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pippa is now leello

shy pippa turns into a ball chasing leeloo

  • vintage basket bed

We adopted pippa on September 28, 2014. She was very shy and reserved in the shelter, but we could see a little spark in her eye. After a few days we could see her personality showing and we decided she was more of a "Leeloo."

Once we got her home, she licked her surgery incision open and wore a cone for about a week. After her antibiotics were completed she looked good and the cone came off.

She's know exploring the entire house and even comes onto our bed at night to snooze. She's super vocal, loves to chase balls, sometimes plays fetch and loves running and hide 'n seek.

Leeloo is bringing us love and laughter every day. we feel lucky to have found her!

Suki now LeLu <3

We adopted LeLu from the Marin Humane Society 5 years ago. She turns 6 this January and I just wanted to thank you for bringing us together. As my first dog I didn't know what to expect however, LeLu is my best friend, my child and my happiness. Youll be happy to learn on how smart she is and how amazing she is in general. I just wanted to THANK YOU again because without her my life would be different.

Hope all is well
Kaytie

Daddy's Girl

We "accidentally" adopted Mini Pearl (now Sophie or Sofia - she responds to both) from MHS in February 2014. We had no intention of adopting a dog that day, having previously adopted one from SFSPCA a year before that. We don't even live in the county! But we found ourselves in the area one Saturday morning, and we thought we'd passed by MHS (we love visiting shelters). When we arrived at MHS and saw her profile, we were told that someone was already playing with her to see if they would adopt her. We said no big deal, and we just happily went to look at the other dogs. About 15 minutes later, we were told that the person who was playing with her decided not to adopt her, and asked if we would like to meet her. We said yes. We had JP (our other dog) with us that morning, and after we met Sophie, we had them play to see if they liked each other. They played for 45 minutes! And the rest, as they say, is history. Attached is a picture of Sophie (the Havanese, and formerly Mini Pearl), and JP (the Chihuahua), taken just a few weeks ago.

Sheer Bliss

Tucci is the best little doggy boy ever!!!

I adopted Tucci - formerly known as Tony, then Topper - on August 12th. We are so happy with this perfect little man. He's loving, doesn't have an aggressive bone in his body. He's still coming out of the upset he went through to get to his real, forever, home but he's making steady progress. The few times I've left him he does a real circus act of flips, spins and leaps when I walk back through the door. Yes pure love and sheer bliss since the day I brought him home. Thanks so much for caring for him until we could find one another.

Meet McGregor and Maude!

Here's my newly adopted ducks from the Marin Humane Society. They're so loved that the staff came out to say their goodbyes. They especially love McGregor.

Bennie and Bella lost all control and fell in the pond a few times--as you can see in the pic. Maude actually laid an egg out of complete stress! I spent the whole day building fencing to keep them in the pond since they're so friendly. They're now content and safe.

They haven't been on the island yet. They just cruise around it--but very curious. I'm sure they'll jump on soon enough.

So all they do is eat; wash; and swim. If we all could do that just think how happy we'd be! :)

Molly has a happy home ;)!

We love Molly!!! Thank you soooooooo very much for making this all happen. Molly is adapting well to all of her family. She slept well the first night without a wimper. No barking at all except when she is excited that she is about to have her dinner. Thanks again for believing in us and making our adoption happen. It's like a new baby and everyone wants to come and meet Molly.
See you sometime soon!
Colin

Adoption Update - Fish & Chips

Hello everyone,

I wanted to let you l know how Fish & Chips have been doing since their adoption a few months ago.

First, they are now Darwin (Chips) & Wallace (Fish). They are both real sweethearts and extremely playful. I cannot emphasize how important it was for them to be adopted together. It not only allowed them to have someone to lean on for comfort during this traumatic and confusing transition, but they are two hilarious peas in a pod (cats in a clowder?). They are well taken care of and deeply loved by my wife and I.

They have made themselves quite at home and have leapt upon and discovered every nook and cranny. They act as if this has been their home forever. They have been a loving, happy addition to our family.

Thank you all for brining us together.

Sincerely,
John, Ann & the boys.

The cutest cat in the world!

We adopted our cat Muffin from MHS almost a year ago. It was right after we lost our yellow lab, and she was our first cat, so we entered a very unfamiliar new world. But Muffin adjusted to her forever home so well, and she is such an important part of our life and our family now. MHS gave us incredibly detailed and comprehensive training for bringing her home, and we are so grateful for their help and for bringing us to Muffin.

PS You can follow Muffin's life and adventures on Instagram, @tunafeast (her favorite food)!

Our new cat Toy

MHS called him Maxwell but he is now our new Toy

MHS called him Maxwell but he quickly became Curious George's new best friend and TOY! George, also an MHS alumni, was very lonely after losing his friend but we found the perfect match for him. Now we have two playing machines! I love these guys!

Griffon one year later and loving life!!

I just wanted to thank you guys so much for giving me the love of my life!!! Adopting Griffon was the best thing I've ever done! As an older cat I worried we wouldn't connect but we are cuddle bugs!! He is amazing and as happy as can be :)

I adopted him on May 16, 2013 and it was the best day ever! A year later and we are doing amazing!

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