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Maisy and Pippa

Categories: Adoption Stories

I adopted these two little beauties from PHS about 6-7 years ago (I adopted them a year apart from one another). Their names are Maisy and Pippa. I will forever be grateful to PHS for bringing them into my life. My life is infinitely better with them in it.

Sir Charles, the lover boy

Categories: Adoption Stories

Dear Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, My girlfriend and I have always wanted a dog to call our own. We met Charles (now named Sir Charles) a few days before Valentine’s Day. We had it down between him and another pup, but the look in Charles eyes just looked like he gave up on life. …

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Delta Dawn loves cuddles

Categories: Adoption Stories

We adopted our sweet Belgian Malanois mix “Delta Dawn” on January 9th, 2018. She has been such a blessing to our family! She is a playful, healthy, and active girl! She loves cuddles and playing tug of war. We want to thank the Pasadena Humane Society for our newest addition!

The woman who didn’t want a dog

Categories: Adoption Stories

“I don’t want a dog,” I said to my husband who did. So, the husband that wanted a dog searched and searched until he got his wife to get in the car one day. The wife drove (just to humor her husband) to the nearby shelters with her husband to look around …just to make …

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Ceniza, the teacher

Categories: Adoption Stories

We are so grateful to have Ceniza as part of our family. She is gentle, fun, and a wonderful teacher. From her we’ve learned how to create safe, peaceful space for a vulnerable little one who was scared and confused when she first came home with us. We’ve learned about consent and how important it …

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