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We’re eager to share with you all the day-to-day events that take place in Dogtown and in the Cool Cat Neighborhood! All of the action — from Pupdates to Adoption Announcements to A Day in the Life at Desert Haven — will be featured right here. All of our furry friends said that they hope you visit here often so you don’t miss out on anyone’s big Adoption Day!

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Consider a Contribution

This is Bianca. Bianca experienced an abandonment filled with heartache. One of our volunteers found her on our sanctuary grounds one day, left behind by someone who no longer wanted her. As rescuers, this is the type of difficult challenge we are faced with day in...

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Bianca’s New Family

Bianca’s New Family

Bianca is thrilled to introduce her new family to you! She is loved, cared about, and wanted. She is home. We set out to find her the family of her dreams. Here they are! We love you, Bianca! Happy Adoption Day! 575.894.1694PO Box 638 Williamsburg, NM...

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Nov 17th, 2020

Nov 17th, 2020

HUMANE HAPPENINGS - WEEK OF NOVEMBER 17 2020As a community-minded Animal Welfare organization, Sierra County Humane Society operates four well-established programs which seek to strengthen our community. We invite Sierra County residents to take part in one of these...

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Painting Projects

Painting Projects

With the wind and sun of the high desert beating on our benches, signs, and structures there is always a painting project to complete at Desert Haven. We thank our work camping team members for continuing to maintain our sanctuary grounds by repainting weathered...

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Dogtown’s Longtime Resident

Dogtown’s Longtime Resident

#sneakpeek#scruffy#desertsunset 575.894.169415576 NM-187, Williamsburg, NM 87942PO Box 638 Williamsburg, NM 87942WeR4Pets@gmail.comFollow us on FaceBook: [et_social_follow icon_style="simple" icon_shape="circle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto"...

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October 26, 2020

October 26, 2020

HUMANE HAPPENINGS – WEEK OF OCTOBER 26, 2020 Daisy and Sandy, the beloved Dachshund siblings left behind when Larry, their doting human and Vice President of the Sierra County Humane Society, passed away recently, are now back at Desert Haven Animal Refuge, where they...

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Brody’s Happy Family

Brody’s Happy Family

Who remembers Brody (now Bohdi), our little Corgi mix rescue, who became a Colorado resident many months ago? Thankfully, this week we received a pupdate from his wonderful family. When we see this many exclamation points in a pupdate, we know all is going well and...

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October 18, 2020

October 18, 2020

HUMANE HAPPENINGS – WEEK OF OCTOBER 18, 2020 A deep loss was recently felt in our community. Codi Winters and her beloved Labrador, Maggi, lost their lives together in a fire that destroyed their home locally. Maggi was one of the little rescues at Desert Haven Animal...

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Pupdate: Billy

Pupdate: Billy

Some dogs are easy peasy lemon squeezy for us to picture with most any type of family and in a large variety of home situations. Other dogs give us pause and cause us to really consider specificity in an adoption placement so our little one has the highest chance for...

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Mark – Workamper

Mark – Workamper

Throughout the week, we are highlighting the valued efforts of some of our volunteers and work campers. We appreciate the time and dedication that all of our team members give in support of the companion animals that take sanctuary with us at Desert Haven both in...

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Greta – Workamper

Greta – Workamper

Throughout the week, we've been highlighting the valued efforts of some of our volunteers and work campers. We appreciate the time and dedication that all of our team members give in support of the companion animals that take sanctuary with us at Desert Haven both in...

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September 13, 2020

September 13, 2020

The active Sierra County Humane Society volunteers (SCHS), both at Desert Haven Animal Refuge and Paws & Claws Thrift Shoppe, are still reeling from the shock of losing a dear friend and fellow animal-lover, Larry, the Vice President of the SCHS our Board of...

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