Darwin, loving and affectionate

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Darwin is such an intelligent dog. He learned so much from his foster caregiver in Georgia, who nurtured him until he was old enough to make the trip north.   We are having such a wonderful time with him. At night, he sleeps in a play pen in our bedroom and I just need to… Read more »

Our beautiful Shelby

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We adopted Marilyn but changed her name to Shelby. It has been about two weeks and our family is now whole. Shelby is smart, sweet, gives kisses to everyone she meets. She loves to chase tennis balls and brings them back to repeat it over and over as we giggle with her. I cannot thank… Read more »

Crymson & Dooley – Older dogs are as special as puppies

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Years ago we wanted a companion for our older lab, Prince, and so we visited NEAS. We ended up adopting Raleigh, even though we were told that Raleigh was active and the two dogs might not get along. Raleigh and Prince ended up being best friend, and they would lie on our deck, squished against each… Read more »

Duke dukes out New England winters with a warm coat

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February 28th will be Duke’s 3rd birthday and more than a year and a half since he joined our family. He’s a total mush, and likes sitting on laps better than anything we fix up for a doggy bed. Our adoption counselor said he was a high energy dog, and he’s been on 15 mile… Read more »

Maisy’s 1st Gotcha Day! 1/19/15

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We can’t believe it has been a year since we met our Maisy (formerly Macy) at NEAS! Here she is with her favorite purple stuffed animal! She loves to throw it around herself or drops it at our feet for a game of fetch. Sometimes she tosses it so high, it lands on the countertop!… Read more »

Nymeria, an unusual name for a most unusual cat

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I cannot begin to describe what wonderful addition to our family Venti, now named Nymeria, has been. I have owned numerous cats in my near 60 years and she may be the very best. She has a very unique personality. She is absolutely fearless. She is always happy and seems to purr nearly 24X7. Everyone… Read more »

Fiona – Our little fur ball makes us smile every day!

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Fiona (formerly Betty) was a stray brought in from the streets of Georgia. She caught our eyes the second we walked in! When we brought her out to the play room she ran right up to us with her little wagging tail and gave me a big kiss, it was in that moment when we… Read more »