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Animal Shelter 12-04-11

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The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on-site adoptable pets; others are in foster care with loving, temporary homes.
Be sure to click on the Friends of the Shelter website, www.lafos.org. You can volunteer and/or donate, as well as check out links to all our adoptable pals.
We have a new color-coding system to help you select your perfect new family member. Check it out.
Two for the price of one. This is an opportunity to double your feline pleasure.

DOGS

Baby — Young spayed female GSD-mix. Very friendly. Loves the dog park.
Buddy —Another young neutered male GSD-mix. Just waiting on shots. Very sweet and friendly.
Girlfriend — Three year old brown SharPei-mix.  Housebroken, good with children.  Still a little confused about the shelter, but warms up with people with patience.  Getting lots of walks.  Ask for help with introductions.
GrisGris — One year old spayed female brown mixed breed (maybe some Heeler). Friendly, loves to play ball.  Energetic, would love an active family.
Logan — Young adult neutered male American Bulldog. These are nice, big dogs. Friendly.  Able to leap low fences in a single bound!  Recommend home with high, secure fence. Gentle, dog-savvy kids, OK.  
Muffet —Seven year old spayed female Blue Heeler. Beautiful, gentle, sweet girl. Good with kids. Housebroken, not a great barker or digger. Loves walks, no horses, please.  
Sallie — Adorable, young spayed female black Husky/GSD-mix with startling blue eyes. She loves the dog park.
Solo — Neutered male black Lab/Sharpei-mix.  Shy and hoping for a home that will help him feel loved and confident.  Loves to go for walks.  Responsive to commands, so trainable.  Affectionate, loving, calm. New best friend is Solo.
Sophie —  White GSD/Heeler mix. Spayed female. Great with children, adults, cats, parrots and large dogs.  No small dogs. Housebroken.
Willie — Handsome young, black male Hound/Lab-mix. with long floppy ears. Very friendly.  

Cats

Two for the price of one. A great opportunity to double your feline pleasure.

Betty — Two year old orange Tabby. Nice, big girl with the look of Garfield. Friends of the Shelter are addressing some reported health issues, but we expect them to be resolved quickly.
Cassie  — Six year old domestic long-hair declawed, spayed female orange Tabby. Needs an indoor-only home.
Cosmo  — Seven year old domestic long-hair, black/white/gray neutered male. Comfortable in cat room, but would prefer a quiet home with adult company. Prefers to live indoors.
C2  — Eight year old neutered, special needs male. Learning to enjoy attention from people as the shelter volunteers work with him.
Fiona — Calico/white young female adult. Friendly, sweet. Adjusting to other kitties at the shelter. Young kitties need toys and scratching posts.
Heidi and Allie  — Two lovely, sweet domestic long-hair kitties that are great with children, but have been traumatized by dogs. Heidi is a Calico and Allis is black and white.
Lefty — Gorgeous domestic medium-hair, fawn-colored Tabby with pale blue-green eyes. What a sweetie! Eight years old, no reports of scratching anything except a scratching post.
Michael — Four year old neutered, special needs male kitty. Needs a quiet, patient home. He has spent more time with other indoor cats than with people. All shots up to date and ready for the right home.
Nali  — Six year old spayed female Siamese-mix. Indoor kitty good with adults and gentle children.
Squeeker  — Another lovely spayed female orange Tabby. Accepting of well-behaved kids and dogs.
Syd  — A senior neutered male orange Tabby. Good with adults and children.
Tigger — Young neutered male kitty, given for adoption. Wants a quiet, calm household. Fine with other shelter cats. Responds well to attention from shelter volunteers.
Twinkle — Young spayed female domestic short-hair Tortie. Good with adults and gentle older children. She likes to be approached quietly and with respect for her space. Learning to mingle in the cat room.
Vespa — White kitty with gray and black markings. Found wandering near 921 Tewa. Will be fixed Monday and ready to go to a new home.

In foster care
Nettles  — Young, spayed female Aussie-mix. She needs a savvy owner to help her build confidence and learn K9 skills. Best in a home with another dog. Not suitable for rambunctious household.
Elway — Elway is a black, eight year old domestic short-haired cat. He is up-to-date on his shots and neutered. Elway is used to being the only cat in the house and is more people oriented than cat oriented, but he is OK with other cats that aren’t dominant or bullying. His favorite thing is being on a lap while his people watch TV or read. Indoor-only home.
We have three puppies in foster care. Call 412-3451 for more information.
Roamers

County ordinance requires that a roaming animal be kept for 10 days waiting for owners to claim it. Keep those tags on your pets so they can come home to you quickly.

• Adult black male Pug found at 35th and Villa.
• Juvenile black and white kitten found at the stables. Ask for Atomic.