Jo’s emergency vet trip

This past Friday, foster girl Jo tanked suddenly. She stopped eating and drinking and was very lethargic. Her foster mom took her temp and it was at a very scary 105.8 F – the normal temp for a dog is around 101-102. Her foster mom rushed her to an emergency vet where she received fluids and a round of tests were started. She finally went home last night after several days of hospitalization. We think we’re close to finding the cause of her sudden illness so that it can be treated effectively. In the meantime, she’s getting lots and lots […]

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Wyatt and Imke are safe!

Wyatt and Imke were sprung from the shelter today. They’ll have a quick stopover at a vet and be on to their foster homes. Thank you to the wonderful transporters Eric and Celia and to their foster homes who can’t wait for them to arrive!  

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Meg and Jo love to cuddle

                    This mother daughter duo are professional cuddlers. Whether it’s with their foster mom or dad, their GSP foster brother, or each other, they’re always in the mode to do a little cuddling!

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Rally’s service dog story

Rally has experienced quite the journey since we first rescued him from the shelter in March 2013. His journey has taken him to his perfect forever home, where he acts as a service dog for migraines. He’s having such success as a service dog, he and his forever mom will be speaking at a college about how to train service dogs. In this fantastic article, his new mom shares more about his amazing transformation from shelter dog to service dog: http://www.petjoyonline.com/kendall-and-service-dog-rally/

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Copper

Copper was the spry burst of energy this foster family, now forever family, was looking for in their household. With three wiser GSP siblings to learn from, this boy can enjoy all his young energetic personality has to offer with the wisdom and foresight his brother and sister can teach him. Yet another love affair and foster failure, one and the same! Adopted February 2014

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Hugh

Hugh, now Bertie, also known as “Goldilocks” to his forever family, has hit the forever home jackpot. This shy boy’s personality has already started to emerge and his excitement and curiosity make him young beyond his years. He is already making himself right at home, sizing up each of the beds in the house as well as collecting his toys and secretly putting them in his “man cave” for safe keeping. His forever family and forever sister have given Hugh his own fairytale ending…or beginning! Adopted February 2014

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Boyd

When Boyd first arrived at his foster home, he was a bit shut-down and fearful in the new environment. Fast forward a few months and he’s an integral member of the family. Once Boyd’s foster home realized how well he had settled into their home, they just knew they couldn’t say goodbye. Another happy foster fail! Adopted February 2014

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Boris

Boris found his Natasha! After a few months in his foster home, they decided just couldn’t say goodbye. Known as the “perfect dog” in his foster-turned-forever home, we can understand why this boy has stolen their hearts, and just in time for Valentine’s Day! He’s a great cuddler, loves everyone whether two-legged or four-legged and has a happy, sweet spirit about him. Now that he’s officially part of his forever family, he gets the rights to a full family name: Boris Luke Pickle Edward Francisco. Hurray for Boris! Adopted February 2014

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