Weekly Adoption Recap July,11th!

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Happy Tail: Dilly

They choose us! I always say that and I really believe it’s true!

It definitely was for a longtime Hallmark Channel viewer named Terri Walsh. Terri was at home when she turned on “Home & Family” and saw little Daisy who was up for adoption through The Furgotten Rescue.

Terri was a huge dog lover and always had two golden retrievers. Unfortunately, a few months ago, one of them passed away. Terri contemplated the idea of just having a single dog….but her Golden Retriever named Sage didn’t agree.

Sage wasn’t doing well after the loss of her best friend and was showing signs of self destruction. That was the moment it clicked and Terri decided to follow up and find out more information on Daisy!

Watch below to see the awesome Happy Tail!

Canopy Cat Rescue

If you’ve ever been to Washington State, you know tthere are hundreds of thousands of beautiful, tall trees! While it’s a pretty sight from below, it’s not such a pretty sight from above… if you’re a stranded cat!

That’s where Tom Otto and Shaun Sears come in! These two brother-in-laws are certified arborists and were finding themselves getting more and more calls to help save stranded kitties! It didn’t take long for them to realize that there was an incredible need for this service at a price point that people could afford. To help, they created Canopy Cat Rescue! It runs solely on donations and has helped reunite families with thousands of pet cats so far!

Watch below to hear more about them and the cat they saved who was trapped for almost 1 full month!

Adoption Ever Wedding!

Rescue dogs are taking center stage in many weddings these days!

The trend to include your 4-legged family member in your nuptials has been growing over the last ten years.

Many couples opt to use their pets in their “Save the Date” cards or even their wedding invites, but some pet lovers are really going the extra mile and using their wedding to help pets in need!

Please watch below to see how creative many bride and grooms are becoming and how their big day is giving back in a BIG WAY!

Happy Tail: Turtle

It’s Happy Tail time!! And nothing makes me happier than a senior pup finding their PERFECT “Adoption Ever After!” You may remember Turtle, who was a senior boy rescued from a horrific hoarding situation. Well…as soon as we showcased Turtle, his perfect match reached out and adopted him!

Watch below to see this heartwarming story and be sure to grab some tissues!!!

Carol Novello Discusses “Mutual Rescue”

When Carol Novello decided to leave corporate America, she didn’t realized she’d have such pushback about helping animals!

“Why not help people?” was a question she consistently encountered…

Her amazing answer…

Helping animals DOES help people! It’s a MUTUAL RESCUE!!!

That outlook has led her to a wonderful career as the President of the Humane Society of Silicon Valley and the author of the book “Mutual Rescue.”

Watch below to hear more from Carol and to find out about her book!

When Pets Foster Pets!!!

When we use the term “foster parent”, we’re usually referring to a human fostering an animal…

But in some cases, foster parents actually have 4 paws! That’s exactly what Samantha Bell discovered when she decided to bring home some foster kitties to her own kitty, Packard!

Samantha is the Cat Behavior and Enrichment Lead at Best Friends in Los Angeles, so you can imagine she comes across many cute kitties that need help. She quickly noticed that some of the adult cats in her center weren’t doing well and needed some extra socialization…so she decided to bring them home..

That’s when an AMAZING thing happened…

Watch below to hear how her special needs kitty took over her foster duties and why it’s helped dozens of kitties find their forever homes!

Shep’s Place: A Sanctuary For Senior Dogs

Every single day hundreds of senior pets are dumped at animal shelters across the country. It’s a horrific phenomenon showing no signs of slowing down.

Oftentimes, these dogs and cats have been with their families for a number of years and are left in utter confusion when they suddenly wind up in a cold cell without familiar faces or love.

The worst part?? Most senior animals stand a small chance of getting adopted and ever leaving the shelter. That’s why wonderful people like Dr. Russell Clothier deserve to be celebrated!

Please watch below to learn all about him and his amazing senior dog sanctuary!!!