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The Lakeside Spay and Neuter Center, A.C.

Our sunset cruise was a terrific success. We appreciate everyone that came out to join us to make this a great fundraiser. A special thanks goes....

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It Takes a Village By Syd Sullins

This month, The Ranch was super excited to be able to host Marianne Cox, the founder of Street Dog Hero (SDH). SDH is located in...

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Abe is a gentle boy recently abandoned in Ajijic. He stayed in the same place he was dumped, as if he was waiting for his owners to return. Although he’s not thin, he shows sign...

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Wallace Gets Family of Five by Syd Sullins

Wallace, the blue healer in the photo, was found on the libramiento along with Trevor. Trevor was in horrible condition, very skinny and nearly bald from...

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Volunteer of the month By Syd Sullins

Corrine Kelly has been volunteering at the Ranch over six years. She’s a snowbird, but her winters are long and we enjoy having her with us at least six months of the year...

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by Syd Sullins

One of our original volunteers, Vivien Holeman, is an example of how much someone can do for The Ranch yet rarely set foot on our property.

During her many years of volunteering,...

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A Case of Mistaken Identity - by Syd Sullins

Penny Lane came to us by mistake. We had a dog named Kendra escape from The Ranch and we posted her photo on FB and...

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Oregon Family Gets a Gift That Keeps on Giving - by Abby Wyers

I wanted to let you know that we recently adopted Kendra, now named...

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Garage Sale March 15 & 16

PLEASE DELIVER CAST OFFS BY MARCH 12....

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Best Friends of the Month

Cabbage, George and Wiggles are all older dogs, probably around 10 years old. They have...

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What a Difference 2 Feet Can Make By Carolyn Cothran

In the past, volunteers have had to constantly remember to lower their heads when entering some kennels at The Ranch. It was very easy to hit ones...

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Garage Sale Change of Date

PLEASE START TO SAVE YOUR CAST OFFS.

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Meet Alaska, a Perfect Hiking Companion

Beautiful Alaska, so named for his Husky look, is approximately one year old. He was well loved by a Mexican family but...

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Spike Learns Not All People Are Bad by Syd Sullins

Our sweet Spike is headed to a new home in Washington State next month. What a long journey this boy has...

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Volunteering Can Help Fill The Void by Carolyn Cothran

We love our volunteers to be creative because we want them to be happy when they're at The Ranch. One beautiful...

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Volunteer of the Month By Syd Sullins

Cari LeClair has been volunteering at The Ranch the past two years. She started walking our dogs a couple of times a week when she wasn't traveling around Mexico housesitting with...

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It’s Been a Great Year.

2018 has been a great year at The Ranch. We adopted out 92....

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Meet Oso, A Serious Thinker

Our Oso is about two years old. He was a street dog in San Antonio where he charmed local residents with....

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Volunteer of the Month
By Syd Sullins

Gary Silberberg has been volunteering at the Ranch for about six years.  He's part of the Wednesday team and....

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Three Siblings Get to Stay Together
by Nancy Mirr

Some time ago, an approximately 3-year old Boxer was left to die locked up in what used to be a bazaar downtown Ajijic. Fortunately,....

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Nyla is Part Pekingese?

Robert Onaga, a veterinarian student, adopted Nyla, now named Misty.  Here is his report on how she is doing including a very interesting DNA report:....

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Tommy Gets a Home After Waiting 6 Years
By Syd Sullins

At times, some of our best dogs are overlooked for adoption.  They're pretty dogs, friendly and loving yet....

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The Last of the “A” Team

 Last August, Alex arrived at the Ranch with his dad Andy and two litter mates Alice and Aaron.  All were so terrified to be in this....

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Mark your calendars for January 10 at Southern Sisters Restaurant for an authentic catfish fry....

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Don’t Throw That Out!

PLEASE START TO SAVE YOUR CAST OFFS.....

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To Know In Your Heart

Want to know my greatest joy while running The Ranch? Of course I love it when out of the blue someone contacts....

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Be a Foster Parent

What I love most about the Ranch is the flexibility we have to help dogs in need. We try very hard....

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Dog of the Month

Patrick has been trying to pack to go to a forever home. He couldn't decide what to take so he just climbed inside instead and is now waiting for that special someone to love him.....

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Volunteer of the Month

Just like so many of our volunteers, Cheryl Okerlund is an amazing animal lover. Since she arrived in Ajijic....

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We Are Making Improvements

Good News for Ranch Volunteers - The Ranch is usually full of activity and action, but lately we have been a bit busier than usual. We are having....

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Operations Manager

Last June, Carolyn and I were discussing the operations of The Ranch. We both felt we were missing continuity. Carolyn and I, along with a handful of volunteers....

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Maureen Beatty
by Syd Sullins

Maureen has been volunteering with the Ranch the past four years. Some volunteers keep a regular schedule, Maureen is one volunteer who....

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BEST FRIEND OF THE MONTH

Rufus is a stunning large breed male about 2-years old looking for a good home....

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The Art of Gaining Trust

Carolyn and I picked up Zoe and Ivy from a home in the village. The Mexican man that lived there had let his dog population....

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5K Walk to De-Feet Breast Cancer

Five volunteers walked five of our beautiful Ranch dogs: Rollie...

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The Golden Years
By Carolyn Cothran

Have you ever thought about adopting an older dog? If not, maybe you should! We have....

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Zippy Celebrates One Year of Bliss
By Syd Sullins

We found Zippy, now named Brando, wandering the streets of Ajijic along with his little pit bull girlfriend. He befriended....

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Rollie the Love Bug - Adopted by Gary C. Jones

I had a dog many years ago. When I had to put him down and say goodbye, I didn’t think my heart could...

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Penny Lane Speaks
By Janice Kimball

This is the abandoned Shepard-Bird Dog combo you rescued from the guard shack in Las Brisas checking in. I sure miss you guys at The Ranch....

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Happy Birthday - Jennifer Munoz

Jennifer, shown here with Brody, celebrated her birthday September 25. She is our operations manager....

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Meet Our Volunteers - Lisa McCrary

Lisa has been a volunteer at The Ranch for over two years. It was a bit of a hard sell to get her there though....

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I'M HUNGRY!

Feeding our Brood
by Carolyn Cothran

Ever wonder how exactly we feed 80-90 dogs a day? It is a process....

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Volunteer of the Month - Ann Woolley

Ann and her husband, Mark, began volunteering at the Ranch about five years ago. They were some of our most enthusiastic....

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New Adoption Days Coming

We love Adoption Days. We bring some adorable and highly adoptable dogs from The Ranch to town where folks can come and see and meet....

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Need a Couch Companion? Adopt an Adult Dog.

When you are thinking about adopting, do you think about having a....

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The Ups and Downs of Rescue Work

Sometimes rescue work hurts your heart; sometimes it heals it. And at times both those things happen in the same day!

One day this week I was on my way into The Ranch....

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I'm Mike Abrams/gringoradio.mx. After doing an interview with The Dog Ranch, I went there and found the dog that I never expected to see. Azula, a 15-month old...

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No More Trunk for Rex

It was a Monday just like every other Monday. We were all doing our normal volunteer duties.  Cheryl was giving booster...

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Distemper: A Reason to Vaccinate

As most of you know, we have been battling Distemper this summer. What you may not know is that local veterinarians are seeing a lot of cases throughout the area....

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Steve Dolberg - Volunteer

It's always hard to select a volunteer to feature because we have so many great ones. But this month, I had to send...

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WE NEED YOUR HELP!

24/7, 365 days a year the Ranch is working to protect some of the most vulnerable dogs in the Lakeside area. We can comfortably house....

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Volunteers of the Month

Peter & Elaine St. John

by Syd Sullins

Elaine has been volunteering at the Ranch for over five years. In facts, she's the first Ranch volunteer I met when....

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Become a Foster Parent

Fostering, A Great Experience

by Donica Towell

The first night we put her in a crate. About 1:30 she cried to get out so...

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What Love Can Do

A couple of months ago, I arrived to work at The Ranch. David, one of our employees, showed me this poor, bald, sick girl whom he found tied to our gate in the morning. She was horribly thin and very lethargic and....

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VACCINATIONS ARE IMPORTANT

It is every Shelter’s fear. They take in a sweet puppy and begin the vaccination process, and the symptoms of....

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Volunteer of the Month Bob Hugi
By Syd Sullins

Bob has been helping at the Ranch for more years than we can count. Bob and his little brown truck are ever present....

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Hector Gets a Responsible Family
By Carolyn Cothran

As most of you know, we hold Adoption Days. They often happen on Saturdays and usually....

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Victoria has a Big Family Now
From Ginger’s Rescue

OMG! Victoria got adopted to a fabulous family that absolutely loves her.
She is a wonderful dog and will have a....

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Milo the Tripod Loves Snow
by Jasmine Sweeney

Milo is the sweetest guy! He quickly learned that snow...

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Lana Gets Her Wings

On Wednesday, March 14 ten ladies spent a few hours crafting a beautiful hand-made journal. The journal....

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How Lester the Ranch Dog Became Harley the Couch Potato

You never know what dog is going to choose you, nor how he’ll behave once you get him home....

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In Memory of Oreo
By Paula Greenberg

As many of you may know, Oreo has been living with me for the last several months. He is at least 16 years old......

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Volunteers of the Month
By Syd Sullins

Jayne and Jerry Smith have been volunteering at The Ranch for the past 10 years. One day a week they go to The Ranch ....

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Jacko:  A Dog With a Purpose
By Carolyn Cothrin

Working at The Ranch provides me with a tremendous amount of joy. There are always wonderful things....

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Willa 
By Syd Sullins

No surprise, but our little Willa now has an incredible forever home. We featured Willa...

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Talia: Looking Good
By Syd Sullins

Talia has been a Ranch dog for the last six years. Just a black dog who was overlooked....

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Lester

How Lester the Ranch Dog Became Harley the Couch Potato
You never know what dog is going to choose you, nor how he’ll behave once you get him home....

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Kiss Gets a Home
by Susan Leipziger

Kiss, renamed Beso in honor of her Mexican roots, is now living in beautiful West Seattle, Washington. Beso is a super-sweet...

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"Mishi" Means Loved by All
by Holly Foy

I had been thinking of getting a dog for some time here in Mexico. I was a little apprehensive about getting a dog rescued from the street due....

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