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An Animal Sanctuary
Santa Fe, New Mexico
A 501(c)(3) Organization
Our Mission

To alleviate animal suffering by providing sanctuary from abuse, neglect, and homelessness;
To end the killing of healthy animals as a method of population control;
To teach that animals are intrinsically valuable, worthy of respect, compassion, and care.
Currently our efforts are focused on dogs, who live safe and free here while they recover physical health and  
emotional harmony. All are spayed or neutered, receive appropriate veterinary care and excellent nutrition. No    
cages, no chains. They have 35 snugly fenced acres where we can take them to run and play. Most of them live  
among us - free to snooze indoors on hot days and cold nights, welcome to take refuge from summer or  winter  
storms in our house and offices, or tucked into their own houses in their own yards, as they choose.
As needed, they receive homeopathic and herbal remedies, nutritional supplements, chiropractic treatment,  
acupuncture, and western medicines to address acute or chronic physical or behavioral symptoms. When they  
are ready, we help them to join new human families.
Occasionally an unexpected condition such as cancer is revealed during the initial veterinary exam. Or a  
traumatized animal who functions well in this environment cannot adjust to the requirements of life as a “pet”  
and is considered “unadoptable.” We do everything possible to help those animals achieve comfort and  
happiness and they live out their lives with us.
We regret deeply that we cannot take in every animal who needs help, because we do not kill dogs to make  
space for other dogs. We see each dog through to adoption into a new family or to old age and death. We do  
euthanize for untreatable suffering.
We chose the name Bridging the Worlds because we like the idea of a path that bridges the human and animal  
realms -- a path to human/animal relationships of mutual respect, true communication, and mutual aid.  
Everyone who has ever loved an animal has crossed that bridge

- Founders: Robert Hayes (1954-2008) and Beverly Antaeus
Adopt Your Perfect Animal Companion

See below the dogs currently in our sanctuary and ready for adoption. All of our dogs have been spayed or neutered, all up-to-date on  
their vaccinations, and are in healthy condition. When you adopt a rescued dog you participate in bringing these wonderful animals  
back to wholeness.
Here are a few of our dogs who have found their forever homes.
Raymond's Gift

Raymond had a diaphragmatic hernia. X-rays showed that part of his  
stomach and intestines were in his chest cavity, so he could not   
process food and was slowly starving to death. Following an  
extensive veterinary exam, this one-year-old Lab mix faced two hard  
choices: quiet euthanasia or risky, costly extreme surgery. The odds  
of survival were 70/30, the cost would be over $1000. The emergency  
medical fund was depleted and the practical decision seemed to be  
choice #1, which created heavy sadness, but only made sense.

What happened next is not for everyone. If you don't like mystery and  
mysticism, then read no further. If you'd like to hear what Raymond  
had to "say," please do read on.
~Click Here to read more~
Click on one of the dogs below to read more.
Our Available Companions
The Fearful Dog

If you live with or are working with a scared or shy dog, is a place to find info. to help you be more effective in rehabilitating your  
Please contact us
for more information.
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Website developed and maintained by Website to the Rescue
Bridging the Worlds
PO Box 9109
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: 505-501-1887
Sponsor a Dog
Also a quick reminder: if you could see clear to put just $10/month on automatic donation to sponsor a dog, it  
would make a world of difference.
Thanks to Build A Sign for our
Adoption Day signs
Donate a bed
and give the GIFT OF COMFORT to a sanctuary dog. Your bed donation will make a world of
difference to them.
Marty's Meals

When we take in a hurt, neglected, starved dog, the very first "medicine" we offer is hand-crafted Marty's Meals.  
Dull fur, eyes, and spirits soon shine and they have energy to dance for dinner.  But really!  Dogs don't have to
suffer to benefit from this wonderful food -- please visit their website on behalf of your beloved!
Jonny Lee
*Courtesy Posting*
Suki & Johnny
Bridging the Worlds has a sweet flock of adoptable dogs to tell you about, one each Wednesday until
you've met them all.

Here's why:  Every single week, hundreds of earnest faces show up in the Inbox, but the Sanctuary is full to
the rafters.  We simply can't help more until these great kids find homes, so we're getting the word out.

Economic times are still sketchy, dogs are still losing their homes, finding new homes doesn't happen as
fast as it used to.   Watch for your new heart throb!  If you can't adopt, please help us to network!
QUEEN is a particularly gorgeous breed mix -- possibly
Shepherd (loyal, loving, and alert), Hound (tall, lean, fast, and
affectionate), and Doberman (pure elegance, intelligence, and
spectacular ears).

She's 16 months old, weighs 52 pounds, and has energy to
power a village.  She's great with kids and loves cuddle time with
humans large and small.  She is living well with the other dogs,
too.  She's bright and responsive, would be a magnificent match
for an active family.  If you have kind training skills, or prefer to
enroll her in a class, you'll have the time of your life learning with

Queen has a twin sister named Sheba, and together they are a
beautiful sight, but we think it's a good idea for them to go to
separate homes, so they can focus on new skills and grand
adventures with their own families.
She is spayed, vaccinated, heartworm negative, house trained and leash trained, rides peacefully in the car. 
Her adoption fee is $150.

To learn more about Queen and to meet her, please call or email Beverly @ 505-501-1887 or