animal humane


V.25 No.5 | 2/4/2016
Bestfrens
Illo by Tamara Sutton

Pets

Homeless, but Not Hopeless

Local organizations help homeless pets and their owners

Animals can be a huge source of comfort and companionship for the homeless, and it is an incredibly simple act to grab an extra bag of kibble the next time you're at the grocery store and to drop it of at a food bank on the way home.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
give2gether.com

Event Horizon

Running of the Dogs

Sunday, Nov 1: Doggie Dash and Dawdle

Highlights include a 5K chip-timed run, two-mile "fun walk," a Barketplace, live entertainment, "Doggie Carnival", Flying Houndz Frisbee, Nosing Around Scavenger Hunt and more.
V.24 No.41 | 10/8/2015

news

The Daily Word in spicy foods, hamsters, the lottery and slavery

The Daily Word

We're all in this together (student loan debt), but at least we have our college degrees.

Finland kindergartners focus more on playing than testing.

Your chances at winning the jackpot just got cut in half, but maybe that's a good thing.

The nuances of staging a musical with deaf actors.

Eating spicy foods may increase your life expectancy.

Raj the blind dog is finally adopted.

Going against the grain, one Dunkin Donuts refused to serve cop.

Textbook changes using the terms “immigrants” and “workers” back to “slaves,” after a Texan mom complained.

It's Monday, so here, have hamsters reenact the Friends theme song.

V.19 No.35 | 9/2/2010
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Feature

Where to get a pet

Finding the next Nemo, Felix, Desdemona or Mr. Sprinkles

Sometimes you move from one city to another and show up a cat short. Cats are angry beasts and will run off when they sense something is personally unacceptable. Sometimes a significant other leaves and takes them. In either case, it’s important to move forward and quickly replace those missing kitties and pooches. Most importantly, you should adopt shelter pets. There are plenty of good animals waiting for homes. There’s no need to buy a $2,000 Mongolian vole hound when a perfectly fine mongrel can be had for less than $100. Hell, my cat Scoop Satanica ran me 10 bucks at a lucky sale at the Humane Society. She has, of course, since racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage and lost man hours.

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V.18 No.52 | 12/24/2009
Lulu had been watching a lot of “Mad Men” and was dying to wear a sassy neckerchief.

Pets R Us

Pet ownership is serious business, and deciding to become a pet parent should be a careful, thoughtful process. But once you’ve determined it’s for you, Animal Humane Society of New Mexico is a great place to get your new family member. That’s where my hubs and I got Lulu, the sweetest, weirdest, bestest angel in all of time, ever, anywhere. I could not love her any more, and now I understand why Goths are sad: They don’t have Lulus.

AHNM is proud to host IAMS Home 4 the Holidays Celebration, which encourages responsible (and adorable) pet parenting. Throughout December, all dogs with a gold star on their kennels (indicating awesomeness) are adoptable for just $30. And all adopted pit bulls will go home with a bed and stocking filled with the good stuff.

Go to AnimalHumaneNM.org to see all animals available for adoption. The main campus is located at 615 Virginia SE.

V.18 No.31 | 7/30/2009

Culture Shock

Haiku! Bless You.

The Alibi's annual Haiku Contest is finally here, so you can stop bugging me about it (and calling me Amy while you do so). As always, 10 categories offer you the chance to wax pithy, succinctly. This year, they are:

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