Chloe

Chloe

Chloe is a shy but very affectionate little chihuahua who was found as a stray on the streets of Philadelphia. While she may have gone through some rough times recently wandering around on her own, it’s very clear that she… Continue reading

Shortest. Break. Ever.

Shortest. Break. Ever.

Last week I chatted with some friends about looking forward to my upcoming foster break. Here’s the thing…while I enjoy taking in, helping and then adopting shelter dogs out into awesome forever homes, a lil respite is a wonderful thing now and then. It gives me time to recharge my batteries and allows for more free … Continue reading

Things, Realized

Things, Realized

So, yesterday was a darn good day. Finnegan was adopted by an amazing family and I picked up a new foster, Wiley. I didn’t anticipate bringing home a new dude that day, I was planning on taking a break until… Continue reading

Frisky Friday!

Frisky Friday!

Finnegan loves to pal around with his buddy, Harry. They two of them can’t get enough of each other and will play for hours on end! Finn would love to find a forever home with another canine that’s just as playful & energetic as his new best friend! . . .

Finnegan (Adopted 9/5/13)

Finnegan (Adopted 9/5/13)

Introducing the amazing Finnegan! The spicy, young chihuahua with a TON of personality who enjoys living each day to the fullest! Finn was found as a stray before coming into the shelter and while he was fairly nervous at first, he has opened up quite a but here in foster to become a bouncy ball of joy. This guy has a lot of energy… Continue reading

Spunky Boy, Monty Burns, Gets His Wish!

Spunky Boy, Monty Burns, Gets His Wish!

After a few months in foster and a long search for his forever home…Monty’s dreams have finally come true! He has been adopted by an awesome new  mom!  This super cool gal wasn’t the least bit fazed by his quirks, with plenty of experience under her belt…she truly fell for him the moment laid eyes on … Continue reading

A Camping We Will Go!

A Camping We Will Go!

I know what some of you are thinking…”Where have you been the last couple months?” The short answer? Super crazy busy! I know I said that I was going to try to keep up and post more, but life decided to get all sorts of wild on me. We moved in early June and it … Continue reading

Marley (Adopted 5/27/13)

Marley (Adopted 5/27/13)

Are you looking to add a heaping dose of adorableness to your life? Do you enjoy daily outdoor activity, but also appreciate couch lounging? Are you dedicated, loving, and not afraid to be a silly goose now and then? Then this little guy could quite possibly be your soul mate! Marley is one handsome little Chihuahua, check out his gorgeous golden eyes paired with his stunning white coat! He definitely turns heads when he struts his stuff during his walks… Continue reading

Monty Burns (Adopted 8/10/13)

Monty Burns (Adopted 8/10/13)

Meet Monty Burns, a tiny little Chihuahua mix that packs a lot of pizzaz into a pint size package. When he first came into foster he was quite malnourished and feeling very much under the weather. But with some nutritious food and lots of TLC, this guy has made quite an incredible recovery! He has learned… Continue reading

Looking Good…

Looking Good…

It’s been a handful of weeks since Monty Burns (fka Cheech) came into foster. When he arrived he was pretty emaciated and had a bad bout of kennel cough. He had almost no energy, wasn’t  too keen on eating, and was downright miserable. After a couple days of coaxing with some delicious chicken, rice, egg, and puppy … Continue reading

A Little Angel Crosses Over

A Little Angel Crosses Over

This weekend I received some devastating news. Macho, a former foster of mine from last year, was struck and killed by a car on Saturday. When I received this news from his mom, I was overwhelmed with sadness. Having fostered a handful of dogs over the years I always expected to eventually get a call … Continue reading

New Guy in Town

New Guy in Town

This lil guy is brand new to the foster crew! He’s a tiny thing and needs some good tlc before he will be ready for adoption. Despite his current condition, he is in amazing spirits and is quite spunky & very affectionate. I’ll have updates and his full bio up soon, so be sure to … Continue reading

Rolling Along

Rolling Along

Last Saturday evening, Tyco and I attended a pretty awesome PAWS event in Philadelphia for a Philly Roller Girls roller derby bout. I was amazed at just how incredible Tyco (and the other PAWS dogs) did at this event. The place was LOUD, with lots of action! I know that this little guy would have never been … Continue reading

Spicy & Smart, Tyco Brown Style

Spicy & Smart, Tyco Brown Style

Tyco Brown is a really cool dude. In my last post I explained how much he had come out of his shell since arriving in foster. At this point I can say that he is quite an energetic, playful, and loving little guy. He is also a feisty man who LOVES running around and being part of … Continue reading

What’s Up?

What’s Up?

To say things have been busy for me is, well, and understatement. Between work, fostering, and my side projects, it’s been downright chaotic. But to be honest, I’m not complaining. I like to stay busy. I like to stuff as much as I can on my plate. I’m not one to take on more than I … Continue reading

Tyco Brown (Adopted 4/27/13)

Tyco Brown (Adopted 4/27/13)

Meet sweet little Tyco Brown, the small Chihuahua mix with a ton of spice! Ty is one adorable little man, with his tiny stature and big ears! He was found as a stray before coming into the shelter and was pretty much scared of everything. But he has made an amazing transformation… Continue reading

Feeling Much Better

Feeling Much Better

Miss Peach was a bit under the weather last week, but with some TLC and some antibiotics she is back to her spunky self! Check out this quick video to see just how great she’s doing! She is all set to go into her forever home, hoooray!

Miss Peach (Adopted 4/10/13)

Miss Peach (Adopted 4/10/13)

Are you looking for a companion to help keep you active? Do you enjoy a good game of fetch with your dog friends? Would you like to add something super sweet to your life? Then little Miss Peach could quite possibly be your perfect match! This adorable Chihuahua Continue reading

It’s Been A While…

It’s Been A While…

As some of you may have noticed, it’s been quite a while since I have been actively fostering, blogging, and updating. I have been away for a couple months doing the travelin’ thing and thus had to put my volunteering life on hold. My vacation was amazing, but, as always during the winter months, my … Continue reading

Frisky Friday!

Frisky Friday!

It’s Friday and you know what that means…time to get frisky! wOOt! Check out Macho Man working his magic with a quick game of fetch and then some good ol’ wrestling his buddy, Harry. He is soooo ready for the weekend!

Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture

Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture

Ruby Sapphire has a new obsession.  Toys.  She likes chewing them, fetching them, hiding them, carrying them around the house, playing tug-of-war, and most importantly…shaking them around her head like a crazy girl. Every time I turn around, it seems like she has a new one hanging out of her mouth. Ruby is a smart gal who … Continue reading

Oh Sew Good

Oh Sew Good

It’s a well known fact that I adore dogs (and cats, bunnies, birds, pigs, elephants, so on and so forth). But it’s not so well known that I like to sew. Yup, sew. This bit of knowledge tends to make most people giggle just a smidgen. I don’t blame them, I would laugh quite a bit … Continue reading

The Joy of Napping

The Joy of Napping

Miss Lady Godiva loves to snooze. After she’s had her fun chasing the birds in the yard and showing off her amazing dance moves in the living room, she’s all about curling up and catching some nice zZZzZzzZ’s…     This sweet gal is still searching for her forever home. Please check out her page for … Continue reading

Lady Godiva (Adopted 10-26-12)

Lady Godiva (Adopted 10-26-12)

Lady Godiva is a three year old, 4 pound chihuahua mix who is really more of a scaredy cat than a dog. She likes to view the world from the safety of your lap, and wants you to be around to protect her. She was surrendered to the shelter by her owners… Continue reading

Something Wiggly This Way Comes

Something Wiggly This Way Comes

I’ve been pretty busy over the past few weeks and haven’t had much time to stop by the PAWS clinic in quite a while. Since I was way overdue for a visit and had some free time, I swung by yesterday. A couple things happened while I was there… 1. Falling bird While hanging out with … Continue reading

Simply Irresistible : A Willis Update!

Simply Irresistible : A Willis Update!

Sweet little Willis was lucky enough to find his forever home last week with an incredible family. It was pretty much love at first sight when he met with his new mom and sister. Of course they thought that Willis was adorable, who wouldn’t?! But it was much more than just that. Willis really clicked with … Continue reading

How Sweet It Is : A Rudy Update!

How Sweet It Is : A Rudy Update!

Rudolph has been pretty busy over the past couple weeks. Between soaking up love from his parents, enjoying playtime with his brother, learning to be a well behaved gentleman, and getting lots of attention from everyone he meets…this guy is certainly living the dream! His Mom, Kate, recently sent me an update with some adorable photos. … Continue reading

Best Buds – A Froggy Update!

Best Buds – A Froggy Update!

A couple days ago I get an received an email about Buddy (formerly known as Froggy) from his dad, Steve. It had been a long, stressful, and very tiring day so as opened up my mail my heart did a lil jump when I saw the message hanging out in my inbox. I have to say, after … Continue reading

Sasha (Adopted 7/20/12)

Sasha (Adopted 7/20/12)

Sasha is a shy, but very sweet Chihuahua who was found as a stray on the streets of Philadelphia. She’s an affectionate dog who loves lounging on a cozy lap and getting lots of attention from her people. She is very well behaved but would benefit from continuing basic obedience… Continue reading

Willis (Adopted 6/16/12)

Willis (Adopted 6/16/12)

Say hello to the adorable, one of a kind, Shih Tzu mix…Willis! This guy definitely gets noticed by his small (but solid!) stature paired up with his enormous sweet eyes! He is certainly a head turner! He has come a long when since first coming into the shelter. very matted and dirty. He has cleaned up nicely and is one cute lil man!… Continue reading

Rudolph (Adopted 6/11/12)

Rudolph (Adopted 6/11/12)

Rudolph is an adorable terrier mix who would love to find his perfect forever home. Weighing in at around 12lbs and sporting a gorgeous curly golden colored coat, he is one handsome man! But this guy has more than just good looks in his favor, he’s a smart lil dog too! Rudy has already mastered sit, stay, and drop it. He is also getting the hang other fun tricks like down… Continue reading

Sweet Senior Ebony Found Her Forever Home!

Sweet Senior Ebony Found Her Forever Home!

Yes, it’s true…Miss Ebony has been adopted! Woohoo! This adorable senior gal was on a medical roller coaster of ups and downs over the past few months, but she always had a happy go lucky attitude and never let her condition get her down. PAWS was able to get her on some new meds a few … Continue reading

Sleepy Sunday

Sleepy Sunday

Buddy (fka Froggy) is all settled in his new home and loving life! He has been enjoying long walks with his dad and following his mom all over the house! He is such a happy lil man and so thankful to have a family that adores him! Today he is relaxing and sleeping in on … Continue reading

Bitsy’s On Air Debut!

Bitsy’s On Air Debut!

Miss Bitsy was lucky enough to make an appearance on TV several weeks ago during CBS Philly’s segment ‘Ask The Vet’, which was re-run this morning. She has since had a name change and is now here in foster care with us, but she is definitely still looking for her forever home! Check out how sweet and well behaved … Continue reading