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Happy Tales

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even
touched - they must be felt with the heart."
-Hellen Keller

Gallery of Adopteds
Abigail

Just wanted you to know that Abby is doing great, she tends to be a mommys girl and likes to ...(more)

Addison a.k.a Luna

It has been over a month since Addison (AKA Luna) walked into our home. She is such a wonderful ...(more)

Allee

I just wanted to let you know that Allee is doing very well. We are having so much fun with ...(more)

Andy a.k.a Charlie

Hello, A kiss from Andy to everyone, especially those who helped him find his way to us. He adopted us two ...(more)

Annabelle Magnolia a.k.a. Maggie

?Maggie? came to PapHaven at two months. She was one of the first dogs rescued when PapHaven was ...(more)

Annie

It is getting a little cold here time for Annie to wear a sweater when going out. She ...(more)

Baby a.k.a. Trixie

I thought I'd give you an update on Baby - now known as Trixie. (I adopted her in ...(more)

Bailey

Hello and Seasons Greetings from Katie Dover, Gracie (Lhasa Apso), Gus the cat and Bailey, the Papillon. I have had ...(more)

Bandet

I wanted to let you know how Bandet is doing. Bob and June were wonderful! They had all ...(more)

Beacher

Wanted to let you know how Beacher is doing. He and Mikayla (the 13 year old) are practically joined ...(more)

Benny

About 4 weeks ago, I awakened before my husband and got dressed, filled my coffee cup and was enjoying the ...(more)

Betty a.k.a. Peanut

Our little girl, Peanut, as you well know, has adjusted to her home and all her kin folk very nicely. I ...(more)

Bitsy

Dear Jan, Just wanted to let you know how well Bitsy is doing. ...(more)

Blu

We got home late last night. Blu was a great traveler! He is real attached to my Godchild, ...(more)

Bobby a.k.a. Patch

Hi my name is Patch, it used to be Bobby, or something like that before, but I like Patch much ...(more)

Bojangles

This is Bo-Jangles, the happy Papillon adopted from Pap Haven Rescue 4.5 years ago, and his sister Lola, who is ...(more)

Bonita a.k.a. Bonnie

AT LAST! I have my "forever" home. I have been looking so long for someone who would love me and ...(more)

Brandy a.k.a BrandySue

Thought you might like some photos of Brandy in her new home with us. The first pic Brandy is lying on ...(more)

Brie

A story about Brie would have to begin with the picture of her peering through the chain link fence with ...(more)

Butter

This is Butter. I have taken complete control of my new forever home. My master plan is working to perfection. I ...(more)

Carter

I just wanted to let you know how well Carter is doing. I have to tell you what a good ...(more)

Charlie&Sara

Today (1/25/2005) is my 40th birthday. I want to thank you two ladies for the best gift anyone could give ...(more)

Chessie a.k.a. Chester

I recently 'adopted' a foster dog that came to me 2 years ago. His name is Chester/Chesty...I just call ...(more)

Chloe a.k.a. Natti

It has been almost 3 months since we adopted Chloe/Natti. She is a happy dog, and she is still ...(more)

Coco Chanel

I just wanted to give you an update on Chanel. We kept her name. It is befitting of her. She ...(more)

Cosmo

Cosmo is doing great! He made up with my Dad, Larry, the first evening (Friday). He just went into ...(more)

Crystal & Noel

Hey everyone! Here's an update from PA.
We found a really great Mom! But she's a foster failure. When Daisy came ...(more)

Crystal, Noel & Daisy

Dear Auntie Pam and Miss Sharan: It's me Crystal!
Just a note to say hello and let you see how nice ...(more)

Diamonds in the Rough

For approximately a year I have been searching for two little 5 lb. dogs to add to my animal family. ...(more)

Emmie

Emmie is doing great! Mom and dad are convinced that she was an RV dog in her "previous" life. ...(more)

Filet

Filet here! I wanted to let you know that I am doing ok, and adjusting to my new home. ...(more)

Freckles a.k.a. Dolly

Freckles (now know as Dolly) was rescued from a shelter after being found running the streets. They called my ...(more)

Gambit a.k.a. Chou Chou

Chouchou and I are doing just great! We still go on our regular walks and we are together most ...(more)

Gentry a.k.a. Gizmo

Gentry's name is now Gizmo (nicknamed MoMo). He was adopted by the Robinson family in Lewiston, Idaho. Jesse ...(more)

Gibson

Boy did I hit the jackpot! I found my new forever home and my mommy is a real pushover. ...(more)

Gracie a.k.a. Daisy Mae

Gracie adopted us within a month of coming home with us from her foster mom. It took her a ...(more)

Gus

Sunday, Gus stayed in his cage practical all day. I had to coax Gus out with his food. On Monday, ...(more)

Guy

Hi Paphaven friends, Guy here. Just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and let you know ...(more)

Happee Cooper

When Coop arrived at his new home, he ran into the house, all the dogs sniffed him, and he sniffed ...(more)

Heather

Hello...Heather is doing GREAT. We went out with the camper for Memorial Weekend and she was a pro. ...(more)

Henry

Hi All! Henry here! I am very happy to report that my new Mommy and Daddy are the bestest ...(more)

Ichabod a.k.a. Gizzy

Hi Paphaven Friends! I wanted to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and to let everyone know that I'm ...(more)

Isabella

I just wanted to write to let you know how everything is going after the first week of having Isabelle ...(more)

Ivy

Our precious 10 year old Ivy has found her forever home. This special lady had spent her whole life in ...(more)

Jack

Jack's a Happy Pappy
I just wanted to let you know that Jack is an absolute dream dog. He ...(more)

Jake

Just wanted to give an update on how Jake is doing. Well, he is just about done with obedience class, ...(more)

Jasper

Hi there, My name is Jasper. I want everyone to know I'm all settled in my new forever home now. ...(more)

Joey a.k.a. Conan

Thought you'd like to see how Joey (the Barbarian formerly known as Conan) is faring with me and my New ...(more)

Jumping Jack Flash

Hi, I'm getting settled into my forever home, and this is a really "cool" place. (Mom and Dad say that's ...(more)

Koby

We arrived back in Arizona last night. Koby was a good traveler and never made a peep on the whole flight. Koby ...(more)

Lexie

Lexie is doing great and is settling in here just fine. For the first couple of days after Judy ...(more)

Lillie (formerly Millie)

I just wanted to give you an update on Lillie. She is doing really well. She loves being on our ...(more)

Lojac

We met the gallant Larry about midnight and Lojac was given custody of us. What a remarkable man Larry is! ...(more)

Louie

Just wanted to touch base and let you know how very much I love little Louie. He is the ...(more)

Maggie a.k.a Maureen

Yesterday was spa day for Maggie & Bella!! They look so beautiful!! They went outside to play & show the ...(more)

Maximillian a.k.a. Clouseau

Well it's been approx 3 years since Marty and I adopted Maxie and I wanted to update you. He ...(more)

Mazie

Well its Mazie here, I wanted to say hi to all my brothers n sisters that were rescued with me, ...(more)

Meredith

Hello! How is everyone? My mom and I haven't heard from you all in awhile, but we talk about you ...(more)

Millie AKA Lillie

I WANT TO TELL YOU ALLABOUT MY NEW LIFE: On my first day I had to take an 8 hour ...(more)

Milo

Milo is doing great for only being with us for two months.He still is timid but is coming out of ...(more)

Missy Ann a.k.a. Annie

Just wanted to let you see how happy our "Annie" is in her new home. We love her and even ...(more)

Molly a.k.a. Merry

Merry (now Molly) became a California girl a few months ago. She had a problem when she got out ...(more)

Muffin

My mom went away. I heard someone say she had to go to a nursing home. I don?t ...(more)

Naomi

I don?t have much of a story to tell. Nothing much ever happened in my life until two weeks ago. ...(more)

Nessa

One afternoon in early Spring Mom was home from work early. The local shelter called and said they had just ...(more)

Noel

Hello everyone! It's Noel! I made it from Idaho to Pennsylvania to find my forever home! The plane ...(more)

Okie

Howdy- Okie here- I just have to tell everyone how happy I am to be in ...(more)

Olivia

Hi ya all! It is Olivia here,my mom calls me O for short. I am luvin Kentucky and think I ...(more)

Poppy

I just returned from Texas and delivering Poppy to her forever family. Gerald and Barbara Taylor drove up ...(more)

Rembrandt

I just wanted to let you know that I'm doing fine. I like my new home and the humans I'm ...(more)

Ruby

Pap Haven's Ruby has now been a member of our family for a week. We received her from the transport ...(more)

Rylee

Hey Guys - I just wanted to thank you all so much for getting Rylee to us. He ...(more)

Shannon a.k.a. Paisley

Following is an update on Paisley (formerly Sophie, then Shannon while at PapHaven). She is named after my favorite musical ...(more)

Sis & Tipper 2

Our new forever parents met our foster mom at the vet's office. They had a cocker who was very ...(more)

Skyler

My name is Skyler. My foster family loves me a lot and part of the reason they adopted me ...(more)

Sly a.k.a. Patmos

We are so happy to be the new parents of Sly! We have renamed him Patmos, after the ...(more)

Sooner

HI! My name is Sooner. I'm a talker, so I'll tell you my tail. I weigh 12 & 1/2 ...(more)

Sparky

Hi Paphaven, I just wanted to say "hello" and give you an update on Sparky. It's been about a year and ...(more)

Tank and Trooper

I just wanted to give you an update and to thank you again for our wonderful fur-boys! We love ...(more)

Trinket

Trinket loves having an enclosed area where she can play outside without the fear of creatures from the woods or ...(more)

Tristan and Norman

I thought you'd enjoy some photos of the boys on Christmas Day. They're still enjoying walks even though it's very ...(more)

Tucker a.k.a. Dolce

Tim & Mary Austin are happy to announce the arrival of our new baby boy DOLCE! 8 pounds., 2 year old, ...(more)

Tyler

I just want to say thanks to you and the all the crew for all the hard work coordination ...(more)

Zoie

I am so proud of my girls! The gradual behavioral conditioning paid off. On Mon. both Jim & I had ...(more)