Stories from pet owners who adopted from AWL.
"I knew the second I looked at her and she looked at me, that she was coming home with me."
We adopted Niki, formerly Charmisa, last Christmas. My husband and I had talked about finding a playmate for our German Shepherd, Fritz. My husband had always wanted a Siberian Husky, too. I went on the AWL website just to take a look, and there was Niki. She was so cute! At the shelter, they took her out of her kennel and put her in the visiting room so I could get to know her. I knew the second I looked at her and she looked at me, that she was coming home with me.
Niki had already been house-broken, and learned commands quickly. She was quick to adapt to her new home, and was so affectionate! Niki and Fritz get along great, and they love to play together. I can't imagine why anyone would want to abandon her, but I'm glad we could give her a new home!