I Adopt Rescue Dogs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    Pucker

    My husband and I only take rescues.  We feel there are too many dogs out there who need homes.  Besides, they just begin to shine when shown care and affection.  I had dogs all my life, but my husband became a dog lover after I took in Mindy.  She was living...
    marci556 marci556
    51-55
    1 Response Sep 2, 2008

    Chandler

    Hi , I just brought home Chandler last night from a rescue group who took him off death row . He is a sweet 7 year old Maltese with 3 teeth ... I have a yorkie who doesn't seem to pleased with Chandler . He is such a old soul and follows me everywhere . He has barked when I left...
    GenevieveMRS GenevieveMRS
    26-30
    Oct 3, 2012

    rgpc rgpc
    70+, M
    Sep 7, 2015

    I Love To Rescue Dogs... My Roommate Won't Let Me!!

    My roommate is afraid of dogs so I couldn't rescue the one puppy I found who needed a home. Luckily, the neighbors took this cute dog home.
    HeyKimmyKim HeyKimmyKim
    22-25
    Oct 30, 2011

    Just Adopted 2 Wks Ago

    I just adopted a beautiful 6 month old puppy named Cindy who was rescued from a kill shelter a couple of months ago.  She was in foster care with many other dogs but spent most of her time in her crate.   She is so fearful and skittish.  She has made...
    nanci nanci
    41-45
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    We Have A Jack Russell And A Mutt Of Some Kind

    We love our rescued dogs. I think this is the best way to find a new furry friend. Many puppies from stores can come from "puppy mills" which have terrible conditions and can result in inbred dogs. Rescued dogs will always rescue you right back ;)
    CinnamonCandy CinnamonCandy
    22-25, F
    Nov 20, 2013

    New Family Member

    well lets start off with my dogs dug under my fence tuesday. so animal control picked them up. when i went to pick my dogs up at the pound i noticed there were several austrailan shephard puppies in one of the pens with my dog. I love these dogs and have wanted one for my son...
    wallflower20 wallflower20
    18-21, F
    May 1, 2008

    Related Experiences

    Some people are just really .....
    ilovemusicandsports ilovemusicandsports
    16-17, M
    Apr 21
    Blame the owners. These dogs can be difficult, but chihuahuas seem to attract moron owners who don't know how to take care of a dog. Apparently cleaning up **** and **** constantly...
    Pomerania Pomerania
    26-30, M
    Apr 20
    For those of you who might have been following my journey... on the last day of EP I can share that...we went to 'matching panel' a few weeks ago. We have been successfully matched...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    3 dogs. Whatever. It's December 2010, and it's snowing like it's going outta fashion. School's closed (duh), so a mate & I go out to this artificial hill near our primary school...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 20
    HI HELLO EP DOES ANYONE WANNA SEND DOG PICS I am in dire need of dog therapy and some cute fluffballs would really help kk thanks
    TheSociallyAwkwardTurtle TheSociallyAwkwardTurtle
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    Baby girls Only We are best friends and we are going shopping. As we shop around you realize you have to pee but decide to ignore it. After ten minutes you cant hold it and pee...
    ABMommyAddie ABMommyAddie
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    Its human responsibility for the dogs behavior! Dont ever blame the dog! Dogs just want love & attention & obviously the bad owner couldnt give that to them. Respect & care for...
    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    My lab is my best friend. Always happy to see me after work, never judges me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 19
    Shane Alexander – Shipwrecked Lyrics When my ship gonna come and will I hold till it does? What should I believe as darkness falls on me? Can you hear me? Is someone there...
    GhostOfGrey GhostOfGrey
    36-40, F
    Apr 18
    Two men are out one morning, walking their dogs. One has a German Shepherd and the other has a Scotch Terrier.As they move along, the one says to the other,'What do you say we...
    johnny253 johnny253
    70+, M
    Apr 17
    My size large, wild male cat is shredding my favorite and only long towel ...and I'm letting him <3
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16
    Unless it's on the menu of a Vietnamese restaurant more dogs are always good.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    In school, we're learning how to cut and suture the skin using lab dogs. We use tranquilizers, anesthetics and analgesics before the operation, but to cut costs, we don't give them...
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 16
    The more I meet people, the more I like my dog🐶🐶❤️
    joy1610 joy1610
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    The end of the conversation. The casual attempt at dragging down my self esteem.
    GoddessGoddess GoddessGoddess
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I only need one. How many clichés can we pack into one non-responsive conversation? Start off with a question and demand for nudity. When that fails, pretendto be gay to see if...
    GoddessGoddess GoddessGoddess
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 14
    I have been dealing with cps I have a history of drug use and between me and the dad a history of domestic violence multiple restraining orders. i just had my baby june 23 cps came...
    LoneRanger34 LoneRanger34
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I love my dogs :) they be cute AF
    WorldStar94 WorldStar94
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Apr 13
    I have lived with my fiancé for about 3 years and utterly HATE his dog. He has a 50lb Rottweiler/pitbul mix and it's HORRIBLE. So far.. - it's bitten 3 people (one of them was my...
    Chambers1426 Chambers1426
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Alright, this sums up the main reason why I 'hate' dogs and despise their owners even more. Here you go. If you could only imagine the pain I feel everyday because of this issue...
    LuSyD LuSyD
    26-30, T
    5 Responses Apr 11
    I am a 4'11 petite female in college. I'm a junior studying sociology and English. I am East Indian. I am adopted, and I want to adopt 3 children and have 3 biological children...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 11
    Best buddies Loyal Lovable Adorable Caring Friend All time food partner I just love them
    likePheonix likePheonix
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I know and understand why I couldn't sleep in my adopted parent's room when I was little and had nightmares, but it still frustrates me to think about sometimes. Whenever my...
    KnightStalkerXIV KnightStalkerXIV
    16-17, M
    Apr 8
    Three weeks ago I was leaving the office for the day when I fell and twisted my right ankle badly on the last step down to the ground. It hurt something fierce, but I didn't know...
    RyanJ999 RyanJ999
    41-45, M
    Apr 7
    We actually are adopting my nephew soon. Excited and nervous all in one.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 6
    Please read my blog on my transgender journey , my life on sex and pleasure! Do comment and text me if you want to continue with me https://girlyindianboy.wordpress.com
    IndianZeus IndianZeus
    22-25, T
    1 Response Apr 6
    ... I always have really. Kids have just been in the whole life plan since I first started thinking about my future. I always used to get weird looks off my friends at school when...
    stubo20601 stubo20601
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 6
    Part 2. The dream continued. Turns out the guy hadn't always been a loner. He used to paint beautiful Easter eggs and composed really great songs for church, before he became a...
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    Her story is heartbreaking.
    Byron8by7 Byron8by7
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    They seem to be loyal unlike most people
    ReallyConfusedTeen ReallyConfusedTeen
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
    this is my boston terrier spike anarchy enjoying some fine dining. (mac n cheese)
    cymmetry cymmetry
    22-25, T
    1 Response Apr 4
    Here's my baby Alaskan malamute 😆
    carmelight carmelight
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I’ve dated this girl for nearly 4 months now, and things have progressed very fast between us right out of the gate. All in a good way of course, we have many things in common...
    whatif1n whatif1n
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    I love the fact that when I come home and they're so happy to see you leaping with joy :)
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    They might only be here a part of our lives but to them you are their whole life! You are their whole world
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 3
    Another Night in HeartBreak HollywoodWoke up,around 4pm,springtime’s sunlight,through my bedroom window shining in,I’m in a house,somewhere off Mulholland,had a call...
    AaronLA AaronLA
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    And this is legal. How can it be 2016 and we have no compassion for those who deserve it most, the helpless. A chained dog is a chained soul. Support the cause to ban "chained...
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 2
    Saving one life from a County Shelter is more than most ever accomplish. God Bless and Thank You to those who fight on the front lines daily trying to save lives in a responsible...
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 2
    There is nothing humane about being human
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 2
    Top 10 reasons why spay and neutering should be law just died at the shelter today! Be part of the solution instead of the problem!
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    Its a life, not a toy.
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    PEOPLE SUCK! 
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    The idea of bring back my adopted puppy to the shelter keeps coming and going the problem lies with my lack of experience i don't want to bring him back but i feel like that's the...
    megs1992 megs1992
    22-25, F
    Apr 2
    i dont like to talk about it much. but its been on my mind lately. My mother was a drug addict and my father was mia. was i was taken away at age 4, then they thought my mother was...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 2
    RP IDEAS You're out living a good life. You have no family because all of them were drug addicts including ur sister but you're fine with no family. U have a bunch of friends and...
    rororunaway12 rororunaway12
    18-21, M
    Apr 1
    OK! A lot of movies show some serial Killer kill in the process dogs&cats in the way of psychic way and all of these. But showing the killing process of animals is same as killing...
    joemane36 joemane36
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 1
    Okay so I've always wanted to have kids b4 I got herpes recently , but I would love to have at least one kid of my own blood and adopt a boy. The reason why I say this is bc I'm...
    Theworst280 Theworst280
    18-21, F
    Apr 1
More Stories