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Felix Moriel Charged with Animal Cruelty – 156 counts

Felix Moriel Charged with Animal Cruelty – 156 counts

Update (03/19/2015): Felix Moriel has been found incompetent to stand trial for his charges of aggravated kidnapping, resisting, exposure, and animal cruelty. He had been ordered to treatment under the custody of a New Mexico mental health facility. “Stipulated Order...

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Animal Services now accepting volunteers

Animal Services now accepting volunteers

If you have spare time and would like to help animals then the City’s Animal Shelter needs you! The shelter is always looking for volunteers. As a volunteer you will enjoy caring for pets and getting them ready for their...

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Chaparral, NM Animal Hoarding Case

Hi everyone, I wanted to post something because it has been weeks since this website has been updated. It’s been a very difficult two and a half weeks for me and many others involved in the Chaparral Animal Hoarding case....

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Chaparral, NM Hoarding Case – Pt.1: The Rescue

News videos: We say good bye to our friend Reggie. Reggie was emaciated and suffering from pneumonia. He had his right ear bitten off and blood work showed he was suffering from terminal kidney failure. I contacted the Alamogordo District...

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1st Annual Marley’s Miracle Run

1st Annual Marley’s Miracle Run

You may not knowing it by looking at him now, but Marley has more scars than many other dogs five times his age and not he was not a fighting dog. Marley’s owners said a landlord accidentally left their backyard gate...

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Animal Shelter Advisory Committee (ASAC) meeting tonight

Animal Shelter Advisory Committee (ASAC) meeting tonight

What is the ASAC? Source: El Paso City Government Website states Duties:  The ASAC shall perform those duties specified in Chapter 823, Texas Health and Safety Code, and applicable state regulations, as from time to time may be amended. In...

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University of Pennsylvania training dogs to sniff out ovarian cancer – CBS News

University of Pennsylvania training dogs to sniff out ovarian cancer – CBS News

From CBS NEWS: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57597863/university-of-pennsylvania-training-dogs-to-sniff-out-ovarian-cancer/ Some studies have shown that dogs might have the ability to sniff out cancer. If true, the method could provide a cheap and potentially non-invasive way to detect the disease. Now, researchers at the University of...

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Blind and Deaf Dogs “Watch out for each other”

Blind and Deaf Dogs “Watch out for each other”

FROM ABC NEWS: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2013/08/blind-and-deaf-dogs-watch-out-for-one-another/ By Katie Moisse Twitter: @katiemoisse Aug 6, 2013 12:48pm Two dogs — one deaf and the other blind — are taking a cue from the 80s flick “See No Evil, Hear No Evil,” acting as each other’s eyes and ears....

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Precious Paws to rescue dogs from hoarding case

Precious Paws to rescue dogs from hoarding case

Animal Services removed 54 dogs and a cat from an East El Paso home Tuesday after the agency received an anonymous tip about the condition and safety of the animals, officials said Wednesday. Police and Animal Services officials found the...

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Community Call: June Donation drive

Community Call: June Donation drive

Nick Diaz, a local pet advocate, just called me to let me know he is having a dog food drive at the westside dog park. Where: Westside Dog Park Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013 Time: 9 am – 1 pm...

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