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Amazing Ethan

Categories: Adoption Stories
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We were excited when longtime shelter resident Ethan found a new home. We were even more thrilled when adopter Katrina let us know how he’s doing, fitting right in and helping with her anxiety: I adopted Ethan in November after a month long hospital stay after an emergency surgery to remove my colon. This left …

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A Match Made in Heaven

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Daniella and her family visited the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA to find the perfect kitten for their home. They looked at many kittens, but none of them were quite right for their family. But when they saw Max, Daniella says, “we fell in love. We felt like he was meant to be.” They filled …

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Boxer Love

Categories: Adoption Stories
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My husband has always loved boxers. I was always more of an old English sheepdog girl, having had them in my family since I was little; but given the warmer climate in LA, it didn’t make sense to find a sheepdog pup. Three years ago, having met my husband-to-be, I quickly fell in love with …

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Charles, the cutest pup ever

Categories: Adoption Stories
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I adopted Charles (aka Yoda) after he was found wandering the streets right before Thanksgiving 2015. He was at the shelter for two weeks before I found him. The people at the shelter said that he’d been adopted before as he had a past ID tag on him, but his owner’s didn’t want him when …

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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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