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SPCA PV
 Sociedad Protectora y Compasiva por los Animales de Puerto Vallarta (Protective and Compassionate Society for the Animals of Puerto Vallarta)

Founded in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Mexico, in 2007 by a long term resident originally from California, Janice Chatterton.

We opened our  sanctuary in January of 2012 on the outskirts of Puerto Vallarta.  We are a no-kill shelter and can house up to 130 animals at once.  We rescue and find permanent homes for over 200 animals each year.

Our main focus is to rescue the abused, homeless animals from Puerto Vallarta’s streets and place them in foster homes in both the United States and Canada until permanent homes are available.  We are not supported by the government, corporations, foundations or businesses. We fully function on private donations.  Animals are often found living on the streets after being discarded and/or extremely abused.  We devote ourselves to their physical and emotional rehabilitation and invite everyone to come and interact with the animals at our private shelter on our weekly escorted tours.

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Sammy and Peaches playing tug of war and playing with ice cubes!
Sammy and Peaches playing tug of war and playing with ice cubes!
We are giving all our dogs a big bowl of ice cubes to chew on and play with during those hot summer months, just look how much fun they are having with it!
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13 hours ago

Shirley Gough Marzan, Omar Glez and 23 others like this

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Sally ChapmanPeaches definitely has the upper hand it seems....lol.13 hours ago

Carole Conway ThomWe watched that and it is the cutest thing. Some dogs toss the ice cubes around then try to catch them. Of course they just slip away.1   ·  12 hours ago

Danielle ReiswigElissa Dick12 hours ago

Lisa RottweilerThe lil one should be with me and my Peggy dog!1   ·  12 hours ago

Sheila EllisToo cute11 hours ago

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Sammy and Peaches were found independently by two animal lovers on the streets.

Both just puppies, little Sammy is about 2.5 months old, Peaches about the same.

Of course we just never understand how people can just leave dogs on the street, but puppies???? Cute, tiny little puppies like these guys?
Beats us.

They are now both at the sanctuary and are having a great time together since they met!

Little Peaches is a tiny girl with a big personality like most Chihuahuas.
When she and Sammy - who is bigger and suposedly stronger than her - play tug of war, Peaches always wins!

Welcome little ones! You are safe and loved here and we will find you PAWsome families!

Please help us care for these babies and consider making a donation:

http://spcapv.com/donate/
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Sammy and Peaches were found independently by two animal lovers on the streets. Both just puppies, little Sammy is about 2.5 months old, Peaches about the same. Of course we just never understand ...

14 hours ago

Brian Dick, Sara Grant and 23 others like this

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Suzanne PepinBeautiful14 hours ago

Parsla Pudwellso adorable, glad they are safe!13 hours ago

Anita 'Bartlett' SlobinykI think it's time for a wee one to join our family!13 hours ago

Danielle ReiswigElissa Dick13 hours ago

Edward Wisnewskisad people do that12 hours ago

Janet Lynn WagnerDarlings. Good thing they were found quickly . . . I don't imagine they fare well for very long at this tender age :( Brutal cruelty, just heartbreaking to see this kind of abandonment.12 hours ago

Margot ShawMankind really has a lot to be ashamed of.11 hours ago

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Pup Coco has found her furever family!
Amy Harris and her kids and husband welcomed the little girl home to Victoria this weekend!
Congratulations!
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18 hours ago

Karen Lam, Char Choo and 23 others like this

Cassandra BrownCongrats❤️🐾17 hours ago

Marie GrantEnjoy your furrever home and welcome to the island. 🐾👍15 hours ago

Parsla Pudwellenjoy the good life Coco!13 hours ago

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