HAPPY TAILS

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We love reading these Happy Tails stories! They make all the hard work and expense worth while! This is what rescue is all about!

#383 Tonka

Adopted on 11/17/2013 Biography Tonka is a young, handsome, black and tan long coat.  He came from a shelter, as a stray, who contacted us to see if we could help take him into our program. He is a very happy dog with a sweet, sensitive, loving and playful personality.  His energy level is medium to high and all he wants to do is play, play, play.  Indoors, he likes to chew on his Nylabone, Wubba, and tennis balls.  Outdoors, he loves to take walks, chase his foster brother in the yard, and...

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#381 Tia (now Saphira)

Adopted on 10/28/2013 Biography Tia is a beautiful, nine-month old, black and tan GSD.  She is very sweet and friendly with people.  She enjoys being hugged by her foster home people.  She barks at strange dogs, but if properly introduced she is fine.  The foster home is working on her social skills and obedience training as she did not seem to have any, but she was crate trained and house broken before arriving in our program.  She is in a home with two adults, one male GSD and several...

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#379 Duke

Adopted on 9/9/2013 Update on 08/01/2013 Duke was moved to a new foster home to work on continued training as he was taking over in the home.  In his new foster home, he is living with two adults; one male GSD and one male Rottweiler.  He is very sweet and loving in the home.  He will give you kisses and gladly roll over for belly rubs.  He likes to hang out with you in the house and lie at your feet, or on one of the dog beds nearby.  He really enjoys being outside especially if he has a...

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#377 Ebony

Adopted on 07/31/2013 Biography Ebony is a beautiful, black Shepherd who needs a person/people of her own. She is a happy, well-behaved dog with low to medium energy. She is crate trained, but really does not care for her crate. She will howl for a couple of minutes, but settle right down. She likes to play fetch, go for walks, and go for car rides, but her favorite thing to do is to be with you. If you are watching TV, she will lie down at your feet, or on one of the many dog beds in the...

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#375 Logan

Look who is 2 today !!!!!! Logan enjoyed his steak once cooked on the grill and had a bone for dessert.             Adopted on 06/14/2013 Biography Logan is a gorgeous, large, young, neutered, male GSD. He came into our program from a shelter asking for our help. He was given up to the shelter by someone who doesn’t know the breed or knows how to care for a young, very active and confused pup. He is being fostered in a home with two human adults (no children),...

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#374 Ricca (now Angus)

Update on 06/27/2015 Here is what Angus's mom has to say about Angus- "We adore him and he has filled out and become quite the handsome dude.  His confidence has grown and recently at a graduation party he allowed strange men to say hello, and pet him.  :o)  sweet boy."           Update on 03/16/2014 Angus's mom says "Angus is doing awesome!!  He is a great dog and loves his family-very attached to us! He enjoys playing with Eva and going on hikes in the woods with...

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#373 Dixie

Adopted on 6/13/2013 Biography Dixie is 11-12 weeks old puppy.  She is a pretty girl but has a shorter tail as something happened to her before we got her.  Possibly the mother chewed off part of her tail thinking it was the umbilical cord.  She is very sweet and friendly.  She currently has hookworms and is being treated for them.  She also has a hernia, which will be taken care of when she is spayed at 6 mos.   She has been in 2 other homes before we took her in and placed her with the...

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#372 Kelsa

Kelsa celebrated her first birthday on 2/12/2014 at at Hanover, MA Petco Adopted on 06/13/2013 Biography The first thing most people notice about Kelsa are her eyes; she looks right at you with a direct and confident gaze.  She’s a happy dog and wants to investigate and explore everything in her surroundings.  This  could get her into trouble, though, so you have to be vigilant and quick to remove anything from her mouth that could be harmful if she were to swallow it.  Kelsa will pick up a...

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#370 Gemma

  Update on 06/15/2015 This is what Gemma's mom has to say about Gemma- "It has been a busy but great year for Gemma girl! Despite the cold and long winter, Gemma had fun taking walks across the frozen lake-exploring new areas and even managing to set the pace during some very deep snow shoe adventures! Not unlike the rest of us, Gemma came to life with the first signs of spring. Frolicking the trails and chasing whatever wildlife she could sniff out. She loves spending time outdoors...

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#369 Madison (Maddie)

Adopted on 4/27/2013 Biography Madison is a super sweet and friendly girl. Her first reaction to new dogs is bark and hackles up, but she warms right up and is friendly wanting to play with the dogs. She knows how to sit, is crate trained (previous owner said), but needs a lot of training as she pulls on the leash and jumps on people. I wanted to take her home. She has a nice, prancey gait, left ear flops, and her front paws look like they turn out a bit, but she is...

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