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Boston, whom we’ve renamed Zam (short for Zamboni because we are dedicated hockey fans) made an absolutely seamless transition to our home. The first two nights he cried for maybe 5 minutes but I’m pretty sure he knew he was in his forever home the...

“Charlie is still a little stand-offish.  She has met many neighbors and pup friends (some she likes and others she doesn't) She is not a fan of the cat (thinks she is a chew toy). She is amazed at all the sounds in the woods....

Spar has been an indispensable member of my house and family for over a decade. At 15 years old, he’s lived a long and happy life, and I’m so grateful for that. While he’s more of a couch potato these days, he’s never lost his...

Evie has been a part of our family for three months now and has been the best thing to ever happen to us! We adopted her when we were in a tough patch of life after we lost our first girl and ever since our...

About 9 months after we adopted our sweet Benny boy (FKA Deville), my husband and I made the decision to "go look" at one more puppy. Benny was wonderful in almost every way, but I was convinced he needed a buddy and my husband was...

“I adopted Jerda on June 11th of 2022. It has been such a joy to watch her grow into the beautiful, wild, happy girl she is today!  She's a protective big sister to our second pup Ruby. Together they like to chase each other around the...

“Furever home for Loki! Loki is the happiest girl, and growing so fast.  She loves her older sister and brother, as well as zoomies with her favorite toys.  She will go, go, go until it’s time for a nap or bedtime.  She is the perfect addition...

“Just wanted to say thank you again for our Oreo (FKA Navi).She is so friendly, happy and spoiled. She loves to play, go for walks and loves car rides. She has a box full of toys which are usually scattered all over- lol. She is...

“For years, my husband and I have wanted a dog, specifically a younger dog to grow with our son who is autistic. While scrolling through Pet Finder, Brock saw Alien and said that's the one, just look at her adorable face. We read her profile...

Here is a picture of my happy boys, Howie (Dachshund) & Coach.  Howie joined my family in 2009 and Coach in 2015. Of course Howie thinks he’s the size of Coach and Coach thinks he’s the size of Howie. They have thrived and I’m not sure...

Here is a picture of the two new dogs that I added to my family. Alfie is doing really good with Lucy and I also have Frankie. All three of them get along really well so glad Alfie got to join my family! Lori D ...

Happy Tails are what the rescue likes to call successful adoptions stories! Read part of Luna’s (FKA) Blissy) below: Our family of 3 adopted Luna (FKA Blissy) on Dec 22, 2023, just 1 week ago.  She is a 7 month old German Shepard.  The decision to...

Just so that you know, Marceline now Mazy is home, she has her forever home with us. We could not be happier. She does have a few issues that we are going to be working on, but I would not trade her for anything. Thank...

In May 2022, after a brief struggle with cancer, our family bid a sad and loving farewell to Gatsby, who had the same name when he was adopted from 4 Luv of Dog in April of 2017. He had been a delightful cornerstone of our...

I wanted to share an update on Koda (FKA Parker)! We adopted Koda around 2 years ago, he is a very energetic dog.  He loves to play ball, go on walks and cuddle! He gets all of the bunnies, voles and squirrels that come into...

Griff (FKA Hercules) turns 2 on January 14th. He is the perfect completion to our home and a spoiled boy who runs this house. Erin R ...

Corbie is turning 1 and we wanted to give an update! We have had a busy year since we adopted him in May of 2023. He learned how to be the perfect walking companion, went for hikes all across the state, and even visited the...

I wanted to share an update on Rocky Racoon (formerly Lefty). We adopted Rocky into our family 4 years ago last week. He has been such a joy! I wanted our kids to grow up experiencing a dog's love. Rocky has been the best addition...

Pipsie and I have been together for almost 6 months now! She has made my life so much brighter and we have gone through a lot together. Her favorite things in the world are squeaky balls and treats! She's the best part of every day,...

Henry (FKA Ouija) is the most loving and patient boy and we are so happy he is officially home! After losing our senior boy in April we knew the time would come to add another big boy to our family. The kids are absolutely in...

We saw Rubix’s story and photos on Kash’s Corner on Facebook, and just knew we had to meet him.  He looked like the sweetest guy. After going through the approval process & getting to meet him, we knew he had to come home with us.  Over...

We didn’t think we would get another dog since our kids were grown and we were empty nesters. It had been over a year since our previous pets, Duchess (13 years) and Annie (15 years) had crossed the rainbow bridge only 2 months apart. After...

This is Bullseye, previously known at the shelter as Engineer! He started off as my foster and needed my help. Turns out he helped me more than I helped him! He quickly turned into my smiley boy! He loves to go on long adventure walks...

We have a very special and happy ‘tail’ to tell today! Christina and Tyrone, as the owners of Heritage Homes , have supported 4 Luv of Dog Rescue in many ways — event hosts, supply-drive coordinators, and generous fundraising donors to name a...

I adopted Faya at the end of August, 2022, she was very skittish and scared. She now greets everyone that comes with her tail wagging! She loves to go outside and smell all the smells. She plays with most of the other dogs here and...

I have had Duluth for about two months and he is a perfect fit for my daily life. He is my best friend, my therapist (along with all my friends) and my cuddle buddy at night! Jordan M Processed with VSCO with ss1 preset ...

We have had Aureate for a week now, and she fits our family perfectly. Her sweet little bob tail wags so hard it makes her entire body shake with joy! She is the ultimate Velcro dog: attached to me, or at my feet all day....

We adopted Winnie on 8/27/23 & and are completely smitten with her.  She has brought us so much joy and love so far and couldn't imagine life without her.  She has filled a void in my heart that was left when we lost our Chihuahua,...

We love her so much already! She's full of energy and might help me get in shape! She's so loving and sweet. She loves walks, playing and all dogs and people! I feel we were meant to be together! And how can you resist those...

We adopted Vada (AKA Rory) in April. She’s been an absolutely incredible addition to the family. She’s well mannered, smart and patient. She loves her “little brother” Gus. She goes to grandma and grandpa’s house just about every day while I’m at work, so she...

I was just looking through the adopted dogs and found "Banjo #765", I adopted him back in 2011, he has been renamed to Chance (by my daughter as she felt he got a second chance at life) and the little guy is still going strong....

It's been 2 weeks since I adopted Remi and what a joy it's been having her around. I met Remi at a meet the dogs event at PetSmart. I fell in love with her right away. She has definitely filled a void in my life....

“I adopted Cricket (previously Joplin) at 8 weeks old, back in May of 2020. She is a Dachshund/ Labrador mix and is about 28lbs now that she’s full grown. As we just celebrated her 3rd birthday back in March, I wanted to express what a...

“My husband, Ganesh, and I adopted Molly (Maltese mix - white) and Nettie (Shih Tzu - beige) on July 10th, 2022. It's been an exciting adventure thus far. Though Molly and Nettie are older girls (both 12 years old), they are still quite active. Their...

I thought since it’s been a year now since we brought Indee home that I would give you some pictures and a little update. She is thriving and has become such a huge part of our family. It was like it was meant to be....