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We adopted Swoosh (aka Kenny) back in October 2014.   As with a lot of rescues, Swoosh had his quirks…he didn’t like being picked up or cuddled for too long.  Swoosh had a little of a rough life before us. … Continue reading

Our Hero was rescued by A Tail to Tell Puppy Mill Rescue in the Fall of November 2014.  At the time he was rescued, he was about 16 year years old.  He is now a spry ol’ 19 years old. … Continue reading

We adopted our Lacy (Maureen O’Hara) in October 2015. When she was first welcomed to our family she had two siblings, Sasha (another ATTT rescue, adopted December 2011) and Mia. Mia quickly took Lacy under her wing. Sadly, ten days … Continue reading

Hi Everyone, My name is Yetti Hanna. I found my forever family on May 29, 2015 and they are wonderful, but I didn’t always have a nice life. I was locked in a cage for the first 7 years of … Continue reading

We are in love with Opal, kindly referred to as Princess Snaggletooth, Opie and Ohps!  It feels like we have had her so much longer than 4 months! (Adopted December 2015.) Opal and Quinn get along great.  They are quite … Continue reading

Shilo spent 2.5 years in a puppy mill and was surrendered to ATTT because she could not produce puppies, thankfully for her. We adopted Shilo 5 months ago (11-28-15) and not a day goes by that she doesn’t make us … Continue reading

Mommy: 2015 was a very sad year for me. Both of my dogs passed within three months apart. Both were rescue dogs. I’m widowed and even though my kids and grandkids come, I understand what it means to be alone … Continue reading

My life story the first six years has been very uncertain – that is until now. I got the greatest 2015 Christmas present ever when a week before Santa’s annual visit, I met my forever family. I waited a whole … Continue reading

After suffering more than 7 years of extreme cruelty and neglect in a puppy mill, Lance was rescued by the amazing men and women at ATTT and found his forever family in us. When we first adopted him in the … Continue reading

Everything is great with Hans (formerly Abner-Jimmie).    He was adopted in the Fall of 2015.   Soon after I adopted Hans, I received notice that I had to move cross-country to Utah from New Jersey for my job!  Hans enjoyed the … Continue reading

Your rescue gave me my little love Artie.  He was adopted in August of 2015.    He is the sweetest little Yorkie that I have ever known and my last dog was a Yorkie as well.   Artie loves me … Continue reading

Since adopting Boots (formally Stevie) in October 2015, we haven’t smiled more.  He’s a constant source of love and entertainment in a small package.  When people stop us on the street and ask what kind of dog he is, we’re proud to say … Continue reading

After losing our 13 year old Lab, Max February 2015, I didn’t know if I would ever be ready to welcome another dog into our home.  After about 5 months, I started to look on Petfinder to see if any … Continue reading

In February 2015, we lost our first puppy mill rescue, our sweet dachshund, Lightning.  He was such a sweet and devoted boy that we were blessed with for six years.  My heart was broken.  I waited a few months to … Continue reading

I adopted Sloan (now Riley) on May 30, 2015 for company for my other dog due to the death of my Westie from old age. When his foster Mommy brought him over to meet us, she said “I will just … Continue reading

Porter and Peter Two years ago when our little Pomeranian passed away, we were broken hearted. He was 7 years old when we adopted him, and for the 7 years he was with us, he brought with him nothing but … Continue reading

Where do we begin? Jehu is the most precious, playful, snuggly little dog! We met volunteers from A Tail to Tell at the WoofStock event in 2014. We knew then that we wanted to adopt a dog from A Tail … Continue reading

The first time I saw Randy’s little face, I fell in LOVE. Randy is the sweetest little ball of fur I have ever known. He jumps up to my knees and hugs them and gives me kisses when I come … Continue reading

Jasper has done great in our home since we adopted him in the summer of 2015. He loves to be held and he loves playing with his toys. We love him so much, he was meant to be here with … Continue reading

I have attached the most recent picture of Emme and Paxton. Both dogs had spent the morning at the doggie spa getting their summer doo. This is Emme’s first cut since she came to live with us. Before the trim … Continue reading

I have had Lily for 4 years & knew she’d love a friend. When I started looking, I knew I wanted a rescue. When I found Chloe, or Clover as she was called then, and read her story, I fell … Continue reading

I love puppy mill dogs. There is something so special about them. They have damaged, broken souls that only love can heal. Once you break down that wall – they are your most loyal friend. I had a puppy mill … Continue reading

Last Nov. our beloved dog, Toby, finally succumbed to his heart condition. He had been diagnosed with a severe heart problem by a heart specialist 2 1/2 years earlier. The doctor said he could die at any time, probably within … Continue reading

When our beloved pet of 14 years Riley passed away last summer, we were all very sad. Not only was he a great dog, but he was also a wonderful, loyal friend. We were all upset. After a few months, … Continue reading

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