Dog injured by gunfire begins recovery

LA CIENEGA, N.M. (KRQE) – The dog found shot last week in La Cienega is recovering after having surgery.

Vets say one of the bullets fractured her leg.

Some people spotted the injured dog and got her some help.

Santa Fe Animal Control says the 18-month-old heeler had been shot twice. She’s recovering at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter where she’s expected to make a full recovery.

Santa Fe County deputies are still looking the shooter. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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