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Lulu now Lucy - Has Found Her Fur-ever Home!

This is Lulu, a young 2 year old fawn female boxer.  She is not spayed or microchipped and needs to be properly vaccinated.  We will be scheduling all necessary appointments for Lulu soon.  As you can tell from the pictures Lulu is kept in a crate while inside and spends her days outside in the yard.  Anyone familiar with the Boxer breed knows that this is not a good situation.  Boxers are highly interactive, engaged and sensitive dogs. She weighs approximately 40 lbs, has a full tail and is not house trained. Lulu is described by her current owner as friendly, active and playful. Lulu has been great with the 5 kids and other dogs in our house.

Roxy - Has Been Adopted!

Edgewood NM:  Someone dumped their female boxer mix near our property the Sunday after Thanksgiving. She is a sweetheart, but we have too many animals already and our dogs are very jealous of other animals.  Our granddaughter works in Mountainair as an animal control officer.  She came and checked her out.  She is not chipped or spayed. We think she may have had puppies in the last couple of months.   Based on the tartar of her teeth we think she is between 3 and 4 years old.  She is in good condition.   We know all the animal shelters are beyond full.  We think she was dumped because the shelters are full and they didn't want her euthanized.   I have checked with neighbors and called the local veterinarians, Western Trails and Vista Larga Animal Hospital to see if anyone is missing a dog. She's a great dog but we need to find another place for her.  

Additional information:  We named her Roxy.  I don't think she had ever been on a leash. So we put a harness on her so we would be able to manage her better.  We make her sit before we put the leash on her and sit when we take the leash off of her.  She is doing much better and is learning fast.  At first we weren't sure if she was housebroken.  She peed a couple of times but once she understood the schedule she stopped.  She gets walked 3 times a day and fed in the afternoon.  She has never shown any aggression to us. She gives kisses and has not torn up anything in our workroom. She has free range of the space.  She is a happy dog. She is playful and has lots of energy. 

 If you would like to provide a forever home for this girl, please email Gael.  

Roxy - Has Been Adopted!

Edgewood NM:  Someone dumped their female boxer mix near our property the Sunday after Thanksgiving. She is a sweetheart, but we have too many animals already and our dogs are very jealous of other animals.  Our granddaughter works in Mountainair as an animal control officer.  She came and checked her out.  She is not chipped or spayed. We think she may have had puppies in the last couple of months.   Based on the tartar of her teeth we think she is between 3 and 4 years old.  She is in good condition.   We know all the animal shelters are beyond full.  We think she was dumped because the shelters are full and they didn't want her euthanized.   I have checked with neighbors and called the local veterinarians, Western Trails and Vista Larga Animal Hospital to see if anyone is missing a dog. She's a great dog but we need to find another place for her.  

Additional information:  We named her Roxy.  I don't think she had ever been on a leash. So we put a harness on her so we would be able to manage her better.  We make her sit before we put the leash on her and sit when we take the leash off of her.  She is doing much better and is learning fast.  At first we weren't sure if she was housebroken.  She peed a couple of times but once she understood the schedule she stopped.  She gets walked 3 times a day and fed in the afternoon.  She has never shown any aggression to us. She gives kisses and has not torn up anything in our workroom. She has free range of the space.  She is a happy dog. She is playful and has lots of energy. 

 If you would like to provide a forever home for this girl, please email Gael.  

Kona - Has Been Adopted!

This is Kona, a young (1 and a half years) female who is spayed and great with other dogs. She is now in a different foster home and doing great with the other dogs. She is like a 6 month old in her 18 month old body. She has been doing great on pack walks and is a quick learner. She was surrendered at a homeless shelter when her owner came in to take a shower then left without her. She likes to play a lot and is very high energy; but then that just explains most boxers. When she gets tired, she is like a child and sometimes ramps up her energy. But when she is with the dogs, she sleeps with them. If you'd like to know more, please email us.

Bella - Has Been Adopted! 

Meet Bella, a 6 year old black/white boxer that weighs in at approximately 45 lbs. Bella is spayed and is current on vaccinations. Bella is described by her current owner as friendly, active and  playful.  She is house broken and is crate trained. Her current owner says Bella does not have any issues with other dogs that have been properly introduced. Bella's current owner has some medical issues that are listed as the reason for surrender.

Harley

Harley is spayed and up to date on shots.  Harley came into the rescue with her sister Charley.  She is about 3 years old and has been well taken care of.  Harley and her sister were victims of the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire. Yes, Harley is available for adoption.  Once Harley gets to know her surroundings, she is very outgoing and friendly.  Harley is a little on the cautious side if you're an adult, but if you're a youngster she'll give kisses and instantly fall in love. Harley is looking for her loving forever family. Please email us if you are interested in Harley.  Harley loves to play and she gets everyone moving and having fun. She's ready to go first thing in the morning.  If there's any daylight outside, then she's ready to go into action.

Mollie - Has Been Adopted!  

Meet Mollie May, a six year old fawn boxer that weighs in at approximately 45 lbs. Mollie is spayed and is current on vaccinations. Mollie is described by her current owner as friendly, active, playfull, smart, affectionate and obedient.  She is house broken and is crate trained. Her current owner says she does not have any issues with other dogs and has not had issues with other family pets. Her current owners feel that she needs a home that can give her the attention she deserves. Mollie just wants to be played with and will chase a ball or any toy. Mollie will sit when being told and will roll over and shake hands for a treat. Mollie Mae is a very loving and caring female boxer, that loves to chase after toys, gets excited when it's time to eat and bends her body sideways in excitement. She is a very smart boxer and listens to commands very well. She needs a great home and loving family.  If you'd like to know more about these two, please email us.  If you hover over the picture and click the magnifying glass it will start a slide show for you.

Kylie - Now Gracie Has Been Adopted!  

Kylie is 8 years old and weighs about 40 lbs. Kylie is great on walks.  She pays attention to her human and acknowledges other dogs but does not go crazy when she sees them.  She is a sweet girl who loves to cuddle and take naps.   Kylie has been spayed and has received all vaccinations and microchip.  She did have 3 lumps removed during her spay but the Dr. felt she got good margins with no sign of attachment.  She is described by her foster Mom as friendly, quiet, playful, nervous, affectionate and obedient.  Kylie is crate trained and house broken. She can get anxious when you leave/come back home because I believe she may have been left alone frequently. She loves spending time with you at home watching movies and quick walks around the park. She gets along with other dogs but is much more of a people pup.  If you'd like to know more, please email us.  Hover over the picture and click the magnifying glass to start a slide show.

Ty - Has Been Adopted!  

Meet Ty.   Ty is a sweet two year old boxer who’s more than ready to be someone’s loyal and loving best friend. We are currently scheduling an appointment to have him neutered, microchipped and receive all of his vaccinations.   His previous owner describes him as friendly, playful, smart, affectionate, obedient and calm.  He’s so sweet and loving and really needs someone who can be his companion.  If you'd like to know more, please email us.   If you hover over the picture and click the magnifying glass it will start a slide show for you.

Bonita - Has Been Adopted!  

Meet Bonita, a two year old Boxer that weighs in at approximately 42 lbs. She is scheduled to be spayed on July 14th and will receive any needed vaccinations at that time.  Bonita is described by her current owner as freindly, active, playfull, smart, affectionate, obedient and calm.  She is house broken and does not require a crate. She does not have a history of dog aggression and should be fine with other dogs. She is great on a leash and she loves to jog with her owner.  The current owner has been displaced due to his rental house being sold.  She's very loving, affectionate and is a great typical goofy boxer.   If you're looking for a running partner or a great companion and playmate she is the one!   If you'd like to know more, please email us.  If you hover over the picture and click the magnifying glass it will start a slide show for you.

Daisy - Has Been Adopted!  

Meet Daisy, a one year old Boxer. She weighs 42 lbs. and is current on her shots. Daisy came from a loving family in AZ that was told they could no longer have a large dog in their housing area. Daisy loves children, is very affectionate, and aims to please. She is house broken and sleeps on a doggie bed in the house at night. Daisy loves being around family and desires to be a lap dog. If she can’t crawl into a lap, she will lay on the feet of whoever is sitting near her. Daisy loves water and tries to bite the water spraying out of the hose. Daisy can walk on a leash and with the right tools walks much better than before. Over the summer, Daisy has grown accustomed to seeing other dogs and even interacting with them - although she tends to be the bully, she would do well with a confident male dog. She is currently being fostered in a loving home whose owners are unable to keep her permanently.  If you want to know more, please email us.

Piper - Has Been Adopted!  

Meet Piper. She is a very young boxer/boxer mix who was found wondering around. She has been in the shelter and no one has claimed her but due to their overcrowded kennels, she is in a very temporary foster home. So, we need to find her a place to stay while we find her a permanent home. She is fairly calm and likes people. Please share and send us a private message if you are interested. Please remember that the adoption fee includes all shots, chip and spay. Help us find Piper a nice place to call her own.   If you'd like to know more, please email us.   If you hover over the picture and click the magnifying glass it will start a slide show for you.

Dillon - Has Been Adopted!  

Dillon is a young neutered male boxer/bulldog mix.  We need a foster home or permanent home ASAP.  Described by his rescuer as absolutely the sweetest.  He knows sit, “no” and down.  He seems to have been dominated by fear and a heavy hand.  Very submissive.  He is neutered and we're guessing he's about 8 months old.  He absolutely loves the water!  He is very skinny, but gaining weight now that he is being properly cared for.

If you'd like to know more, please email us.  If you hover over the picture and click the magnifying glass it will start a slide show for you.

Maddie - Has Been Adopted!

Adoption pending:  Meet Maddicen Grace, a six year old brindle boxer that weighs in at approximately 45 lbs. Maddie is spayed and is current on vaccinations. Maddie is described by her current owner as friendly, active, playfull, smart, affectionate, obedient and calm.  She is house broken and is crate trained. Her current owner says she does not have any issues with other dogs and has not had issues with other family pets. Her owner says that she is probably the best dog she has ever had.  She eats, does her business outside and then comes in and just lays down.  She is calm and very friendly.  She never bothers anything when you walk her and would probably do fine off-leash.  She never pulls and simply walks next you and stops when you stop. She is a very smart boxer and listens to commands very well. Maddie needs a great home and loving family.

Ada - Is Currently Available for Adoption!  

Ada as described by her foster Mom (Thank you Gina for fostering Ada!): 

Ada is approximately 2 to 3 years old and is house trained, crate trained and walks on leash without pulling.  She also comes when called and is not food aggressive. Ada mingles well with the dogs she has met, both males and female.  Ada has not been introduced to cats at her foster home.  She notices bunnies in her yard but not attentive enough to catching any. Ada has not attempted to jump fences or gates at her foster home. Ada is excited with new people, but does not jump up on people and settles quickly.  She has a formidable bark when someone comes to the door, but ceases when I tell her "thank you" and "that is enough".  She does not charge out of the door.  ADA IS NOT JUST ANY DOG - she plays soccer! She can dribble the ball down the grass, bump it up with her head, sometimes lets it roll down her back, and allows me to have a turn.  It is time to put up a goal!  Ada needs this type of physical and mental interaction with her family. Ada is intelligent and wants to please.  This makes her easily trainable, as she learns by watching. Ada was timid when she arrived, she is confident now, and learns best from a quiet voice. I like to take Ada with me on errands as she is such a joy to be with. She is easy to love!

Ada will need medication for her left rear leg for joint comfort.   If you're interested in adopting Ada please send us an email

Maddie #2 - Is Currently Available for Adoption or Foster!  

Maddie is a young female surrendered to the rescue. She is spayed, microchipped and up-to-date on her shots. She loves other dogs and warms up to her humans after some time. We are looking for a foster for her or permanent home ASAP. She definitely needs a good human pack leader to build her confidence on walks and with more human friends.   If you'd like to know more, please email us.

Roxy - Adopted!  

Milo - Adopted!  

Luna - Adopted!  

Tyson#2 - Has Been Adopted!  

This is a new/different Tyson (very popular Boxer name).  Tyson will be 1 year old in April and is around 3 kids everyday. The oldest is 9 with twin girls that are 5. He's great with the kids. The kids are constantly laying on Tyson. They often put head bands on him. He is all about letting them play. Tyson is house broken and sleeps in a crate at night. He likes to chill on the couch, but loves to play fetch and run around the backyard. He knows how to sit and shake hands with a snap of a finger.

Gadget - His Family has Decided to Keep Him!

Gabby has been adopted!  

Roxi has been adopted!  

 

Nolan now Nate has been adopted!  

Bo has been adopted!  

 

Ruby has been adopted!

Ruby's story: She was only 10 weeks old when she was hospitalized at the Veterinary Emergency Center on Montgomery Blvd..

As you can see from her pictures her condition was critical.  Ruby was surrendered to us by an individual that thought this condition would correct itself without seeking veterinary care.  Ruby was not eating or drinking at all prior to being surrendered to us on 11/19.

We were been able to determine that she had hookworms that were left untreated for almost two weeks. Ruby was so sick that she received a blood transfusion her first night in the hospital.

Hookworm infection causes disease through worms eating and sucking blood from the dog's intestine.  This can cause significant blood loss, which can be very severe in young puppies and if left untreated, as in this case, results in a condition called "failure to thrive".

Her blood counts are still a little low but she is improving everyday and she has been adopted into her forever home!


Sawyer has been adopted!