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In April of 2018, we were told about a little 9 year old dog named Chloe that was surrendered to a local shelter after her mom died. We were told she had a poor heart condition. She was on the … Continue reading

September 2019 was a crazy month for our family, we were in the process of purchasing a home in Delaware.  I will never forget the day I saw Jasper (formerly Hopsing), his little face on the adoption website.  He, like … Continue reading

Oct 19th 2019 changed everything.  That was the day Ed and Stephanie bravely let Preddy/aka Penny/now Petey come home with us. They clearly loved her, and we are forever grateful for the foster system that allowed us to find our Petey.  … Continue reading


After our Border Collie, Bindi, passed on, there was a definite void in our household. We still had our Maltese rescue Peanut and our Bichpooh Riley whom we both love dearly, but there was just a void that only another … Continue reading

October 29, 2019 was a day I will always remember for welcoming our newest family member!   I am a true believer that things happen for a reason and finding Lola (Dale) just confirms my belief! I had been looking for quite … Continue reading

We adopted Bindi (formally Crimson) in November 2019. The first thing we noticed about her was, even though she can be very anxious and jumpy, she is incredibly loving of all people, despite coming from a puppy mill.  She took two our … Continue reading

Some things in life are just meant to be.  I had been looking for a companion but I had no idea I would find not only the love of my life but also dear new friend.  Let me explain. After months of … Continue reading

We welcomed Callie Bickley into our home August 26, 2019 at the age of 2 years old. Callie was very shy at first but is slowly becoming very confident. Callie was very thin and weighed 4 pounds when we received … Continue reading

Meet Barney. Earlier this year our dog Penny passed away after being sick for a while. We were not sure if we would get another dog but after a few months, the house started to feel empty…We all agreed on … Continue reading

We planned to adopt a second dog in the Fall of 2019 as a companion for our Toy Manchester Terrier, Biscuit (and us, of course!). That whole timeline changed when we saw Opie on in late spring. After a … Continue reading

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

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