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Previous News (Continued from home page)!

Blackhat Humane Adoption Day at PetSense in Durango, December 14, 2013 (Continued)

Marlo's Adoption at PetSense, Durango

Marlo the Maine Coon was second to be adopted. She became fast friends with her German Shepherd sibling!

Holly's Adoption at PetSense, Durango

Holly was last to find a loving forever home! A Christmas happy ending!

Nicole, new foster, at PetSense, Durango

We also recruited another foster care provider! Meet Nicole - she will be fostering two of the Many Farms Golden Girls, the other two will go to veteran Jasmine!

Many Farms Golden Girls

Many Farms Golden Girls.

Noel and Sweet Pea at PetSense, Durango

Noel and Sweet Pea are still waiting for their Christmas Miracle!

Tux and Carmen at PetSense, Durango

Tux and Carmen are also still waiting for their Christmas Miracle!

Four rescued kittens

Four rescued kittens with Regina

The four 2 week old kittens rescued by Ardy and Thurston were safely delivered to adopter and foster care provider Regina! She adopted Spartan in October!

Update from the Carter Family in November: Minion's Homecoming!

Minion's homecoming

When Michelle and I began looking for a dog back in the summer, we both agreed there was more to it than finding our perfect pooch. We believed that special match comes when the dog chooses you as well.

We searched the internet, read the paper and met several great dogs. However, the connection wasn't there. Then, we saw a listing from Blackhat. In that listing was a cute puppy with a one of a kind face... Minion. We went to meet her at PetSmart in Flagstaff and instantly fell in love with her. Better yet, Minion fell in love with us. While there, we were also informed that Minion would need major surgery to remove her back, left leg as the result of serious injury some time ago. What stuck with us was Minion's personable and loving demeanor, even though she couldn't use her injured leg.

After talking with our boys, we decided Minion was "the one". It was decided to let Minion recover from surgery with her foster before coming home to us. Those four weeks seemed to drag on and on.

When the day came, we all rushed over to the adoption fair and saw Minion for the first time since surgery. She was as happy as ever! We were excited to get to bring her home.

She has been with us for nearly two months now. She quickly established herself as a part of our family. She continues to show her outgoing personality and loving character. She loves her boys and looks for them when they are not here. We love her being here. She is truly a member of our family.

Minion's homecoming

We have attached a picture so you can see how big she's getting! Thank you Blackhat for all the great work you do! Thank you for helping Minion pick her forever family!

Late October Adoptions!!

Spartan's adoption Spartan headed to his forever home with a doggie sister, 4 kitties and a miniature horse to play with!


Hakutai's adoption A home for Hakatai! We're so happy, and we wish you a wonderful life together!


September PetSmart Flagstaff Adoption Day a Big Success!

Plath's adoption Plath was the first puppy to be adopted September 14, and was literally only in the store for 10 minutes! Her new family immediately fell in love with her, and had been looking for a companion for weeks. Now this dainty little girl lives in a houseful of women who will treat her like the lady she is!


Edgar's adoption Edgar was finally adopted by a loving family with 2 little boys to keep this active and loving cat busy! Edgar was surrendered at the Soul Dog clinic after being attacked by a group of dogs and was in Blackhat care for 2 months!

Minion's adoption Due to generous donations from loving Blackhat supporters, Minion was able to have her back leg amputated! After her surgery and recovery, Minion was finally united with her wonderful adoptive family, where she is already spoiled rotten!

Thank you PetSmart Flagstaff and PetSmart Charities for making these awesome adoptions possible, and thank you to all of the families who are now part of the extended Blackhat family!


July Soul Dog Rescue/Blackhat Humane Spay/Neuter Clinic at Chinle High School

On Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28, 2013, Soul Dog Rescue held a Spay/Neuter Clinic at Chinle High School with the aid of Blackhat Humane Society. With just one vet, the organization was able to fix, vaccinate, and provide other care for over 100 animals! Since the start of 2013, Soul Dog has helped over 1,000 rez animals, dramatically reducing the over-population on the Navajo Nation. Along with providing medical care, Soul Dog and Blackhat were able to accept surrendered animals, many of whom were sent to Colorado to find loving homes.

Thank you Soul Dog for all your hard work, the people and animals of the Navajo Nation, and rescuers and animal lovers everywhere appreciate it!

Best PetSmart Adoption Day 2013

Pepper and her boys Saturday, February 23, was Blackhat Humane Society's most successful Adoption Day to date! Pepper (shown with the two young boys), Tippi (shown with her new mom and K9 sister Amy), and Fifi la Folle the grey American Short Hair, were all on their way home by noon!

As the day went on, we were worried about our last dog, Dahlia, who was rescued in Pinon after being abandoned and chained up by her previous owner. However, towards the end of the day, a couple fell in love with this black beauty, and she was adopted!

Tippi and Amy and adopters

With the help of PetSmart, 3 dogs and 1 cat are now living in the lap of luxury in Flagstaff, AZ, and 5 rescued cats are being housed by PetSmart until they too can find their forever homes. Fifi La Folle and her adopter

Thanks everyone for your love and support! We could not continue to rescue and rehabilitate stray rez animals without your support!!
Dahlia and Delilah and adopters


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Blackhat Humane Society
P.O. Box 3123
Durango, CO 81302
Phone: (928) 814-7337


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