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

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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

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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

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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

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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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