Petfinder Foundation News

Success Story: Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge Inc

Have you ever seen anything more heartwarming than rescued dogs letting go of the past and playing freely in the sunshine? Exercising their minds as they prepare for new lives? RBARI’s rescued dogs now have a brand new, safe and beautiful place to run and exercise without restrictions. It is be...
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Success Story: LifeLine Animal Project

Princess Buttercup (first photo) came into the shelter emaciated and extremely shy. She was very scared of noises and needed a quiet home in which to decompress. She was able to leave with a foster family who would work on her social skills while she gained her health. They fell in love and later...
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Success Story: Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter

The following dogs have been trained specifically by Vanessa Marin, who attended the Dogs Playing for Life mentorship program at Austin Pets Alive! in Austin, Texas. She has seen a significant reduction in stress in all of them, and several have gone on to forever homes. Many had been returned du...
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Success Story: Friends of the Plymouth Pound, Inc.

Rosie and her sister Rachel were presented to a local veterinarian for euthanasia due to their owners no longer being able to care for them and family members not wanting them. Both were 10 years old and in good health. The veterinarian contacted Friends of the Plymouth Pound to see if we could m...
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Success Story: Heartland Animal Shelter

When I returned from the training in November, I was determined to get our longest-term dog, Blade (first photo), into a playgroup. For his entire tenure at the shelter, he had never interacted with another dog because we believed him to be too reactive. During the training, I could not stop thin...
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