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January 17, 2006

Meet Emmy!

Here is sweet, shy Emmy, (as seen on Animal Planet - Phoenix Heros on 01-16-06)

Emmy is 1 year 2 months old and was rescued from a puppy mill in early May of 2005. She has been spayed and is up to date on all her shots, and weighs 11.2 lbs.

Emmy was adopted in May and went to live with a family which included a miniature poodle. She and the poodle became good friends BUT the new owners said they couldn't potty train her so they tied her to a tree outside in the Arizona summer heat. She is a real survivor and her new owners finally returned her to the Arizona Humane Society on September 14, 2005. She was picked up that same day and is one terrified little girl who needs a whole lot of love and a family that has someone at home to give her the love, attention and training that she deserves.

Emmy is learning fast and already loves to snuggle in bed at night and is being fostered where she has 2 griffs to play with. Emmy is located in the Phoenix, Arizona area and is available for immediate adoption to the right family.

If you would like more information, contact Carole Ross. If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application.

Keep in mind that we prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to fly in to get the dog and that can only happen if the dog is stable enough to travel in the cabin with the passenger.

February 4, 2006


Emmy has been Adopted!

February 20, 2006

Carol and Jackie,

Thank you two for taking the time from your busy lives to come all the way over here with this precious bundle.

I just want to let you know that I think I will have to change Emmy's name to "Ms. Piggy" as she ate everything I gave her and then finished what Max left! Max has always left one bite, have no idea why, but he does. She was so cute, she got right in his bowl and helped herself - so, we know she likes the NRG with real chicken it it! - as well as the bowl height is no challenge! I did go and buy her food and I will mix a little at a time to get her little tummy used to it.

She follows me around - holds up her paw, I shake it and say, thank you Emmy, good girl. She sat with Munchie and Max and watched me fix dinner, they were all in a row! As I put each bowl down I say their name, she was right there for hers! I know she is a little nervous and is very timid but I think with a little time she will blossom. With me she will become a very social dog! She and Max will go everywhere I can take them.

As I type this note she is laying at my feet on a big fluffy pillowbed - so very very tired and blinking her eyes, trying so hard not to give in... she hears my every move and if I move my feet she raises her head... I'm used to Max, he just lays there and I have to step over him! I'm hoping that she begins to relax and not be so tense and be a little more laid back.

Again, thank you so very very much. I promise to be a good mom.

D, Max, Munchie and Emmy!

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