Happy Tail: Macy

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             Amy, Mike, Delaney, and their Toy Poodle Maddie adopted Macy from Last Hope. They searched Google and PetFinder to find Last Hope. Because Amy has allergies they had to find a hypoallergenic dog like a Poodle. Luckily Last Hope was able to help them out! Because their dog Maddie was older they were a …

Happy Tail: Hope

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Connie adopted Hope from Last Hope and she’s fitting into the family well! Connie had to euthanize her 17-year-old cat due to health problems but still had a 10-year-old cat, Sammie, at home and wanted a companion for her. She looked at our adoptable cats and found Hope and fell in love. Hope is doing great and is exactly as …

Happy Tail: Murray

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Katie and Aaron adopted Murray, formerly Derby, after a friend referred them to Last Hope. They knew they wanted a dog that grew to about 20 to 40 pounds and they did research on breeds and temperaments so they knew what type of dog would fit in best with their family. They then worked with Last Hope and met some …

Happy Tail: Lily

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In January of 2015 we made the decision that it was time for us to open our home to a second dog. We had the time and resources to do so and our dog, Annie, needed a canine companion. We believe strongly in adopting rescues so we began our search on dog rescue websites in Cedar Rapids. We came across …

Happy Tail: Suzy

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Suzy was adopted by a very loving family. This is their story in their own words… One year from the loss of our schnauzer, we decided it was time to bring a new pet into our lives.  I did several searches on the Internet and found Last Hope Animal Rescue.  When I clicked on “miniature schnauzer,” Suzy’s picture came onto …

Happy Tail: River

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“Hi. My name is River. You may remember me as the big, bossy guy at the Center where I had been since they moved to the building on 16th Ave. My people now are Dan and Penny. They used to have a dog but not for five years. When they decided life was too stressful without a furry friend, Penny …

Happy Tail: Max

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Natalie and her husband, Matt, adopted Max (formerly Sonny) from Last Hope and things are going great! Natalie says it was a little challenging at first to find the right dog and get to him before someone else did, but I think maybe Max was worth the wait. She says the adjustment to his new home has been great and …

Roscoe’s Happy Tail

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Gina and her family, Tim, Mackenzie, and Nolan (and their cat, Pete!) adopted Roscoe in May and they couldn’t be happier with their new little pup! Roscoe (formerly Baby Baxter) came from Arkansas and Gina knew as soon as she saw the pictures that she was interested in the the yellow Lab. They went to see Roscoe on May 4th …

The Happy Tail of Lola and Macy

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Kegan and Lindsey adopted two puppies from Last Hope recently and generously agreed to share their Happy Tail. They decided to adopt from Last Hope because they were able to meet the puppies at Petco and were able to take them home for a “trial run.” They chose the puppies based on their temperament, how adorable they are, and because …