Send us your Happy Tail
Our adopters, staff and volunteers enjoy seeing photos and letters about adoption animals, where we get a glimpse into their lives in their new homes. If you would like to send a photo of your animal companion(s) along with some text, please include your contact information, names of the pet(s)/people in the photos, adoption date, and age(s) of your animal(s).
|"Last Aril I adopted a puppy from the shelter (his name is Timmy), and for some reason today I went back the Animal Services website and it reminded me how many animals are abandoned everyday, and I looked at my Timmy and I was so happy to see him so happy that I even shed a couple of tears.
I was never able to understand why people spend hundreds of dollars buying pets when there are so many who need a family in shelters. I live with my boyfriend's family and we all love him and he is the baby of the house. He has come to our home to brighten our lives and although he is a little spoiled (which is completely my fault), he is the sweetest baby in the whole world. When I adopted him he was only 2 months and weighted 13.3 pounds and now he is 8 months and weights almost 70 pounds. He is remarkably smart and most importantly, so happy. I was so glad I was able to adopt him and bring him into our home. We can not imagine our lives without our Timmy.
Attached you will find a picture of the day we brought him one and the other was taken yesterday.
Thank you for being there for my Timmy and all the other pets who need care."
|We recently welcomed our daughter, Valentina Clemente in June. We first worried that Rex would be jealous of his new little sister, but our fears have been calmed. Although he's taken all of her toys, Rexy protects her fiercely and is never far from her. We also adopted Petunia a year ago, and gave her to my mother in law...she has the best life! We recently went on a family vacation and found a pet friendly hotel where all the dogs would be welcome...Rexy has also been to NY many times...he has his own pet frequent flyer account! Here is a cute picture of Rex and Valentina with their Gator outfits on. I am so proud of the work MDAS does, and will always be thankful for the amazing additions to our family thanks to you!|
|I adopted "Princess" now "Mimi" 2 years ago from MDAS. She was listed as aggressive but we didn't get that feeling about her...so we adopted her. She did at first have a little bit of an attitude but with patience and love she changed quite quickly. She did come to us with Kennel Cough but with a little patience and care she was well in a few weeks.
If was so worth us adopting her...she is our sweet, caring baby girl. I have rescued many more after her because it is so worth saving a life that only we can speak for.
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