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I Adopt Rescue Dogs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I was adopted after spending some time in foster care as an infant. I learned about adoption as a preschooler. I thought everybody was adopted! I have a long story to tell about...
    dcmice dcmice 51-55, F 2 hrs ago

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    The first time I was adopted was right out of a mental hospital. Some bad things happened to my parents and they were unfit to take care of me. I'm hoping this new family will take...
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 36-40, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Do you love you dog more than your child. coz i do.
    sonalanimax sonalanimax 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    So I don't like dogs as much as people now days, who believe a dog should be treated like a king or something.. I can't stand it I don't know how to nicely tell this to my husband...
    sanity113 sanity113 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure how I can really go about doing this but I'm officially up for adoption. My name is Zana Elise Walker I'm 16 years old from Indiana. I recently got out of an abusive...
    Zanaphobia Zanaphobia 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A real story revealed: Neighbor: hey girl, are they ur parent? Me: yep😊 Neighbor: why u don't look at all like them? I mean ur appearance. Are u adopt child or...
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I have a Golden Retrieve pup and the is our 2nd golden, I love them so much. We have service dogs and they work so well and are a delight. happy and just love to play and be...
    awhitecloud awhitecloud 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Dogs have in an keen sense of knowing if people are good hearted. I think anyone that doesn't like animals is not the person I want to hang out with. I get it if people have...
    Harleyman050 Harleyman050 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I adopted a teenage daughter last year. It has been the most difficult fulfilling thing I have ever done.
    bluebeard1978 bluebeard1978 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    like is an under statement!,I love dogs. they. have. been with. me since the. beginning. and so shall they. be with me when. I leave spiritual brothers and sisters of my enternal...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    The link has changed for the donation find to adopt Sarah www.gofundme.com/xxaywg please help us being her home
    DollFacedBeauty2k15 DollFacedBeauty2k15 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    It is so wrong for anyone to be without loving family, without mom and dad. I have a very nice husband and together we decided to support a young girl or single mother of one...
    Kindmama Kindmama 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I really want a tiberian mastive I believe its called a big foofy dog!!! I only have a yorkie and pit bull right now but one day I hope to get a giant dog!! lol I love all animals...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I like dogs I have been brought up around dogs mainly labs and collie dogs we have a collie dog at moment he's a lovely dog he's called winjer
    susananngoga32 susananngoga32 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Rescue Dogs Rule! I grew up with dogs, but went without one for a few years, due to circumstances. Some six years ago, there was a story in a local paper about a dog that had been...
    Keith246 Keith246 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    It's not the dogs fault but are breeding them to be more muscular and aggressive
    sirnatural sirnatural 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Around January I found out I was pregnant with my son. I am currently from the north and my fathers son is from the south. We attended the same university and dated for about five...
    barbie95 barbie95 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have 2 dogs there the best I love them
    kelsey3578 kelsey3578 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm adopting an unborn little girl, and my whole family is anticipating the moment we will get to hold her for the first time. Every one is so excited! November 22, hurry up!
    Mo201 Mo201 46-50, F Jun 28

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    I was adopted early in childhood. Now I am in the process of adopting myself.
    fastanez fastanez 51-55, M Jun 27

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    I'm raising money for help me and my bf adopt a babygirl. http://tw.gofundme/xxaywg via @gofundme
    DollFacedBeauty2k15 DollFacedBeauty2k15 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I am a volunteer for savingsufferingstrayssarajevo.com there are so many puppies & dogs that need sponsors ,foster homes or adoption .
    TMC10 TMC10 41-45 Jun 26

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    'ROOSTER'-the introduction For those of us who love dogs, and especially for those of you who love hunting dogs, Id like to tell you a story of how we, my family and I...
    FatherThyme FatherThyme 56-60, M Jun 26

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    Does anyone know how i would be able to find out my girlfriends birth weight and time as she is adopted? Thanks
    CharAimee CharAimee 26-30, F Jun 25

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    My dogs going in for surgery I hope she's ok
    lonely6999 lonely6999 16-17, M 6 Responses Jun 25

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    My current dog is a rescue. I adopted her about a year ago. She is a beautiful white dog with brown, grey and black spots. Her eyes are brown and blue. She is a cattle dog mix...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I really love dogs posts a pic of yours! I have two
    Americandoglover Americandoglover 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I think most people who adopt children are good people unless you some of those ******** who adopt them just for the money -.- those people are jerks. But anyway as I was saying I...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I love my dogs more than anything.
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I have a rescued dog. I am absolutely crazy about. Her name is Lizzie. I found her on a camping trip in the middle of nowhere by a lake. I was cooking dinner while my husband and...
    dreamingquietly04 dreamingquietly04 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I wanted to have a lot of children when I was younger. Of course I can't have 12 children of my own since I have to spend my life being pregnant and breast feeding for 25 years...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F Jun 22

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    I so want to get a husky and his name will be Jussi. I love dogs in that yes you must care for them but also you two bond and they love you unconditionally and Just make the...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jun 22

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    I was adopted by a lovely couple in1947 I hav
    sunseeker234 sunseeker234 66-70, M Jun 20

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    When my mom was 20, she was in a short relationship and got pregnant with me. My biological father decided to give me up for adoption. About 10 years ago, I talked to his mother...
    NoUserName1107 NoUserName1107 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    Dogs bring very much joy into life always and even when it counts all the more. I want to share some joy with yall. Here is video I put together on YouTube of My doggy Vinny https...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I was put up for adoption right from birth. My mother didn't even get to hold me. I had a great childhood but always felt like I needed to at least contact my mom to let her know...
    709LT 709LT 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 17

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