Sandoval Signpost

An Independent Monthly Newspaper Serving the Community since 1988

Dave Harper

The Hotline is a nonprofit service to help reunite lost and found pets.
Placing a Lost or Found in the Animal Hotline is a free service. You can include a photo if you have one available. For more information, call Dave at 867-6135. You may also email the Hotline at, but please call first.


A handful of wild horses continue to be seen occasionally along Highway 165 past the Village of Placitas, so please drive carefully on Highway 165 and Camino del Tecolote and heading up the canyon.

Lost dogLOST

DOG: English Bulldog lost from Cholla Lane in Ranchos de Placitas in late May. Male. See photo left. #3450

CAT: Orange cat lost from Juniper Rd in Ranchos de Placitas 2-3 months ago. Streaky has gold eyes and he was wearing a green collar. #3454

2 DOGS: 2 schnauzers lost in Rio Rancho off Unser & King on May 20. They are both females one black and one white. They have there tags with a phone number on their collars. Owner's number is 505-310-3576. # 3461 & 3462


DOG: Sweet pit bull seen on the Forest Loop Rd (south of the 3 mile marker on Highway 165) in late May. #3452

2 DOGS: 2 dogs seen (possibly stray) on May 19 at about the midway point of the Forest Loop Rd south of Highway 165. They were right under the big electric wires. #3458 & 3459.




DOG: 2 year old male pit/lab mix. He is a sweetheart. Great with kids and does well with dogs of all sizes (Max is neutered) he resembles more of the lab side and is yellow with dark black eyes. He needs someone whom has the time and yard. NO fee although we bought him for $100.00 He is micro chipped, has all his shots and is fully house trained. To ensure he finds a good home you are welcome to meet him, so contact the owners at 319-8955. See Photo below. #3460

Available for adoption

Animal News


Bosque's Pet Prints

“Ruff! I'm ready for
the dog days of summer


Mail your favorite pet photos,
along with a caption and photo credit to:
Signpost, P. O. Box 889,
Placitas, NM 87043 or
email digital photos to

The Boys

“The Boys,” near Orno Creek Rd. Photo By Richard Palmer

c. Gary Priester

“Sophie and Chloe demonstrate a Rorschach ink blot. Photo By Gary Priester

Local Buffet

“Surveying the local buffet.” Photo By Roxan Meyer



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