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Refugio Holbox

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Every time we visit Holbox we bring things for animals, meds, toys, food, whatever we can get. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jlorosco
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When you visit this sanctuary for animals, you almost immediately see how much love has gone into... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
axasal
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Anguilla
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Av. Pedro Joaquin Coldwell 1 | Av. Pedro Joaquin Coldwell & Calle Tintorera, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Every time we visit Holbox we bring things for animals, meds, toys, food, whatever we can get. It is both sad and heartwarming to see the animals, some injured. If you plan a trip to Holbox, take them supplies, anything, or stop buy and take...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you visit this sanctuary for animals, you almost immediately see how much love has gone into it. You’ll meet dogs, cats, kittens, various birds, raccoons, and even a pelican who likes to give little love pecks on your ankles or hands. Dogs who are...More

Thank axasal
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We went to the Refugio Holbox a couple of times and we always had a warm welcome. The dogs were always the first ones to welcome us, followed by the amazing staff who clearly love animals. If you like animals make sure you visit this...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We like going here to pet the animals. We always make a monetary donation and bring a a dozen leashed and collars from the dollar store at home.

Thank 20now40
Reviewed June 26, 2018

As others have written, please visit, donate, and take a dog or two for a walk. They run on donations only and love the animals so much. I can't remember our dogs name, but she could not walk very well- could not walk at the...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This animal sanctuary is close to the center of town and a great opportunity to make a difference. Morelia and her volunteers care for injured, sick or abandoned animals and ready them for adoption. There are 40+ dogs (5 paralyzed), kittens, baby and adult raccoons,...More

1  Thank ACHG
Reviewed June 15, 2018

What wonderful people are these. They look after all the injured and homeless animals. What a mix, so heartwarming as they all seem to get on together. You can walk the dogs on the beach, or just donate to their great cause. Wonderful place.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Loved our 5 minutes visit and loved the owner and had never seen so many animals living together. Please donate.

Thank RobHa1
Reviewed May 9, 2018

The owner is awesome, she is so caring and loves her animals. You can genuinely tell that the animals are happy there. You are able to take a dog out for a walk to the beach, and THEY LOVE IT. If you can, PLEASE DONATE....More

1  Thank MirandMS
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I always try to find a pet rescue wherever we go since my wife loves animals so much. The Refugio did not disappoint (and compared to ones in the Hawaii they sure are lax, no forms to fill out here!). Tons of incredible animals here...More

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DanielleNJames
March 5, 2018|
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Response from flyfishmt |
Unfortunately, I don't speak Spanish so I couldn't discuss. But I brought with me from home leashes and a bunch of flea and tick medication. I think collars would of been a great idea too.
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20now40
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Eatwell_traveloften8 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am currently working on finishing the shelter's website and you can find a wish list of items on there. Leashes and collars are always appreciated. Thank you!
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