47 Dogs rescued from hoarding case in Placitas

275 Views   PLACITAS, N.M. — So far, 47 dogs and five horses have been found in what the sheriff calls a hoarded house in Sandoval County. Sheriff deputies say it was a three-bedroom home in Placitas.

‘Paws in the Pen’: Program pairs shelter puppies with inmates

370 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The “Paws in the Pen” program at the state penitentiary in Santa Fe brings in pups to be teamed up with inmates. For eight weeks, 14 inmates will train seven rescue dogs from the Española Humane Society – but the dogs aren’t the only ones

Shelter animals in Albuquerque in need of foster care

325 Views   The Animal Welfare Department is looking for people in Albuquerque who are willing to foster shelter animals. The Animal Welfare Department is reaching out to the public because their typical foster resources have already been used due to the number of animals being surrendered, according to Valerie Greif, a

PETA calls for shutdown of Roswell zoo

458 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – PETA is condemning the Spring River Zoo in Roswell. They’ve spoken out after four animals were mauled by dogs. It’s been one week since three dogs dug their way into the zoo and killed three barbary sheep and a wallaby.