Chilly the Super-Collar-Model

I had no idea then that Chilly belonged with me, and it would take two more failed adoptions, two years and an ultimatum before my girl finally came home.

Saving Stella

October 1, 2012 by  
Filed under Elderbulls, Great Family Dogs, Stories

Stella had two strikes against her that made the chance of a quick adoption unlikely – one being a pit bull and two being an older dog. Christmas came and went, then New Year’s, and Stella was still waiting for a new home. During her stay, however, staff and volunteers came to realize that Stella was very talented.

Becoming a Dog Person

January 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Great Family Dogs, Second Chances, Stories

I took dogs home from work with me every night, learning as much about them as I could so that I’d be better equipped to help potential adopters meet their match. I didn’t think of actually adopting a dog, however, until I met “The Governor.”