Happy Birthday, Max!

Categories: Adoption Stories
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
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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Week of September 21-25

Categories: On the Road with Marlin

Yet another active week for all of us on Mobile Outreach. On Wednesday, Sept. 21, I drove behavior staff, volunteers and shelter dogs over to mid-town Pasadena and dropped them off for a walk over to Euro Pane Bakery for treats for all. I didn’t make the walk since I needed to get the Mobile …

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Week of September 14-18

Categories: On the Road with Marlin

A long-time friend of mine commented last week that I seem to take out the same dogs over and over. There are several reasons for this. Taking a dog out on Mobile more than once means this dog does great with adults, kids, and other dogs. It means this dog is well behaved, has some …

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