September Rainbow Bridge


My angel, my heart, my dear, sweet Buddy went to heaven, passing through that rainbow bridge. My heart aches, and I am fighting back tears as I write this. Buddy was the sweetest, and most gentle boy you’d ever meet. He was a once in a lifetime doggie. We were bonded. He was my fur baby. My sweet angel.

Buddy was eleven. I adopted him about three years ago. Matt Beckwith, who’s such a wonderful person, picked Buddy up in Iowa, and my sister and I met him near Madison to pick him up. As soon as Buddy was in the car, he gave me kisses! He was a big boy, and his heart was even bigger! He made friends with everybody, especially the dogs and humans in the park. He had toys everywhere, and my sister said that he had won the doggie lottery with me.

Buddy was a sweet soul, and gentle spirit that you don’t often find. I miss him terribly. My house is full of memories of him, and it is very quiet right now. I know Buddy is in heaven, on the other side of that rainbow, running, jumping, and playing with every soul he meets – until we meet again, my sweet baby. – Sharon


RIP to sweet Luther, who was adopted in 2012. From his mom: We said goodbye to Luther today, and helped him get his wings. Lu had been living on borrowed time after multiple bouts of pneumonia and losing mobility in his legs. He was on 3 painkillers 3x/day, and still managed to bring awe and happiness to everyone he met. Run free, best friend. I miss you already.

September adoptions

By Sarah Rebernick, VP & Adoption Coordinator


Roger, a handsome 3-year-old sable-headed white smoothie, has been adopted and will be living in Wisconsin. He’s a mild, easy going guy, who is cautious in new situations but really enjoys being with his humans. Roger has always been loved and was reluctantly surrendered by his family, who had to move from their hobby farm and then across the country to a home without a yard. They wanted to do the best they could for him and felt that he wouldn’t do well without at least some yard space to call his own. His new mom and dad have plenty of space and lots of love to give, so we know this sweet boy has landed in a wonderful place.