A very special boy

November 6, 2015 We Remember

Little Nugget finished his long heartworm treatment, was mostly a gentleman during the long confinement necessary, learned to tolerate the many vet procedures, and had come such a long...

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November 8, 2015 We Remember

Amos, a small round Jack Russell Terrier, was picked up “stray” after the 4th of July. He couldn’t possibly have “run away” since he had almost no control of...

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Found a safe place

November 16, 2015 We Remember

Sweet Precious, who was we believe a border collie/heeler mix, landed in a big shelter at age 13; her lifetime family who had moved all over the country with...

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Made lots of friends

November 13, 2015 We Remember

Nelly, who is probably a chocolate Lab/Shar-Pei mix, came into our care as a potentially adoptable dog after she was dropped off at a busy shelter by her owners...

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Beautiful soul

November 4, 2015 We Remember

Eleanor came to her Final Refuge family 15 months ago in terrible shape. She was found laying in a ditch, probably thinking she was going to die there. She...

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A warrior princess

November 4, 2015 We Remember

After 4 1/2 years with her foster home, Zena’s journey came to an end. This tiny girl had a very large presence and is missed greatly.  

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Wonderfully gentle

November 17, 2015 We Remember

Cookie came into a big shelter as a wreck: blind in both eyes with one ruptured (likely from genetic problems), just finished nursing pups, a matted mess. We removed...

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Loved Mom's lap

November 17, 2015 We Remember

After more than 5 years learning to trust, Major’s very old body could go no further. He spent much time on his foster mom’s lap these last months, soaking...

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A brave boy

November 14, 2015 We Remember

Little Clifford’s fight against SO many problems just got too much for him. His vision was nearly gone, his hearing had suddenly gone, the spindle cell tumor on his...

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A dignified cat who kept the dogs in line

November 16, 2015 We Remember

Captain came to Home Base at about 10 years old, missing an eye, and somehow managed to keep his never-ending cool in a home with 15 dogs and 3...

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