Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Animal Shelter Break-In Prompts Contributions.(Journal North)

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Dognapped Puppy Is Still Missing

The break-in at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter last week when vandals smashed up the building and dognapped Albert the puppy has struck a nerve in the City Different.

Three folks calling Radio Free Santa Fe KBAC 104.1 FM on Wednesday during Joann "The Lunch Lady" Orner's show pledged $100 apiece to help repair the damage.

"A lot of people are saying how senseless and stupid this is," Orner said.

The burglar or burglars broke in sometime after the shelter closed May 8. Shelter director Kate Rindy has speculated the burglars were looking for the clinic's scant inventory of drugs but instead took Albert, an 8-week-old Australian shepherd mix. …

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