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I could barely wait the two weeks to finalize Beasley’s adoption. She has every good quality I could have hoped for…

Annie (PAWS Name Colonel Mustard)

We visited PAWS looking to adopt. We visited the cats and kittens that day and this little one seemed to have…


Things are great with Rex. I love him so much and so glad I rescued him. I am in dog training…

Wren (PAWS Name Calea)

Our little one is doing great! She was named Calea but we decided to call her Wren, being the tiny little…

Bud (PAWS Name Mojito)

We absolutely LOVE our new puppy-THANK YOU! We named him Bud and he is the most perfect addition to our family….

Rocky (PAWS Name Malbec)

Malbec, now going as Rocky, is the perfect addition to our family. She has had a fun and busy first two…

Stanley (PAWS Name Defoe)

Things are going quite well with Stanley (as you can see, we decided to change his name, and may have named…


Everything is going well very and she has adjusted amazingly!

Stanlee (PAWS Name Sebastian)

We have been very happy with our pup, he is an extremely bright and outgoing little guy. We did in fact…


Everything is going great with Ollie! (I kept his Paws name because it suited him.) He is very social with EVERYONE!…

Buddy (PAWS Name Benji)

Things are well. We changed his name to Buddy. Here’s a picture of him sleeping with his piggy.

Shawn (PAWS Name Cody)

I am finalizing my adoption of Shawn, who has been renamed Cody. I’m having fun with him and we are getting…

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