Pet Tales

Adopting a pet is a life-changing experience for both humans and animals. Take a look at a few of these heartwarming adoption stories.

August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Dexter

Family: The LattasDexter By Staff Member Beth Early one January morning I pulled into the animal shelter parking lot to be greeted by a large red dog at my car…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Memorial to J.J. Coldren

Family:¬†Coldren FamilyJ.J. Coldren of North Webster was a rare dog. J.J. loved his owners with a passion and always greeted them with a happy wag whenever they returned home. Even…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Sadie and Molly

Family: The WarrensSadie was adopted by the Warren's in 2015 when she was nine years old. In 2017 Molly joined their family. Both dogs are doing great and have filled…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Zach and Zeke

The Stluka Family"We adopted Zach and Zeke on March 9th 2013. They make our family very happy. Even though they are brothers, litter mates, they are different from one another…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Grahm

Family: Dave and Carol VampnerGrahm came into the shelter matted and filthy. He was thoroughly cleaned and set up for adoption and didn't even last two weeks at the shelter.…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Sir Owen S.I.

Stories from pet owners who adopted from AWL.Sir Owen S.I. Two years ago, I left my alma mater, AWL. My people were very impressed with my excellent training that I…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Niki

Stories from pet owners who adopted from AWL.We adopted Niki, formerly Charmisa, last Christmas. My husband and I had talked about finding a playmate for our German Shepherd, Fritz. My…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

A Christmas Miracle

Stories from pet owners who adopted from AWL.It was just before Christmas this past winter. The sky was already dark outside when the bedraggled piece of skin and bones was…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Jack

Stories from pet owners who adopted from AWL. We adopted Jack from your shelter in June 2007. Jack has brought more love and happiness to our home than we would…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Maggie

Family:¬†Kim LeBarronI adopted Maggie (formerly Fluffball) from the shelter in April. As you can see from her pictures, she's now a very different dog! I visited the shelter after work…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Xeno

Family: The OlsensIn June of 2012 we brought home Mr. George, now known as Xeno. He has been such a blessing to our family. He has so much love to…
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August 5, 2019 in Adoption Stories

Jake Dunn

Family: Tom and TinaOnce in a lifetime perhaps, we may meet up with a pet who is a true blessing. Jake was that kind of dog for Tom and Tina.…
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