Pet Rescue Stories. Filling a HedgeHog’s Bucketlist. The Story of Bryce.

This story of love shared by Candace Johnson. Where does one seek to find hope? Where can one truly find peace, feel at home, and be completely real? When feeling lost and unsure of oneself, where can one learn to love? These answers and much more came to my family ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Three’s a Crowd, Four’s a Family. Bobbie, Meowzy, Anna, and Dado.

Story of Love Shared by Dasha Maghooli. I’ve been rescued numerous times, by numerous creatures, over the past 13 years. The result of all this rescuing is my relatively large and happy family, the story of which I love to tell. It includes some great adventures, and each is enhanced ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Luna’s Story by Maddie Donner, Age 13.

Luna, our family’s second rescue dog, is our most unique. Even peculiar, like no other. Her story, however, is just as odd. Luna was born in November of 2013, to a giant litter. She was labeled as the runt. That's when she was claimed by a teenage boy who went ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Curry’s Story by Bergen Donner, Age 10

Story of Love Shared by Bergen Donner, Age 10. Saturday was a good day because we got to adopt a dog from the Halo Animal Rescue at Maricopa County Animal Control. About a week earlier we adopted a dog, named Natalie, at the Halo Animal Rescue up at Metro Center ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. I didn’t want Fur in my life. But, now I have Nitro, Vivian, Harry and Daisy

This Love story told by Carolyn Williams. I’m wasn’t sure what to write about my “fur babies”. That’s what everyone calls their pets now, Fur babies. I can tell you I didn’t want any, I didn’t like dogs; slobbery, shedding, yapping beasts. Large, small, medium makes no difference; just one ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Charlie- The First Bitza You Will Ever Meet.

Story shared by Toni Le Busquec To clear things up, Charlie the dog is not mine but that whole ‘belonging’ to someone doesn’t sound right, anyway. It’s all about who looks after you, right? Technically he ‘belongs’ to my girlfriend's kids. However, he spends probably half his life with me ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Ninja and Chicken – They Healed My Broken Heart

Story shared by Danielle Marquez In my past, a broken heart never led me anywhere profound. Typically, they were paired with boxes of kleenex, being locked in my room, listening to every Morrissey song ever written; while eating cartons of ice-cream until the sadness faded. In 2012, my broken heart ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Ringo – Baby Talk and My Forever Friend

Baby Talk My dog Ringo hears more baby talk from me in a single day than my niece and nephew (both of whom I love dearly) ever did throughout their entire lives. Here are just a few of the choice nuggets I repeat over and over to him, in a ...
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Pound and Found. Animal Rescue Stories. Strider’s Story

In 2012, Casey and I decided we wanted to adopt a dog. We looked into possibly getting a purebred puppy from a qualified and safe breeder. In fact, I reached out to Border terrier breeders in Illinois to make inquiries. But in the end, we decided that a rescue dog ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Leonard and Penny

Story of Love shared by Melanie Hiller. Why I Adopt, Not Shop I grew up with “rescued” dogs. Dogs who made their way to my mom and me by different means. Kody, the Labrador, was brought to us by his former human mom with his fancy AKC papers to get ...
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Pound and Found. Pet Rescue Stories. Archie, Yappy and Bugsy

Story by Geri Creque Archie was going to be put in a high kill shelter when his owners lost their house due to a foreclosure. The family's neighbor decided she could not let that happen to Archie, so her friend put a message onto a Yahoo group in Mendocino County ...
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Pound and Found! Pet Rescue Stories: Walter and Mira

This story is told by Lexi Aleksich. It had been a month since we lost Piaggio. She was our third loss in a year and a half. It was a terribly sad time for us. Pickle had been 22. He died of old age. Lucy, 11, and Piaggio, 12, both ...
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