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Click on any of the Success Story headings to see the animals we helped save. Enjoy all the happy endings and beginnings.

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Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer

Me – OW! Bastian, a cat rescued by one of our facebook Peeps, had a bad toothache. His mom just didn’t have the funds to take him to the dentist. He’s now being treated at the vet for all his woes, thanks to donations from many generous friends, including Tails of Joy. Senior Ride Rescue […]

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Horses and Doggies and Seniors, Oh My!

Happy Bastille Day Everyone, And what better way to celebrate knocking down prison walls than knocking down prison walls for our four legged friends? Ohio SPCA and Humane Society After receiving this plea, Tails of Joy was able to make a big “Little Guy Grant” to this excellent organization, thanks to all of you. “Horses […]

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Happy 5th of July!

We hope you all had a safe and happy 4th. My little dog Beau shook all night. Lots of fireworks, but it was nice to have him in my lap so long. He’s not a mama’s boy. Not every dog was so lucky. I received an urgent email from our rescuer friend Louann. She got […]

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Breaking News! Shirt Saves Dog!

Hot Town USA (which means everywhere today) Hey Peeps, hot enough for ya? Tails of Joy has the best friends on earth. We did a little sale of these shirts: And they just about sold right out. Not only that, but it reminded people we’re here, and we got some wonderful, life-saving donations too! Here […]

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Sunday Smiles

North Dallas, DASH Dog Rescue Today we helped our friends at DASH Dog Rescue in North Dallas. They do so much, and though they concentrate on Aussie Shepherds, they always have a diverse line-up of breeds in their care because, well, that’s the way rescue goes. Right now they are desperate for foster homes. If […]

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Weekend Wescue News

Happy Saturday Everybody! And of course we try to make it even happier for needy animals. This week we made a Little Guy Grant to a fund set up by a dedicated facebook friend, to build a shelter for FIFTY feral cats. Our friend and her husband have spent their lives caring for thousands of […]

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Start the Week by Rescuing!

Collin County, TX As long as we have a little bit of money, we help with some kind of rescue, somewhere, every day. Today we are helping our individual rescue partner Louann Smith with this sweet boy in Collin County, TX. He was left behind in a cage, outside a home about to be foreclosed […]

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Some June Rescue Sunshine

Very often, individual rescuers do more to rescue animals than some of the huge, national rescue groups who spend zillions of your donations on publicity and fundraising. My Brooklyn, N.Y. compadre, Alicia E., has been working in rescue as long as I can remember, and I’m remembering back about twenty years. Today, we helped her […]

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More Memorial Week Rescues

McKinney, TX – At the height of the foreclosure crisis, so many animals nationwide were left behind in empty homes, we named them “The Foreclosure Dogs and Cats”. If only people had turned them in, instead of leaving them abandoned, where they starved and got weak and sick, we could have spent our limited funds […]

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