Happy Tails

  We first adopted our Min Pin Bonnie about a year and a half ago. It took about 2 days for her to get comfortable at our home.   She is the sweetest little girl and is very protective of the kids.  Bonnie is also very  motherly...

                            Happy to Announce I Am a Foster Failure!!! I Adopted Artie in February of 2015 and he's a Wonderful dog! Artie was adopted by his Foster Family. Artie was my first Foster and I can honestly say that I had absolutely no intention of keeping him. I already...

We adopted Nordy (formerly Ambrose) in Dec 2014. We can not get enough of this cutie! He loves his king size bed, snuggling, burrowing under blankets, and stealing his dad's pillows or his mom's heating pad.Nordy loves going for walks, chewing on bones or stuffies,...

Devlin and I have wanted a pet for a very long time. Due to apartment restrictions, job obligations etc. we were not able. Finally after years of wanting a rescue doxie of our own we were ready. We rescued Cheeseburger in April 2015 and could not...

I want to thank you thank you so much for letting my family meet Piper! She is a wonderful cuddle buddy, and loves her games of tug-o-war! Piper also loves our lake and pontoon. Piper is so photogenic and enjoys playing with our golden retriever...

  Thea Jayne's journey with the Andersons What can I say about our little girl that everyone else doesn't know? Thea is a delight and the perfect addition to our home. We have battled a few hurdles in the 3months we have became her family. When we got her...

  We adopted Twiggy (a lab mix) in November of 2014. She was born to fellow 4Luv Rescue, Paris. Twiggy has made her sassy personality known from the day we got her. It has been so wonderful seeing her grow not only in size but intelligence....

    We adopted Moxie (previously Buttercup) about two months ago. We were planning on waiting a few more months before adding a dog to our family, but once we met Moxie, we knew she was perfect for us! In our short time together, she has learned...

    Goose is living the good life.  He has a playmate in an 8 month old husky/lab mix.  He's a sweet and spoiled little guy who has to bring half the toy box to bed at night.  He's such a joy.  Thank you again!...

  This is Jack! We adopted him in February of 2015 and he's an amazing dog! His anxiety has gone down tremendously since we got him. He's also an amazing fetcher! Our resident dog, Koda, loves Jack and are now inseparable. 😊 They do everything together...

We adopted Saint Sadie last August. I had already rescued a cat (12 years ago), so once we finished the fence around our house, I knew I wanted to seek out a dog as a companion for her. I've always liked big dogs, yet never...

We have a Happy Tail story for you.  On Christmas Day 2014 we received the best present ever.  He came to our house with a big red bow around his neck.  He is a 9 year old black lab named Toby, who Cam and Julie and family...

​My partner Jake and I had been looking for a second dog, but wanted to wait until we moved from Pennsylvania and were settled in Minnesota before increasing our family.  I was researching dog adoption places in the Fargo area, and when I found 4...

Hello from our Miss Opha Mae (formerly Deja)! She has been at our home for three months now, and we couldn’t be more happy to have her! She and her new bestie Gunny the Pug were immediate friends and are "attached at the hip!" Her days consist...

It's been a few months since we adopted Taco and things couldn't be better. Taco was our first adoption and he's definitely won our hearts. He's even inspired our family and friends to look into adoption in the future. Seriously, everyone loves him. What got...

In a little over a year, my husband, Andrew, and I have adopted two perfect dogs from 4 Luv of Dog, and we couldn't be more thankful to them for giving us the opportunity to love and have them in our homes.  We adopted Dennis...

  Russell has been a part of our family since last July 2014.   Russell was very shy, and skittish when he first arrived to our home.  He had ZERO manners, nor knowledge of commands.  At first the task seemed daunting to acclimate Russell and our boxer/diva...

A little over a year ago Hans came to live with our family. I had been wanting a dog for years and causally perused the 4LuvofDog website looking for a dog to fit our family.  One day I saw Hans’s profile and thought he would be...

Roo (formerly Pepper), our beloved canine companion, came into our family July 2014 on the cusp of many changes in our lives. It is our luck that after 4 years of searching for the right dog and right time to adopt, we found her a...

  Four months ago we added our Beautiful 4 Legged friend Beatrice to the Family. She’s an amazing companion that loves to steal your lap and kisses. Since we’ve adopted her we’ve taught her how to shake and high 5, and we are now currently...

After losing my life long friend, Max, at the beginning of November, the search for a new friend was high on my list. My fiance, Jake, has to travel a lot for work; which means a lot of lonely nights for me. Jake and I...

Daisy has found her furrever home! After three years with what I'm told was a nice older couple and a fellow dog, Digger, these two dogs were surrendered due to unforeseen circumstances. I was a bit worried at first knowing she had been separated from...

  Bruno came to live with us in August of 2014. He and my five year old immediately became best friends. They LOVE playing, especially outside. Bruno also goes camping with us and he always gets plenty of attention from other campers who stop in to...

  We picked up Maddox (formerly known as Spyder) from his foster home on November 26th. He has been welcomed to our home by his 3 brothers and sisters (Molly(lab/collie), Michael(tabby), and Mia (fluffy kitten). Molly and Maddox are best friends even if Maddox gets a...

As soon as we saw Winnie's picture, we knew she was supposed to be in our family. Being that our dog Jakey, also a 4 Luv of Dog alum and beagle mix, and Winnie were about the same age (11) we thought it might be a good...

Lola (formerly known as Elena) has been in her forever home for just under a month now and she has been doing great! I had been living alone for 6 months when I decided I would slowly start to look for a roommate. When I...

When we first started looking at the available dogs on the website there were two that caught our eye. Unfortunately by the time we were cleared for adoption both dogs had found homes. We decided to wait until another dog came across the site that...

In April our family decided to it was time to get a dog. My mother had recently passed away from neck cancer and we felt a dog would help the kids heal from the grief of losing their grandma (me too). We were interested in...

After our last dog I was hesitant to get another.  But my son Mason convinced me that getting another dog would be a good thing.  After looking for quite some time we saw Lola.  We made an appointment to visit her at her foster parents...

I met Odin when I went to an adoption event and was kind of “stuck” with him. He was stubborn, ill tempered, and charming as could be. The next week I took him out of boarding for a walk during which I learned he had...

We've had Jordy (yorkie in the photos) a little over a year now and couldn't imagine life without him. Although, when we picked him up from his foster home in Fargo the car ride to Bismarck was a bit of a challenge...

“A happy tail for Lucky”- sounds a bit like a children’s book. If it were it would most likely be more about the people Lucky brought a happy ending to. We adopted Lucky (now Elwood) and he has been a blessing in our lives since...

Ellie (black lab in the photos) has been with us for 8 months and has made a great transition. We had some new habits to work on when she joined but we quickly found out she is very treat motivated and she learned very quickly....

                  Since I picked up Ace (previously known as Peppermint) from his foster home on August 12th, my life could not be any better. He is a perfect fit for my family! :)  The whole week before even meeting the little guy, he was all I...

It has almost been 2 years since our lives changed for the better. When my husband and I first moved into our home, he gave me free reign to do what I wish with the home as long as he got to have a dog....

    Sassy & Sasha are happy I their new forever home.  They have made themselves at home on my couch. We have put in a doggie door so they go in and out to the big fenced backyard as they wish so no more accidents. They slept...

We adopted Bailey (formerly Ellie) from you guys back in February 2013. She has grown from a sweet, mischievous puppy into a smart and lovable dog who, in HER opinion, can never get enough love or belly rubs! Bailey fit into our family easily and...

Chevy is an absolute blessing! We couldn't be happier to have him as part of our family! He and Dylan (our 13 yr old min pin) hit it off immediately and have become the best of friends! Chevy also won the heart of our 16...

I adopted my little fur person on October 31,2013 and have never been so thankful for the happiness she has brought me. While she was so scared of me the first few days, she slowly learned that she could trust me and has been my...

After fostering with this amazing rescue we found a perfect match, and adopted Wedgie in June of this year. It may have been the connection of being able to name him myself when he first came into our rescue.    Wedgie came to us with some serious...

I can’t believe that Scobey (previously Boomer) is already FOUR, it feels like we just got him yesterday!  He was about 14 weeks when we got him.  Scobey and his brother were thrown out a car window on the highway and thank goodness someone...

I do not recall how I learned about 4Luv of Dog, but I am so happy I did! I purchased my first home a few years ago and was FINALLY able to get a dog. I was so excited! I found a pittie and a...

I have enclosed a memorial for our little 14 year old cairn terrier, Jessie, who we lost in April. We are so blessed to have Haddie that we adopted from your organization in October of last year. We were lucky that Jessie stuck around long...

 Just over three years ago my wife and I adopted Graham and re-named him Bert. Bert loves to go for walks, hunt for light reflections, and get into the garbage if we don't forget to put it up high :) In December 2013, about a...

We have had Henry (aka Heinrich) for only a month and already know he is the perfect fit. We have already found so many things he loves like shoes and feet. His favorite are sandals. He does not chew them only wants to carry them around and...

  About a month ago it was my privilege to adopt Penny. She is a 4 year old yellow lab and the perfect dog for me. I have always loved yellow labs and wanted to adopt an adult dog. I fell in love with her the first...

My name is Chester. They used to call me Moose before I had my forever home. I love to chew on things and have tons of energy...

I adopted Ethel last year and I have to say, it is the best thing I have ever decided to do. Ethel has touched my heart in so many ways. She's crazy and easily excited, but she is the biggest ball of love I have...

This Happy Tail has been a long time coming, so long it has turned into a double Happy Tail! After two years of fostering we have “foster failed” with two very special fosters. Part One: Kiba came to us in our very early days of fostering, he...

Dear 4 Luv of Dog Rescue, Pippy (previously known as Pipsqueak), wants me to let you know that she is so happy and has found her forever home! I would like to thank all of you at 4 Luv of Dog, especially Sam for letting me know about...