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Happy Tails ~ Adoption Success Stories

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Domineaux & Rozinante

Domineaux and Rozinante were surrendered to BHS at only a few weeks of age. They had been abandoned by their mother and their eyes had just opened.

A kind woman saved their lives by bringing them in to the shelter. The brother and sister pair came home with me only hours after being dropped off.
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Charleston

Charleston’s Story

This is the story of our dog, Charleston, who has overcome adversity and abuse and become a loving and playful family member thanks to the BHS and a lot of TLC. Charleston is currently about 5 years old and is a mix of Pit-bull, Lab & Border Collie. As a young dog he suffered through... Read More & View Photos

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Dalek

It is difficult to imagine what life was like before I had Dalek in my life. Formerly known as Sabrina when she entered the Humane Society from the streets, Dalek has become one of the things I most look forward to after a long day at work. I have had her for almost 3 years to the day and she has won... Read More & View Photos

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Bella

Hello Everyone at the Butte Humane Society.
We adopted Bella from you on Sunday (German Short Hair & Pit Bill mix). She is having a"hard time" adjusting as you can see from the photo attached.

We will be forwarding more pictures soon!

Thanks for all your assistance and wonderful experience,
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Licorice

I adopted Dracula aka Licorice this last weekend, and just wanted to let you know how much love and life he has brought to my mid-life empty nest home. He is very lively and interactive. I have attached a photo of him "helping" with a jigsaw puzzle. I have since named him "Lucky" as I am lucky to... Read More & View Photos

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Mia

Female

The Tail of Mia

We first saw Mishan on the Butte Humane Society web site on September 2nd, 2009. She
reminded us so much of our Aussie/Husky mix, Hobbes, who we had lost two years before. But Mishan would prove to be nothing at all like Hobbes.

We were told by the BHS staff that they would not... Read More & View Photos

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Piper & Dash

I had two wonderful rescue cats, siblings named Rebel and Lilac. They were two and half years old and devoted to each other. Sadly last fall, Lilac was diagnosed with kidney failure. November and December were a very sad time for me and for Rebel. Both of us were grieving and moping about. In early January... Read More & View Photos

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Tombo

Hi my name is Alysia Miller and I adopted the greatest dog from Butte Humane in February, Tombo.
I am a first time dog owner, and my experiences with Tombo have been absolutely fantastic. Tombo was a surrender to Butte Humane, and while I know that decision must have been very difficult for his first... Read More & View Photos

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Harry aka Petri

Hi,

We are Lane and Patricia Jackson and on March 18th we adopted Harry (aka) Petri.
There are not enough words to tell you how grateful we are for our little guy. He is perfect in every way. When it is time to go out to the front yard to water the plants, he is ready to go. He dashes out the front... Read More & View Photos

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Tiger

In 2009, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had to undergo aggressive chemo, to be followed by surgery and radiation. My beloved cat, Chuck, went missing in May of 2009, and I spent the summer fighting the effects of chemo and longing to see my little buddy again. By late August, I had finished chemo... Read More & View Photos

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Olyvia

About a year and a half ago, I visited Butte Humane Society. As I walked past the cages of kittens, one little girl insisted I come see her. She stood up on her hind legs and looked directly into my eyes. Her tag read "Alice," but she told me her name was Olyvia as she climbed onto my shoulder for a... Read More & View Photos

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Rizzy-Raisin

In March 2011 I decided to adopt from the Butte Humane Society. Best decision I have made in my entire adulthood. At the time, Rizzy-Raisin was named Costello and she was one of a few pups they found abandoned in a box. I met her and I immediately cared about her. Rizzy was too small to go home so I... Read More & View Photos

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Mercy/George

Mercy/George was brought into the Butte Humane Society near the end of August, by a kind woman who had found her on her doorstep. Mercy/George was malnourished and obviously abused, her tail was hacked off and her back right leg was broken. Shannon, a worker at the Butte Humane Society insisted that... Read More & View Photos

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Cooper aka Bean

This is Cooper also know as "Bean." I adopted him almost one year ago and it was the best decision I have ever made! He is so full of life and loves to swim and play with any toy that squeaks! The Butte Humane Society was so helpful in the adoption process and could not have made it any easier. Cooper... Read More & View Photos

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Missy aka Puma

Just a little update on Puma.

Puma loves going on car rides and she did really well around another small dog yesterday. Shes super mellow and has not barked yet! (even with other dogs barking at her!) She seems to be adjusting well even though a few noises have spooked her, she remains calm and quiet.... Read More & View Photos

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Sam

Hi! My husband & I adopted Sam in 1998. He is the sweetest cat yet VERY demanding! He is a big boy.. 18 lbs loves to cuddle & sleep with us. We are so thankful to have him & appreciate the hard work that your staff does to get pets adopted. Sams favorite treat is whipped cream & avocados. Sam is my husbands... Read More & View Photos

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Rags aka Posey

Dear Butte Humane Society folks--



I just wanted to give you an update on "Rags" (formerly Posey) and say thank you! My father-in-law adopted the little terrier mix on May 19th and she very quickly took over both his home and heart! She is the sweetest, smartest dog---we have yet to find a command... Read More & View Photos

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Posey & Panda aka Gizelle & Conrad

Good Morning Butte Humane!

On Saturday I adopted two kitty cats, Gizelle & Conrad. Now known as Posey & Panda. We had a little misadventure when we first got home that I thought I would tell you about!

So I am home from the Butte Humane Shelter with my 2 new babies, Panda & Posey!! I reach into... Read More & View Photos

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Angel

I wanted to write and let you know how much I love my kitty I adopted in October 2010 from the cat adoption facility. Her name was "Angle" but is now Minka, and she bonded right away with my other cat Nero. They are roughly the same age, and started playing right away. They groom each other and it is... Read More & View Photos

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Chloe and Dulci

Hi, we started out at the Humane Society and our names were Boom and Buddah. Our names are now Chloe and Dulcinea. Our new owners, Jesus and Tony came in to donate in the name of their cat Katrina, who they rescued in 1988 and had lost after 20 years. Its a good thing they stopped to visit us in the... Read More & View Photos

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Buford & Princess

Dear BHS Staff,

It has been a while since we adopted Buford and Princess (aka Jelly Bean), but I remember that when we spoke you said you would like to see some pictures and hear how they are doing. I am happy to say that both dogs have settled in and are a wonderful addition to our family. Princess... Read More & View Photos

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Bodie

Hello Butte Humane Society- We just wanted to give you an update on Bodie. It has been a year already and he has been a wonderful addition to our family. He took to us from day one and is the best dog we could have asked for. He takes pride in protecting our family(a little too much at times) and... Read More & View Photos

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Barkley and Indy

Hi Everyone,

It has been a few months since I adopted Indy. He was one of my foster kittens and I just fell in love with him. He is fitting in great to the zoo (as you can see in the picture with his big sister). He really gets the other cats to play and run around the house. Barkley (another... Read More & View Photos

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Margaret

On July 13 2008 we adopted a very overweight beagle named Margaret. We call her Maggie. As you can see by the pictures we have attached she is doing fine. We thought you guys would like to see her and know she is living a happy life...  View Photos

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Dorothy

Hello. My name is Patrick Burns and I would like you to know that Dorothy is doing just great. I could not ask for a better dog. She is so full of life I can not believe she was even up for adoption and neither can any of my friends. I must say, right off the bat she was comfortable being with me.... Read More & View Photos

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Snowdrop

Last Sunday we adopted Snowdrop (the bone mouth Sharpei). She was very shy when at the shelter. We just wanted to give everyone an update. We have changed her name to "Elsie". During this past week she has blossomed into a completely different dog. She is not shy any more. She has started to trust... Read More & View Photos

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Luna

Thank you all so much! We love Luna (samantha) our black kitty. She is attached to my hip and fitting right in with the family. We love her and are very happy we were lucky enough to adopt such a deserving cat!

Danielle Horn

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Lakiya

She is amazing! We are having a blast. She is a comedian and so energetic.  View Photos

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Weaver

Just wanted to let you know our chickens are once again running free. Alvin let them out of their pen on October 30th and Weaver did not even seem to care. We have had him for 9 months now and he just keeps showing us what a great dog he is. We are so glad he picked us the day we adopted him.

We... Read More & View Photos

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Bronco

We adopted our first dog Bronco almost two years to the date so I thought we should tell you how he has been. Him being our first dog was rough, but we got to know him, and now we would not ever wanna be without him. He loves our cats (all others are fair game for chasing), he loves to ride in the car... Read More & View Photos

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Katie

I got Katie about 14 years ago from the Butte Humane Society. When you had her, your staff called her "stinky". I soon found out why. Luckily, she did grow out of it very quickly.

When I first met Katie, she was a quiet and shy, black and white tuxedo kitten. Hah! Boy was I ever wrong. Katie had just... Read More & View Photos

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Jude

I brought Jude home in late February 2008 from the Butte Humane Society. In the past two years, Jude has grown from a puppy of 13 pounds to a dog that weights almost 90 pounds. He has had many adventures in his short life, he has been bit by 2 rattlesnakes (get the vaccine it is a life saver!) He has... Read More & View Photos

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Blue

Blue AKA Sanders adopted Nov. 22 2009, Says thank you for finding my new home! I love my new doggies and the people are ok too!  View Photos

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Bonsai

I wanted to tell you about Bonsais single-mindedness. I am renting out my pasture to two Kiger mustangs and they are just a bit high strung. When I take Bonsai out to exercise him in the pasture with his ball, Celeste and Lil chase him while he is chasing his ball. He ignores them. When I first introduced... Read More & View Photos

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Erma

We want to give you an update on our newest family member "Erma" who we adopted from you. She is doing fantastic!! She is settling in as if she has always lived here. She does not mind our three dogs, Jade, Bentley and Nico and loves lounging around with Sam our other cat. We will find her asleep on... Read More & View Photos

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Bert

My boyfriend and I absolutely love our puppy that we adopted from BHS. He is Jack Russell Terrier and Papillon. His name was Bert but we changed it to Lil Wizzle.  View Photos

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Vinnie Girl

My boyfriend and myself adopted Vinnie girl from the humane society. She is just the most AMAZING dog. We do not understand how she spent so much time there. She is the happiest dog ever! from sleeping on our couch. She is trained and listens very well! We took her to a dog park a few days ago and she... Read More & View Photos

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Bella

We adopted Bella over a year ago and she has been a sweet and funny addition to our house! When she needed surgery the week after we adopted her, you offered to organize a fundraiser for her and help us in any way you could. Thank you BHS!

Jackie Scalf Reardon  View Photos

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Bella

What can I say about my Bella? I do not know where to start. I have had purebred Labs, English Bulldogs, Llasa Apsos etc., my whole life. This time I wanted to rescue a dog and take a chance on an older dog instead of a puppy. What a great choice I made! Bella is absolutely, undeniably, unequivocally... Read More & View Photos

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Tonka

Tonka is learning all sorts of good stuff...stay close (gotta love the double sided leash!), backpacks are good things, cats are sharp, stuffed sheep and geese make good noises but stuffed bees can be gutted, gardening is fun, sticking your head out the window is the most fun ever, sitting until you... Read More & View Photos

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Nanook

I have actually intended to share my story about "Nanook" for quite some time - 5 years now! Anyway, here it is:

In 2002 I got involved with BHS as a foster parent of kittens. How I loved the work (it was selfish, really, how much I loved fostering kittens)! After fostering several dozen kittens over... Read More & View Photos

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Chai

Just wanted to give everyone who helped us adopt "Willow" on July 27 an update. We renamed her "Chai" and she is doing great. We did a DNA test on her for fun and found out she is not any of the breeds we/you thought she was. She turned out to be Labrador retriever, Beagle, Samoyed and Basenji. Can... Read More & View Photos

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Annie

January of 09, I wanted to get a playmate for our little Boston. I found Annie on your website and I just thought I had to go meet her. She had been surrendered along with 4 or maybe it was 5 other dogs. Since then she has brought so much joy to our other fur kids, she loves to play with the big dogs.... Read More & View Photos

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Wiley

I recently adopted Mr. Wiley, whom I was told had a rather rough start.

I first saw his face on the Butte Humane website and knew I had to at least go see him. He was freshly 7 months and already a big boy, but I knew I had to have him to give him all the love in the world.

Walks are a whole new... Read More & View Photos

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Buster

We loved you guys throughout the adoption procedure, so we just wanted to send along some cute pictures.

He was named Buster at the shelter, but once he is an old wise mastiff we figured he would need a more dignified name, so we have named him Dante. Cannot believe that he is now a year old!

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Mercedes

We have had Sadie (Mercedes as we call her now - my husband jokes and says she will be the only black Mercedes he ever owns) for almost a month now.

Mercedes loves me but has many "fear" issues of other people. She is afraid of everyone but me. She considers my bedroom an area where she feels secure... Read More & View Photos

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Dolores

I wanted to give you a quick update on Dolores now known as Lucy. She is settling in quite well in her new home. She and Roxy play ALL DAY LONG! They sleep very well at night. J Her tail is now high and happy. She is very playful and at first loved chasing our cat but is getting better at letting... Read More & View Photos

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Bella & Moose

Hey Lindsey, I just wanted you to see the picture I took with my phone on the Moose and Bells first night at their new home. We thought we were only getting one dog so we only had one bed, they made due. We got a second bed the next day so they do not have to share anymore. They are great dogs and... Read More & View Photos

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Bailey

I adopted Bailey last year, I was told she was between 9 and 11 years old. She is the best dog and we are in love with her!! Here are a couple pictures from Christmas :)  View Photos

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Pugsley

I thought you would enjoy these pictures I took of of Pugsley playing with my kids in our backyard today. He LOVES to play in the hose-he never tires of trying to bite the stream of water! He is a really sweet dog and is doing really well. He fits in great with our family. :)Melissa Dixon  View Photos

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Ike

It has been about 6 months since we adopted Ike from the shelter. It has been the best decision we could have ever made. He is a wonderful dog! Everything that you said about him in his bio is absolutely true. Although his past life must have been a rough one, he has not let that stop him from loving... Read More & View Photos

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Middy

Our family of five was particular about what we wanted in a dog (not big, good with kids, an inside-outside dog, etc.). All five of us had to agree on any dog, that was the rule. That is why we made so many trips to the shelter, and the staff would kindly set up appointments to let us spend time with... Read More & View Photos

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Piper

I adopted Piper last May in 2010. She is such a wonderful dog, full of life. Just wanted to send some pics of her. She and I reside in Bandon, OR. She could chase birds all day long on the beach if you let her.

Thank you guys for letting me adopt this special little girl.  View Photos

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Sparkle Lily

It has been one year ago this month that Sparkle Lily came to live with my husband and I. There have been a few challenges that come with a young dog but the rewards have been great.

She is still learning and so are we. She is pretty much a house dog although she has a large back yard to play in.... Read More & View Photos

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Angel

HI! My name is Tawny White, and I adopted Angel around November of 2012. She is a black lab, and at the time, was so tiny and cute I could not take my eyes off her. Angel is now over a year old, and has so much energy she makes small children hyped on espresso look calm. Angel at first was not "adoptable"... Read More & View Photos

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Amber

Hello, I wanted to give all of you an update on how Amber is doing. So far, what I can say about Amber is she takes to discipline very well, she even sat next to a bowl of my kids snacks and did not steal them, I was very impressed!!! She has her own dog door to come in and out when she pleases, she... Read More & View Photos

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Lamar

Dear BHS-

We just wanted to give you an update on Lamar. We had been talking about getting a cat for quite some time and went to the cat center on Mothers day (2013) to “find a new friend”. Lamar was one of the hording kitties up for adoption and we knew when we laid eyes on him that he was the... Read More & View Photos

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Pogo a.k.a Dodger

Hi
I just love this little guy!!
I did rename him
He's now "Pogo"!!
Again I just love him
He slept all night on the pillow next to me
Spoiled already!!
Thanks
Jane Kinderman  View Photos

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Tango

As it gets closer to our to our son's 5th birthday and 1 year adoption date, I cant help but think how our lives have changed. Me and my fiancé fancied the idea of having a dog , but never realized we would adopt our first son. Tango has been nothing short of an amazing companion for us. He lights up... Read More & View Photos

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Stanley

My wife and I just wanted to send you an update on a dog we recently adopted from your shelter. His name is Stanley,a Pitbull/Mix. If there was ever a success story,this is it. He has fit right in with our family,like he has always been here. Our Female American Bulldog, Sativa has taken to him so well,... Read More & View Photos

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Sadie

After living in Chico for a semester I realized I was still not feeling quite at home. Ever since adopting Sadie my apartment is feeling a lot more like a home. She is so snuggly and happy to just cuddle and nap all day! She has been a perfect match to my busy schedule and I'm so happy to have been able... Read More & View Photos

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Prince

Prince is adjusting well. He gets along with our other furry family member, Ginger,great. They love to chase each other in the yard and playing tug with their rope. He is growing big and doing well to learn the rules and a few tricks, he knows how to shake now!! He is a wonderful addition to our family... Read More & View Photos

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Buddy

Male

We got our Buddy (his real name) from the Butte Humane Society shelter last October. David had reached the point where he was ready, after having to have his giant yellow lab put down from illness 2 years ago, but he couldn't face getting a puppy, especially since we are so busy. Too much time home alone,... Read More & View Photos

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Fieval

Male

Fieval (adopted as Ben) is the most awesome "cat" around! Everyone is convinced he is really a dog! He loves exploring every nook and cranny in the house and loves attention. He loves belly rubs and will flop right over when he is ready for one! We are so happy to have him as a part of our home!  View Photos

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Lucy

Female

I adopted Lucy in April and it was the best thing I've ever done! She's the sweetest dog I've ever met and always ready for adventure! Thank you for this amazing companion!  View Photos