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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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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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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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Happy Tail: Captain

Captain is a very good boy who waited for his forever home from August until December of 2019. Enjoy this update from his new family! Well, Captain has truly been spoiled with treats. He is great at sitting and paw and even laying down for a treat. Greenies and peanut butter dog cookies seem to...
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Pupdate Time from Maeby (now Mia!)

Enjoy this sweet pupdate from the face of our holiday campaign in 2018! Maeby came to IndyHumane as a stray in need of intensive surgery for her hips as well as cherry eye, but in the care of a foster home she recovered and found her way to her forever home! “I am the dog...
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Happy Update From a Special Kitty

We received a very happy update on a very special cat, Ellie. Those of you who followed her story may recall that she was originally pulled from Indianapolis Animal Control Services as a working cat. She developed an upper respiratory infection and became anorectic. IndyHumane medical staff began treating her for the URI and eventually...
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Happy Update from Bruno’s new family!

“Bruno has made a very best friend, Ruby, she’s an 11 month old German Shepherd/Labrador. The day Bruno and Ruby met, they played for 3-4 hours straight, stopping only to drink water! Bruno loves sitting on your lap and giving lots of kisses. He loves going for daily walks with his Dad while Mom is...
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