• A Labor of Love: Paws and Claws staff dedicated to saving animals

    In the early, pre-dawn hours of a (usually) Saturday morning, Paws and Claws Humane Society employees and volunteers are carefully readying the most precious of…

  • Public Forum: Shelter offers tips to keep animals from breaking loose

    TO THE EDITOR: The Artesia Animal Shelter needs your help with animals running at large. In the past five years the shelter as seen an…

  • City animal control ordinance

    TO THE EDITOR: I would like to take a moment to remind the Citizens of Artesia about the laws for animals. Over the past couple…

  • Adopt-A-Thon a success for Paws & Claws

    By BRANDON MESSICK Daily Press Staff Writer The City of Artesia Animal Shelter in conjunction with Paws & Claws held its first “Adopt-A-Thon” Saturday, and the Artesia Police Department already intends to have more in the future.