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Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2013 7:00 pm | Updated: 3:35 pm, Fri May 31, 2013.

The woman in the aisle was hesitating between two blouses, one soft and slinky, the other buff and businesslike. She looked closely at the clothing again, peered at the price tags, and gave in. “After all, it’s all for the animals,” she said to herself as she headed for the cash register.

She was browsing the racks at Barkin’ Boutique, a resale store of the Española Valley Humane Society in a shopping area just north of the DeVargas Center. And she was stating a simple fact as she pulled out her credit card: All the store’s net proceeds, and those of three others in town, directly benefit either the Española shelter or the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society.

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2 comments:

  • BooBoo posted at 5:46 pm on Sun, May 26, 2013.

    BooBoo Posts: 1

    Great piece

     
  • swiftylazar posted at 1:29 pm on Sun, May 26, 2013.

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    Great work by all involved. Thank you.

     

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