SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — A new Bay Area dog shelter is looking past borders to save dogs. Muttopia is giving dogs from Mexico a second chance at life.
In this rural neighborhood in Santa Rosa, right before the end of the road, is a place for new beginnings.
Christi and Mancho Camblor are founders of Compassion Without Borders, a dog rescue group.
“We rescue a lot of animals from really rough places…” Mancho Camblor said.
They began 15 years ago in Mexico City, taking the hardest cases, like Toby who they found dragging himself through the streets.  With medical care and a lot of patience, he’s now living happily in his new home in Ukiah. Mexico is a tough place for dogs and the couple have treated hundreds of abused animals in their mobile vet truck.
“And sadly, we would have to leave a lot of dogs behind because there just wasn’t a space …