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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Darby

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We adopted Chia, now Darby, from Animal Haven in July 2015. Before we met Darby, we had been discussing getting a dog with some seriousness and agreed we would rescue, but hadn’t been to visit any shelters or adoption events. As I was walking down Chambers Street one afternoon in early July, I noticed a …

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Humphry

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The story of Humphrey, previously named Slugo began in October 2009 with someone abandoning him and his siblings in Newark. Fortunately, a compassionate person brought him and his siblings to Animal Haven. During one of his walks with an Animal Haven volunteer my husband spotted him. He had on a vest that said “Adopt Me”.   …

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Daisy and Jack

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I adopted these two babies from Animal Haven a few years ago although not at the same time.  The little Yorkie is Jack and the Poodle/terrior mix is Daisy (known as Phyllis when at the shelter).  They are the loves of my life.  Jack is mister energy plus and Daisy is miss laid back.  They …

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Jada

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I’m not sure where to start about our love affair with Jada.  We picked her up just yesterday and she is already an integrated part of our family.   She is such a snuggling mush.  We just adore her.  She strolls around the house, has played in the snow in the yard, and has generally …

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Walter

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I adopted Walter (fka Chips) from Animal Haven in March 2014. He was a gentle giant but slightly nervous around new people and children. Two and a 1/2 years later and Walter is doing great and is now a certified service dog as well. He is an important member of our family and couldn’t be …

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