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



Sender: Cynthia Figueroa     Date: April 28, 2016 _
     Thank you so much, to Rescue Me! My peppy little Oreo had a long list of fantastic folks asking about him, I couldn't even keep up with all of the emails! I am thrilled to say that he has been placed with in a loving home and best of all, he has an adorable Shih tzu playmate! I am so happy knowing his days will be full of play and companionship.


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Sender: Rolanda Gaskin     Date: April 24, 2016 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. Louie was adopted this weekend by a wonderful family! My heart was sad to see him go, but I do believe they will love him so much. He really took to them better than we expected. We love you, Lou Lou, forever.


Sender: Carol Fields     Date: March 21, 2016 _
     Miss Chloe has a new forever home and wonderful owner. I am so thankful for Rescue Me. My father passed away and he had three Shih-Tzus. I already had two of my own. I couldn't keep them all and I was heart broken about trying to find a home for her. This site made it so easy and I really feel that people that responded are all animal lovers. Thank you for this site and may it continue to save many animals.


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Sender: Jennifer Endsley     Date: March 4, 2016 _
     Thanks so much, Rescue Me. They all got good homes!


Sender: Debbie Tomiko     Date: February 21, 2016 _
     I found an awesome family to adopt my precious, Dutchess. I miss her so much, but she at least has a family that is going to be home around her all the time. She is a wonderful, loving girl. We plan on keeping in touch! Thank you to Rescue Me too!


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Sender: Diana Sasse     Date: February 18, 2016 _
     I had such a positive experience with your website that I wanted to write and thank you for the valuable service you provide for animals and their people. I first became aware of a Shih Tzu in my neighborhood about a month ago. I could hear it barking fit fully every evening, and it would continue into the night. Finally, I walked down the hill to investigate. The backyard where the sound was coming from being pitch black; I knocked on the front door. My neighbor told me that the dog had been left there by his niece, who didn't want her. The dog was four months old, and barked because they didn't let her inside. After meeting the dog, I asked if he would be willing to let me find her a home, and he readily agreed. I found your website that night and posted the puppy and her situation immediately, expecting a fairly drawn-out process. However, I was thrilled with the immediate response I received. The next day I was swamped with calls and emails from people across the country who were interested in adopting this lonely puppy. It was fantastic! Over the next 12 hours, I met many kind folks - animal people are the best - and through Rescue Me, was able to find this dog a wonderful, loving home in my area, all within 24 hours of the initial post! Your volunteers were great at communication and support, and I want to thank you all very, very much!


Sender: Samarion Marshall     Date: February 6, 2016 _
     Thank you so very much for this website!!! After having my baby boy, it was extremely difficult to continue providing care for Bailey. I struggled with using a shelter to find him a home. I'm so glad I didn't give up on finding a family to make the transition easy. Rescue Me allowed me to locate Bailey a new home within HOURS close to my location. His new family is GREAT, and I know they'll be lifelong friends of my family. I truly feel blessed to know great people like his adopted family still exist in this crazy world we live in. I will recommend your services to more people who cross my path and need assistance with their furry animals. God Bless and thanks again!!!


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Sender: Adrienne Morgenroth     Date: December 30, 2015 _
     Yippee! I found the perfect home for Pokey. His new owner is just as crazy about him as I was. Now he has a companion dog to play with, a nice big yard to play in and a loving environment that he will flourish in. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Gary Miranda     Date: December 23, 2015 _
     Rescue Me was an amazing experience. The adopter contacted me within 24 hours showing interest and even lived within two blocks of us. They were a great family and have taken Beardsley home!


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Sender: Diane Murphyy     Date: November 24, 2015 _
     I posted a dog found on Rescue Me. She was in decent shape, but older and needed some medical care. She was very, very sweet. I tried to find her owners to no avail. No chip, no collar, no tags and no signs of someone looking for her. I posted her here and was quickly contacted by a very nice lady who was looking for a dog just like her. Within a day, we met for a meet and greet. She seems like a very responsible pet owner. This little dog left my house today in her new leash, harness and seat belt to go to her new home with her new found brother. It all worked out for the best. I know this little one is in good hands.


Sender: Valerie Davis     Date: November 15, 2015 _
     Izzy was adopted. I am sure she is going to have a great home. I LOVE this Rescue Me site. Thank you for all your help in getting Izzy adopted.


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Sender: Gail Davis     Date: November 7, 2015 _
     Excellent people all caring and looking for a family pet. Many choices but only one Bella. We did the home visit which was important to us to find the perfect fit. The people were completely understanding that we loved our pet, but needed her to go with another family. She was adopted by a lovely couple within a week. They also offered to send updates and email pictures, which makes the transition easier for my daughter. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Kim Ovard     Date: November 2, 2015 _
     I just found Rescue Me, and I am amazed at how fast, from posting Mr. Wiggles to hours later his new family adopted him!! I have Tugg's Pink House of Wuff, we appear at comic-con's with Tugg's comic book, have been on Rachael Ray's TV show, and now also run an adoption center Animal Hope Pet Adoptions. We will be posting our kids here and telling the world about all the good things y'all do. Thank you Rescue Me!!


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Sender: Teri Scherer     Date: November 1, 2015 _
     Hyde and I were so happy to find him a new family. Rescue Me really is a great site to connect with people looking to find the best home for a dog. Thank you for making this a really great experience.


Sender: Steve Lynch     Date: October 30, 2015 _
     Romeo's foster parents were so loving and caring about Romeo finding just the right home. They were patient with my questions and concerns, and I felt well prepared to care for this happy, little guy. He's been my constant companion for less than a week, and I can't imagine life without him. We are a good pair and really enjoy watching football together! Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Cassidy Berry     Date: October 28, 2015 _
     My experience on Rescue Me was amazing. The woman has been so amazing and so willing to help me get my Shih Tzu Maltese Mix. I felt completely comfortable asking questions and asking for help. I will pass on the word about this web site to anyone looking for a rescue dog. Thank you so much!


Sender: Heather Pion     Date: October 24, 2015 _
     I am so happy to announce that little Ms. Kurtsie found a new home with a special needs child and stay at home mom. Thank you so much for offering your interests, compassion and rehoming opportunities. I've been rehoming stray and abandoned pets for years, and Rescue Me certainly makes that passion a little easier to see through. Thanks Rescue Me!


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Sender: Becky Emerick     Date: October 24, 2015 _
     Our little Charlie was just adopted by a super loving family. It couldn't have been an easier process. Thank you, Rescue Me, for making this available!


Sender: Margaret Causey     Date: October 22, 2015 _
     We are thrilled to have Molly as part of our family. She is such a good Shih Tzu and learning her new surroundings. We had been looking for several months when Molly appeared on Rescue Me and I knew she would be the dog for me. She is learning the neighborhood on our daily walks and have taken her to meet her Golden Retriever cousins. She enjoyed playing with them. There is nothing more rewarding than rescuing a dog that faces an unknown future. We thank the owner and the good friend who made this all possible for Molly and us.


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Sender: Amber Gent     Date: October 14, 2015 _
     Amazing experience! I needed my dog adopted asap and only to the perfect couple. Within less than an hour, I got a call and told them ALL about my dog, faults and all. They were not deterred and explained they intended to use a trainer and obedience school. They came and met him the next day and it was a perfect match!!!!! I know he's in a wonderful home instead of a shelter! Nothing can beat the feeling of knowing where your dog is going and that he will be okay, happy, and loved!! Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Kathy Sins     Date: October 11, 2015 _
     Thank you so much for Rescue Me! My nine year old Lhasa/Schnauzer mix, Grayson, just lost his best Shihtzu buddy to cancer two weeks ago, and it has been a very sad time for both of us. When I was told that Grayson howled all day while I was at work I knew that he needed a canine buddy sooner rather than later. He has never been alone before. We found several good candidates on Rescue Me and we went to meet them at a small shelter. Grayson seemed to get along best with Hershey, so after several visits he came home with us. So far things are going well. Hopefully we will train Hershey to become a pet therapy visitation dog at nursing homes, which is what Grayson and his buddy did together for years. Rescue Me made the search so much easier.


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Sender: Cheryl Fenton     Date: October 3, 2015 _
     This was the most awesome experience. Chester found a wonderful home because of Rescue Me. I received a lot of emails regarding Chester, but I set up a meeting today and it was love at first sight. Thanks again for all you do for the animals!!


Sender: Trudy Breslerman     Date: October 1, 2015 _
     I was lucky enough to adopt Cubby and he is now the loves of our lives. He's still a little shy and my other little Shih Tzu is trying to make friends with him, but at the moment, he's playing hard to get. He is attached to me at the hip and I love it. He looks very much like my 16 year Shih Tzu that I unfortunately lost this summer. He is a blessing. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Cyndi Burress     Date: September 10, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. Gracie, a Shitzu mix was adopted by a lovely lady. It was love at first sight. Gracie is very shy and is intimidated. For this reason she had a couple of failed fosters. Her new mom is retired, and Gracie will be the only fur baby. She has a fenced yard and is putting in a doggy door. She has a car seat for safe travel. Gracie is learning to enjoy her new mom and home. She will be greatly missed by her foster mom and other fur baby friends. Love you Gracie. God bless you and your new mom.


Sender: Marcy Maney     Date: August 25, 2015 _
     My son was driving a country road where we live, and found this cute, little, neglected Shih Tzu male. He brought him home, and after a week in our unused dog pen, (I hadn't known what to do to find him a home), my neighbor suggested Rescue Me. Within less than a day, I found him an awesome home. These people really love this breed, and had lost their beloved male a couple of weeks before due to illness. What an answer to prayers! Thank you so much for the work you do!!


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Sender: Lisa Napier     Date: August 25, 2015 _
     Charlie was actually reunited with his original family who owned him after being lost for two years. The family was elated to have him back. It's a very long story but being on the site helped him be found. Rescue Me has helped me with many dogs over the years. I will continue to use their site to get dogs adopted!


Sender: Alma Harper     Date: August 18, 2015 _
     My friends (we are all senior citizens) wanted a little girl doggie for a companion to their little poodle, a rescue dog.. I have been looking for over a year for a dog for them. We saw one last week and when I called she was adopted that day. My friend said it doesn't have to be a poodle it can be a Shih-Tzu. I came back to Rescue Me and little Missy's picture said I'm waiting for you. I sent her picture to my friends and they said, 'yes make it happen.' I got in touch with the owner and she is wonderful, pleasant and loving lady. We met and Missy is awesome, she settled right in. We can't find a thing wrong with her. She is well behaved, housebroken, loves to play... A little loveable doll baby. She is definitely a diamond. She will never want for anything.. Both dogs are getting along, and are loving to each other. Barbara, the owner, was wonderful to work with.. Thank you Barbara.


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Sender: Patti Morris     Date: August 11, 2015 _
     Have you ever heard of fate? Well, that is exactly what happened, fate. This senior was on the EU list. The owner dumped him, and he was about to be put down. He is eight to ten years old. Holly, a friend and fellow rescue person, told me about him and asked if I knew anyone wanting to adopt him. I said let me see what I can do. Time was running out and the transport was leaving at 6:00 AM. Before I went to bed, I looked and there it was, my answer to save this dog. Lynn said I have been looking for a senior Shih Tzu. Her dog is now 13 years old and going blind, and needs a buddy. I called her, and it is a PERFECT MATCH! The funny part is she had never before been on the Rescue Me site, and she did not know what drew her to it. As soon as she saw him, she said that is the dog I want. The next funny part is the transport driver was to leave at 6:00 AM, but her phone went black and she did not wake up in time. She called everyone to make sure she did not leave, because she had to go buy a new cell phone. Because of that, she picked up the Shih Tzu, and he is now headed on the transport to his new forever home. God is good. He had a plan for this dog and Lynn was it! The broken phone played a part in saving this little Shih Tzu's life. I love happy endings!


Sender: Ida Akers     Date: August 6, 2015 _
     Jack found a wonderful home with a gentleman that adores him. I think this adoption was a good fit and Jack gained a sister. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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


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!


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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.


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!


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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.


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!


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


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! :)


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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.


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!


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


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!


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


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!


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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


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!!


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


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.


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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.


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!


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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!


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


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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.


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


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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!


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.


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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!!


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!


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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!


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.


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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.


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!


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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!


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.


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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!


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.


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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!


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!


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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!


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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


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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!


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.


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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'.


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


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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.


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!


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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.


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!


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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.


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.


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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!!!!!!!!!


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.


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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.


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!


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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.


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!


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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!


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.


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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!


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!!


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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.


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.


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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..


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!!!


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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.


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.


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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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