City agrees to $4,000 spay, neuter clinic

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission agreed Thursday to spend $4,000 for a two-day spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats on May 24-25. Robert Ciolli, who organized a free clinic last year in Tucumcari, said the Santa Fe Animal Shelter was available to bring its van again this year […]

Animal adovcate makes pitch for new city shelter

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An animal rights advocate, Robert Ciolli, hopes that a capital outlay request of $325,000 will be approved and lead to a new animal shelter in Tucumcari. “About 1,500 animals are being euthanized a year,” Ciolli said. A new shelter would provide an opportunity to have about 20 cages for […]

Spay and neuter clinic gets rave reviews

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thirty Tucumcari cats and dogs lost, er, their sex appeal on Oct. 17. They were brought in by their owners to the free spay/neuter clinic, a one-day program to help petowners prevent their dogs and cats from having unwanted kittens and puppies. “Our dog population is getting way too […]