Dog Adoption Stories

Helen, Ray And Stevie Are Three Adorable Blind Corgis Looking For Forever Homes

Along with being blind, they’ve also been diagnosed with a degree of hearing impairment. The trio of pups have had to learn to rely on their senses of smell, taste and touch to navigate around, but Stewart says, “To see them playing out in our fields you really wouldn’t know that they were different from any other dog — well, aside from the occasional bump into a fence.”

by Phillip Mlynar
February 16th, 2018

Jessica and Simba from Carson,Ca

Human: JessicaCanine: SimbaLocation: Carson,CaType: Shih Tzu / Lhasa Apso mixOur Story: I have always been an animal lover and always wanted a dog, I asked my mom pretty much everyday for 4/5years if we could please get a dog and the answer was always no. Shortly before my 18th birthday she surprised me with a […]

by dogtime
June 5th, 2013

Tracy Whittington and Labi from Kinshasa, Congo

Human: Tracy WhittingtonCanine: LabiLocation: Kinshasa, CongoType: Basenji / Mutt mixOur Story: While serving in Africa, I met a scrawny, giant-eared street dog living along the banks of the Congo River. The local kids threw rocks at her, and the other dogs beat her up. She had a grey, hairless patch on her side from where […]

by dogtime
June 5th, 2013

Stacy and Mocha from Franklin, TN

Human: StacyCanine: MochaLocation: Franklin, TNType: German Shorthaired PointerOur Story: At Broward county Humane Society. But let me step back… we had recently lost one of the best dogs anyone has ever met to cancer. Our other dog was starting to show signs of being lonely and we really didn’t want her spirit to die so […]

by dogtime
December 22nd, 2010

Ruskle and Paco from San

Human: RuskleCanine: PacoLocation: SanType: Labrador Retriever / German Shepherd Dog mixOur Story: Just before the world series we discovered through a friend of a friend a dog headed to the pound and we decided to meet him. Well Paco was just a a big love and after thinking we’d foster him and work on a […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Nicole and Arthur from Oakland

Human: NicoleCanine: ArthurLocation: OaklandType: American Pit Bull TerrierOur Story: I met Arthur at Hopalong Animal Rescue in Emeryville, California. Arthur, who was first oddly named Joshua, was meant to be a foster dog until he found a forever home. The second I walked into the room and saw him snoozing behind his little puppy cage […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Amy and Squirt from Genoa City, WI

Human: AmyCanine: SquirtLocation: Genoa City, WIType: DachshundOur Story: I met Squirt through a newspaper ad-free to give away. We already had two dachshunds, we didn’t plan on keeping him, after we had him neutered we would foster for a rescue to be sure a good home was found. It all changed the moment we saw […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Lori Dixon and Joe B from petfinder NY

Human: Lori DixonCanine: Joe BLocation: petfinder NYType: Cairn Terrier / Chinese Crested mixOur Story: After a horrible Christmas 2001 where my first cairn terrier Simon suddenly developed a highly malignant pleural tumor and passed away suddenly, I saw the most adorable 11 year old cairn mix on Petfinder. He had been rescued from Manhattan SPCA […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Deborah Cole and Jack from Frisco, TX

Human: Deborah ColeCanine: JackLocation: Frisco, TXType: American Pit Bull Terrier / Chinese Shar-Pei mixOur Story: We found Jack at an animal shelter. We went in looking for a small dog as we live in an apartment. All the dogs were yapping and barking, but not Jack. You see, Jack was set to be put down […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Laura Michaels and Mowgli from Rural New Mexico

Human: Laura MichaelsCanine: MowgliLocation: Rural New MexicoType: Alaskan Malamute / Collie mixOur Story: As I was driving down my dirt road, headed for work in the morning, some of the neighborhood dogs were playing in the road ahead. I slowed down, and saw the gawkiest, most goofy and adorable puppy playing with them. It was […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Jenn and Cougar from Missouri

Human: JennCanine: CougarLocation: MissouriType: Golden Retriever / Chow Chow mixOur Story: After we lost our Shepherd, I thought I’d never want another dog. But a couple of months later I was really missing the companionship. So I started looking at dogs on petfinder.com. I found a few that I forwarded to my husband to get […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

Jeannie Evans and Tigger from US

Human: Jeannie EvansCanine: TiggerLocation: USType: Chow Chow / German Shepherd Dog mixOur Story: One day out of nowhere, a little ball of black and brown fur appeared on my doorstep. Apparently someone dropped her and her 3 brothers, who we found later, off in the middle of our woods. First thing my husband said was […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010

connie and gunner from streets of philadelphia

Human: connieCanine: gunnerLocation: streets of philadelphiaType: MuttOur Story: I received a phone call from my brother about dogs being neglected. My brother was working for a company delivering auto parts. He kept noticing these poor dogs who were always outside, never any food or water so he would take food to them and feed them […]

by dogtime
December 21st, 2010
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