Amelia’s Journey to Health and Happiness

Oh My, she was cute! In spite of all her mats, the filth, and the smell, Amelia’s sweet personality was apparent from our first interaction with this little terrier mix. It didn’t take much detective work to figure out that the awful smell was emanating from her badly infected ear, which looked more like a…

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Arnie’s Struggle Ends in a Furever Family!

A merry-go-round, or better yet, a roller coaster describes Arnie’s young life. Both rides keep going up and down and all around, over and over again! First Arnie had a home, then he didn’t, then he did, then he didn’t, then he did…. That’s a LOT for any dog to endure, let alone a young…

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Pansy’s Perfect People!

Working in an animal shelter gives one a front row view of humanity. Animals have a way of shining a spotlight on our human qualities—sometimes our worst, more often our best. Occasionally, we have the pleasure of coming into contact with very special people who, either by nature or by nurture or both, have a…

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No Animal is Too Small to Love!

There are times when life seems to give you exactly what you need, and sometimes what you need is a dose of hope and affirmation of the goodness of people. We got such a gift recently when we were contacted from the mainland by someone interested in one of our hamsters. What?! Why would someone…

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