animal shelters


V.22 No.51 |

news

The Daily Word in Obama's year-end conference, a potted puppy and "the object"

The Daily Word

It's time for President Obama's year-end news conference!

Who will save Blackberry?

Could our recent economic growth and rise in stocks lead toward a prosperous 2014?

It looks like Bertha found “the object.”

In case you're unemployed, Eclipse Aerospace might have a job for you.

Animals shelters around Albuquerque have asked people to stop bringing in animals because there's no room left.

A parent went into a classroom and threatened a student at Colinas Del Norte Elementary School in Rio Rancho.

A portland pup ate too many weed brownies and had to be taken to the vet. Poor guy couldn't handle the high.

V.18 No.52 | 12/24/2009
Barbara Bruin is taking over the city’s animal shelters. She poses here with Brandon, a dog available for adoption.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Newscity

Leader of the Pack

A new director helms Albuquerque’s animal shelters

Albuquerque’s new mayor, Richard Berry, walked into his 11th-floor office for the first time on Dec. 1. But that Tuesday wasn’t just Berry’s first day on the job. It was also Day 1 for all of his city appointments, including Barbara Bruin, the head of the city’s two animal shelters.

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V.18 No.34 | 8/20/2009
One of the kennels at the Westside shelter
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

News Feature

Living Like Animals

A walk through the city's shelters

More than 10 years ago the city's animal shelters were declared inhumane and abusive. It started in 1998, when a woman named Marcy Britton discovered practices that led her to file a lawsuit against the city (using her entire life savings in the process—a sum totaling more than $95,000). The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) was called in, and the organization released a report in 2000.

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