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Local and State Laws Regarding Pets in El Paso

There has been a lot of questions regarding what is required by law for our pets in El Paso. While it is not easy to decipher Title 7 (The City’s Pet Laws), I have complied a list of local and...

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Free Dog Behavior & Communication Class March 12, 2014 at 2 pm

Free Dog Behavior & Communication Class March 12, 2014 at 2 pm

Update: I want to thank those that attended the first promoted FREE community class. We had a total of 20 people attend and the library is interested in having more classes soon. I plan on booking more types of classes...

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Spa for Paws (El Paso, TX) – Pitbulls need homes

URGENT Rescue needed Breed/Sex/Vetting: Both male pits, both neutered, and updated on shots. Temperament: Great with people, unsure with other dogs. Seem okay but minor fence fighting because of pent up energy. Story:  These two pit males were boarded at...

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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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Hunting Dogs for adoption (From The Heart Animal Rescue)

Hunting Dogs for adoption (From The Heart Animal Rescue)

From The Heart Animal Rescue in El Paso, TX has two Coon Hounds available for adoption. They are 2 yrs old. Black and Tan. They are trained for hunting. Both are neutered, up to date on shots and microchipped. They do not have to...

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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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“Otero Dog Blog” – One person’s account of a dire situation

“Otero Dog Blog” – One person’s account of a dire situation

Taking in a dog, removing it from a less than optimal situation, can sometimes suggest that the dog itself may be in a less than optimal condition at the time. Yesterday, my husband and I took in one such dog....

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Top Pet Toxins of 2012

Top Pet Toxins of 2012

In 2012, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, Illinois, handled more than 180,000 cases of pets exposed to possibly poisonous substances. For the fifth year in a row, prescription meds for humans top the toxins list.  ...

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