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Dexter (Blue Bear)

Sorry it took a while to get back with you. Tess and I are so busy with work and school, and of course Dexter (formally Blue Bear lol). Where to begin… Today marks three months of having Dexter and to be honest, it feels like we have had him forever. We couldn't imagine not having...
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Big Bob, the Cat with Nine Lives

Big Bob, the cat who was shot, hit by a car, and left for dead, still has some of his nine lives left. Check out the video of him and his family, courtesy of Pet Pals TV! If you'd like a loving cat like Big Bob for yourself, see all of our available cats. Already...
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Chloe the Boxer mix

With help from IndyHumane’s medical team, Chloe’s up and running again and has found happiness and her forever home. Not even losing a limb could slow her down! Dear Humane Society of Indianapolis, We adopted Chloe (formerly known as Lilly) Thanksgiving weekend in 2009, and she has fit into our family as if she was the...
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Jeffy, the Standard Schnauzer mix: Handsome as ever!

Jeffy was adopted from the Humane Society of Indianapolis after being treated for a skin condition that left him bald. Now he has found an owner who says that Jeffy is a total charmer! Dear Humane Society of Indianapolis, Back in June, after the loss of a long-time favorite pet,  I adopted a great little...
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Buddy the Shepherd Mix

Julie found that a rescued pet could rescue her. Dear IndyHumane, All of my adult life, I have lived with cats, and I had no pets growing up. I’ve lived in Indiana, Colorado and California, and my cats had been a huge part of my life. I have done my share of rescuing animals –...
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Leroy Brown’s Story of Success and Inspiration

My daughter, Chelsea, adopted “Bacon” from the Humane Society of Indianapolis in July of 2007. He had a “yellow card” (meaning that he may not get along with other animals or may need some behavioral training) but she took the chance. Leroy (as he’s now called) is a very funny dog. He is loved by...
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Reba the dog

Reba, a Basset Hound/American Pit Bull Terrier mix, was adopted after being sponsored and treated for heartworm at the Humane Society of Indianapolis. (Click Reba’s picture for a bigger version.) We adopted Reba just two months ago but it’s as if she’s been a member of our family for years. Even though Reba has spent...
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Minnie the Maltese/Yorkie puppy

Minnie, a Maltese/Yorkie puppy, was recently adopted from IndyHumane. She’s attended Canine Training School classes, and her new mom volunteers at the shelter, too. Minnie’s mom shares their story: The loving employees, helpful volunteers, and precious animals at the Humane Society have made a huge impact on my new puppy Minnie and me. In October...
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Colby the Dog

Colby, a Chinese Shar-Pei/Bull Terrier mix, is doing great, according to his adopter, Jenny: He’s the perfect doggy. He knows several commands, doesn’t bark, is housebroken and never pulls me when we go for our daily walks. He’s so gentle with adults and children and has gotten along perfectly with his seven canine neighbors and...
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Bogey the Mantrailer

Bogey, a Bloodhound/Beagle mix, was rescued from IndyHumane and went on to learn how to rescue others. On Christmas Eve 2005, I lost my best friend.  He was a 16 year old Wire Fox Terrier named Buddy.  At first, the idea of getting another dog just didn’t seem right.  But after a few months, I...
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