February Pet of the Month-Mika

Mika is a Hurricane Sandy survivor-  she lived on the street in Staten Island for 6 weeks after her previous family sadly lost their home in the storm.  Upon finding her, a relief worker wrapped her in a blanket and … Continue reading →

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January Pet of the Month-Miles

When I was a social worker at a middle school in Baltimore City, one of the students told me about Miles.  He was born into a troubled, chaotic home and his original family was worried that he wasn’t safe. They … Continue reading →

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December Pet of the Month- Marley

This is Robert George Marley Goicoechea Samuels, better known as Marley: He’s a 6 year old Havanese. He was a terribly shy puppy at first. But as he grew up, he became a completely different animal—a dashing, outgoing pooch. A … Continue reading →

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November Pet of the Month-Juniper

  Juniper Attila Little Bear Samuels is a loving, entertaining dog. She always knows how to get your attention, whether it’s by shredding the book you put down for a minute, chewing your glasses, or, in a moment of sheer brilliance,  … Continue reading →

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October Pet of the Month-Beanie and Simi

Meet Beanie and Simi My name is Simi Sue and this is my older (and bigger) sister, Beanie Bear. We are long coat chihuahuas, and are the best of friends. Well, I think so anyway. I am 3 and a … Continue reading →

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September Pet of the Month-Scout

All I know about Scout’s background is that she was found in Tennessee in 2008, and was brought to a kill shelter there. I was told that because of a minor medical issue she was was not going to be … Continue reading →

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August Pet of the Month-Noah and Cooper

Noah, a 6 year old Burmese, welcomed his new “brother”- Cooper (a Himalayan), over Labor Day weekend this past summer… Our lives have not been the same since! Ever the big brother, Noah never lets Cooper leave his sight… Whether … Continue reading →

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July Pet of the Month-Taco

Two-month-old Taco was found on the side of a busy highway in central Mexico in December 2008. Some kind passerby scooped her up and brought her to the local dog shelter, where Taco’s future momma and friend were volunteering while … Continue reading →

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June Pet of the Month-Bunny and BellaRoo

The Story of My Family by BellaRoo Frede Once upon a time, Mommy and I were in a very scary place. There were lots of other animals that had been picked up off the streets. I stayed close to Mommy—we … Continue reading →

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May Pet of the Month-Mr. Scruffles

Jenny found Mr. Scruffles cowering under a taco stand in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in the winter of 2009. Skinny with burs stuck in his coat and a sinus infection, she scooped him up and carried him in her … Continue reading →

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