Archive

  • London (April, 2014)

    This month we bring you the story of London, and his owner, Jennifer, who had wanted a pet her whole life, and finally found the perfect furry friend! Jennifer writes, “Throughout childhood I begged my family for a sibling. I gave that up when my dad told it to me straight: I was the only [...]

  • Linus (March, 2014)

    This month we bring you the story of Linus, who became an important part of the already large family that gave him a home. Linus’ owner, Toby, says, “Linus, aka Shorty McLovin, was found abandoned at a Wal-Mart parking lot on a hot day when he was a young pup. Some teenage girls felt sorry [...]

  • Baxter (February, 2014)

    This month we bring you the story of Baxter, a little dog who stepped up to fill some big shoes. Baxter’s owner, Alyson, says, “I lost my dog, Riley, suddenly in January of 2012. I was devastated! My sister and I got him as a puppy in February of 2000. He was the first dog [...]

  • Siggie (December, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Siggie the cat, who gave her owner warmth, companionship, and a reason to persevere during a very difficult time. Siggie’s owner, Bibi, says, “In 2010, like many other Americans, I lost my home to a foreclosure. “While struggling to make ends meet, I did odd jobs, cleaning [...]

  • Leo (October, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Leo, a little dog who brought new joy into one life, and may have helped save another! Leo’s owner, Minnie, says, “I am 80 years old and became disabled in a car accident, and lost my dog in that accident. I was heartbroken, and in pain. And [...]

  • Snoopy (October, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Snoopy, who brought new joy to his owner’s life after the loss of an old friend. Snoopy’s owner, Jamie, says, “I never thought I could love a dog after losing my other dog. January 2010 I received a call from my roommate stating that my dog Southpaw [...]

  • Yuki (August, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Yuki, who found a loving home with a first-time pup-parent! “I had wanted a puppy so badly for my entire life, but for various reasons (parents wouldn’t allow it, I was moving for school and work etc) it never worked out.  4 years ago, I finally felt [...]

  • Camo (August, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Camo, who surprised his owner by being just the lively friend he needed! Camo’s owner, Ron, says, “My best friend is named ‘Camo’ (as in camouflage.) I am a ski patrolman and Outdoor Emergency Care instructor.  I became disabled in 2006.  I had always wanted a dog, [...]

  • Cara (July, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Cara, who was given not just a second, but a fourth chance at a happy home. Cara’s owner, Christine, says, “I answered my phone one afternoon in April of 1999 to hear the voice of a friend start off the conversation with, ‘I know this dog.’ She [...]

  • Buddy (June, 2013)

    This month we bring you the story of Buddy and his friends, Holly, Spikey Spike and Little Rudy. Their owner, Daniela, was recovering from several big losses in her life, leaving her feeling alone and depressed. Daniela says, “I was on Craigslist and saw an ad to rescue a pet at the local shelter that [...]