Success Stories

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Success Story – Mattie

Success Story – Mattie

Mattie – Mattie a 3-year old female basset, came to live with me on March 9, 2011. I have had many bassets over the years and recently lost one after 14 years.  I had intended to wait a long time to allow another dog into my life but one look at Mattie on your website...

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Success Story- Doolittle

Success Story- Doolittle

Doolittle – Doolittle spends most of his time in his new mom’s arms or lap.  He sleeps at the bottom of her bed under the covers by her feet. He loves to bark at the window (guard dog)!  He tilts his head when she talks to him. After several different bags of food he...

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Success Story – Colby

Success Story – Colby

Coby – Coby was in various ARR foster homes for 2 years until he finally found his forever home!  What a journey this little guy has had. This is why we do what we do!!  A dog for every home and a home for every dog.  Here’s a note we received from his new home: Hi –...

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Success Story – Cagney

Success Story – Cagney

Cagney – Here’s a happy puppy!  CAGNEY was adopted as a little puppy by the Nelson family in Parker, Colorado.  They just shared this new picture of Cagney taking swimming lessons!  Cagney has completed her puppy training classes and is becoming a very well-behaved...

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Success Story – Duke

Success Story – Duke

Duke – Duke (formerly Durango) weighs 30 lbs. He finished beginning training class and is now on advanced training. I am so excited that I kept him. He is a great dog with a great disposition. I love him so much. He goes to puppy day care 2-3 times a week, while I am...

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Success Story – Aspen

Success Story – Aspen

Aspen – Aspen, the white and orange kitty snuggling with the family dog, is a walking miracle – literally.  Born with a severe deformity in his front legs, Aspen struggled to learn to walk.  When he was a tiny kitten, his funny bowlegged gait looked adorable, but...

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Success Story – Bonita

Success Story – Bonita

Bonita – 3 months ago today Bonita joined our family. She cried all the way from Fairplay to Co Springs. Now she travels in peace, burrowed in pillows and blankets. She has been to 16 states and is saying hello from Nashville, where, unfortunately she hasn’t met any...

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Success Story – Edward

Success Story – Edward

Edward – Is there anything more heartwarming than a boy and his dog?  These pictures of Edward, adopted as a tiny puppy, and now enjoying life to the fullest with his new family, are sure to make you smile!  Edward’s family writes, “Edward is very happy in his forever...

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Success Story – Oakley

Success Story – Oakley

Oakley – Oakley a one-year old boxer mix, was adopted by a trainer at American Dog School after A.R.R. sent him there for socialization.  Oakley was transported to ARR from the Montrose, CO area where he had been living in the woods for 3 months with his two sisters...

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Success Story – Abby

Success Story – Abby

Abby – Abby is obviously happy to be with her new mom and dad on the drive home and immediately settled into her new home comfortably.  Here’s what her adopters, Samantha and Levi, have to say: “We have made our decision and we are so excited to make Roxie (now Abby)...

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Success Story – Anna

Success Story – Anna

Anna – Anna came into the Farmington NM Animal Shelter barking and growling.  They were going to put her down, thinking she was too aggressive to be adoptable.  However, ARR’s volunteer, Kelly Lombardo, asked if they were sure it wasn’t fear-based aggression?  Sure...

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Success Story – Bodi

Success Story – Bodi

Bodi – Here’s an email we received from one of our adopters, Stacey, who brought Bodi into their home through ARR:  “Thought I would share a picture of one of our family members we adopted from ARR. This is Bodi’s first camping trip. He was pretty nervous the first...

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