Saturday, December 31, 2011

URGENT situation for two senior dogs - owner lost home CT

CT SENIOR DOGS NEED HOME - a man named Brendan lost his job and his home and is moving into a room for rent in Bristol next to a day labor place. He was crying on the phone he has no place for his 2 dogs Brodie an almost 11 year old pitbull he has had him since 8 weeks old and Katie a boxer hound mix he rescued from Katrina. she is 7years old. He is desperately trying not to bring them to the pound he can't handle that he has exhausted all possibilties and needs some help. They are both friendly Brendan would love to get his dogs back when he gets on his feet but also knows that might not be possible but he can't imagine his life without them. This is a heartbreaking situation. He did not neuter the male the female is spayed. Sadie Mae would be more then willing to pay for him to be neutere3d if we could work together and find a safe place for them. can you imagine having your dog for 11 years and being in this situation :(
PLEASE email: if you can foster or offer help for these two dogs.

Friday, December 23, 2011

Senior Dogs Who Need Homes or Foster homes at Philadelphia SPCA

These senior dogs could sure use a break!  Can't Adopt? then how about fostering an older laid back dog?
here are some of the current senior dogs that would LOVE to be with you for the holidays and maybe even longer.  Contact: if you can help!

Sha Sha - URGENT

Sha Sha (14328825) is a schnauzer type mix that was surrendered to the shelter because now that she's 12 years old, her owners no longer have time for her. Poor Sha Sha is clearly missing her family! She had lived with children and other dogs, so she's quite lonely here in a kennel all by herself. According to her former owner, Sha Sha is crate trained and loves to go for walks. She's energetic for a old girl, but also likes to just lay by your feet. She has some minor hair loss due to fleas and her fur is a bit matted. This poor senior girl deserves to be loved again! Seniors decline quickly at the shelter and deserve a chance to live out their golden years- Sha Sha needs rescue ASAP!

Charlie - URGENT
Poor Charlie (14490004) was found emaciated and filthy in an abandon house. It's pretty clear that he hasn't been cared for in quite a while, but Charlie has a ton of love to give. He's a big brindle Cane Corso, around 7-10 years old.

Poor King (14492542), a male 13 year old German Shepherd- Chow mix, was abandoned by his owner when they moved out, and sadly for King, he had to come here. King is not thrilled with being here, and is too scared to solicit attention or open up to anyone--can you blame him? After 13 years in one home, he suddenly found himself in one of the loudest and most stressful environments a dog, of any age, could be in! King would certainly be happy to have a grooming--he has mats all around his neck and up behind his ears. Please don't leave this old man here...King deserves his home again!

MONET (A14436742) here! Just wanted to introduce myself and tell you that I'm staying at ACCT for a little bit till I find my family. So, about me, I'm an adult (about seven years old) Terrier/Pit Bull Mix that my owners could no longer afford to keep. I'm pretty good with other dogs, in fact, I came in with another dog. If you already have a dog, ask my friends at ACCT about bringing him/her in to meet me! I'm not very interested in cats, so maybe I could live with them too! Really I'm just a friendly gal who needs a fresh start! I know I'm a little big for a lap dog, but sometimes I can't help myself, I just
LOVE to cuddle!

URGENT: Bubba is a senior shepherd mix who came to the shelter in the beginning of October 2011.

When Bubba's owner died, his neighbor took him in but was unable to care for him.
Bubba is most likely house broken and seems to like other dogs. He seeks affection from people and wants to nuzzle his head into your lap.
Unfortunately, Bubba has not had an easy life and wasn't cared for very well.
He has horrible teeth and has difficulty eating hard food. He is blind in one eye, from a cataract.
He has open sores on his back, legs, and neck.
They are irritated and because of this, he scratches, which has made them even worse.
Bubba is currently on medication for the infections.
Additionally, one of Bubba's hind legs is not functioning correctly and he either doesn't use it,
or it bends at the knee and is flat on the ground.
Bubba is desperate to get out of the shelter into a home where he can be comfortable in his golden years.

BATMAN! This older gentleman is just a happy-go-lucky shepherd.

While he is obviously overweight, he loves to prance around and chase balls.
Batman is good with other dogs and can be tested with cats.
Batman is likely housebroken, comes when called, and is great with all kinds of body handling.
Batman would make the perfect companion for someone who is looking for a dog to lounge around with
or even a family looking to add another member. Batman is already neutered and can go home today!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Adopt Jake, 8 year old black labrador retreiver great with people!


please email Jennifer at if you are interested in meeting JAKE!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Foster or Adopt Special Needs kitty age 7 named OREO really cute black white cat

OREO Needs Home or Rescue ASAP
CONTACT: Dina, at

Oreo (7-yr. old neutered male) was brought to the vet by his family a few months ago because he seemed sick and wasn't himself...he was diagnosed as diabetic, and the family was told what needed to be done: a brief hospitalization to regulate the blood, and that he would be insulin dependent afterward. The biggest expense is the few days in the hospital, but after the initial care, it isn't expensive to keep a diabetic cat on insulin in the long term. They took him home and did not vet him.

Today, they brought him back, much thinner, sicker, and declined treatment for him (picture was taken today, 12/19/2011). They opted to euthanize him, instead. Our vet and the caring staff felt that this kitty is treatable and that he can live a healthy life with an owner who is willing to give him insulin--they do NOT want to euthanize him. They had the family sign him over into their care, and they will hospitalize him and get his blood sugar back in line. They are hoping a rescue or family is out there to take him--QUICKLY.
Insulin is not expensive, and the vet staff can help teach any new family or rescue how to give insulin--it is VERY SIMPLE! You would be given instruction on feeding and diet. It is also a GREAT PLUS that this cat is not overweight, as many diabetic cats are!
There will be NO CHARGE for the medical care, courtesy of our caring Vet, they just want to see him saved and go to someone who will love him!
Time is of the essence, as he cannot stay at the hospital for long!
Please Contact Dina directly at

Monday, December 19, 2011

BLU a 10 year old male labrador retriever needs urgent foster or forever home no other dogs - Cornwall NY

contact:  Sarah at

Hi Sarah with OCC All Retriever Rescue in Cornwall NY. We took in an owner surrender last Sunday Blu a soon to be 10 year old black male lab. Owner had cancer and can no longer care for him. He is confused but settles and is a GREAT dog. We had blood work done and everything came back great, except he does have Lyme which we are treating him for.
Blu is 139 lbs and is great with people but seems to be bipolar when it comes to other dogs. He does great with most but than when he is done he is done and snapped at the fosters dogs. We were told he was good with other dogs when we took him in. Owner is in the hospital .We do not have any foster home without dogs so I have no where for him to go. We were going to pay to kennel him but he has never been crated and he freaked out trying to chew the kennel's wire, barking non stop.
We are trying to find a foster or forever home for him with no other pets, if you know anyone who might be able to help us we would beyond appreciate your help.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Adiopt Bella and Zeke, two older miniature pinschers need home together scared at shelter in NJ

D45678 and D45679         
Bella and her brother Zeke (D-45679) have a sad story. Their owner is a victim of the economy and had to give the pair up. Bella is 8 years old, weighs 22 lbs and even though she is in a cage with her brother, is a bit afraid at the shelter. Her former owner says she likes to play ball, run around in the yard and likes chew toys. And she loves kids. Can you help Bella and Zeke find their forever home? It would be great if they could go together. !  please email  at Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Adopt Dakota, beautiful chocolate labrador retreiver in Mt Holly NJ


This handsome boy was nick named Willie Wonka in keeping with the chocolate theme. Willie is around 8 years old, weighs 78 lbs and is such a charmer. He walks nicely on leash, sits when asked and is a gentle big dog. He would love to be in a forever home as soon as possible. Please consider meeting him and making him part of your family. email: at Burlington County Animal Shelter

Adopt Star, a boxer lab mix age 8 needs home as only dog

D45014 Star
This handsome boxer/lab mix is about 8 years old and tips the scales at 68 lbs. Star knows sit and went into a down for a treat. He also caught on quickly to the sit/catch a treat game. He walks well on a leash and gave kisses to our volunteer dog walker today. His previous owner stated he loves car rides and his squeekie toys. Star needs to be the only dog in your house. He is an otherwise lovely mature dog that would do well in an adult household. please email at Burlington County Animal Shelter for
 adoption information.

Adopt Big Ben 100+ lovely senior labrador mix waits for his home!! mt holly NJ

D45037 - Big Ben is really a nice calm boy, although he is not much on picture posing.. He was happy to be outdoors and just wanted to sniff around and check out his new surroundings.. He weighs in at 118 pounds and walks well on the leash... Ben is a very comfortable pet to be around, no jerky fast moves He has a nice coat and a handsome face...If you are looking for a pal, Ben may be the one for you...He'd love to be in a new home for the holidays Ben needs a home as an only pet!... please email: at Burlington County Animal Shelter

Adopt Elsa, a lovely female shepherd mix age 6-7 in Mt Holly NJ

Elsa is a sweet girl who is 6-7 years old. She is a Shepherd mix and has a nice black coat with some white on her chest and muzzle. Elsa is a about 69 pounds but is very good on her leash. She loves being petted and knows how to sit and give paw. Elsa would be a great addition most likely to a home that isn't overly active and is willing to just love her. Please come meet Elsa and see if she is the right one for your home
email: at:
Burlington County Animal Shelter

Adopt Louise a sweet senior staffordshire terrier good with dogs at Mt Holly NJ

D45748 - Meet Louise
A sweeter "mature" lady will be hard to find. Louise is the one if you are looking for a sweet, friendly and not too active dog. She is around 8 years old and weighs 56 lbs. She sits nicely next to you and seems she may be fine with other dogs. Louise loved the attention and getting rubs. She was surrendered when her owner could no longer take care of her. Please come visit this gentle dog and see if you can give her a loving home soon. please email
at Burlington County Animal Shelter

Friday, December 16, 2011

Foster or Adopt Dakota, 8-9 year old english black labrador in PA - owning moving

I am looking for a good home for a 8-9 yr old English Black Labrador. Moving, work two jobs and travel.
Dakota is his name, 90-95 lbs, very lovable, house trained, not crated, leash trained and really needs a good home. He loves people of all ages. Tried keeping for the last two years by adjusting schedule but have reached the point no longer an option.
He is the best.
if you want to foster or adopt Dakota please email for an application. Short time frame owner moving early january!!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

SAFE - she is placed! CINDY 9 year old beagle/corgi mix at city shelter

Cindy is a - 9 yr. spayed Beagle/Bassett/Corgi, Owner Surrender: 56 pounds

.  Cindy needs a foster home now so she can
leave the shelter before she gets sick.  Older dogs do NOT do well in shelters.  A rescue will pull her if a foster home is found.  Please help CINDY leave the shelter now.  email: if you can help foster CINDY.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Adopt Camby, an 8 year 48 lb golden retriever mix in Port Chester NY

Hi meet Camby. He is a Golden Retreiver mix, approximately 8 yrs. young,and 48lbs. He gets along with dogs, cats (he actually has no interest in cats) and children and just loves life. He is a great companion. Our boy Camby has come a long way and has been disappointed by his human owners in his prior life. Camby was dropped off at a high kill shelter along with his buddy who is a purebreed Havanese. The dumped these dogs off and just drove away laughing. Camby and his canine friend were separated in the kennel and all he did was cry for his friend who left the shelter the second day he was there because he was a purebreed and Camby was left behind because he is not. Saving Paws Rescue came to Camby's rescue and took him out of the shelter and placed him in a home with children, dogs and a loving caring family. This is a temporary home for Camby, he is ready and well adjusted to live his life with a loving family.  Please contact: for adoption information.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Adopt Ben, a very sweet senior Akita/Shepherd mix at paws ct shelter in Norwalk CT

Ben is a handsome Akita/Shepherd mix who is approximately 9 years old. He is warm, affectionate, sweet and lovable. Look at that adorable face and smile!!!

Ben loves going on walks and playing with stuffed toys. He cannot get enough belly rubs, brushing and cuddling. He likes to give kisses to say thank you. How cute is that!!!

Ben is vaccinated, neutered and microchipped,and would love to find a happy home for the Holidays.

Please visit for adoption information.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Foster or Adopt Max, an 11 year old labrador mix owner surrender in PA

From Max's owner -  I have an 11 year old lab that desperately needs a new home. I'm moving and cannot take him with me and my parents will not take care of him when I leave. They got me the dog when I was very young and left everything up to me to take care of him but I cannot take him with me. it absolutely breaks my heart and I do not want to get rid of him but I have no other choice. his name is max and he is literally the sweetest dog I've ever met. he loves children, other dogs, cats, ducks (we used to have one named daisy that slept in his dog house with him) and he's never bitten or even humped anything. he has been outside his whole life because my parents didn't allow him inside. If you can foster or adopt Max, please email as soon as possible for an application.  thanks!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

UPDATE RESCUED URGENT last day - 12 year old male black labrador needs rescue NOW!!!!!!

 Can anyone help save this guy by offering rescue or a foster home??
This is his last day at shelter. 75.00 + sponsor money is being offered and transport can always be arranged from the south.  This is such a sweet dog that is NOT at the end of his life yet.  Please rescue or foster this guy so that
he can live out the rest of his life with comfort and dignity. email today, Dec. 7th.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Abbey needs a home! 13 year old female 30 lb labrador/pointer mix

 Meet Abbey. She is a lab/pointer mix. She weighs about 30 pounds, she's 13, spayed, well-behaved and housebroken. She's an extremely sweet dog with lots of love, but we are no longer able to give her a home. My fiance and I are getting married and we are moving on Dec. 17 to a place that only allows one dog. We have another in addition to Abbey and we have chosen to keep her. The time frame here is VERY short so Abbey needs a rescue organization OR a home quickly.  If you can help Abbey, please email  Abbey is in Atlanta and transport to the northeast can be arranged. 

Monday, December 5, 2011

UPDATE ADOPTED!!!! Coco, a 14 year old chocolate labrador

Meet Coco, a 14 year old PB chocolate labrador retriever. Coco is Good w/ other dogs and good with children. Not tested with cats.
Housebroken: Unknown
Has a little trouble standing up but once he is up, he is good to go for a walk.

For those of us who have pets and love our animals, it's hard to think of ANYTHING we wouldn't do for them if they needed it. Unfortunately, there are some people who don't feel that way, and one of those was Coco's owner. Coco was originally picked up as a stray and was taken in at a nearby animal shelter. His owner came to see if he was there and found him, but when they heard that he was required to get a 10.00 rabies vaccine before leaving, their response was "He's not worth it. Just keep him". Coco is 14 YEARS OLD and belonged to the same owner his entire life.
COCO is located in Kentucky and transport is available to the northeast.
Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society, Bowling Green, KY
Would you like to foster Coco so that he can leave the shelter and live out the rest of his life in comfort?
Please email for a foster application.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Foster a Senior Dog for Senior Pets NYC

We are looking for a few good foster homes willing to foster a senior dog until the dog gets a
permanent home.  If you would like to help us help an older dog get saved from a shelter, please consider
fostering.  All medical will be paid for by Senior Pets NYC.  You provide the love, shelter, exercise, and food.  If you are interested in fostering, please email for a foster application.  All
applicants will be screened and a home visit is required.  Thank you for considering a senior dog as your
foster dog!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Adopt Oliver, an adorable senior dog abandoned in PA at a high school -good with cats

Hi my name is Oliver and I am approximately 10 years old. I was found near the Hollidaysburg Senior High School. I am scared and really want my family to come and pick me up. If they don't come, I will need a warm bed and lots of love. I am very nice and calm, and I know how to sit. I love to get attention and be petted.  Please adopt me so I can have a home by Christmas!  I am good with cats if you have cats and only weigh 37 pounds!!!To adopt me, please contact -  I am in Altoona, PA

Monday, November 28, 2011

Apollo, in shelter for a year, nice black lab X needs foster or forever home! location PA

 Apollo is ten years old, he ended up at Griffin Pond Animal Shelter after his owner of ten years died. Apollo and another dog, a Great Dane, were left without an owner. The Great Dane was placed in a home right away, and poor Apollo sits in the pound. He is not neutered, he is up to date on his shots. He is not your typical ten year old, you would never guess he was ten, he is very energetic and active. He has the cutest fuzzy face, with a hint of gray. He has gone through some training, which I took him to. He will sit, lay down and stay if you work with him to remember. He does pull when he walks for the first fifteen minutes, then he will slow down and walk beside you, he just needs to get the restless out of his system when he first comes out of the cage, then he walks well. He does get along with other dogs, the trainer and I tested him and we had him in a play area with other dogs and he was fine. Also when I was training with him, he was fine with all the other dogs, and the other owners adored him and felt bad for him because of his story. He doesn't care for cats, but I don't know if he would harm them. I think he is just interested in chasing them. He is a good boy, he loves to have his backend scratched, he will stand there and sway his butt back and forth when you are scratching him. He also likes to walk through small puddles, it is so cute. The poor fellow doesn't know what has happened. He went from a great home to sitting in the pound without his Great Dane buddy, and his owner. I try and get there and walk him as much as I can, but he needs more attention, and has been at the pound for a while now. I am hoping this story and his pictures will help get him out of the pound and into a good permanent home or a foster home. please contact if you can help him!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Three Senior Dogs at Liberty Humane Society in NJ need homes or rescue

 Conan (9-10 yrs, neutered male, pit bull mix): is an older pit mix, who has been us since September. He's sweet old gentle soul with a heart of gold. He's good with most dogs but he really relishes human attention. No handling or food guarding issues. Conan is somewhere around 9-10 years. His hips have a low range of motion so he does have trouble with stairs. Upon physical exam our vet felt and rotated his hips & fortunately concluded that while his motion is limited he's not in any pain. Conan is incontinent though. Because of this he has been adopted out & returned, as well as immediately returned from foster homes expressing interest. We're worried that we won't be able to find a home willing to take on a project like Conan & we don't want him to continue to wallow away in a cage all day. His petfinder bio is here:

 This chow chow is JoJo. Before and after pics to the left.
 (14 yrs, Male intact, Chow Chow): Poor, poor Jojo. Yesterday his guardians decided to bring him in for euthanasia. Besides entering the facility all rigidity and matted, he seemed to be in good spirits. Something just wasn't adding up. When asked why they wanted to sign him over for euthanasia, his former guardians replied that they just didn't have time for him anymore. They said he didn't have any health problems, but that his hips are bad & he does have trouble with stairs, but they just can't deal with him anymore. Even though Jojo is 14 yrs old, we figured we shouldn't just give up on him just yet! He doesn't seem like he's ready to give up himself, so it was decided he wouldn't be euthanized. Liberty Humane Society may not be in a position to provide him with what he needs in his final years, we figured we have to at least reach out & see if there is someone out there for him -- even if his former guardians won't. Jojo aced his behavior eval. He's not your typical stoic Chow Chow, oh no! Although he's a little painful in the hind end & distracted in this shelter, he seems to enjoy human company quite well. He's low-key & loves to have his head massaged & rubbed. No resource guarding issues either. He was immediately sent up to the groomers yesterday to get a new hairdo, & some much need relief. Attached are some quick before & after pics. Please share with all your senior & chow chow contacts!

Meet Tyrone aka Tyrus.
Tyrus (14-16 yrs, Male intact, Pit Bull Mix): Tyrus came to us on 11/19/11 on a day when owner surrenders were coming in left & right. When his former guardians were asked why they we're getting rid of Tyrus we were provided with a slew of reasons ranging from: new baby, can't afford, to can't handle anymore. There was also conflicting info on age. It was one baffling owner surrender! The staff did follow-up the next day to try & get confirmation on which age listed was correct, and were told at that time that he could be anywhere from 13-16 yrs. Tyrus's surrender profile revealed that he was regularly left alone for 5-6 hrs a day, seemed content when alone, is house broken, described as lazy, friendly with kids, playful with strangers, accustomed to brushing, gets along with other animals, and has no history of any behavior or medical problems. Tyrus did amazing on his behavior eval as well. He definitely has plenty of spunk left and he looooves tennis balls! He's hips aren't the greatest either, but he gets around just fine. No food guarding or any signs of aggression what-so-ever. There is just something about Tyrus that is very enamoring! I dare you to meet him, and not to fall in love.


Monday, November 21, 2011

Winter 2011 (Volume 6: Issue 4)

In This Issue:
Cover Pets: Baldo, Rina, Greyboy
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Dog Owners
Cartoon by Alexis Antelman
Featured Senior Dogs: Comet, Daniel, Misty, Precious
Adopt A Black Dog!!!
Senior Dogs and Cats for Adoption
Boogie's Tales
Go Fetch! By Bodie

View newsletter (PDF)...

Adopt Kia, great 7 year old female PB Yellow labrador

 Kia, a 7 year old female yellow lab is in need of a new home.  She is well trained, goes "potty" on command and is great with kids of all ages.  She gets along with both dogs and cats and only issues a "woof" when there is someone at the door to alert you to a visitor.  She knows both verbal and hand signal commands for: sit, stay, come, lie down, roll over, play dead, high five and will wait to eat her food until you give the "go ahead" command.  She's a sweet girl who loves to cuddle.  Kia loves to be outside: in the summer to swim and in the winter with her snow boots playing in the snow.  She is more white than yellow and has a pink nose.  Kia is on a heartguard and frontline routine monthly.  Sadly we are in the military and cannot take her on our next move. please email if you are interested in adopting this wonderful dog!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Big Grey Cat needs indoor home or rescue, senior male losing fur living outside in Phil PA

Meet "Big Gray." He's old and has been around the neighborhood for quite some time he is very gentle and social (wants to come in the house all the time and always rubs my legs) so I believe he was once owned by someone. After I had him neutered by Forgotten Cats in September he started losing his hair-could it be hormonal because of the testostorone loss? Anyway he looks pretty bad but he has beautiful clear emerald green eyes and an all grey coat (what's left of it). (my photos are bad-everytime I aimed he would follow after me!) He enjoys eating and curls up in the makeshift shelter on my back porch. He really needs a warm home before Winter-I am very worried for him since he has lost most of his coat. I really do not want him put down-he has lots of life left in him-he just needs a warm home and a caring person. If you know anyone who takes in old or "special needs" cats please show them his photo. I would appreciate anything your organization can do to help. Thank you-Michelle
P.S.-I would be willing to help pay for his food if someone reputable would take him in.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

URGENT 100 cats found in cages no food/water on glen cover LI

Nov 16

Long Island NY
*Clinic is Sunday Nov 20
Glen Cove, NY
*Glen Cove Animal Lovers League
The contact person for volunteers is Dottie at 631-220-2253.

Glenn Cove Animal Lover's League needs techs and could use an extra vet for a spay/neuter clinic for the 100 cats found caged, no food no water on a preserve in Nassau. Most of them are not spayed/neutered. I will be there volunteering all day. The clinic will run from 9 to 3 (maybe longer), this Sunday, Nov 20. As of now they have NO techs. They need techs to draw blood for testing and help with other medical needs.
This is the article on the cats:

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Senior Male Labrador Retriever needs rescue or foster/home

The New Britain dog pound picked-up a dog on the street last week. It is a male, senior black Labrador. Said to be a sweet dog, but he is old. The owner could not be located and his time is up at the pound.

If anyone has interest in fostering this sweet old man, please email me as soon as possible. He doesn't have much time left. Since he is a senior, he may be a long term foster. So please keep that in mind before you volunteer to foster him. 
Christine Paulson, Foster Home Coordinator
Sadie Mae Foundation Animal Rescue League Inc.