Happy Endings

Snowball

RI HUSKY-X SNOWBALL 2021

On March 5th, 2021, a Barrington, Rhode Island family reached out for help. “Snowball,” their newly adopted dog slipped her harness and attempts to catch her have failed. I sold my home in 2016 and left my business card with some papers for the buyers. The homebuyer kept the card, …

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MA BEAGLE LILY 2021

MA BEAGLE LILY 2021

Lily was going for a walk when she had an unexpected medical event. In the confusion, she got loose and bolted. Friends and volunteers rallied by putting up fliers. The next day a DPW sander saw Lily in a field, but she ran into the woods near a long path. …

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RI JACK-X BINDI 2020

It was early June 2020 when a neighboring town’s ACO reached out. ACO Eaton had called me in the past when dealing with dogs that proved difficult to catch. Like everyone else at the Attleboro Shelter, she’s professional, caring, and always a pleasure to work with. This time, a vet …

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Happy Ending Luna

PA CHI-X LUNA 2020

There’s a tale to be told, even if it’s short, especially true with happy endings. Saturday night, August 15th, 2020, I got a short email – “Can you call me?” It’s been a few years, but I would never forget Patti from Pennsylvania. In 2009 we worked together via emails …

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sophie

RI POM CHI-X SOPHIE 2014

A chance sighting of a small dog running loose on the streets and some out of state calls led to my involvement in this case. The concerned couple got pictures and tracked paw prints in the snow to a truck cap and pile of old fencing. Startled by their voices, …

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Happy Ending Abby

MA BELGIAN MALINOIS ABBY 2011

On September 11, 2011, “Abby,” a Belgian Malinois, arrived at her new adoptive home in Swansea, MA, but quickly escaped by scaling the fence. Attempts to catch and chasing made her run further away. Sheilah Graham had recently adopted the same breed dog from ABMC. Emails and FB posts alerted …

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happyending_jill

MA LAB-X JILL 2011

Jill was a black Lab mix from Texas who was lacking in social skills. A group tried to train her to be a “gun dog” (hunter companion) but she failed. Her fate almost sealed, a caring shelter volunteer in Massachusetts rescued and found her a home. Jill, 30lbs thin, was …

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