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Adoption Stories

Adoption Stories

We receive wonderful stories of TCHS alumni on a regular basis, and we want to offer our sincere thanks to all who take the time to share them with us. We are invested in each and every pet we care for, and we want the best for them!  This is why we do what we do. Why you give, volunteer, adopt, and encourage your friends and neighbors to do the same.

Share Your TCHS Adoption Story:  email your story with photos to or message us on our Facebook page for future publication. We love to hear how our alumni are doing!


Everyone who adopts a “rescue dog” feels like they got the best one ever.

Spoiler alert: Everyone who says that is right!

Duke is a 2-year-old dog who came to TCHS as a transfer from another facility in May; he was adopted in June.

“I took all three of my kiddos in to meet Duke, and we all fell in love with him instantly, so we left with him. All of the descriptions of Duke were so spot-on; he is truly a happy-go-lucky dog who loves to just be included with anything and everything in the family. As his training gets better he will be able to join us for more public events, too!”

Duke’s family says there are many reasons he’s the best: “He's a wonderful companion dog who is motivated for training, he is doing amazing with the kiddos in our family, he is a very affectionate dog especially when it comes to licking. Riding in the cars is definitely a highlight of the day for him.”

“When an 85-pound mammal licks your tears away, and then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” Kristan Higgins

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  • Total Surgeries


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