Happy Tales


I adopted Sampson from Atlanta Pet Rescue on April 14th. I thought Jackson (my POM) and I were happy.  But Sampson has made us more HAPPIER than I can express. He is WONDERFUL and I LOVE him more and more everyday. We have had no problems. He adjusted to us immediately.  Jackson who is 11 years old is … Continue reading Sampson

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This is my sweet terrier mix that you called “Riley” and that I fell instantly in love with, adopted and renamed “Kipper” in May of 2011.  I truly believe Kipper was sent into my life by my deceased daughter, Tiffany, who we so tragically lost much too early on March 24th, 2011.  A mere 6 … Continue reading Kipper (f.k.a. Riley)

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I am so thankful for the dog I adopted from Atlanta Pet Rescue.  She is an Italian Greyhound/Min Pin mix and is the best dog ever.  I adopted her 5 years ago and since then, we have been best friends.  I have epilepsy and Juno has been there when I wake up from a seizure and … Continue reading Juno

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Missy ( Sunshine)

We adopted from your rescue in 2004.  She was a scared shaggy Pekingese that you guys had named Sunshine, we renamed her Missy .  No one could of predicted how much love and happiness she added to our lives.  Missy passed away February 19, 2016. I just wanted to thank your organization for all you … Continue reading Missy (f.k.a. Sunshine)

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Chester (Lister)

Since adopting Chester (Lister was I his previous name) in Dec of 2014, my wife and I have moved to Anchorage, Alaska and he has taken it like a trooper. Glaciers, mountains, snow… He loves all of it. Thank you all! Here he is training for the Iditarod.  – Jay

Frank- Happy Tales

About 6 years ago, I got Kobe the chug (now Frank) from you guys. Here’s the YouTube video you posted that sold me on him: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Meu-BeIGyWQ He’s has been a best friend of mine and a dog everyone loves, and my girlfriend submitted him to Good Housekeeping and he got in! Check it out! http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/pets/g3414/cutest-mixed-breed-dogs/?slide=4 (It says … Continue reading Frank (f.k.a. Kobe)

Ginger & Carter

A once shy girl, has found her way, and after 4 months of living with her new brother Carter, she can say I am home for good. Such a shy girl and afraid of her own shadow, when she came home, Ginger has proven herself to be a vital part of our little family. All … Continue reading Mayflower adopted 12/6/2015~ Now Virginia May (Ginger)


In the summer of 2003, we adopted a pair of 2-year-old beagle sisters from a rescue group and we named them Lucy and Sally. Introducing them to our home proved to be difficult and, more than once, we thought about giving up, but we persevered and they eventually became beloved members of our family. The … Continue reading How Our New Rescue Dog Saved Our Old Dog’s Life … Twice!


Just wanted to wish my little angel a happy adoption day! I adopted Sugar (formerly Ruby) today in 2010. Today marks 6 years of best-friendship! ❤️????


In 2013 I adopted Penny (fka Penelope) from you guys. At the time I was 22, and y’all weren’t so sure about letting someone as young as me adopt a pup. Thank you for trusting me, because Penny and I have been inseparable ever since her adoption day. I sometimes think about what would have … Continue reading Penny