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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

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

I met Shay at a grooming competition where shelter dogs are brought in to get a beauty makeover. She immediately bonded with me, and I with her. We ended up winning the competition which included a cruise and a cover … Continue reading

I will be forever grateful to A Tail to Tell Puppy Mill Rescue for matching me with 5 year old Petunia. It was instant love for both of us. We’re Talkin’ ‘Bout My Girl… Who snuggles so deep in the … Continue reading

We had just lost our dog Mya in May 2014 and we were all very sad. She was 15 years old. Our house was very quiet without a dog, so I started searching on the internet; wow so many dogs … Continue reading

Rue has been a wonderful addition to our family since we adopted her in November 2014 from A Tail to Tell. We met her at Woofstock in Harrisburg and fell in love with her sweet demeanor immediately. Rue has made … Continue reading

We received the following up date from Frankie’s family and it brought us all to tears! I have had an adopted Husky mix named Ziah for 10 years. She was originally found just a matter of days old with her … Continue reading

Maeve has been a wonderful addition to our home! After the initial adjustment of being in a new place, she warmed up to us very quickly, and now loves to cuddle and play. Though only 1/3 the size and weight … Continue reading

Thank you A Tail to Tell for rescuing our recently adopted furry baby Candy Cane. Candy, for short, is a senior pet. My husband and I love senior pets. Our poodle Moppy lived to be 19 years old and we are carrying … Continue reading

Pippa came to us when we needed her most. We had recently lost our 13 year old Irish Setter, Patrick, and we were still grieving.
She decided on the first night that she would sleep right in between us and that’s where she has stayed. Continue reading

We became acquainted with A Tail to Tell three years ago through our groomer. We had lost one of our beloved dogs to old age, and our other dog had become depressed. I shared this with our groomer at our … Continue reading

Lola is a very cute dog with lots of puppy energy in her, and is well-behaved always. She loves us, loves her furry friends, and we are thrilled she is part of our family. We are forever grateful for A Tail to Tell for rescuing our Lola!
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My story begins with my Fonzie-Bear my Pomeranian — not only did we rescue him; he also rescued us. Continue reading

Every step of the adoption process was with intent and purpose. A Tail to Tell made an informed decision, based on the dog’s needs, and the forever parent’s abilities. Continue reading

Cricket is truly the best decision I ever made. I fell in love with her the minute I saw her pictures on A Tail To Tell’s website and my love continues to grow every day. She is a momma’s girl for sure, snuggling up with me on the couch and in bed. She is so much fun to play with and can always put a smile on my face. Continue reading

We lost our Maltese, Lucky in March 2013, and knew we had to get another Maltese right away to help us mend our broken hearts. By adopting a rescue dog, we realized that we all rescued each other. Continue reading

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