Animal Success Stories
As an all volunteer foster-based rescue group, successful adoption stories are the only compensation we seek! Our Foster Caretakers, who spend weeks or months loving the animals in their care, always want to know how their “babies” are doing once they have found their forever homes. We hope that the adoption of a pet is not the end of a process but the beginning of a relationship between A Second Chance Puppies and Kittens Rescue and our adoptive families. If you’ve adopted a dog or cat from us, please share your story! Success Stories and pictures can be sent to email@example.com.
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I know it's been a while since we adopted Empress, but that doesn't mean that we can't share how she is doing!
Empress is an amazing dog and an amazing friend! We first were fostering her for a few weeks and then we officially adopted her on April 28th, 2012. Empress is definitely a momma's girl! She can not go five seconds without being around her momma. When we were fostering Empress we also had another dog named Diesel, but unfortunately we had to put him down because they found three tumors on his heart. When Diesel passed away Empress didn't know what to do with herself. She would walk around the house looking for him not knowing where he was. Eventually she knew that he was gone forever and that was that.
Empress is truly a goofball! When you throw one of her toys she will run and get it and she will slide into the wall because she is running so fast! She loves to sleep upstairs with us and she loves to drool when she goes for car rides. But overall Empress is an amazing, loving, caring dog and I don't know what I would do without her!
We appreciate everyone at A Second Chance Rescue and what you all do for these animals!
The Lambro Family
First, I would like to thank you for all the wonderful work that your organization does. As an adoptive parent, the process was not without hurdles and I appreciate that. It might take a little longer to adopt through A Second Chance, but it is truly for the benefit of the animal as well as the human - so that we may form a lasting bond and find the perfect fit for each of us.
I fell in love with Apollo (formerly ET) the moment that I saw him at Petco. There were no ifs, ands, or buts about it - we would be together forever. When I saw him for the first time, he was playing with his brother. But, when I walked to the cage, he saw me, stopped, and sat down. I was instantly enamoured. As we took each other for a walk around the store, he showed what a baby he really was by bunching up in my arms and nuzzling my neck. I...was...a...goner. As I finished the paperwork, my boyfriend and his mother (because it is a family affair with us), picked out his harness, leash, and toys - with Apollo leading the way! Then, he went for his first car ride.
When we walked into his new home, the first thing he did was lay down in what is now known as "Bubba's Blanket" and has been our baby ever since. As we celebrate Apollo's 7th month birthday (he gets VERY excited about this) we reflect on what life was like before him - we can't even remember it. The saying is true, "Dog is a man's best friend." He is loved by everyone he encounters and we are so thankful that a chance meeting turned into a wonderful chapter of our lives filled with laughter and love.
I am so grateful to A Second Chance Rescue. Without it, I never would have met the love of my life and the piece of our family that was missing. Thank you again for everything that you do. You are a blessing.
The Clancy Family
E-trade is renamed FIGARO, he is doing awesome with the family. He is a very good dog with children, other people and other dogs. He likes to eat play and rest just like a perfect puppy. He brings lots of joy inside the family, he grows strong and fast and likes toys.
Chris and I are so happy we made the decision to adopt Bella (aka -Elita), she is an amazing puppy, very loving, active, and smart! We are having a lot of fun with her and making full effort in training her which she was adapted well to the crate training which has also helped a great deal with house-breaking her.
Bella is very friendly and loves people, children and other dogs. We live in a community with a lot of other dogs so she has made several friends here. We also bring her with us on weekends to the dog beach in Juno Beach or parks, and sometimes downtown West Palm. She is very social and I think it's great we have introduced her to that at an early age.
I have attached a few photos - I take her picture all the time so she's now use to it and will pose for me :)
Thank you for checking in and for emailing us, we know how much each dog means to your oganization and it's wonderful what you do for all the animals!
Nikki and Chris Schwartz
Dear Second Chance,
Emmie is doing fantastic! She has adapted very well to her new home. We found that she loves to play soccer with her tennis ball, and run around the backyard with our other dog, Zero. They are great friends now.
They spend their afternoons wrestling and playing tug-of-war, and when they are all worn out they make their way inside to the couch for a nap. She is now at a very healthy weight, and she is getting better at listening.
Emmie is also very affectionate, once someone sits down on the couch next to her she immediately jumps up on them for kisses and hugs. We just love the new addition to our family!
Thank you for all you do!
Lisa and Ray Melanson
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