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I adopted Sonny on April 2, 2019.  Even with this awesome little girl being blind she is so wonderful.  She learned our  house layout in no time.  Sonny and Benji (also A Tail to Tell Dog) get along great.  She … Continue reading

We welcomed Jeffy Myers Neff into our home and family in July of 2018 at the age of 10 ½ years old.   This little guy is a survivor and has never-ever looked back! Our Jeffy spent over a decade living … Continue reading

Our family has a senior Shih Tzu named Cody and our daughter had been sending us pictures of dogs for adoption every chance she got.  So, one day she sends a link to ATTT.  I opened it and found the … Continue reading


Mia (originally named Lady Dogiva) literally walked by me at work one day.  Her foster had brought her to the hospital to meet everyone.  At the time, my family and I were thinking of obtaining a new family member, but … Continue reading

What a difference a little rescue dog named Aspen has made in my life! Aspen made herself at home the moment she stepped all four paws into my home–rolling around on the floor, kissing my face, and making it clear … Continue reading

Buffett joined my family in April, 2018 and has been a constant source of love ever since! I could not have had a better experience adopting Buffett from ATTT. Not only do I respect the values and dedication of those … Continue reading

When I lost my dog Penny in December 2017, I never thought that I would get another small dog. She was more than a dog to me, she was my puppy child, and my heart was completely broken. I knew … Continue reading

I had been looking for a dog for a while before I stumbled across Karmel.  I had even put in adoption papers for another dog at another rescue, but it unfortunately fell through. I was discouraged, but continued to search … Continue reading

It has often been said that a man’s best friend is his/her dog and that laughter is the best medicine. I am pleased to validate that both accounts are true. I lost my beloved dog Riley and found myself in … Continue reading

We adopted Comet on December 19, 2017.  We found her on Petfinder and adored her sweet face and gorgeous locks. Although she was very anxious and withdrawn upon arrival, she joined us, and her new 2-year old brother Benji, on … Continue reading

When I found Ike’s profile on Petfinder I had been looking for a senior dog for months with no luck. I emailed inquiring about him right away and got a call the next day from his foster mom, Carol. I … Continue reading

This is my Little Twittle girl, formerly known as Miss Jane Pittman. I fell in love with her photo that was posted on Facebook. She was adopted into my household on December 17, 2017. I have another dog, a Boston … Continue reading

A little over a year ago, 2 weeks after I had my daughter, we lost our sheltie/cocker spaniel mix Oliver to brain cancer. We were heartbroken since Oliver was an amazing dog and he would have been so good with … Continue reading

I’ve wanted a dog my whole life and when the time was right, the wonderful people at A Tail to Tell helped match me with the perfect best friend. Blue spent her first two years in a puppy mill and … Continue reading

We adopted Cheyenne (formerly Chowder), a five year old Bichon Frise on November 26, 2017. We don’t know a lot about her background, but I believe she was rescued from an Amish puppy farm by A Tail to Tell Inc … Continue reading


When we suddenly lost our French Bulldog, Gussee, in December, we were heartbroken.  Although we were fortunate to still have the perfect Chihuahua/ Terrier, Sallee, still with us, our house seemed somewhat empty.  We had been a two-dog family for … Continue reading

My husband and I had met Dart, while we took one of our dogs to our groomer and friend who was fostering him for A Tail to Tell. She brought him out to meet us and he came wagging his … Continue reading

My husband and I always wanted a pet but were unable to have one in our apartment. When we bought our first house in June 2017 we decided it was time to finally get a dog. We began searching on … Continue reading

Jim Wynn came into my life and my home on August 31, 2017.  I had spent several months searching for a rescue dog to add to my family.  I wanted to make sure that the dog I picked was a … Continue reading

After we lost one our beloved dogs in June 2017, we were ready to adopt another rescue.  We saw a picture of Bella and fell in love instantly.  We met her at her foster parents’ home with the intention of … Continue reading

Little Miss Phoebe, Our Wonderful Border Collie I temporarily moved to Baltimore in July, 2017. My husband, dog, and three cats remained in Boston, given that I’m only here for a year. I missed my pets very much, and Doug … Continue reading

In February 2017, I had the privilege of finally meeting little Jim Fox (formerly Jim the Fox Terrier) after talking with Lisa (his foster mommy) about him and what I was looking for in a canine companion.  I would be … Continue reading

We adopted Precious (right) in 2014 after finding her on the ATTT website. She has transformed from a shy, bashful, scared dog into a playful, sassy young lady who loves to play with her toys, bark, and be in charge. … Continue reading

Lucy (aka Patty Cake) joined our family when she was four months old on a foster-to-adopt basis the end of March 2017, and we officially adopted her in May. She was surrendered to A Tale to Tail by a puppy mill … Continue reading

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