Category Archives: Dogs



Benson (male, born approx November 1, 2013)

Benson was found along the highway in Playa Del Carmen.  He arrived very fearful but has since relaxed alot and made some human and dog friends at PAR.  

Benson loves to go out for walks to enjoy the new sights and smells.  

While awaiting his perfect home, he continues to work on his people skills.  He’s usually quite comfortable but is still somewhat nervous about new people approaching him.  He is already available for adoption, to an experienced handler.

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Mariposa (female, born approx November 1, 2014)

Mariposa is an adult female dog who came to PAR from Coco’s Animal Welfare.  She had been hit by a car and encountered someone in her past that cropped her ears very short.

Mariposa is a young, medium energy dog, with a friendly outgoing temperament.  She loves to be around other dogs and people.

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Mocha (approx DOB – May 2012) – Arrival at shelter November 2012.

Mocha was rescued from a busy Street in Playa. She was seen begging at stores, and she had a very bad limp. When she was brought into the shelter, it was determined that she had been hit by a car, breaking her leg and it had already healed badly. Mocha doesn’t let it stop her from getting around, and ruling all the dogs in her pen! She is healthy, happy and ready for a family of her own. Continue reading



Pearl (female, born approx January 2014)

Pearl was rescued in Playa Del Carmen by some local residents, along with her buddy (and likely brother) Onxy.  

She is available for adoption! Pearl enjoys her regular walks with the volunteers, and loves the water.

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