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Hi, my name is Mallory and here is my story. I was adopted in  December, 2015.  Life is wonderful and I am having fun learning new things.  Like walking on a leash.   I am curious and want to go further … Continue reading

Hi, my name is Sevy which is short for Seven.  They tell me that I am a Shih Tzu/Terrier mix.  I was born on a puppy mill farm, and the owner was going to drown me and my siblings.  Luckily, … Continue reading

Poppy is my very first pet and I had waited so long for the right time to adopt. I can’t stop recommending A Tail to Tell because of how helpful and kind they have been to me since I was … Continue reading

Our precious Miss CiCi was rescued on August 8, 2016 from a “breeding facility” in Pennsylvania. Born sometime in 2011, our sweet girl had been breeding since she was a young pup. In fact, we were told she had just … Continue reading

In June of 2016 my wife and I said goodbye to our Best buddy Rocky.   After a few months or so we realized that our other Shiba-Inu, Lisa, was in need of a doggie friend.   My wife found the cutest … Continue reading

Prince was adopted in the Fall of 2016.  He is a complex senior dog.  He lived in a home where he was mistreated for quite some time.  Fortunately, A Tail to Tell stepped in and worked with Prince before he … Continue reading

For the entirety of our son’s life, we had Pepper.  We actually brought Pepper home five days before our son was born (we were supposed to have six weeks but he had other ideas!).  Pepper was a great dog who … Continue reading

I was looking for a walking buddy in the summer of 2016 since that is pretty much my only form of physical exercise and, at 14 years of age, my sweet Tinkie is slowing down. So I went online and … Continue reading

The Tail of Niah We adopted Niah in July 2016. An 8 year-old Havernese, Niah had been ill-used as a breeding dog in a puppy mill. In Fall 2015, she was rescued by A Tail to Tell, and then fostered … Continue reading

In April of 2014 we lost our most beloved rescue Shih Tzu, Niko.  We werecompletely heartbroken.  Two months later we realized that we were ready torescue again so we adopted another rescue, Paddington, followed by rescuingKemper 5 months later (another … Continue reading

“What’s a poxer?”  This was the first question I had when I saw a picture of this handsome young man on the ATTT website.   Even before I found out the answer, I saw something special in his chestnut brown eyes. … Continue reading

Our Patrick, a Bichon-Poodle mix, was adopted May 2016. Patrick is wonderful and very smart. He lovingly requests to go on a walk every evening. We taught him how to shake with each paw and how to walk across the … Continue reading

In June of 2016, our family made an excellent decision!! We adopted Crosby(formally know as Connor)!  Right from the very beginning, we felt a bondwith him.  He was a small, timid 1 year old puppy.  You could tell that hewanted … Continue reading

Our Bella (formerly Billie Jo) is such a joy. We welcomed her into our home in September 2015.   Bella is a snuggle bug, a loyal little fuzz-ball, the “Queen Bee” of our house, and our sweet little watch dog.  She … Continue reading

Habanero, aka Hobbie is our senior Chihuahua, who now is about 14 years old.     He was found in a trash dumpster in the fall of 2012 , was terrified, depressed, and had horrific skin issues.   As fate would have it, … Continue reading

Our Dearest Buddy -aka Stone~It was a typical hot, humid summer evening when my daughter asked me if wecould take our three rescue dogs to the Lancaster Buchanan Dog Park. I hadnever been to the dog park before and was … Continue reading

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

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