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Letters below were sent to founder Jeff Gold from people helped by Rescue Me!



Sender: Pattie Doherty     Date: July 22, 2015 _
     We found the perfect family through our post on Rescue Me! Thank you all!


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Sender: Sherry Lee     Date: July 19, 2015 _
     She found a great home. They love her! I had great feedback about her. Another wonderful success story. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Mario Falu     Date: July 12, 2015 _
     I was more than anal about who was going to adopt my Jojo. I have had her all her life and we had been through some things together. Rescue Me was the perfect site for me to put her on as I was able to find out a lot about potential adopters via email and phone calls that were coming in in abundance to adopt her. I finally set in with an older couple. It was a great fit. Thank you Rescue Me for making this possible. I miss her like the dickens, but it was better that she goes with a loving family that would give her a stable environment to grow up in.


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Sender: Mario Falu     Date: July 11, 2015 _
     I posted little Booker on Rescue Me and a week later he was adopted by a very nice couple. The experience was incredibly stress free and I felt great about letting Booker go to his new home to make another family happy. Don't get me wrong, I started receiving requests for Booker no more than two hours after posting his pic, but I had to know for sure that he was going somewhere great. I had the opportunity to basically grill those wanting information about him and until I was comfortable with what they had to say about my puppy's future, I wasn't having it. Great site!


Sender: Patti Morris     Date: July 9, 2015 _
     Brandy was rescued from the floods. They were putting dogs down as fast as they came in, so I decided to help, She had so many replies for adoption that it simply made it hard to make the right choice. But I held back and waited for that right one for her personality and it worked because Barb came with her friend and she loved her. She said she just made her day, as her dog and husband had just passed away and she so needed a new buddy to be with her lonely days, So happily they both are now, thanks you, Rescue Me, for this great site that helps find the dogs in need great forever homes.


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Sender: Sonia Heathman     Date: May 29, 2015 _
     Pepper was adopted, less than 24 hours of being posted on the site, by a lovely retired couple out. She was a little timid at first, but after a couple of treats she bonded well with her new family. I know she will enjoy her new home and Rescue Me helped to make the process a smooth one. Thank you so much, Rescue Me!


Sender: Jason Coleman     Date: May 12, 2015 _
     Less than a day after posting, we found a great home for Dakota. Thanks, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Diana Gant     Date: May 10, 2015 _
     The overall experience with Rescue Me was wonderful. We would've liked more info on her and a correct age estimate. She is now home with us adjusting and we are ALL happy and in love. Thank you! :)


Sender: Denise Henock     Date: April 20, 2015 _
     I found this little guy on Rescue Me and was excited to see he was local. I went to meet him and immediately fell in love. He was so sweet and immediately wanted to play. As soon as I picked him up, he started to give me kisses. I had to have him! There was no information on him since he was a stray, and I had no idea how long he had been neglected or living by himself, but his personality was just so precious. I took him home, gave him a haircut and a bath to find an 11 pound, sweet boy underneath all those hair mats. The vet gave him a 'thumbs up' for health, and he came home to live with my two boys (Peppy and Max), a Maltipoo and Bichon. He is doing well, but it has only been two days and he likes to sleep underneath my bed at night instead of on top and hides his treats, all of which I'm sure will change once he realizes he is safe and has a never ending supply of food. We love him to pieces! I wish I could upload a picture so you could see just how precious he looks now that he has lots of love. Oh yeah, his name is Boomer! He has definitely found his forever home.


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Sender: Linea Mcpherson     Date: April 19, 2015 _
     Popeye was able to find a loving home, thank you so much for posting him on Rescue Me!


Sender: Michael Respall     Date: April 17, 2015 _
     Chubaka was adopted last Friday. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Christina F.     Date: April 17, 2015 _
     Baby the puppy went to her new home yesterday. Thank you Rescue Me for helping me find the perfect new family for her. I know she is going to be loved and cared for and will have a wonderful life!


Sender: Carolyn Miller     Date: April 15, 2015 _
     Kay was adopted within the week of posting on Rescue Me.


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Sender: Lana Woolsey     Date: April 14, 2015 _
     Instead of being taken to the pound by his previous owner, Quincy was picked up tonight by his new, forever mom. Both Quincy and his new mom seemed extremely happy and to be well suited! Thank you Rescue Me!


Sender: Sylvia Ballard     Date: April 14, 2015 _
     I adopted Scottie, a two and a half year old female, through Rescue Me and she has turned out to be the love if my life. Thank you Julie for letting me have her. -Sylvia


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Sender: Kathie Longbricco     Date: March 25, 2015 _
     Rascal is on his way to his forever home! Rescue Me is a blessing! When my father became ill and incapable of caring for his special needs Shihtzu, he felt there was no alternative other than euthanization. I was determined that Rascal would have a chance to find a happy, healthy, forever home. Thanks to this fabulous website, I found there are a lot of wonderful people with BIG hearts were willing to love him unconditionally. Thank You!!


Sender: William Glover     Date: March 24, 2015 _
     In one day, I found a good home for Lady. Thank you so much, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Patty Garfield     Date: March 24, 2015 _
     This has been a wonderful experience. The foster mom, Patti, could not have been more pleasant and my new puppy is more than I could have hoped for- she is perfect in every way. Thank you for your commitment to this project. I will certainly recommend Rescue Me.


Sender: Nola Leyde     Date: March 19, 2015 _
     Thank you to Rescue Me for having this site to adopt Bobby to his new forever home. We met with the adoptive family in their home to see if Bobby was a fit. Great family, caring environment and a good sense of keeping their animals healthy. Have a great day at the beach, Bobby, with your new mommy and family.


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Sender: Terri Poulin     Date: March 8, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. In less than 24 hours, I had an overwhelming response for Romeo and Lucy! Thank you very much to the loving, willing families!


Sender: Mary Jones     Date: March 7, 2015 _
     Rescue Me is a great and easy site to use! I'm always finding abandoned fur babies in my neighborhood. It's good to know there's a great site like yours to turn to to find a forever home for these animals. Through your site, it only took a week to find a good home for this dog. Thank you!


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Sender: Rubette Baldonado     Date: February 17, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me so much for helping us to find a wonderful loving home for Roy!


Sender: Denise Jones     Date: February 17, 2015 _
     This little precious fur baby came into our lives just months after losing my beloved Ditto. She has been such a joy and her disability has not stopped her one bit. She is now the Queen of our household. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Donna Stlaurent     Date: February 15, 2015 _
     This was the easiest website to use. I posted Milo and the next day was getting calls to adopt. I spoke with interested people and placed him in an environment where he would be happy and thrive. So, thank you to Rescue Me. A donation is on its way. -Donna


Sender: Jerri Gilbert     Date: February 12, 2015 _
     It has only been a week since driving a hour and a half to meet my sweet Tizzi Mae! It was an instant bond! She has already been to the doctor and gotten all her shots and a great healthy checkup! She has had to have dental surgery to have three teeth removed! She has done very well and feels terrific! I have been amazed at how quickly I have fallen in love with this little girl! She has truly captured my heart and the best little girl you could ask for! We both have been blessed to have found each other! Thank you Rescue Me for the wonderful blessings you have bestowed on so many! I am forever thankful, and Tizzie Mae thanks you too!


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Sender: Angel Young     Date: February 2, 2015 _
     Wow.. I know he's cute, but so are so many others. We posted Baxter around 11:00 am and he was adopted locally within a half hour. He now has a new home with a Bichon girlfriend with no male to fight with him. Thanks Rescue Me for helping all the puppies and kitties out there looking for a forever home. We thought Baccy had one here. We are heartbroken to lose him, but are other two males were ganging up on him and we didn't want him hurt badly or maybe even killed. We will miss him after having him two months but we feel he has a better home. We have checked it out and he seemed happy right away.


Sender: Rachel Hale     Date: January 26, 2015 _
     This loving guy was able to find his forever home through Rescue Me! Thank you so so much for your services, as it is incredibly difficult to find foster homes/forever homes on your own. His new family thanks you as well!!


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Sender: Maria Portell     Date: January 18, 2015 _
     Rescue Me is wonderful! Thanks to you Teddy was adopted by a loving family in less than 24 hours. Teddy's owner is in the hospital and is going to go to a nursing home. She was devastated thinking her pets were going to the pound, since she does not have any family. I took Teddy and Emma to my house ready to found good families for them, and guess what? Both of them were adopted by loving families in less than a day. Now the owner is very happy! Thanks!


Sender: Christina Guadalupe     Date: January 17, 2015 _
     Coco was welcomed into our home with open arms! She has three other dogs named Waffles, Cookie, and Bear to play with! Thanks to Rescue Me, I was able to find her! Keep up the good work! God bless!


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Sender: Justin Jorden     Date: January 14, 2015 _
     Fang was a very popular dog, so it was difficult to select a good home for him. Then, Kisha found us. She'd never had a dog before, so she was so inquisitive about Fang (his likes, dislikes, care he was provided). I could tell she really wanted him. She was easy to deal with and we were able to set up a meeting. After some initial reluctance, Fang warmed right up to her. We've since had contact and she was so grateful to have him. Her exact words were 'thank you so much, Fang has brought so much joy to our home... He's funny too!' Ultimately, that's what this is site is set up for....to bring joy into the lives of animals and the people who love them. Thanks, Rescue Me.


Sender: Dianne Perry     Date: January 13, 2015 _
     Tito was posted on Rescue Me. We had many inquiries about him. Finally the perfect home for him was found and he was adopted. They were such dog smart people, knowing they had company coming and waited until after to take him home. They are totally in love with him, sending us email photos and updates.


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Sender: Kate Simons     Date: January 7, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me! Prince found a great furever home because of you! He's in a loving home with a high school English teacher!


Sender: Lisalisa Mccall     Date: January 3, 2015 _
     Taffy has found the perfect home with a lovely couple who will treat her like a princess! Thank you Rescue Me for helping me find them. I know Taffy will be forever grateful!


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Sender: Karma Johnson     Date: January 3, 2015 _
     Thank you so much for this site. Within 24 hours of posting on Rescue Me, I had quite a few responses and just as many showings. I found most of the interested parties to be very good candidates, making the decision of who to place her with very difficult. But your suggestions and much prayer, Pepsi was adopted. Again, thanks and blessings.


Sender: Lynda Munn     Date: December 30, 2014 _
     My husband and I lost our 16 year old shih tzu in August, and have been looking for another one. We found Taffy on Rescue Me! We went to see her and it was love at first sight! We had her checked out at the vet, and except for needing to be fixed and some problems with her teeth, she is just perfect for us! She cuddles up at night in bed with us, sleeps all night, and we think she was meant to be our forever fur angel! We could not be happier with her! Thanks to Rescue Me for making our Christmas the best one ever!


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Sender: K Hodges     Date: December 24, 2014 _
     I found a wonderful home for Buttercup! I love Rescue Me. I got so many inquiries and I truly think they were all quality potential owners. I am confident she will enjoy her new owners and will be more spoiled than she already is. I hated to see her go, but I met done wonderful people. My busy work schedule just wouldn't allow me to give her the time she needed. This is the best alternative to a shelter.


Sender: Claudia Dixon     Date: December 4, 2014 _
     I knew of a little guy who just had a rotten start in life. We 'thought' he was a shih tzu. I refused to let the owner take him to the pound so I posted here on RESCUE ME! I received many e-mails and calls and was able to place him in a wonderful home with a big fenced yard. The new owners are headed to Walmart to buy him some toys already! Thank you!


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Sender: Kathy Graves     Date: December 2, 2014 _
     Rudy was adopted. He has a new brother who is 11 years younger. His name is Max. After some adjustments, Rudy is on his way to a healthy new life with his forever family. Thanks so much for Rescue Me. His new parents are taking good care of him and love him already. We look forward to all the updates in his progress. Thanks again!


Sender: Denise Moore     Date: December 2, 2014 _
     Griffin was found filthy, terribly matted, and with a hurt rear leg. I rescued him from running in and out of the street. I cut his hair off, bathed him and tended to his hurt leg. Then he made a trip to get his vaccinations before he could get neutered. He was adopted by one lady whom he didn't fit with so I picked him back up and waited a few days. Then I posted him on Rescue Me and a nice lady has adopted him into her family. He will have two Shih Tzu sister and two big brothers. His new mom has had him neutered today and he is on his way to being a spoiled little fellow. I never expected to find a good loving home so quick he was only listed for two days. I will be forever grateful for the posting that got Griffin adopted. Success because he definitely fits right in with his new family. Thank you everyone!


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Sender: Julie Weyandt     Date: November 24, 2014 _
     We have had Talula for four days. She will be working with me as a therapy dog. I am a counselor in private practice and she went to work with me for a half day on Saturday. She will need a little work on socialization, but I think she shows promise. John and Tammy can feel good about this place. She is a lover and has already adapted to two other dogs and two cats in our home. She loves the fenced in back yard and has enjoyed being off leash. Thanks for the work you do, Rescue Me.


Sender: Loisois Lehman     Date: November 21, 2014 _
     Riley was posted on your web site with his picture and a little bit about him. Three interested parties contacted me. The third one showed the most interest and was anxious to meet Riley. In person, Riley is irresistible! He won the hearts of the adopting family! Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Beth Tyler     Date: November 17, 2014 _
     Patches found a new home the day after I posted him on Rescue Me. The couple who adopted him had extensive experience with Shih Tzu's. They invited me to their home so I could see where Patches would be living. Patches's new family was warm and obviously ready to care for the new member of their family. I am so happy that Patches found a sweet loving family and I felt very comfortable leaving Patches with them.


Sender: Sue Blake     Date: November 11, 2014 _
     Mazzie has been adopted by a wonderful couple that will be home with her and will treat her like the princess she is. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Lisa Otterstrom     Date: October 28, 2014 _
     Dear All, We are very excited to let you know that Chewbaka ' Chewie' has been adopted by the wonderful Vet and his Staff who have been fostering him since he was abandoned on their back door steps in a box, nearly 2 months ago. Chewie has become a huge hit at the Animal hospital, as the front office dog in his shiny new wheel chair they ordered for him. It lets him run around and go outside to do his business and take walks. I have referred many 'Rescue Me' inquiries to the Vet who wanted to screen potential adopters due to his severe disability. He and his staff realized what an amazing little companion Chewie is and decided to keep him. Our daughter is thrilled, since Chewie has a second lease on life and she gets to see him every weekend when she interns there. A life lesson learned by everyone involved. Many thanks to Rescue Me through which all many inquiries and supportive statements were received. It was a big help when we read the outpouring of support for this sweet ShuiTzu, especially when we thought his days were numbered. It takes a Village! Warm regards and many high paws. Love, Chewie and our Family


Sender: Bronda Reed     Date: October 28, 2014 _
     We adopted 'Buddy' around Christmastime last year. He has proven to be a perfect dog for our family. He is such a loveable, sweet pet!


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Sender: Jeri Spear     Date: October 24, 2014 _
     Sugar is the sweetest, most loving, little girl. She has now gone to a loving home. Her new owner will love and take good care of her. I feel so blessed to have found Rescue Me. Knowing they are adopted by loving homes is such a comfort.


Sender: Michele Gassaway     Date: October 23, 2014 _
     We lost our beloved Shih Tzu nearly a year ago. Only recently have our hearts been ready to look for another little fur baby. Rescue Me and Vincent Luke's previous owner were the answer to our prayers. Our hearts melted when we saw the photo of Vincent Luke, and we contacted his owner immediately. A huge thank you to you, Jeff, for a wonderful service through Rescue Me, and to our dog's previous family, and an even bigger thank you for the precious gift of 'Vincie'.


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Sender: Jo P     Date: October 20, 2014 _
     We found Margeaux the perfect home on Rescue Me! So glad we found this site.


Sender: Patricia Marrazzo     Date: October 17, 2014 _
     Rescue Me was amazing. We received many inquiries immediately about our beloved Sandy. The most difficult part was choosing a home for him. He is now living in a very happy home with amazing people that I know will care and love him.


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Sender: Nancy Seligman     Date: October 15, 2014 _
     The moment I saw the ad for Manny I knew he was going to be ours. He looks like a mini version of our Maxwell and Murphy. Truly, Manny rescued me. We had to put our precious Murphy down yesterday. The pain in my heart is like nothing I've experienced and I know the tears will be ongoing for a long time. But now, as I write this, I'm laughing and smiling, watching Manny run around our house playing with toys that are everywhere. He is a little angel taking care of us. I have told him already (we've just got him five days ago) that I'm his mommy and he is going to have the best life ever. He kisses my tears and makes my heart feel better. Thank you, Rescue Me, for sending him our way. The timing is unbelievable. He was meant to be with us!


Sender: Carmen Borja     Date: September 28, 2014 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me! We needed to find a home quickly for Lucy as she was in a temporary placement with us after her owner passed away. My husband suggested we search for a Shih Tzu rescue and, within 24 hours of posting Lucy, we had six inquiries. Lucy was adopted within a few days. We are sincerely grateful.


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Sender: Vanessa Nemeth     Date: September 15, 2014 _
     I am very grateful to Rescue Me! I found a wonderful home for my mother's Shih Tzu in less than a week. Joy went home to her new family this weekend and we have already received great pictures showing her in her new setting. I received at least several inquiries within hours of posting Joy's story.. I was able to easily email, text or talk on the phone with the interested parties. Rescue Me made this all possible. I had also posted Joy's story on Facebook and had my friends spreading the word, but the real, actual interested people all came from Rescue Me. Thank you!


Sender: Sherry Lee     Date: September 15, 2014 _
     My Shih Tzu found a wonderful home with a girl who has wanted a dog since she was four years old. Now at age 12, she got her very first dog. She has a nine year old brother and they are sharing her. The parents are very glad they found her. It was a wonderful re-home for my dog and the family. I am very glad to have found this family. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Susan Diamond     Date: September 14, 2014 _
     We found a new home for Sadie with a loving family. Thank you, Rescue Me and all, for your interest in her.


Sender: Vicki Gatwood     Date: September 8, 2014 _
     Yesterday I posted that Mick needed a home. I got two responses today. The first lady wanted to come today and see him. He went home with her and appears to be going to a home that will spoil him like he needs to be. Thank you, Rescue Me!!!!!!!!!


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Sender: Lynn Morgan     Date: August 25, 2014 _
     This is a wonderful service. I think we found a great home for Nani, and she certainly deserves it. I highly recommend the use of Rescue Me. However, it is still necessary for users to perform due diligence to be certain animals are going to a worthy home.


Sender: Cesia Salguero     Date: August 18, 2014 _
     I am happy that my Quincho was able to find a loving and caring family. I am going to miss him every day, but I know this is the best for him. Rescue Me is amazing and there is a relief to know that there are still good people in the world.


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Sender: Andrea Burcham     Date: August 17, 2014 _
     I'm so grateful for Rescue Me and for all the responses to my post for the Shih Tzu we rescued but could not keep. I also tried to place him through my network of friends and co-workers but no one could take him. This sweet little dog met his new Mom today and headed off to a new home with a fenced yard and another dog to share it with. This obviously would not have been possible without Rescue Me!


Sender: Julie Vetrie     Date: August 9, 2014 _
     I have followed Rescue Me for a couple of months until the right dog, at the right age and location was posted. It was an easy transaction. We are now acclimating to to each other and looking forward to a good, long relationship. Thank you.


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Sender: Kelly Crenshaw     Date: August 9, 2014 _
     Thank you for the loving care you give these dogs! Evie was one of three dogs found as strays, starving. They were taken in by a shelter, where they lived in a dog grooming business. Evie is now with us in her new home, (our house :). She's a sweet girl, and we are thankful the process was seamless. I inquired about her two days ago, and now she's ours. Thank you Rescue me and Lisa, (owner, Dawg House Grooming), for your love and concern for dogs!


Sender: Charlotte Cagnetti     Date: July 29, 2014 _
     I have checked your site daily for two months looking for the perfect friend for my sweet little mutt, Mel. Well, today, I found him!! After meeting him I knew it was meant to be. I can't wait to pick him up tomorrow after his neuter surgery. He has found his forever home! Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Taina Passmore     Date: July 10, 2014 _
     Thank you for having this Rescue Me site. 'Nui' finally found a new home, which he needed for awhile. His family just could not take care of him. It is a win win for both sides.


Sender: Carole Brabham     Date: July 9, 2014 _
     Rudy found a wonderful home with a family who will love and care for him. While we are all sad to see Rudy go and that our mother who loves Rudy so much can no longer care for him, we are so thankful for this website that helped find him a good home where he will be happy. We posted Rudy's picture on Sunday morning and he was adopted in two days. Thank you Rescue Me. Rudy, we know you will have a happy life -- we will miss you!


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Sender: Ellen Main     Date: July 8, 2014 _
     I was interested in adopting a Shih Tzu adult dog. Cassie popped up with Rescue Me and her info and picture showed us something just perfect!! I inquired about Cassie late one evening and went to visit her a few days later. We met her and just knew that she would be a perfect addition to our little family! You could say that we rescued Cassie, but she also definitely rescued us!!


Sender: T Catania     Date: June 29, 2014 _
     The loveliest ladies drove almost three hours today to meet Moo.. It was love at first sight, and pretty, sweet Moo is grateful for a great new family. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: T Catania     Date: June 28, 2014 _
     I posted MuShu on Rescue Me on Thursday night and he was adopted today (Saturday.) by the sweetest lady, with another dog to keep him company. I feel like I've gained a new family member and MuShu is one lucky pup.


Sender: Sylvia Barnes     Date: June 28, 2014 _
     I found Bella a loving home with the help of Rescue Me. Thank you so much. I know Bella is in great hands. She already loves her first day..


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Sender: Amy Ritchison     Date: June 15, 2014 _
     Paizlee got adopted by a great family! Thank you to Rescue Me for helping me find a great family for her!!!


Sender: Vonya Marshall     Date: June 10, 2014 _
     Jade is the second dog that I adopted on Rescue Me and I've had nothing but a fantastic experience on this website. If you're looking for any breed of dog whatsoever this is the place to find your next family member. We lost our dog of 16 years, that was also a relinquished dog. We had been looking at this website for almost two years, and then came the perfect dog. Our family couldn't be happier.


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Sender: Lisa Corona     Date: June 9, 2014 _
     Rescue Me ~ Thank you for your website! I had multiple calls on Lily Donaldson and have chosen a wonderful new Mom and Dad for her. I literally just posted Lily yesterday afternoon after opening my Rescue Me account. WOW. In shock how fast your site worked for me to find a wonderful shelter dog a new home. With much appreciation! -Fluffs & Scruffs, A Dog Rescue.


Sender: Geri O'brien     Date: June 4, 2014 _
     The first person who called me adopted him today. He will have a very good home. The man was really nice and had a Shih Tzu just like him, same color and everything. Thank you to Rescue Me for helping me to find a great home for my dog.


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Sender: Steve Goodlett     Date: May 17, 2014 _
     I love the layout of the Rescue Me site, and we received a reply very quickly when we inquired about Uli (the puppy formerly known as Angel). Her foster mom was fantastic and provided a loving home for the first 10 weeks of her life. Thank you! Uli has quickly settled into her new home and is a very loving and intelligent little girl.


Sender: Cynthia Dombroff     Date: May 12, 2014 _
     We had to give up our Shih Tzu for family reasons. Through your website, we were able to choose the perfect new family for our dog, Fergie. Although we were very sad to let her go, we were comforted by the fact that she will go on to have a beautiful life with an amazing family, that we feel will love her and give her the perfect forever home. Thank you, Rescue Me, for providing a much needed service for families who are in the difficult position of having to put their pets up for adoption. Sincerely, Cindy


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Sender: Frank Manganiello     Date: May 10, 2014 _
     Honey and Skippy have found a loving home and will live out their days in a clean, loving home with a yard and many trips to the local groomer. :) Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Marlo Tamilio     Date: May 4, 2014 _
     Desi and Lucy were adopted together this weekend!! Their family is so happy to have them!!


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Sender: Tom Blair     Date: April 17, 2014 _
     I want to thank Rescue Me for helping me find a wonderful, loving home for both Simon and Phoebe. Their new family has provided me with an update, and I am pleased and grateful that they are providing such a loving home. It is such a relief to know they are well cared for. Thank you for your help.


Sender: Kelly Brosamle     Date: April 16, 2014 _
     I was going crazy wondering how I would ever find a good home for my little girl, but we found the Rescue Me site and within 24 hours we found a wonderful home for Missy. I am very glad this website is here. Thank you so much.


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Sender: Judit Horvath     Date: April 12, 2014 _
     Thank you to the Rescue Me organization and Jeff Gold for this website. Because of this, I was able to adopt out Cooper, a 6 years old shih tzu. He not only found a new home with a caring new mommy, but he got a shih tzu brother too. He is happy, and that makes me happy. Thank you so much for saving Cooper and many other pets.


Sender: Jim Cwick     Date: April 7, 2014 _
     Our family had a very sad occasion recently when my older brother passed away. My wife and I took in my brother's two Shih Tzu dogs to try to find a home for them. We have three dogs of our own, two of which were rescues, so we were not able to keep them. My brother only had one of the dogs for four months, so we decided it would be OK to split them up. I tried different avenues such as word of mouth, Craigslist, and Facebook to try to find them a home. We had the dogs for over a month, and my cousin said to try Rescue Me Shih Tzu Rescue. It was very easy to enter the dogs into the system. I entered them on a Thursday, and by Monday we found the perfect home for one of the dogs. The new owner has a two year old Shih Tzu male and wanted a companion for him. He went on the site and found our two year old female. The rest is history. We are dog lovers, and to find the perfect match made us feel like we really helped. We are still waiting for someone to adpot the male 11 year old, but we have high hopes. Thanks to this site many dogs can find a new home.


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Sender: Lola Huber     Date: April 1, 2014 _
     Great service! We were able to find a good home for our two dogs, and everyone we dealt with was very helpful and showed wonderful love for animals. Thank you so much!


Sender: Tina L.     Date: March 31, 2014 _
     Hogan was adopted and is very happy with his new family. Hogan is now a dog grooming model, as his new mom is a groomer and he models new hairdo's and body painting colors for customers. Hogan is bringing in new business. The best part is that I can still keep in contact and stop in at the shop to visit him. Thank you to Rescue Me for your help.


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Sender: Ginny Hudgens     Date: March 2, 2014 _
     A woman from New Orleans got an alert from Rescue Me! and fell in love with her. She is now on her way to her new loving home!


Sender: Teresa Bridges     Date: February 6, 2014 _
     I had been looking for a few months to find the right Shih Tzu for my parents who just less than 6 months ago lost there Shih Tzu to illness. My parents did not want another breed, it had to be a Shih Tzu. They did not want to raise a puppy, as the puppy could outlive them. My search for a Shih Tzu was a long and sad road until I found Rescue Me! I immediately e-mailed the owner of Dolice, and he answered my e-mail within the hour. In the meantime I forwarded the photo of Dolice to my parents and they knew right away that she was the dog for them. I reassured the prior owner Dolice would be an only child. Yes, I did say child, as my parents will treat this dog just like a child. Dolice, you are in good hands. You will be treated like a Queen. My experience with Rescue Me! was wonderful, I just wish I had found it sooner. Thanks to Mr. Gold for adding tips to get the dog we wanted. One tip was to act fast, and glad I did act fast, as the owner had just put Dolice on this site one hour before I called. So my suggestion to new people who are looking for that perfect dog, act fast, do not wait... Thanks to all who had a part in getting this sweet baby to my parents. Teresa


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Sender: Sandie Stewart     Date: January 26, 2014 _
     Tuffy found a very good home from a wonderful lady. He's settled in and a happy boy.


Sender: Casey Green     Date: January 26, 2014 _
     I want to thank everyone who was interested in adopting our puppy. The outpouring of love and support was incredible. We found him a loving home today.


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Sender: Marisol Cardenas     Date: January 22, 2014 _
     Its amazing how fast Chucky found a home with a wonderful family. I'm so happy and grateful for this site.


Sender: Nancy Rose     Date: January 9, 2014 _
     Luna arrived yesterday and has settled in here beautifully - likes her new bed, walks, our laps and us. We are so delighted to have here and thank Rescue Me! for making it possible. We are very appreciative. Nancy and Ralph Rose


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Sender: Pam Alvarez     Date: January 7, 2014 _
     Cookie went to her new home where she can go to work with her new father. Her new father recently lost his wife, daughter and dog within a couple of months of each other. Cookie bonded to him right away, and they both seem very happy. These two were destined to be together.


Sender: Betty Dunn     Date: January 2, 2014 _
     The very first person that called from Rescue Me! took him, and she is a wonderful person.


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Sender: Darlene Thomas     Date: December 29, 2013 _
     Reiko found a home right away once I posted him on the Rescue Me! site. The people were close to home, and Reiko took up with them immediately. Very satisfied.


Sender: Rob Otero     Date: December 22, 2013 _
     We had overwhelming inquiries and interests about Duke, and he has found his new forever home and wonderful, animal caring Mom. Rescue Me! was a God send, absolutely instrumental in finding Duke's new home and loving owner. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!


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Sender: Amy Sandy     Date: December 8, 2013 _
     The same day I posted Reilly for adoption, I had two inquiries from about 100 miles away. The second person drove over that night and instantly fell in love with him. It sure seemed that the feelings were mutual. I never dreamed he would find a good home so quickly. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Shirley Shuman     Date: December 8, 2013 _
     I posted Max on Rescue Me! just one week ago. Thanks to this website, I had multiple inquires and they were all great, but I had to choose only one. After many emails and phone conversations, I went with my instinct and I was right. I could not have given max to a better home. He is with his forever family with two beautiful children and a big Labradoodle named Clyde. It made my heart feel good when I left, I thought I was going to be very sad to let him go, but I walked away knowing that he is with the best.


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Sender: Jeann Doughty     Date: November 25, 2013 _
     Roscoe is the best dog ever. What a love, he is exactly the dog I was looking for. I had been lonely, but no longer.


Sender: Robbie Pery     Date: November 13, 2013 _
     She has found a new home. She is very happy and loves her new home.


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Sender: Joan Gibson     Date: November 11, 2013 _
     We drove to adopt Arggie. It was a whirlwind of a round trip in one day. He turned out to be a very sweet, personable, little guy. He has brought so much love and joy to a very empty pair of hearts. We had lost our 16-year old Shih Tzu 'Trap' some months back. When we learned of his urgent plight, we couldn't let anything, like being bounced around from homes to shelter, happen to him. We are grateful to his owner for giving us this precious little ball of joy, and to Rescue Me! for facilitating this adoption.


Sender: Carla Sharp     Date: November 6, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! helped me tremendously. I received many notifications from people interested in my shih tzu. She went to her wonderful new home this morning. Thank you so much for the service that you offer.


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Sender: Pamela Gorman     Date: October 28, 2013 _
     Tillie is now adopted in a forever home with another Shih Tzu, they love her and are there for her. Thank goodness!


Sender: Nicola Gordon     Date: October 25, 2013 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me I was able to find a new, permanent home for my dog. I really appreciate it!


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Sender: David Resnik     Date: October 13, 2013 _
     After a divorce, I got the two dogs, but it was challenging to adapt them to living in an apartment building with an elevator, after they had grown up having their own room and an outdoor run. I found Rescue Me! and immediately received numerous inquiries about adoption. One response was from a nice lady who already had two Shih Tzus, slightly younger, and wanted a third for her large family. We met right away, and she and Roxi seemed to really hit it off. She has since sent me photos of the three dogs on several occasions. I really appreciated the follow-through from her. It was tough enough to separate after six years... I thank Rescue Me! for making this possible.


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