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First-Class Chihuahua

Categories: Adoption Stories
Louie
Louie’s adoption journey began when he arrived at PHS in October of 2014 as a stray. The 10-year-old Chihuahua had clearly been someone’s pet, but, sadly, no one came for him. Louie patiently waited in the kennels week after week for his forever home. Enter the Andrews family. In 2006, the Andrews adopted a bonded …

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Sheldon the Star

Categories: Adoption Stories
Sheldon Chihuahua
My name is Elizabeth Solebello, and my wife and I adopted a wonderful Chiweenie puppy from your amazing organization in August 2014.  He has become such an intricate and loving part of our growing family, and fits right in with all of us so well. We named him Sheldon, and he has been our “little man” ever …

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Little Lulu

Categories: Adoption Stories
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We adopted Lulu in May 2014. My sister tagged me in a picture of her & her sibling puppies that was posted on the Pasadena Humane Society Facebook page. I’m so grateful that she thought of Lulu being the perfect match for our home. It was the best decision my husband and I have made …

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Moose on the Beach

Categories: Adoption Stories
Moose Resize
I went to the Pasadena Humane Society “just to look” in August of 2009 – my 17-year-old cat had just died and I was bereft. I didn’t think that I would be adopting right away, but I now know that I cannot walk into an animal shelter and not adopt. Lesson learned. I had always …

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Brotherly Love

Categories: Adoption Stories
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When Deborah Takahashi adopted Sherlock in the summer of 2014 she didn’t quite know what was in store. The three pound, black and white bundle of energy was the most curious and intelligent cat she had ever met. To keep Sherlock engaged the Pasadena librarian tapped into her creative side. She decided to leash train …

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