Author: Jamie

ANCHOVY, now THAD!

This is a happy tail of unbelievable obstacles. When we met Anchovy down at the Ensenada shelter, the majority of us were overcome with emotion. The story behind this one eyed sweet soul was that some horrific humans out there removed the dog’s eyeball for fun. Now, we are animal lovers but we are also…

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How to Get Your Dog Trained Perfectly

  Dogs are the cutest and the most loyal pets anyone could ever ask for. They are truly adorable and energetic creatures that can win your heart with their delightful presence. There are well-suited pets for larger and smaller families alike and within families, they are a joy to have around kids throughout their upbringing….

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Providing Your Senior Pets with Proper Care on a Budget

  About the Author: Nick Burtonis and his wife Mary recently lost their oldest doggo, Willie, a 15-year-old lab/terrier mix. They still find themselves listening for that characteristic grunt Willie made when he woke up in the morning, and turning on Willie’s couch heating pad for snuggles is a habit they still have a hard…

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LIZZO, now SAMY

Little Lizzo gal came from the ESLR shelter after being seen on a volunteer trip by one of our own TAP tribe. Kelsey saw this pup for all of the sweet, loving, and beautiful potential she had in her despite the dog’s respiratory difficulties while there. Lizzo sounded congested and had some nasal discharge that…

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CHARLIE, now CHUCK

CHARLIE, still kinda Charlie now CHUCK This little terrier mix dude was discovered by one of the TAP volunteers amongst the sea of doggos because he was very vocal about wanting to get on out of Mexico and into the US. Chuck has the ability to make his needs known very well with his impressive…

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BERRY, now FICUS

BERRY/FICUS Being exposed to so many dogs on the regular leaves the animal pad folk constantly saying there’s a very good boy and there’s very good girl. They are the Oprah of the “good dog” phrase. Recently, we had the pleasure of a BERRY good boy. This curly headed sir from Ensenada was riddled with…

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IGGY, now GRIFFEY

IGGY/Griffey It’s a b(IG) day around here. That’s right, we are talking about the sweet and beautiful rapper Iggy. Iggy came from the Ensenada shelter completely matted and with a laceration to the left eye, which TAP thought may need a big surgery to fix. Nonetheless, her sweet temperament and soulful eyes lured in the…

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