|BESANDO CERQUITA DE LAS VELAS EN EL MALECÒN|
|UN JOVEN NADANDO CON SU LABRADOR ATRÀS DEL RÌO CUALE|
Further out in the bay, teenagers sit on surf boards atop small swells waiting for something that could resemble a wave.
|JÒVENES SOBRE SUS PLANCHAS ESPERANDO UNA OLA|
On the sidewalk, two tattooed young men practice their handstands. Dark rain clouds are scudding in from the south and we scatter for shelter.
|HAND STANDING AT LOS MUERTOS BEACH|
REGARDING ANIMALS: Jeremy Bentham, 18th century English author, jurist, philosophist, legal and social reformer and recently recognized as an early animal advocate, wrote the following regarding animals: "It doesn't matter if they can reason; it doesn't matter if they can speak; what does matter is if they can suffer."
|UN SIGNO QUE VI EN UN PARQUE ZOOLÒGICO EL NOVIEMBRE PASADO EN EL NORTE DE LA INDIA|
BULLFIGHTING: From the International Movement Against Bullfighting: " The truth is, if a creature suffers then there can be no moral justification for refusing to take that suffering into consideration. All animals are sentient beings that experience joy, happiness, fear and pain, in the same way that human beings do. We can have no right whatsoever to make them suffer for our "enjoyment". If any torture inflicted to an animal deserves condemnation, bullfights are the worst kind of torture since they are performed solely in the name of entertainment. We must end the animals' torture and stop these shows of brutality and violence. It is too small a step from the intentional infliction of pain on an animal to the torture and killing of human beings." If you feel bullfighting is cruel, please take action. www.iwab.org.
|CLASE GRATIS DE EDUCACIÒN EN LA CLÌNICA DE PEACE|
"AYUDA A LOS ANIMALES" ("HELP THE ANIMALS") is the free mobile spay/neuter program of PEACE. The clinics need funding and are the only solution to the enormous overpopulation of cats and dogs. Four thousand cats and dogs were sterilized in the area of the Bay of Banderas in 2011. Our mission is to prevent the future suffering of animals. To donate, please see www.peacemexico.org PEACE has tax-free status in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. www.peacemexico.org http://www.facebook.com/Peace.Mexico
CLINICS NEED: Funding, volunteers, locations for our mobile unit and donations of vet and pet supplies, used towels, sheets, collars and leashes.
|EMILY L`HOIST, DIRECTOR DE LAS CLASES DE EDUCACIÒN EN LAS CLINICAS, REGISTRANDO MASCOTAS|
MEZCALES, NAYARIT is a clean beach town approximately 30 minutes south of Puerto Vallata. The clinic took place in a government office with air conditioning and taped spa music playing. Because flyers had been distributed and because the residents are very familiar with the PEACE clinics, people brought their animals to us. Usually, we have to go out looking and asking for pets to sterilize.
|TRAENDO MASCOTAS A LA CLÌNICA GRATIS DE PEACE EN MASCOTA|
|LA PERRITA ADORADA NEGRA Y BLANCA CON MÀS DE 100 GARRAPTAS, QUE PUEDEN CAUSAR LA MUERTE|
BEACH CLEAN-UPS: Organized by animal and environment activist, Shannon Beston - Every other Sunday beginning at 8:30 in the morning for an hour or two just north of the Rìo Cuale at the beach near the "sails." Gloves and bags provided. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHEDULE: JULY 29; AUGUST 12; AUGUST 26 ; SEPTEMBER 2; SEPTEMBER 16; SEPTEMBER 30
|City street in Centro on Sunday - ABASOLO Y GUADALUPE SANCHEZ EL DOMINGO PASADO|
|MISMA ESQUINA MIÈRCOLES DESPUES DE ESTAR RECOGIDA LA BASURA EL LUNES|
|VALLARTA NO ESTÀ LIMPIA|
STERILIZATIONS in La Floresta - July 11-14. Male cats - 14; Female cats - 16; Female dogs - 22; Male dogs - 10 TOTAL - 62
Thank you to Maria de Los Angeles German Barron, who is an angel to the animals. She arranged for the clinic location in la Floresta, put up posters, advised taxi drivers and brought lunch every day to the clinic staff. Minus the lunches, she has done the same for Mezcales. This is in addition to currently providing a foster home to 10 dogs that she rescued.
STERILIZATIONS in Mezcales, Nay.- July 18-21 - Numbers not yet received.
DONATIONS: $25 E.E. U.U. - From Vicky Thorne-Ohly - for post-surgery care for "Nick," the puppy that fell off a roof in Bucerias
Two tons (!|| of Science Diet from Hill`s in Guadalajara arrived on Wednesday. I filled our car with bags and boxes and delivered to the Mezcales clinic on Thursday. There are many poor families who bring their dogs and cats to the clinics. Animals need an extra boost after surgery and this helps. A portion of this donation is being set aside for dogs at the Acopio (15 there on Wednesday, including a small female French Poodle), to AngelCAT if there is any cat food in the shipment; and to Anselmo De Anda, who is fostering dogs, three at a time, from the Acopio until they find permanent homes. For each adoption, Anselmo can rescue another Acopio dog. Thank you to Manager Gerardo Perez, who has never said no to helping.
|REBAGGED SCIENCE DIET FOR GIVE-AWAY AT CLINICS /2 TONELADAS DE ALIMENTO DE SCIENCE DIET DONADO Y REGALADO A LAS CLÌNICAS GRATIS DE PEACE|
RAFFLE TO RAISE MONEY FOR "NICK`S" POST-OP CARE: Raffle tickets for one day of ocean kayak and snorkel gear for 2 passengers - courtesy Boca Divers. Departure beach is Boca de Tomatlàn. Time to be used: 9 AM A.M. to 6 P.M.. Date is open. Value: 700 pesos. 100 raffle tickets will be sold at 25 pesos each. Tickets available at Ecotours de Mexico at their office in the Marina. Raffle drawing will be held at the Ecotours office on August 3rd, time to be determined.
ADOPTIONS: "Luna," the sweet Doxie whose back was badly scarred by having had hot oil poured on her.
NEED RESCUING: All the dogs and cats and the Centro de Acopio, the local pound. Open 8-3 Monday-Friday. Telephone: 293-3690. For photos of lost and found animals and animals for adoption at the Acopio and in foster homes: "pv animal" page and "angeliCAT" page on FB. Dogs at the Centro de Acopio are at great risk.
The government truck from Guadalajara arrives at the Acopio every two weeks to take some dogs back to Guadalajara for mass electrocution. Presumably this is because the city government here in Vallarta doesn`t have money for meds for the Acopio. AngeliCAT has been removing all kittens and cats from the Acopio. The dogs need saving. Open Monday-Friday from 8 AM-3 PM. Telephone for the Acopio is 293-3690.
|100 PALOMAS NECESITAN ESTAR SALVADAS|
RESCUED AND NEED HOMES:
Three large young dogs from the Acopio are in foster home with Anselmo. The dogs are beautiful, healthy and very friendly and sweet. Photos by Anselmos`s son, Tony, can be seen on PV Animal page of FB. If interested, please contact: email@example.com
Very friendly two-year old male Pit Bull rescued from the Acopio after having been there six weeks. He is now in a foster home. If interested in adopting, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
|UNA FAMILIA RESCATADA EN EL CAMINO EN SAYULITA. NECESITAN HOGARES "MISSY" ES LA MAMÀ, "SOPHIE" LA HEMBRA NEGRA Y BLANCA Y "NIKO" EL MACHO AMARILLO|
"Missy," mama dog sideswiped by car in Sayulita and rescued with her three surviving puppies. Four were killed on the road. The blonde puppy is male and the black and white cow-eared puppy is a female. Missing from the photo is a brown sibling. Mama is now spayed and vet estimates her to be one year old and puppies three months old.
|"Spike," el tercer cachorro|
More photos of rescued animals and animals that need rescuing on PV Animal page of FB.
ANEMIA IN DOGS: Juanita Tucker sent an article she wrote about two Sayulita rescue dogs with severe anemia. Very good information included for natural treatment. http://www.elsayulero.com/story/mollejas-de-pollo-magic-chicken-gizzards
HOT CATS: Summer shaves help long-haired cats cope with the heat. I took Silvia, one of our Acopio rescues, to Versalles Happy Pet Salon. Irma Tamayo, wife of our vet, Juan Tamayo, is co-owner. Address for salon is Aldanaca 178 at the corner of Viena in colinia Versalles (three doors away from Dr. Tamayo`s clinic). 2224-0249 or 044 322 121 5285
|"HAU," TIENDA NUEVA EN EL MALECÒN QUE ABRIÒ EL DOMINGO PASADO|
COLINA FREE SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC IN PUERTO VALLARTA: 429-B Basilio Badillo (between Jacarandas and Aguacate, inside Unique ATV Tours location) . Open Sunday-Wednesday from 9 AM-2 PM. There is also a collection of rescued kittens, puppies and adult dogs there for adoption. This clinic cannot take more than approximately 10 dogs and cats a day. To make an appointment, please contact (for Spanish) Sabrina: 044 322 779 2377 or Colette (English) 044 322 104 6609 - email@example.com
"AYUDA A LOS ANIMALES" CLINIC SCHEDULE:
July 25-28 - San Vicente, Nay.
August 1-August 4 - Por Venir, Nay.
August 8-11- San Jose, Nay.
August 14-August 18 - Del Valle, Nay.
August 22-August 25 - San Juan, Nay.
August 29-September 1 - Aguamilpa, Nay.
September 5-October 6 - Return to Puerto Vallarta for clinics.
To volunteer or for specific directions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Addresses and directions are usually not confirmed until Tuesday evening before scheduled clinic for that week.
No food or water after midnight before bringing pets to clinic. Minimum age for sterilization for cats and dogs is eight weeks.
Times: 9 AM-2 PM Wednesday-Friday and 9 AM-12 N on Saturday.
If lost en route, call: Lalo - 044 322 141 103
In PEACE and bliss,
Amusing and sweet: http://www.maniacworld.com/which-is-the-guilty-dog.html
Mexico News: http://www.npr.org/2012/07/17/156897664/foreign-policy-give-mexico-a-chance
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