Pet Adoption

Adopting a dog or cat is a decision that changes lives. It’s an act that gives in-need pets a second chance. These happy stories of pet adoption showcase heartwarming moments when pet parents find their perfect companions. Follow along as these shelter dogs and cats finally find the love and care that they deserve.
Student with foster dog
Adoptable Animals Experience College Life in Unique Foster Program
Stephens College's foster program allows students to care for adoptable pets in their dorm rooms.
Jodi Helmer
 
Dog playing soccer
Soccer Dogs Helps Ball-Motivated Pups Find Forever Homes
Dog soccer helps ball-crazy rescue pups socialize with people and potentially find new homes.
Diana Bocco
 
Sam the Puerto Rican dog
Puerto Rican Dog Gets a Second Chance on Four Legs Thanks to Shelter
Rabito Kontento specializes in helping dogs like Sam recover from debilitating accidents.
Jhoni Jackson
 
Smush the kitty
Smush, the Kitty with a Cleft Lip, Has a Face to Love
This rescue is winning hearts everywhere.
Aly Semigran
 
Brandy the Pit Bull
Brandy the Pit Bull Finds a Loving Home After a Year in a Shelter
A story of fate that's worth the wait.
Aly Semigran