Happy Tail: Heshy and Freya

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Jim and Irene found Last Hope after an internet search for local rescues; they were looking to add to their fur family. They found Heshy (a dog formerly named Hershey) and Freya (a cat formerly named El). They liked what they saw and started the adoption process. When asked what the process was like Jim responded, “The process was straightforward …

Happy Tail: Russell (formerly Rusty)

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Kevin and Kylie learned about Last Hope through friends and family who adopted and/or volunteered here. They have a soft spot for dachshunds so when they saw Russell (Rusty at the time), they quickly fell in love. The adoption process was easy and smooth and they credit that to the volunteer who helped with the adoption and made sure it …

Happy Tail: Dahlia (formerly Midnight)

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Allison and her family had unexpectedly lost Pouncer, their beloved cat, a couple of years ago. It took time but Allison finally felt like she could love again. She knew they definitely wanted to adopt so she went to PetFinder and found our Midnight. It was during the pandemic so she was unsure how the process would work out. One …

Happy Tail: Phoebe

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Michael and Karen found out about Last Hope from the radio and decided to take a look at our adoptable dogs. They found Phoebe who reminded them of another black cocker spaniel that had passed about a year prior. They submitted an application and were approved to adopt. It didn’t take Phoebe too long to fit into their routine and …

Happy Tail: Little

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Little came to us from a terrible hoarding situation when she was 18 years old. She was completely shut down and didn’t seem to know how to “cat.” In early 2020, Diedra signed up to be a cat foster and she told us that she had a soft spot for senior kitties. It was a great match! Diedra began fostering …

Happy Tail: Jack

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Corey, Donna, and Jeff had lost their beloved dog, Paloma, and were looking online for a rescue from which they could adopt. Corey came upon Last Hope’s Facebook page and checked out our website. He was looking for a dog that maybe wasn’t perfect but would be a perfect fit for them. He saw Jack and began the adoption process …

Happy Tail: Lexi

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Kristin, a teacher in Alburnett, became aware of Lexi (formerly Aspen) after Lexi came for a visit to the school. She looked into Lexi and soon she and her family (Adam, Claire, and Cade) met Lexi and they loved the way she interacted with all of them. Soon after that, Lexi was formally adopted by the family. The first week …

Happy Tail: Maggie Rhee

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Josh, Jaymie, Mia, Tatiana, Will, and Jicel fostered two dogs through Last Hope before they decided it was time for a permanent addition to their family. They reached out to our dog coordinator who recommended a dog that was a perfect fit! She came to the family with the name Leia, but her new name is Maggie Rhee. Maggie Rhee …

Happy Tail: Beethoven

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After talking to friends who had adopted from Last Hope and a trusted person who could advise them on how to add a cat to their household where there was already a cat, Amber and Mike saw Beethoven (formerly Tex) on the website and decided to give him a try with their cat, Clementine. The adjustment period was smooth (smoother …

Happy Tail: Hercules (formerly Sox)

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Last year, Jeremy and Melissa suffered the loss of their beloved Zeus. He was missed dearly. Jeremy has been following Last Hope on social media for years. Suddenly posts about Sox kept showing up in his feed, over and over. He took that as a sign and completed an adoption application. The foster mom reached out to them and a …