Archive for the ‘Pick of the Litter’ Category

Can you help Bea- ADOPTED!

| January 25th, 2012 | No Comments »

Hi, my name is Beatrice and I’ve been waiting for my very own home for nearly two years. I’ve thought for a long time that I get passed over because of my name. Beatrice. Sounds like it belongs to someone’s great aunt. An uptight great aunt. I’ve noticed that lots of the other K9 dogs tell the history of their name – or that it means something spectacular in a foreign language. So I googled my own name. Found out that it means “traveler” or “voyager” in Latin. But even better is that Beatrice was the muse of a very famous author – Dante. Although they only ever met twice in his life, she was his inspiration. In one of his stories, she guided him through heaven. I like my name a whole lot more now. All I need as a forever friend to walk with me through the rest

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Phoenix was left on the side of the road- ADOPTED!

| June 27th, 2011 | No Comments »

The story of the Phoenix bird burning in flames and finally rising out of the ashes is a classic inspirational myth.  The Phoenix has long been presented as a symbol of rebirth, immortality, and renewal. Meet modern day Phoenix….his story is similar to the bird.  A country dog trotting down a busy road with no where to go and no one to love him.  He doesn’t see the car that hits him but feels incredible pain.  The driver leaves Phoenix on the side of the road either because they think he’s dead or they don’t care…or both.  He’s scared, in pain, and yet alone….again.  We don’t know how long Phoenix lie there suffering before a good Samaritan picked him up. Part two of our story includes surgery and a chance of rebirth.   Phoenix is recovering both physically and mentally over his accident.  They say time heals all wounds and we

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Jemma deserves a chance- ADOPTED!

| June 27th, 2011 | Comments Off

If you ever want to make a difference in a dog’s life, consider Jemma.  You are truly saving a life!  Jemma’s days were numbered when she and her pup were dumped off at a high kill shelter in Georgia.  Everyone walked by the ‘ugly’ dog with the sad eyes…they couldn’t look…it was such a sad sight.  At K-9 Lifesavers, we don’t see ugly; we see a beautiful soul who has been neglected and mistreated.  We see the skin rash is gone and a gorgeous shiny red coat.  Imagine glistening brown eyes and a tail that wags when you walk in the door.  Imagine…the possibilities…NOT the obstacles.  The Jemma we’re describing is in this broken body.  She just needs her hero to give her what she deserves more than anyone…a chance. Can you be her hero?  

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Susie Q- ADOPTED!

| March 3rd, 2011 | No Comments »

If you care anything about dogs, you know all about the evils of puppy mills. I agree – they are horrible places. I didn’t come from a puppy mill – but for three years I was used by a backyard breeder in GA to push out puppies. Don’t get me wrong – I loved my puppies and raised them right. But it wasn’t a great life for me. And then I was dumped at a shelter – my buddies there said it was “high kill” Yikes. I was never so scared in my whole life – all 3 years of it. Then some really nice people from K9 Lifesavers saved me and brought me to DC for a whole new life. In a home where I’ll be loved and cared for just because I’m me -Susie Q. I’ve got a lot of good years ahead and would love love love

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Bounty’s Brood- ADOPTED!

| December 24th, 2010 | Comments Off

Her story goes like this…

Bounty spent most of her young life living outside and ignored in South Carolina. On September 24th somebody decided they didn’t want her anymore. They put her in the car and dumped her behind a kill shelter after hours. Bounty found herself alone, scared and pregnant. K-9 Lifesavers stepped in and found her a foster home, three weeks before giving birth to 12 puppies.

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