organizers
Chemical in some medications toxic to felines A cat surrendered at Espanola Humane recently almost died of “mysterious” symptoms until a quick-thinking veterinarian cracked the case – wrongly prescribed flea-and-tick medication. The shelter’s veterinarian examined the orange tabby after he was described as having symptoms of twitching, drooling, muscle tremors, “drunk walking,” and agitation.