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Adoption Stories The Wet Nose Blog
Retired sailor smitten with Snoopy the spotted shelter dog
A retired sailor was looking for a four-legged friend for his family. A little Shih Tzu mix was awaiting …Read Full Story
Deaf bait dog teaches military family about love and forgiveness
A Pit Bull left deaf from abuse as a bait dog opens minds and hearts in the military …Read Full Story
Veteran credits abandoned Pit Bull with saving her life
Wilma was struggling with loneliness, depression and chronic pain. An abandoned Pit Bull ached for a home of …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