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Lisa Zidek and her husband are sitting on the couch, watching television, when they feel someone behind them, breathing on their necks. They aren’t alarmed. It’s just their dog, Buddy. He was about 4 months old when they adopted him. Now, just over a year later, “He has grown to …

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 …

Sometimes stress gets to a boiling point, and Marianne and Dan were about there. They had gotten engaged, were making wedding plans and had bought their first home together. “We found ourselves forgetting what brought us together, and that was love,” Marianne says. To make matters more stressful, Dan’s childhood dog …

A smile worked wonders for a little Pug/Terrier mix named Princess, who was listed on Petfinder by Kritter Kamp Rescue in Elk Grove, California. It gained her a home. Chandler Hayden had been looking for a dog to adopt for several months, but when she spotted that winning smile, she …

Mowgli has been around. The Labrador Retriever lived in a fraternity house as a youngster, and perhaps it was something of an animal house in the worst sense of the word. He came away from the experience anxious and aggressive toward young men. In January 2014, he was taken to a …

Life without a dog was miserable, says Sue Beriau of Forest Dale, VT. She and her husband had had dogs for 20 years – first Gyp, then Bobby and Zoe. When the last of them passed away, the couple was bereft. Sue had a trip to Europe planned, but as …

After several years at Kim Acres Animal Sanctuary in Von Ormy, TX, Precious, a Labrador Retriever, was going to a forever home.  She’d been at the sanctuary since she was five months old, sent there by the staff at an animal shelter who deemed her unlikely to be adopted because of …

Valerie Cook isn’t one to let life’s little things hold her back. To her, giving a dog a pill for incontinence once a day was one of those little things. To others, such a responsibility made them pass by a lovable yellow Labrador Retriever named Rose, who was listed on …

Jack was a bit of a fatty (40 lbs. overweight) when Kate O’Brien and her husband of Camarillo, CA, saw him on Petfinder. But the Labrador Retriever had been at Canine Adoption and Rescue League in Ventura, CA, for a year, and to them, that was way too long. This …

On Easter Sunday, Rocky, a Labrador Retriever/Husky mix pulled a nine-year-old girl, Samara Wagner, from an icy river in Edmonton, AL. By the time Adam Shaw and Rocky, who were walking nearby, reached the ice, after hearing screams for help, both Samara and her sister had fallen into the water, …