"I think my boyfriend knew when I took the job at the Santa Fe animal shelter that I would bring a puppy home one of these days," she said.

Stella likes to meow a lot and wakes Baca up every morning at 7 a.m. for breakfast.

Fiona was excitedly telling us about visiting the Minnesota Zoo the night before. It was a drive-through event, with inflated balloon animals; wolves, turtles and deer.

Ever since she was a little girl and saw the movie The Black Stallion, Christine D’Antico dreamed of having a horse of her own. She enjoyed taking care of other people…

This morning, Maisie, our half-Chihuahua, snowy-white owner of our road, and I dove headlong out of our house into the deep blue, the endless blue skies of New Mexico.…

She fell in love with the mare and admired the shelter, its staff and the health and welfare of its other 70 horses.

Pia has congenital malformations in her brain called porencephaly

Many famous canines have helped steer the ship during troubling times.

The third time is the charm for Cheyenne, a paint mare, who arrived at The Horse Shelter in 2017 after being found in the desert.

Worse is when she sits there, about five feet away on the table near the window, in that cat pose and just stares.

Rescue report

Fostering love

It's Adopt a Foster Dog month, and what better way to highlight a rescue than with a family who adopted not one but two dogs directly from foster.

“It’s all about their personality, and Cooper was the one for me,” said Santa Fe resident Ian Marshall, who recently adopted a kitten from the Santa Fe Animal Shelter …

Over the next two months, Kona made incredible progress and soon made her way to the adoption floor, and that is where Santa Fe resident Mara Brenner met the pup.

After a month in the shelter’s care without any real chances at adoption, he needed a nurturing, calm foster home.

The Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society continues to drive change with its transfer program by bringing in at-risk animals from other shelters.

The biggest danger to pets when breathing wildfire smoke comes from fire particles, which can reach deep into the lungs and cause a variety of health issues from burni…

Rescue Report

Wiley finds a home

After a little over a year in the training program and having made great progress, Wiley was delivered to his new owner, 14-year-old Logan Ritter of Alto.

Because of his size and color, Bob was overlooked and remained at the Puppy Patch for a little over a month.

    Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society: Frodo is a handsome pooch who weighs 22 pounds and is about 6 month -old. Frodo is a super fun dog who loves to explore. …

    Neptune was a 2-year-old stray kitty that was picked up by the Santa Fe animal shelter very dirty and hungry, looking for a second chance in life. After less than a mo…

      Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society: Wizard is a 5-year-old German shepherd mix and weighs about 75 pounds. Wizard arrived at the shelter with puncture wounds…

        The Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society is offering a special adoption fee for kittens 2 to 5 months old during its Kitten Palooza Weekend. Also, kittens are …

          Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society: Millie is a 4-year-old Australian cattle dog mix who weighs about 40 pounds.  She is a lovely girl who does really well o…

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