You probably heard the news - we're officially no-kill!
Now you might be wondering, "What does no-kill really mean?"
The truth is, it can mean different things. Some no-kill shelters can be considered no-kill by simply limiting their intake to only animals that can easily find homes. We at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter are open-admission, meaning we take in every animal from our service area, no matter their condition.
Sometimes this means costly medical care, like in Finn's story. Other times, it's dogs like Tobi that have never had a kind experience with human beings. Whether actually abused or just ignored, these dogs have never known love. In Tobi's case it took weeks of love, patience, and unwavering dedication from our behavior team to make his powerful transition. Thanks to the support of generous donors like you, Finn and Tobi were given a fresh start to learn how to trust, love, and play again.
Achieving no-kill status was hard work, and staying there will be even harder. Now, more than ever, we need your continued financial support. We never know what critters will come through our doors, but with your help, we can continue to further our mission: support animals, save lives, spread compassion.
Will you be a hero for dogs like Tobi?