Farmers Market Adoptions from SPCA

November 8, 2011

At the Farmers Market.  Photo courtesy of Sandra Briones.

Adorable Dogs in the Spotlight...Ralph and Rizzo:

Many of you may recall the plight of these two dogs.  They were rescued separately from the beach three months apart.  They recognized each other and after their happy reunion they have been inseparable.  

Since they appear to be around the same age, approximately two years old, and both also appear to be Shepherd mixes, we think they may have been litter mates and either dumped on the beach or born there and somehow separated.

This "couple" is so bonded we will not adopt them out separately, so we are looking for a home that would welcome them both.

Adorable Kittens in the Spotlight:

There are so many beautiful, loving cats looking for homes.  It's impossible to choose just one to spotlight.  We have a number of felines of all ages looking for forever homes.  They are currently being cared for by a few of our dedicated volunteers and brought to the library each Saturday.   
We are always looking for foster families to help with the feline population.  If you can assist, please contact us via our website ( or send an email to

Farmers Market:

The Farmers Market was fabulously successful.  Here's a photo of our friends Mark and Lynnette at our new "booth".  There were approximately 1500 people at the re-opening of the market on Saturday.  We collected 3100 pesos and $21 U.S. in sales and donations.  Great day!

Adoption Report:

Still too early for much action at the library.  Thanks to our dedicated volunteers:  Luz, Maria de los Angeles and Juan Carlos.
Even though we had no adoptions at the library, we are happy to report that Honey was adopted into a wonderful home with a woman who has a large yard just perfect for her. We want to take this time to especially thank Peggy for rescuing Honey and her newborns and taking care of all of them until they found their forever homes.  Way to go Peggy!
Just a reminder...we have found a forever home for Rotty in Canada but he still needs a travel companion to take him to Victoria, Vancouver or Seattle (order of preference).  If you can help, please contact Janice directly at

To see all the animals available for adoption, visit our website ( or  The SPCA PV will continue to host adoption events at Biblioteca Los Mangos every Saturday from 10am - 2pm.  Biblioteca Los Mangos is located on Francisco Villa around the corner from Costco.

Adoptions are also held each Saturday at the Farmers Market, located within El Jardin de Ninos Emiliano Zapata.  This school is located on the west side of Pino Suarez between V. Carranza and B. Badillo.  

Position Available:

We are seeking a reliable individual who has a truck and can assist us on adoption days.  This person would be responsible for picking up animals at the SPCA shelter each Saturday around 9:30 a.m. and transporting them to Biblioteca Los Mangos no later than 10:00 a.m.  A return trip from the library back to the shelter would be necessary later that same day, leaving the library at approximately 2:00 p.m.

It would be ideal if the candidate lived in the Pitillal area, near the new shelter.  Proximity to the shelter and/or the library would facilitate the commute, but it is not a requirement.  The SPCA will pay 350 pesos for the day.  

If you are interested, please contact us at

Auction Items:

As you know, we have our major annual fund raiser at the end of this month on November 26.  This is our big opportunity to raise funds necessary to support us through the year.  In addition to monies raised from ticket sales, we count on attendees bidding for items that have been donated.

We really need help coming up with donations for the live auction.  If you or your business can provide the SPCA with a donation item it would be greatly appreciated.

The most successful auction items include hotel stays.  We are looking for items that would bring over $500 US "at auction".

If you can help, please contact Janice Chatterton at

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