• Our youngest daughter was following rescue

    28 days ago - By Happy Tails

    Our youngest daughter was following rescue sites daily. She came across
    “Ashley” at the Coon Rapids location of Animal Humane Society. It was the week before Memorial
    Weekend and had plans to go camping in our brand new camper. There was NO WAY we were getting a new puppy. Since it was close to home, I brought our four kids “just to look,” she was already on hold so we couldn't meet her.
    My daughter emailed, just in case the hold was released, and set an alarm in my phone to call the next day when they opened. Lucky for us, the hold had been released, I went to see her and my heart was won...
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  • I saw his picture on Animal Humane Society's

    I saw his picture on Animal Humane Society's

    28 days ago - By Happy Tails

    I saw his picture on Animal Humane Society's website at the end of August. I wasn't looking to add another dog to my household, but there was something about that 10-year-old graying face on a tiny four-pound body that drew me in.
    His name was Tito, which means giant in Italian. I was very curious about the little fellow so I drove over to the St. Paul location after work one night just to take a look.
    The staff shared that Tito was a bit of a grumpy grandpa after living in a couple of different households, but I decided to take him for a walk in the sunshine anyway.
    Tito's personality...
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  • I've been walking dogs at Animal Humane Society

    I've been walking dogs at Animal Humane Society

    28 days ago - By Happy Tails

    I've been walking dogs at Animal Humane Society since we adopted our first two dogs in 2012. I had often seen dogs that I wanted to take home, but our existing dogs had struck such a nice balance I didn't want to mess it up! One morning I was casually browsing the website and saw a photo of a puppy named Rose. I never thought I'd get another puppy because of the time commitment, but she was too perfect. I showed my husband and we waited outside of the St. Paul location until the doors opened to meet her. She was spunky, brave, energetic, and adorable. So we took her home. Our two have...
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