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Calico Charmer

Categories: Adoption Stories
Ellie is living the dream. As the only “child” in Gavin and Cindy Parberry’s home, the three-year-old calico is the center of their world. But Ellie’s life was not always so carefree. In July 2014, our animal control officers received a call about a distressed cat in Pasadena. They found a calico cat in the …

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Stevie: A Happy Cat Story

Categories: Adoption Stories
I wanted to give an update and a big thank you to all of the staff at PHS and Pet Food Express who cared for my wonderful girl, Stevie (aka at the shelter/store as “Nina”) from August through October 2015. I was asked many times during the adoption process to update the staff on her …

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Sweet Rupert

Categories: Adoption Stories
We just wanted to drop in and give an update on our sweet Rupert. We adopted Rupert (aka at the shelter as Sunkist) in May of 2015, and we could not be happier. He has the biggest personality and the sweetest disposition. He loves to snuggle in bed and watch us take showers, and try to …

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First-Class Chihuahua

Categories: Adoption Stories
Louie’s adoption journey began when he arrived at PHS in October of 2014 as a stray. The 10-year-old Chihuahua had clearly been someone’s pet, but, sadly, no one came for him. Louie patiently waited in the kennels week after week for his forever home. Enter the Andrews family. In 2006, the Andrews adopted a bonded …

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Sheldon the Star

Categories: Adoption Stories
My name is Elizabeth Solebello, and my wife and I adopted a wonderful Chiweenie puppy from your amazing organization in August 2014.  He has become such an intricate and loving part of our growing family, and fits right in with all of us so well. We named him Sheldon, and he has been our “little man” ever …

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