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Monica is doing great with us and has recently discovered her bark! She loves to play and is full of puppy energy. She loves all her toys that mom gets her, especially her yellow squeaky duck!

Monica is adjusting great around the house and has been great about going outside !

Monica has brought so much love into the family and we are so happy you gave us our sweet girl and favorite snuggle bug.

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Joanie is the sweetest girl with a feisty side. We adopted her in October of 2019 and she has had us wrapped around her paw ever since!

It took her about one month to adjust to her new life in our home in the city. She lacked social skills at first, and preferred chewing on us over her toys, but she’s made such amazing progress. She’s been an all star in her training and she’s even made some dog friends in the neighborhood!

She has the perfect temperament – a cuddle bug in the house and an active girl with a serious prey drive on walks. She keeps us active and entertained and we can’t imagine life without her now!

We also can’t wait to adopt again and give her a doggy sibling…

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I got Leo at the beginning of December to add to the addition of the 2 older cats we had at home…we wanted to give our male cat a little playmate.

When I first went into the shelter Leo came up to me and right away I knew that was the one to take home. He is loving and so good with the other cats!

At first they were kind of jumpy but now they walk around like they have been together forever. He is so playful, fun and loves to eat everything… and when I say everything, I mean it!  Fruity pebbles, steak, you name it, he eats it!

We love him and are so glad he is a part of our family !

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We recently lost our dear 16 year old Samantha and recognized that we wanted to share our love with a new rescue dog. As we began to look at the pictures of the adult dogs at the shelter, sweet Ginger’s eyes seemed to speak to our souls. We visited and fell in love with her; bringing her home on December 14th. Since then we have experienced a great deal of joy as we have more deeply learned about her character and personality.

Ginger was included in all of our holiday celebrations–receiving several gifts and dressing up as an elf to help deliver presents to family members. She has also begun an exercise program which includes several walks enabling her to explore and appreciate her new neighborhood.

She is a very quick learner and it is wonderful how she enthusiastically greets us at the door with lots of kisses, curls up on her dog bed or on the couch, and gently snores falling into a slumber in her new home. We are looking forward to a glorious new year with our sweet Ginger.

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Sylvie transitioned seamlessly into our family. She quickly developed a “snuggle routine” and will take turns climbing into our kids’ beds and waking them up with kisses each morning.

Sylvie balances luxurious naps with boundless energy and happily chases toys up and down the hallway, especially at 2 AM.

Sylvie has designated a particular kitchen chair her stalking spot and loves to playfully bat at passers by.

We could not have asked for a more perfect addition to our family and look forward to watching her grow up with our girls. Thanks to the awesome adoption counselor who steered us towards the perfect kitty and the NEAS for all the important work you do!

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We lost our dog of 11.5 years in November,  and with the Holidays coming up,  we knew that we couldn’t have an empty house. We missed wet nose and paw prints all over the floor, and a wagging tail at the door. So our family went back to NEAS.

It was almost closing time, and there were not many dogs available. My husband saw this black shy girl in the corner of her kennel. We sat near her and she licked my husband’s face, her face was so sweet. We decided that she is the one.

Phoebe was extremely shy when we tried to play with her, she just wanted to sit in your lap, her tail was down, her ears were down. But we saw that she is amazingly sweet. We were able to bring her home next day.

She is doing great. She came out of her little shell, she is playful, sweet, and very very smart. She got a new brother a week after she got adopted. His name is Boomer. And now they are both inseparable.

Phoebe even ended up on our Christmas card. She doubled her weight, and she no longer looks like a shy little girl. She is a gorgeous 45 pound lab/pit mix who has blossomed into a confident girl who always wants to please you, but quietly steals all our hats and chews the pom poms off!

Phoebe is still trying to make friends with our kitten. But Phoebe and Boomer a bit too curious for our kitten, so they are all being well supervised.

Adopting Phoebe from our local shelter NEAS, was the best feeling in the world. Giving a home to a girl who most likely was overlooked by many people because she was black and shy was the best decision.

Phoebe is a princess in this house and we will love her forever.

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Rosa (formally Cherri) has been loving her new home and playing with her family and her doggie brother Niko.

We are still potty training but she is catching on.

Rosa loves to play catch, run around and when she gets tired, she wants to be held and be cuddled until she falls asleep.

She is a great addition to our family and we love her very much!

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Ever since we brought her home, she has livened up the house in the best way possible.

She is a Tortie kitten with a lot of personality and energy, as well as a great snuggler.

Can’t wait to see her blossom!

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I adopted Raliegh in June 2019 at 6 months. He is a great addition to our family. His big sister Althea (formally Marsha) was adopted from NEAS in Feb. 2018 at 5 months.

He gets into everything and has to check out everything with his mouth… I have to wait for him to take a nap before making dinner!

I would not trade either one of them for anything.

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We adopted Brie on December 6, 2019, and she is adjusting extremely well. She enjoys walks and if the weather permits, we take long walks for about 30 to 45 minutes. My two college children just came home for Christmas and Brie connected with them immediately. They now take turns walking Brie every day.

We had a trainer come to our home to give Brie some training lessons and we worked on walking and searching (smell) exercises. These exercises were positive, challenging and fun and strengthened the foundation of trust between Brie and us.

Overall, Brie is just awesome and we are so blessed to have her as part of our family. I want to thank Sue and all the staff and volunteers at NEAS for the opportunity to adopt Brie.