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Foster Feature: Pippa + Stanley

My heart is broken. My heart is full. Just over 7 weeks ago we welcomed a foster pup into home, and just under one week ago he made his transition to his forever home. I miss him every day. I grew up with dogs, but my husband has never had a pet. As an adult...
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Foster Feature: Riley

By Riley Thompson In mid-March I decided that it was officially time for me to begin fostering animals through IndyHumane. Once I told my family and friends that I was planning on fostering the expected questions followed: How are you going to give them back? How much do you have to pay to take care...
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Benefits of Adopting a Pet For Seniors

Benefits of Adopting a Pet For Seniors Adopting a pet is beneficial for people of all ages as they provide joy, excitement, and an endless abundance of compassion to their owners. Owning a dog can be challenging at times, especially during the training phase, however, their benefits far outweigh the hard time they may give...
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The FitzGeralds Foster

Ellen FitzGerald shares her experience of becoming an IndyHumane Foster Parent for the first time! What inspired you to foster? My husband, Sean, and I had been talking about getting a dog for the last few months, even going so far as to visit IndyHumane a couple of times in January and February. However, we...
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One Foster’s Journey

By Brian Snow Obviously in the grand scheme, there was no good news by the outbreak of the Coronavirus Pandemic taking lives, stopping travel and keeping us all at home. As a sportswriter who travels all the time, it limits my ability to do my job, putting my job, and the job of many others...
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Jasper the Conquering Cat!

Hello! I’m Jasper, the Conquering Cat! I arrived at IndyHumane this past October in an urgent need of care. I was suffering a severe case of bladder inflammation. I had this taken care of once previously, but then it flared again stronger than before. We tried fixing it with a catheter, but then my illness...
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Featured adoptable dog: Iggy

Hello there, I’m Iggy! I came here to my temporary home, IndyHumane, in 2019 as a lost stray. Though I persevere! I am determined to take my waggly tail, fun snuggles, and sweet kisses to a loving family who appreciates me! I may be a little shy at first though. I am not comfortable with...
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Happy Tail from Hola – now Lucy

“Good afternoon. Lucy has become a part of our family so quickly, it’s hard to remember her not being with us. Ivy, known as Masha under your care so many years ago, has found a playmate. They get along better than we had any right to hope. The most interesting thing has been the development...
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Happy Tail from Ripley + Rey

We love receiving happy updates from IndyHumane adopters! Whether it’s been a few months or a few years, updates like these are the reason we do what we do every day. “I wanted to send an email to give you an update on two of your past residents. We adopted Eleanor (renamed Ripley) nearly 7...
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Happy Tail: Norma Jean

Sounds like Norma Jean (now renamed Luna) is having the time of her life in her forever home! “She was very timid and shy on the way home, just like she was at your place. Kissing and wagging her tail if prompted, just not jumping around, almost like she was down in the dumps. So...
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