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In the Presence of An Angel

Categories: Adoption Stories
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During my former animal rescuing days, I developed a big heart for senior dogs. Since that time my personal dogs have always been seniors. So, when it came time to search for a new companion dog, my adamant desire was to adopt a small senior. After searching the Pasadena Humane Society’s very up-to-date website for …

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Tugboat and Seabee

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Dear Friends at PHS, We could not be happier with our two adoptions from PHS. Dogs have been a huge part of our family for 30 years.  As our beloved friends come and go with the passing of time, we have always made sure that our dogs have companions to share their lives with. In …

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A Tortoise’s Triumph

Categories: Adoption Stories
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When Tilly G. arrived at PHS as an unnamed stray in April 2016, she was not in good shape. The young sulcata tortoise suffered from a debilitating respiratory infection, had a crack in her shell, and was underweight. Our volunteer wildlife and exotics veterinarian, Dr. Eng, stepped in with a treatment plan for the tortoise. …

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A dog’s eye view of PHS by Marlowe and Seamus Wheaton

Categories: Adoption Stories

Pasadena Humane Society alums Marlowe and Seamus return to their old stomping ground to give us a “dog’s eye” tour of the Pasadena Humane Society. PHS Board Member Anne Wheaton adopted seven-year-old Seamus in 2009 and four-year-old Marlowe in 2012. In addition to starring in their own video, Seamus recently released the book, “A Guide …

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Magic Kitty

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Magic’s winding road to forever began when he arrived at PHS as a one-month-old kitten in May 2016. He and his siblings were raised in a foster home, but he had a tough time gaining weight and growing strong. With intensive medical care, Magic began to flourish in his foster home and soon returned to the shelter …

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