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UPDATE - The Bachelor: Puppy Love, Unleashed

Humane Society of El Paso’s #1 Bachelor is on the hunt to find his paw-fect companion and forever home. The local no-kill non-profit, animal shelter is hosting a casting call for dog owners and their canines to compete for the love – and rose of the long-time resident, Jaxin.

The Shelter is accepting open letters from potential adopters explaining why Jaxin would be a good fit for their pack. The original submission deadline of February 2nd has been extended till February 13th; Inquiries about Jaxin may be made in person at the Humane Society of El Paso or sent in by email to  

Jaxin is a two-year-old Shepherd mix that was surrendered to the shelter in early October 2019. The stresses of this transition and the shelter caused him to become very timid, especially around people. After much time and patience from the HSEP Staff, Jaxin began to make leaps and strides in his progress. “We’ll be sad to see him go, but we all know he deserves a forever home and a good friend,” says Director of Operations, Julie Rutledge, “He comes out of his shell and is a different dog when he has a confident companion around.”

All submissions will be contacted to schedule a Meet & Greet Date to determine the canine’s chemistry. The owner-canine duo that is most suitable for Jaxin will be announced and celebrated during a Rose Ceremony  to be held on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. For more information on The Bachelor event, visit:

About the Humane Society of El Paso

The Humane Society of El Paso is the largest non-profit, no-kill animal shelter in the City and County of El Paso. The HSEP dedicates itself to building a better community for all animals through adoptions, education, foster-care, volunteer work, and community events. The shelter solely relies on adoption fees, fundraising, and donations to keep their facility up and running. The HSEP is not affiliated with any national organization such as the Humane Society of the United States, nor is it a member agency of the United Way of El Paso County.