Only 52.2% of microchipped dogs are returned to their owners. Here's how you can increase the odds.
Meet Bingo, a remarkable dog who has overcome adversity and found solace in the simplest of moments.
Bi-weekly clinics assure the dogs in our program get the care they need. Consider becoming a monthly donor to support this vital function.
Thanks so many of you, our first year in transition was better than we could have imagined!
As hard as it is to foster a pup and bring it back from the brink of disaster, we who rescue know that the whole point is to find the perfect forever family for them.
Our mission is to empower rescatistas to change the culture in Baja. We are seeing some progress. But there are still too many Rosie’s that need our help. Read the next segment of her rescue.
Hope 4 La Pawz promotes responsible pet ownership which includes getting pets spayed or neutered to stop over-population and abandonment.
An amazing success and example of how much can be accomplished when organizations work together.
10 Tips for Springtime Fun with Your New Dog
Rosie was rescued by a kind-hearted person who couldn't drive by and ignore her.
Take in all the sights and smells of spring with your pooch.
The ideal time to socialize puppies is from 4 to 14 weeks
Don't let your dog go out with his collar and tags!
February is all about affairs of the heart. Make this month a time when you think about keeping Heartworm away from your pets. Prevention is key to keeping your pets healthy.
Lily was one of the lucky ones. Her heartbreaking start is one that happens too often here in La Paz, but with your help, we can rescue and care for more Lily’s…
My friend Isaac and I planned to go out early one morning to see if we could spot Izzy or where she had made a den for the pups.
I got another call from a neighbor. She heard a distinct sharp yelping in the arroyo in front of her house.
It was December when a friend called to say, “I have 4 puppies that just came out of the arroyo in front of my house”. I am one of the people who gets a call when there is dog in our neighborhood that people don’t know what to do with. You see I am a rescuer. A rescatista in Spanish.
Make Don Abraham proud of his community by donating to help his dogs.
Home at Last! Thanks to so many angels along the way, these dogs are in their furever homes!
Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) disease is one of the most common orthopedic conditions in dogs and the main cause of rear leg lameness.
Puppies go through several stages of development.
Numerous studies prove Dogs are good for your heart health.
The Amigos de 4 Patas Store is now open at regular hours. Wednesdays from 3 pm – 6 pm and Saturdays from 10 am - 2:30 pm. The store is located on the corner of Revolucion and Pineda, a small white casita.
Motion sickness is a condition of the vestibular system in the middle ear, which is a series of bones that function as a gyroscope and provide
the brain with information about the body's position relative to the surface of the ground. This positioning system feeds on visual information and the dog's posture.
Hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the articulation of the hip and leg due to an uneven growth of the bones involved in the joint. A healthy hip has a perfectly round shaped femur head and a perfectly matching socket in the hip bone -called acetabulum.
"Special Needs" dogs like Blue just need the right people who understand their condition and can meet their needs.
Periodontal disease is an inflammatory condition of gums and teeth adjunct tissues, due to unusually high presence of bacterial numbers as well as tartar buildup.
There's a warm, happy feeling you experience when you give a home to an animal that others overlook. You get that feeling every time they look into your eyes.
Sterilization campaigns address the over-population problem.
People living on the fringe of society get help to keep their dogs with them.
Working with a number of organizations in La Paz to help deliver food to people in need.
Dog Food Program launched to help families feed their dogs during the Covid-19 lock-down.
What’s in a name? For a new dog parent like yourself, it can be a symbol of your dog’s new identity and new life with you.
Adapted from The Dog Saving Network, this is an excellent guide for to understand why rescuing is more than simply getting a dog off the street and out of immediate danger.
Kennel cough common in certain seasons of the year like the rainy season or the cold season, due to the stress that weather changes produce in the immune system.
This common, contagious disease affects many dogs in La Paz. In México, over 10% of dogs have TVT and worldwide its frequency varies from < 1% to 20%.
by Sara Kent, Shelter Outreach Direction at Petfinder.com. The first few days in your home are special and critical for a pet. Read these simple tips set you and your new dog up for success.
Estimates of stray dogs in La Paz is over 15,000! Life span of these dogs is no longer than 5 years; they wear their teeth short by chewing on sand to try to fill their bellies.