Gus won’t let a heart murmur ruin his day

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“Hi, I’m Gus.  I am just a happy and goofy guy from Georgia.  I was rescued by Old Fella Rescue, and lucky for me they send all their dogs to NEAS, even the ones with medical issues like me.  You see, I was born with a heart problem, but NEAS still wanted me!  I arrived… Read more »

The Adventures of Atticus (formerly Cornelius)

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After graduating college and moving back home, I convinced my mom (and new landlord) that I should adopt a dog to fill our quiet home. She suggested a small female, but two days after coming home myself… Atticus moved in… a young male puppy that at the time weighed 17lbs. and at 5 months is… Read more »

Our Jessie is the best dog in the world

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We adopted Jessie (originally Bailey) on May 26, 2016. She has grown from a silly puppy into the best dog in the world (at least in our opinion!). This little girl who originally came from Georgia loves the snow and is happiest when she has a hole to dig or squirrel to chase. She has… Read more »

Saoirse – our adorable faux lap dog

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We came home with Saoirse (formerly Sasha) on December 27, 2017 – a bundle of love wrapped in a blanket from NEAS, carried to the car by our beaming daughters. We may not know her breed (pit bull/lab/who-knows-what-else) or much about her life before NEAS (she came from Georgia with a sibling), but we do… Read more »

Oboe is always on my mind

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After spotting this little guy through the glass that morning before I entered the back rooms at NEAS, I knew we were a match. A couple of minutes in the room and he was on my lap. A couple of weeks later he is firmly anchored in my heart! Oboe (formerly Howard) loves his squeaky… Read more »

Curious George

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He is from Georgia. He was curious. And so he became Curious George. He lives up to his name every day. He loves to be part of every social situation and greets every single person coming into the house. Our greyhound Tiffany has accepted him into our pack. And our 5-year old son is in… Read more »

Piper the Purraholic

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We adopted Piper (formerly Fancy) August 11th after her mom and litter mates traveled from Georgia. My fiance and I could not be happier with our new kitten family member!! She is the sweetest southern belle and a purraholic. She is chatty, social, and loves constant attention from her new humans. Her favorite activites include… Read more »

Babka (“A lesser Babka, I think not!”)

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We adopted Babka (formerly Coffee/Skye) a few weeks ago back in June. We were told he was originally brought to the Northeast Animal Shelter as a kitten from Georgia, was adopted, but then returned a few months later. We renamed him Babka because he’s a cat with a bobtail (Bob-Ca) and after a quote from… Read more »

A Note from Digs

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“They used to call me Cocoa because I’m the color of hot chocolate, but my new family changed my name to Diggle.  They call me Digs for short.  I bet you can’t guess why. I’m a local guy, but just by chance.  My Mom came from Georgia, and when she arrived at NEAS they discovered she… Read more »