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Humane Society Adoptions

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Humane Society Adoptions

Have any of you adopted a dog from Cozumel?? My husband & I have decided that we are finally ready to bring another baby in to our lives after having to put our last one to sleep over 9 years ago. We still can't talk about him without tearing up, but we are ready. Since our trip is only 2 1/2 months away we thought it best to wait until we come home rather than start a schedule then have to disrupt it so early. I remember someone talking about the Cozumel Humane Society on here & started thinking about maybe bringing our new baby home from Mexico. Although my husband sees a problem with the language barrier (yeah, he's a nut), we both really like this idea. Our two rotten cats might not be so thrilled to see us if we bring home a dog, but they will adjust. Stuart will hide & Bogey will chase it but they will welcome a new sibling eventually!!! I'd really love any first hand experiences or thoughts. Thanx.

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I brought my first adoptee back in March for a very nice family in the DC area. The process is easy and I highly recommend it.

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You may have seen my posts. We adopted a precious little dog last September. He is truly a member of our entire family and everyone he comes in contact with, just is crazy about him.

You wouldn't believe how easy it is to adopt a pet from them. They give you all the paperwork and meet you at the airport with your pet and help you check in.

The day after we arrived Cozumel, we went to The Coz HS. I took doggy bacon treats for him and we spent time there and went back the next day and took him to town on a leash. We stopped at Palmeras and had lunch. We ordered him a grilled chicken, about $17.US ha ha.

This has to be the most spoiled dog in the world! I can't tell you how much this little dog is loved.

We took a soft sides sherpa dog kennel (bag) which I bought from PetSmart. If the animal is small to mid-size, he will fit under the seat.

We haven't for one minute regretted adopting this little dog.

There is such a need for adoptions in Coz.

If I can answer any questions, I would be happy to, but this is their website you can visit and get info. I'm sure you will get a response quickly. Or, if you're on facebook, you can search for them there and contact them.

This is their website. There is a little dog named "Gaspar" that is very similar to the one we adopted. I'll bet he would make a great member of your family.

I am so excited for you!

www.humanecozumel.org

Edited: 20 June 2011, 07:53
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Andrea made it so easy.

In fact last month as we sat at our table for dinner at Wynston's Prima Too I looked over with fond memories at the Mega parking spot where we first met our little dog during the Humane Society adoption day.

It has been two years this week since we brought our little "Isla" home and she's been running the place ever since.

Dogs from Mexico seem to be able to adapt to any situation, probably due to their tough living conditions prior to adoption.

I really can't add much to OceanFreak's post because she pretty much covered it quite well. Our dog was escorted to DFW airport by one of our friends on LG and she has stated that it was so easy she would not hesitate to do it again.

The smaller dog in the video is Isla.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_Ylnk_zfR4

Gracias to all of you who take these little gems home with you.

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I escorted a dog back for a family in Pennsylvania. Like the rest said it was a very easy process. Customs in Atlanta took only a few minutes. Andrea will prepare all the paperwork and meet you at the airport. I would not hesitate to do it again either. I hope you find a great match at the Humane Society!

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Actually, Teresa is the one that handles everything now. Andrea is working in some other much needed volunteer programs now with the mainland.

As I stated, you can reach her at the website I gave you. If you have any problems, please let me know. I'm supposed to be getting her personal email.

Again, I am so thrilled you are considering an adoption. It is so wonderful having a Cozumel pet. They are so grateful having a home. The Coz HS takes care of them very well, but it is very expensive for some of the tests they give them and they need homes so badly. Some pets have been there for years.

There are many of us that are so privileged to have adopted these wonderful and grateful pets.

Good luck in your choice, because your heart will go out to all of them and you will want all! lol

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I am a voluteer at the shelter and handle all the international transfers. What kind of dog are you looking for? A puppy, adult, small, big, male, female. We have lots to choose from. Can send you pictures. We do have some on our website. You can also go to our Facebook page Humane Society of Cozumel island. How can I reach you? Thanks for your interest in our shelter. Teresa

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Teresa, you can send her a "PM" personal message on this site. Just click on to her name and it will take you to a page where you can send a message.

Nice to see you on here!

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I have helped volunteer at fundraisers at Mega and ended up adopting 3 crazy Cozumel dogs and have also escorted, it is a great experience and the volunteers and vets at the society make it so easy to bring them back to virtually anywhere in North America. And on a down note you will feel obliged to bring back the crates as another excuse to come to Coz.

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I adopted my MexiMutt from Cozumel a year ago this May. he is the coolest dog ever. We named him Diego. and yes it was a very easy process with all of the help from the great volunteers involved with the humane society. One tip you might think of ahead of time is bring a crate with you. you can double it as luggage or if your thinking small getting a TSA approved sharpa bag and use it as your carry on.

Crates and are in short supply there and they can always use them as when you adopt it's hard to get them back.

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Well, Teresa sent me a PM & I am getting very excited about the possibility of adopting from Cozumel. I was in tears looking @ the website & the photos on their Facebook account. Bless all of their little hearts. I remember how pitiful my little Stuart was when we first came in to our lives, but now look @ his precious, smiling face!!! He lives a King's life. Looks like two of us will go to Cozumel & three of us will come home!!!