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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

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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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Deer

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Deer Happy Adoption Story
Deer and his brother Pocket (adopted from a rescue in NY) are madly in love. Pocket actually picked Deer out at the shelter last year! Here are some photos of the happy brothers together. (Deer is the redhead) Thank you and Happy Valentine’s day! Rachel Berks

Dylan Dog

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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. There are many reasons to adopt shelter dogs. Here’s the Leath’s story about their newest family member, Dylan. We didn’t think we were ready for another dog, but we saw Dylan’s(formerly Chewbacca) picture as your “pet of the week” Easter weekend. We went to meet him April 10 …

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Altadena Dogs

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Here’s another happy adoption story from the Bednarski family and their dogs Rufio, Sasha and Rusty, all three of whom are PHS alumni. As our children grew and moved on to the next stages of their lives outside the home, we began visiting the Pasadena Humane Society (PHS) in search of a suitable canine housemate. …

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