Success Stories

We love to hear about all the wonderful new lives of former Animal Haven adoptees. We think visitors to the website or people thinking about adopting a pet from Animal Haven would love to hear their stories as well.

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Dixie

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We adopted our beloved chihuahua mix, Beau, in 2006 from Animal Haven in Queens. He passed away this August after a happy life with us for 12 plus years. We saw Dixie and fell in love with her. She’s been adapting so well to us and the house and her walks. She thinks the blowing trees are …

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Max

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Max was a staff favorite while at Animal Haven, but the longer he stayed in the shelter, the more anxious he became. He spent several weeks in a foster home, and was such a good boy – we just knew that all it would take for him to reach his full potential was a forever …

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Fable

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Well, as I write this, Fable is all tucked away under a fleece blanket, next to the heater, on her orthopedic bed. Can you hear her snoring? Good thing, because it can be a little deafening! Hahaha! No worries, of course. She’s no competition for my husband! Sigh. Fable is a big fan of car …

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Chubz

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When Chubz arrived at Animal Haven, we knew he’d need a super-special adopter who would be patient, gentle and willing to go at Chubz’s speed. Chubz was extremely shut down and terrified of new people. But after some in-house training and a lot of love, Chubz found his people. He is thriving in his new …

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Southside Johnny

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We wanted to send you a quick photo of Cat Stevens (Southside Johnny), now that we’re coming up on a year since we adopted him. We were going to wait until October when we got him, but Matthew and I were going through old photos of Cat and comparing them to now and WOW! What …

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