Danica – passed away November 2016

No matter her health setbacks, Dani was always happy and continued to think that despite her age, she could do anything her younger, faster, foster sisters could do. She loved to “play” frisbee, although her version was more like chasing and yelling at the younger dogs, regardless, she always had a blast. Sometimes she pretended that she couldn’t hear anything (usually when something outside smelled really good), but her ears miraculously recovered whenever she knew whipped cream was being put on my ice cream! She loved to follow her little sister Lady wherever she went. She happily slept the afternoons […]

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Rosie – passed away November 2016

Fostering is an exercise in emotions. Happy tears when a dog finds the furever home, training frustration, laughter at their goofy quirks, calmness from their touch and love, and tears when they leave for the Rainbow Bridge. After almost 3 years with Rosie, she had a stroke and needed our help today. I knew it was coming, but I guess preparedness doesn’t really ease the sadness. RIP my lil old lady. -Carol and Mike

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Herschel

When five-year old Herschel came into foster care, it was obvious that he was well-trained, very clever, and super cuddly with humans. As much as he loved to be with people, he was anxious around other dogs. With lots of patient training (special thanks to foster mom Jordyan), as well as help from a few canine mentors, Herschel finally learned that other dogs can be pals and playmates. He was adopted by a young couple who will continue his training and provide him with lots of romping and love. Thanks to everyone on team Herschel: Erica, Josh, Mary, Jordyan, Chuck, […]

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