Inspirational and Heartwarming Adoption Stories

It is difficult to put into words what it means to rescue a dog from a shelter, nurture, love, and, in many cases, rehabilitate them. Here are a few of our inspiring stories.


Have you considered adding a senior dog to your family? If you have a huge heart and a soft space to share, come on over and fill out a foster application; a shelter is not the place for a pittie to spend their golden years.

Do you have an inspirational PLR adoption love story to share? Please contact us with images and your story!


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annie inspiration
annie inspiration
annie inspiration

February 2024

We recently heard from one of our incredible adopters who welcomed their sweet girl Annie to their family at 11 years young in February of 2020! We are thrilled to share this update from them 😍


“Annie obtained her Canine Good Citizenship certification through the MSPCA in January 2022 and we are happy to report that she passed the exam with flying colors. She has had 3 cancers – mast cell tumor, anal gland adenocarcinoma, and hemangiosarcoma – the last one diagnosed in June 2022 and she was given 1-3 months to live but she is one resilient pup. While she had surgeries for all of them, unfortunately the anal gland adenocarcinoma has returned but she doesn’t let that get her down. She still has a lot of spunk in her and loves exploring new places, swimming, and vanilla ice cream. She still surprises us by running around some days but as she’s gotten older she’s learned how to use ramps to get to her backyard and sit in a stroller for our longer walks. She also got to help marry us in our backyard in October 2022. Her other highlights since we last spoke are agility classes at the MSPCA, making new dog friends in the neighborhood, and going on lots of trips to the lake, the mountains, and the beaches of Cape Cod. We are still so thankful for our senior girl and feel blessed for every extra day we have with her.” ❤️❤️

Massachusetts Dept. of Agriculture License #0155

EIN: 20-4235806

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