Today We Helped Starving S.Carolina Dogs

Today we donated to STICKS Rescue Organization run by Nikki Masters, for these two dogs in Columbia, South Carolina, starved almost to death by their owners. The little Weimaraner is also heartworm positive. Little Jack can barely stand. They’ve been moved to a foster home in Georgia but have a long way to go. We … Read more

Beauty’s Haven Farm & Equine Rescue Inc.

Tails of Joy was happy to be able to make a donation to this excellent equine rescue organization, currently reeling with large medical bills for large animals. Please check out the fine work they do at Beauty’s Haven Farm & Equine Rescue, Inc.     

Moving 21 Dogs in Miami to Safety

August 14th Tails of Joy was able to top off the amount needed to move 21 dogs to safety in Florida through Miami Dogs on the Move and Pawsitive4Life,Inc. Sending them to safety, where they can find their forever homes, was a good day. August 15th Jeannie and Toby, dumped at MDAS together and sent on … Read more

Petopia, For Your Southern CA Adoptions.

If you’re looking for a new family member; dog or cat, puppy or kitten, please try Petopia first. Petopia is a beautiful store in the Westfield Promenade Mall, in Woodland Hills, CA. Petopia adopts out cats and dogs rescued from animal shelters, with rescue groups on the premises. That means the groups already know all … Read more


Elayne Boosler’s Tails of Joy got us our Henry. Five years ago this week. Impossible to love anything more than we love him. Thank you. The Bursky Family, N. Hollywood, CA.  

Joy! Newsletter 2nd Quarter 2013

Thank you to all our great supporters who, with your donations and your purchases, helped us help so many wonderful, needy animals this quarter. A partial list of those we helped: Kiss a Bully Rescue Kinder4Rescue Be Kind to Animals Rescue Stray Cat Alliance  Saving Strays and Shelter Pets of Rural Texas Hearts and Hounds … Read more

Safe Gates Make Safe Pets

You have no idea how many pets we pick up on the road, who simply took advantage of an open gate. Remember to keep your gates on a lock spring so they close automatically. Keep gates locked whenever possible. Tell all recurring visitors (gardeners, etc.) to always close gates, and to make sure animals are … Read more

Barbi Twins National Geographic Interview

Passionate animal activists The Barbi Twins interview Elayne for National Geographic. Barbi Twins: If you were to describe yourself as an animal, what animal would you pick? Elayne: A comedian. Read the whole interview here on National Geographic: No Funny Business in Animal Rescue: Interview with Comedian Elayne Boosler


Do you want pure joy? Adopt a senior pet. They are already trained, calm, smart, accommodating and so very grateful and loving. They are turnkey and move-in ready. They’ve been there, done that. They are the best. Annie had been a bait dog in a fighting ring, which means her teeth had been filed down … Read more

Do Anything

People always say: “I wish I could do something. Someday I want to do rescue too. I wish I could help. If only I had the time.” Etc., etc. Every worthwhile undertaking is overwhelming. No one expects anyone who hasn’t made this her life’s work to jump in to the deep end. But, and this … Read more