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Why a Rez Dog? By Stephen Peterson

While scouting out Shiprock for a late afternoon shoot, a young dog came out of the rocks at the base and sat in front of me whining. She was hungry and covered  in dried mud, but otherwise looked to be in good shape. She hung out with me for  a couple of hours until the light…
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Check out our newest Special Edition Newsletter, featuring “Love is Blind” by Colleen Brennen. Download for the full story. Want an electronic or paper copy? E-mail for more information! 

The 2018 Fall newsletter is here!

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The Story of Shadow (now Shady) By Jessica Sosna

My boyfriend and I planned a 10 day trip out west (we live in New Jersey). I had wanted to go my whole life, he had lived there for a few years. Of course it was during the Government shut down, so we had to do a lot of off the cuff stuff, including staying…
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Minion’s Story By The Carter Family

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…
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A Devastating Loss

It is with heavy hearts Blackhat Humane Society reports the death of President Chris Cape. Chris was a tireless rescuer, a loving mother, and an honest and loyal friend. Our hearts go out to her daughter, Alysha, the animals she leaves behind, and her many friends. Four Corners rescue efforts will never be the same. …
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A Christmas Story

Frankincense was a Christmas surprise for the Davies family!  The children were very excited, and Frank scored the jack pot when it comes to loving families!  He is now living the life with his beautiful people in Pegosa Springs, CO!

The 2018 Dogs of the Navajo Calendar is HERE!

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Kira’s Journey by Cindy Yurth

Kira’s journey to her forever home was a long one both physically and metaphorically. In early June, our president, Chris was coming home from a transport when, high in the Chuska Mountains, she saw a dead dog lying next to a discarded bag of trash. Dead animals aren’t an uncommon sight on the roadways of…
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When Dogs Fly

It was a first for Blackhat … an airlift of four puppies and one adult dog to the prestigious Aspen Animal Shelter, courtesy of our friends at Telluride Animal Foundation!Josh, Katja and volunteer Maureen touched down at the Chinle air strip on July 8, where they were met by the pups and their foster families.‚ÄčA…
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