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Adoption Stories The Wet Nose Blog
Abby cadabra: magic shelter dog works wonders for family who rescued her
Do you believe in magic? Vinnie and his family sure do, and it is all thanks to an …Read Full Story
Loving shelter dog is “best therapy in the world” for retired airman
Last summer Bill lost two beloved pets within two months of each other. Overcome with grief, the retired …Read Full Story
You’ve got a friend in Meeg: how an Army veteran stumbled upon his new best friend
A National Guardsman and his wife were struggling to make a new city feel like home. They found …Read Full Story
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Iraq/Afghanistan veterans suffers with major depression, increasing their risk of suicide
How can a pet relieve depression?
Pets give unconditional love and acceptance, and a renewed sense of purpose in our livesAdopt a Pet
Pets will not make it out of a shelter alive each year, roughly equal to the population of Iowa
How does adopting a pet help?
Every dog or cat adopted makes room in a shelter for another animal to be savedAdopt a Pet