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Crystal and Chris Herndon dreamed of having a dog when they moved into their first place together. He had always had pets, but she had never had one. When she and Chris decided the time was right, Crystal began reading articles on Petfinder about adopting a pet before they took …

Julianna Murphy adopted Dakota, a Belgian Shepherd/Golden Retriever mix, from Guelph Humane Society in Ontario. The dog had been picked up as a stray. He was thin, and his coat was matted. But sometimes someone just knows this is the one. “Dakota won my heart,” Julianna says, “and I could …

The Golden Retriever mix at Panhandle Animal Welfare Society in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, wasn’t putting her best paw forward when the shelter worker took her photo for her Petfinder listing. She wouldn’t look up at the camera and just stood there with her tail tucked tightly under her body. …

For five sweltering days, the dog lay beside the road. People passed by, presuming him to be dead. Eventually someone stopped and found that the dog was alive, but barely. Three bullets had pierced his body and open sores riddled his skin. Luckily, he ended up at HART (Homeless Animal …

Bo’s person left him with a friend about six or so months ago, and the friend took him to a shelter before Christmas. Friend, indeed! Bo, a Golden Retriever, was suddenly homeless. For lack of space at the shelter, he was kept in a small crate and soon developed an …