Ginny makes adoption so worth it

The first day we brought her home, Ginny couldn’t even stand up. Whenever anyone came near her, she would immediately plop on the ground and lay there. Having her for almost two years now, she is so smiley! She loves her two older siblings and wants to play with them all day. She always carries… Read more »

Ember, our new best friend

We are newlyweds and adopted little Ember at just 10 weeks old. We named her Ember because of her ashy/firey coloring, as well as her spunky and spicy attitude. She and her siblings were found abandoned in a fish restaurant in Florida, and we are SO thankful to have her in our family now. From… Read more »

My Little Bean

My husband and I adopted Toothless (formerly Sam) in November 2017. Though his name seems to confuse quite a few people, for those who have seen “How to Train your Dragon,” I believe the resemblance is quite clear. As you can see in the Spring 2018 Animal Tales Newsletter’s story on his mom, Sable, Toothless’… Read more »

Dixie likes watching rabbits

Mercedes in now “Dixie” and she knows her name well.  She is a quick learner and is truly amazing us.  She has just started scratching on the door to do out, smart girl.  She loves her positive reinforcement! Her first night with us she slept nine hours!  She loves her crate and continues to sleep… Read more »

Georgia loves carrots

Channel, whom we have renamed Georgia after her home state, is a complete delight!   She adores our daughter, is bright, playful, funny and has already started training classes and doing very well.  She is now over 20 pounds.  She tries to make friends with our three cats, but they’re not really interested.  She sleeps through… Read more »

Sansa – one of “those” dogs who rolls in stinky stuff

I adopted Sansa in January, 2012 from NEAS not long after my first dog passed at age 15. Sansa was 2 and an absolute love bug from the start. She’s now 8 and while she might be a little grayer, she has not slowed down at all. Sansa has a hiking pack twice a week… Read more »

Riley sits by the bay window, waiting for the mailman

Riley came to us four years ago as a tiny puppy from Alabama. My fiance went to go pick her up. It was a snow storm. I was trapped at nursing school due to the snow and no snow tires. It was about 9pm when I finally met my new puppy. Since then she has… Read more »

Tillie who became Lilly

We adopted Lilly just before March. I had no idea what to expect. We have two cats and at the time, a small apartment. But everything went great.  We moved into our house shortly after and the cats and dogs seem to just walk by each other now. Lilly has gone to the dog park… Read more »

Ernie — a perfect fit!

Our whole family is smitten! Ernie (the cat formerly known as Stripes) has managed to quickly worm his way into our lives and our hearts. Within just a few hours of arriving at our home — after racing around the bedroom exploring every surface and space, of course — he was up on the bed… Read more »

Lola and Ivana explore the kitchen counter

These two kitties moved in almost a month ago. Lola started sleeping with my little boy on the first night. She follows me everywhere, tries to eat people food and loves to hang on the couch at night. She found a favorite sunny windowsill to hang out during the afternoon most days. Ivana loves to… Read more »