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Barney (formerly Ranger) is Perfect!! He is sweet, playful, funny and very smart. He sleeps like a baby and loves to eat and has absolutely no food aggression issues.

Barney has already started dog training classes and he has mastered-sit, stay, both paws, down and fetch and loves to go for walks and he walks on the left side and does not pull. Barney is the school mascot at Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and goes to work every day and has many students and visitors as friends.

He is slowly getting used to his brother and sister (Maine Coon Cats) and is a bit surprised that he is smaller than them! Our experience at Northeast Animal Shelter and staff was wonderful and we thank you for putting Barney in our lives.

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RoueBeeRoue (formerly known as Cookie) is doing great. She graciously allows us to share in the big bed at night and she is a very sound sleeper. We are all having a blast. 

RoueBeeRoue likes to look out the kitchen door and the living room window to see whats going on in the world. In the living room, she has found a perfect perch to see the action (a piano bench…).

She has been great with other dogs, people, and she loves to give kisses morning noon and night, especially when I come home from work in the afternoon.

We take RoueBeeRoue out on nightly runs, so she is getting great exercise. She is especially interested in rabbits, squirrels and chipmunks. We also have been going to the local state park for weekend walks. She’s very curious about the woods and pathways.

Housebreaking is about 70 percent complete. We have an occasional indoor poop, but when she goes outside and is successful, well she’s as proud as a peacock, dancing around and doing barrel rolls in the yard.

Your staff is wonderful and I can’t say enough about the Shelter and everyone there.

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Teddy (formerly Chandler) is adjusting to his new lifestyle.  He sleeps like a log and eats like a pig so no issues there!  He’s learned a lot of commands and has been housebroken since day 1 so we’re pleased with that part of his progress.  He loves people watching and has to meet every single person, dog and bird in his way so walks can take literally forever…😜

He’s a happy pup full of energy and we’re glad to have him with us. 

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Our kitten is doing wonderful! We changed her name from Quail to Prudence, but we call her “Prudie” most of the time.

She has been such a joy. She is incredibly energetic, sweet, and playful. She loves her big brother Malcolm – a 1 1/2-year-old black & white cat.  Prudie is the smaller gray cat on the right.

Prudie’s favorite thing to do his chase Malcolm’s tail, which he doesn’t seem to mind either!  As you can see from the picture, she also likes to snuggle up against Malcolm.  She’s had no health issues and is really happy!  We love her. 

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Molly is the BEST.  She was miraculously house broken upon arrival; that was awesome. 

She now barks less times than I can count on one hand.  At first Molly was too afraid to walk on the sidewalk and I had to carry her to the woods for walks, and she lived with a lowered head.  But after just a few days she was trotting along the sidewalk with ears perked and tail up! 

She’ll eat any kind of dog food, and we’ve gotten her to a healthy weight.  After getting into mischief chewing some shoes she now sticks to her own toys.  She’s unreal, how fast she learns, and how she settled right in. 

My daughter’s friends have formed a Molly Lovers Club and they play with her (supervised) and make her so happy.  She has a great bill of health from the vet, and tick guard is doing it’s job, since she still likes walking in the woods above anywhere else.  She does well with dogs and cats, and has taken a kind, gentle, liking to my 96 year old grandma. 

She sleeps under my daughter’s loft bed, and greets her with a wagging tail in the morning.  Molly loves playing with toys, and definitely thinks I’m boring compared to my daughter.  She’s a neighborhood favorite and gets love around every corner. 

I went up to Northeast Animal Shelter that day just mulling over the idea of adopting a dog, and left with a true blessing.  My daughter and I have been alone together since she was one, and that has brought tension as she grows.  Molly has broken that tension and is there for her in ways I cannot be.  She has been unbelievable, truly, I am so grateful.  Thank you.

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We are having so much fun with Stella (on the right in the picture).  She is such a joy and full of love.  She can not simply get enough hugs and kisses.  She is doing  wonderful with her manners and learning all her commands. She is extremely good off leash and follows her big sister Hazel.  

We brought Hazel to the shelter to meet Stella and knew the way they sat together under the bench that they would be fast friends.  Hazel Stella and I hike daily and she loves it.  The smells, the swimming and seeing other dogs.

She is eager to please and loves being in the back yard digging.  We are thrilled we decided to get a sister for Hazel who has always been skittish around people and seemed lonely at home.  Stella is teaching Hazel how to be more confident and comfortable with people and the benefit of belly rubs.  They are truly a match.  We are full of joy and gratitude that she has come to live with us.

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Guy is getting used to our quiet house and routines and really becoming a great dog. He learns really quickly and is trying hard. Twyla is being a very good teacher on how to be calm and friendly. Our neighbors are helping to teach him that strangers and strange dogs are not to be feared. 

We have yet to try him out for a car ride, but that is on the agenda for today as we are taking him to the vet this week (along with the cat) for a check  up. 

Have to say again that he is not a dog I would have picked just by touring the shelter. Your help in pairing him with us was brilliant. I think his previous homes must not have been good fits as he has all the potential in the world to be a great dog. In just two weeks he has come a long way in being a happy confident dog. 

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Wilfred (formerly Cinnamon) is amazing! He weighs 25 pounds; he was 16 two weeks ago so he’s growing fast!.

He has a wonderful temperament  and loves to play. He seems to never want to leave my side and even sleeps next to me in bed every night. 

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Fae’s new name is Aquinnah (Quinn), named after my and my boyfriend’s favorite beach in Martha’s Vineyard.

She loves my family, goes on walks daily in Breakheart with my mother and occasionally trips to the dog park for some fun. She plays very well with other dogs and loves her friends at the dog park. We currently are having her go through puppy training, where she is learning many basic commands and doing very well.

She loves her cage and willingly goes in there at night. In the morning she is a big wiggle bum when she sees us and we take her out! She’s a big kisser, always climbing up while we are trying to drive and kissing our face and greeting us every day with kisses.

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Serenity is now named Marshy after the small but feisty bruins player brad Marchand. 

She is doing great! She is so good and sleeps in her own bed every night. She eats like a horse and has gained nearly 2 lbs but the vet says feed her as much as she wants to eat until we fix her. She loves to see herself in the mirror and attack her toes and tail. She loves to talk and to be cuddled. If there is a lap, she is on it.

She often cuddles on my shoulder while I’m watching TV. She is such a good cat and we are so happy to have her.