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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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Wiggins and Lestrade

Categories: Adoption Stories
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My name is Mathilda and I am 10 years old. Me and my mum went to get some cats from the PHS. I said that I liked a black cat named Corbin but she refused. A few days later my mum went back and surprisingly got Corbin who we named Lestrade and another cat whom we named Wiggins, …

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Happy Birthday, Max!

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Ten years ago we brought home our “Max” after adopting him from the Pasadena Humane Society (PHS). We had gone to PHS in search for a dog to join our family.  Our kids at the time were aged 7, 5 and 1 and our oldest son Adam especially was wanting a dog.  We knew we …

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Tobey’s Tale

Categories: Adoption Stories
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It was around the time of my birthday and my best friend wanted to help me adopt a small dog. He thought it was important that I have a tiny new family member. I thought it was not only important but necessary to my sanity. You see, at the age of 26, I was diagnosed …

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