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Precious Kilala

Categories: Adoption Stories
When Madison McCall made plans to move to a large property in Oregon, she knew she wanted a big dog. Kilala had caught her eye months before at partner shelter. When she went back to adopt her, she learned that Kilala had been transferred to PHS. She rushed over and adopted her immediately. “I adopted …

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Purring Pete

Categories: Adoption Stories
Pete first found himself at the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA in winter of 2009 as a two-month-old kitten. Sadly, 8 years later he was back at the shelter as a stray. Now approaching his golden years, this lovable boy waited over a month for a new home. Pete stayed in good spirits his entire …

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Amazing Ethan

Categories: Adoption Stories
We were excited when longtime shelter resident Ethan found a new home. We were even more thrilled when adopter Katrina let us know how he’s doing, fitting right in and helping with her anxiety: I adopted Ethan in November after a month long hospital stay after an emergency surgery to remove my colon. This left …

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A Match Made in Heaven

Categories: Adoption Stories
Daniella and her family visited the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA to find the perfect kitten for their home. They looked at many kittens, but none of them were quite right for their family. But when they saw Max, Daniella says, “we fell in love. We felt like he was meant to be.” They filled …

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Boxer Love

Categories: Adoption Stories
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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