Adoption Stories

Alyssa and Lincoln Animal Adoption Story for PetSmart Charities® | Pet Rescue

Raised by her adoptive family, Alyssa Ruggiero knows what it’s like to be given a second chance at living a happy life. When she considered adding another pet to her family, pet adoption was the only option. 
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May 5, 2015
Family’s love provides nurturing circle for anxious stray
April 23, 2015
First impressions fade into “prettiest dog in the entire world”
April 17, 2015
Couple takes a chance, expands family with another rescue pet
April 8, 2015
Former pet purchaser is now shelter advocate and volunteer
April 6, 2015
Mom uses adoption to teach kids that older dogs need homes
March 27, 2015
Mom impressed with easy adoption process
March 20, 2015
Puppy is worth the wait for pet adoption advocate
March 16, 2015
Easygoing senior radiates youthful energy
March 12, 2015
80,000th lifesaving Rescue Waggin’ ride leads to healthy, happy home
March 4, 2015
Shepherd-corgi mix helps family continue pet-loving tradition
March 4, 2015
Playful heartworm-positive mixed breed captures family’s heart
March 3, 2015
Colorado family now includes 2 Rescue Waggin’ dogs
March 2, 2015
Puppy’s rough start reflects adopter’s own triumph over adversity
February 27, 2015
Young “goofball” restores energy, happiness to family
February 24, 2015
Adult dog is first choice for experienced adopter
February 16, 2015
Rescue Waggin’ tale shares puppy’s happily-ever-after
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May 15, 2016
I went in to Petsmart looking for a new companion for my cat Benny who is left alone most of the day. I wasn't planning on adopting right away, but as I was looking at all...
May 12, 2016
I was volunteering at a petsmart adoption center when I met this handsome boy, 3 year old Phoenix, who was an owner surrender rescued by Street Cats Rescue. When I opened his...
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