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Letters below were sent to founder Jeff Gold from people helped by Rescue Me!



Sender: Judy Buttram     Date: November 29, 2016 _
     I am happy that I found Susie Q. She is a very sweet little dog. Her little tongue sticks out, which is adorable! She is great is the car, and sleeps tight every night in my bed next to me. I got her for my little Shitz Tsu that I rescued about four months ago. They get along great and like laying in their beds together. I think Susie Q had been through a lot before she was rescued. She will never have to go through anything again. She will get groomed, fed, and all the medical attention she needs from me. I love her and will protect her forever! I did rename her Maggie. Susie Q is in her forever home and doing great. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Amy Ruiz     Date: November 5, 2016 _
     Thank you so much to Rescue Me for helping us find a home for this Little Guy. Had listed him with local Facebook pages for three months but no luck. Brittany saw his listing and drove 50 miles to meet us. She fell in love with him. Now he has a wonderful loving home. Could not have done it without the help of Rescue Me!


Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: October 26, 2016 _
     Within hours of posting Baby on Rescue Me, I had several interested parties call. The first lady who came by had a gorgeous, loved female Maltese with her and fell for this beautiful boy Maltese as a forever companion and friend. Now this little boy who had a life of being tossed around from home to home will be spoiled rotten and cared for as he should thanks to Jeff Gold and Rescue Me. Thank you so much for all you do for the discarded fur babies that deserve so much better! Miracles do happen with Rescue Me!!


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Sender: Lisa Wilkinson     Date: October 1, 2016 _
     I adopted 'Willie' today. I lost my 15 year old Cocker Spaniel and was heartbroken, but also realized that 'Colby' would want to continue to rescue animals just as I did with him. And that is exactly what I did, though he will never replace my Colby, he will receive just as much love and care as I can provide. I am so excited that I found such a wonderful dog. This would not have been possible with Rescue Me! Thank you!!!!


Sender: Alexis Preisser     Date: September 29, 2016 _
     We received 23 calls for Piper in two days! The photo is great and that is what people loved. Wish we had great pics of our other three boys, but they are not keen on the camera. However, Piper will have a wonderful, forever home, we hope. Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping us place this darling boy.


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Sender: Mary Holst     Date: July 12, 2016 _
     I found a great home for both my Maltese puppies through Rescue Me. I had to give them up due to my financial situation. They are experienced pet owners, and I was impressed with their willingness to give references and the attention during the transition. They sent me beautiful pictures. Thank you to all people who adopt pets in need!


Sender: Joyce Rolfe     Date: June 13, 2016 _
     Bob and I lost our boy Buddy. Our hearts were broken until we met our girls Cookie and Cupcake. We all had an instant connection. I knew their pain and they knew mine. That was the longest ride home. I tried not to cry, but to trust God for the outcome. We told Joanne that we wanted the best thing for these girls and we would try to be patient while she made a decision. The next morning I received a text message telling us that the girls were ours and they would be delivering them to us on Saturday. I never knew two little girls could have so much stuff. What a blessing my sweet little angels are. They, of course, slept with us that Saturday night and we all slept like babies. My girls are worth every day, minute, hour and months we waited. Thank you just doesn't say enough about how grateful we are to Rescue Me! Our family is now complete again.


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Sender: T Brown     Date: June 6, 2016 _
     I am so pleased to announce that I have found a wonderful, loving home for Lady Bug. It was a long process as so many people fell in love with this little sweetie. She has now found the perfect place for her temperament and her lifestyle. I can officially sleep well at night knowing she is the center of attention for someone so caring and loving. I am grateful for Rescue Me!


Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: April 9, 2016 _
     Within a matter of days after posting Charlie, a dog who no one wanted at the pound, a couple drove across state and claimed him as their own! This adorable dog has a new life in a loving home thanks to the efforts of Rescue Me and our hero, Jeff Gold!! Big sloppy kisses!!


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Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: April 9, 2016 _
     My adorable Maltese 'Precious' found a loving home in a matter of days, a couple drove over four hours and fell in love with this adorable, most wonderful Maltese dog who had been dumped off in an overnight drop off box!!! Unreal!! The success in adopting Precious is amazing. Thank you again Jeff Gold for Rescue Me... Now I have to try to recover because I love that dog so much. Please be kind to rescuers, people, we lose a piece of our heart every time you leave with these beloved and cherished fur babies. May God bless Jeff Gold and Rescue Me. Thank you.


Sender: Daniel Belliveau     Date: April 3, 2016 _
     I could not be any happier with the new home, I found for Baron. I was concerned that I would be wondering how he is doing and hoping he was happy. The couple that saw Baron on this site and contacted me are perfect for Baron. Prayers were answered. I know he is fine and will enjoy many years in his new home. I never imagined being so pleased with finding him a new home. Rescue Me, thank you! -Daniel


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Sender: Peter Gorshe     Date: March 31, 2016 _
     We had amazing success adopting our Malti-poo, Mollie. I had four email inquiries within a few hours and Mollie was adopted the following morning. I certainly didn't expect it to happen so quickly. Plus, she went to a really good home. Thanks to everyone at Rescue Me for the wonderful work you do.


Sender: Vikki Mccaleb     Date: January 30, 2016 _
     Max was adopted by a wonderful retired couple. In honor of Max, they are making a donation to our local no kill pet shelter. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Pamela Thibodeau     Date: December 7, 2015 _
     We have two small dogs, and my husband and I talked about adopting a third. I found Mac on the Rescue Me website, and sent an email to the owner. We spoke by phone and I decided to take Mac before seeing him in person. Was I crazy? Maybe, but we fell in love with him at first sight. He is working on potty training, and loves to cuddle. He is doing well with our two other dogs. No regrets!


Sender: Sylvia Murillo     Date: October 15, 2015 _
     I am happy to announce Buddy was ADOPTED. Buddy was such a special boy who was abandoned, and I was unsure he would find the right pet parent (I was picky). Thanks to the Rescue Me site and Jeff for helping us find this adorable guy not only a great family but a forever home. I know this adorable, furry guy will be loved and cared for, although I miss him already.


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Sender: John Snelling     Date: October 8, 2015 _
     Snoopy was given to a sister of a lady who saw Snoopy on Rescue Me. She contacted us and he was given to the lady tonight. The site did bring attention to our baby. Because of a medical need to give our baby away, he was given to a very nice woman who can give him more care than we can with our current situation. I wish the circumstances were different because I would not have let him go and kept him. Sometimes you have to think about the quality of care of loved ones and not just be selfish to hang on. Snoopy will get so much love and I know that will be great for him. Thank you for your site. -Dawn


Sender: Sylvia Murillo     Date: October 7, 2015 _
     Thank you to Rescue Me. Baby is adopted, and I couldn't be happier. I was worried about placing her as she had such a loving and sweet disposition. This family was kind and caring, making every effort to see and meet her. I know she will be loved and cared for now in her forever home.


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Sender: Cindy Rende     Date: September 24, 2015 _
     I couldn't believe that in less than 24 hours the very first call was the perfect family for Bella. They are everything I had hoped for. Thank You Rescue Me for your service. -Cindy


Sender: Christine Miller     Date: September 21, 2015 _
     I'm very happy to say that I was able to find Penny a wonderful, loving home that had another Maltese 'Lady' in the home. She's very loved cared for by a wonderful couple. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Michael Altman     Date: September 17, 2015 _
     Baxter found a great forever mom and dad! He fell in love with them immediately, and they with him. I know he will be loved very much and have a great home! Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Cindy Billups     Date: August 25, 2015 _
     After posting the puppies on this site my first call was their forever home. Michael and Cynthia are the best parents for Cash and Zoe. I believe everything happens for a reason. My son couldn't keep the dogs and Michael was wanting a new dog and was willing to take both brother and sister. We couldn't have found them a better home. They get special trips to the beach and very healthy meals. They are well loved. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Barbara Rager     Date: August 8, 2015 _
     We just got this sweet little girl today! I just lost my girl Bella (Maltese) last month and I happened on to the Rescue Me site four days ago where I saw Corkey. I called her owner and told her about losing my baby girl. My male Maltese, Bentley, misses his sister a lot and so did my husband, son and I. She's doing very well adjusting to her new surroundings. We just love Malteses and I'm happy to give her a forever home with us. Thanks to Leslie and the Rescue Me site for us finding our beautiful little princess. Sincerely, Barbara & Joe, Brian & Bentley


Sender: Magdalena Gershfeld     Date: July 30, 2015 _
     After our beloved Gordon (American Eskimo) passed away, we were devastated. That's why we knew it would be helpful if we could adopt a dog to brighten up our life and to bring back the smile in our household. After long research, I found Rescue Me. The site that made it all happen!!! I am amazed how professional and quick this organization works. I found Fluffy (a five year old white Maltese) on this site the same day and I fell in love with him instantly!! Fluffy's foster mom was very informative, kind and very helpful. Immediately scheduled our first meeting with Fluffy, and it was phenomenal one! Fluffy and I bonded instantly. After a very smooth and quick adoption process, we took him to his forever Home. Fluffy is great, he is doing extremely well! Our cat is also fascinated by him along with the rest of the family. Fluffy is adjusting very well and he seems to be very happy. We are so happy with him!. He is running around happily, playing with everyone, sleeping next to me all the time. Everyone is in love with him. He is very good and well behaved and very positive and happy dog. He brought our smiles back after our Gordon passed away. We are extremely happy and over the Moon!! Thank you, Rescue Me, for making this happen. Thank you for helping us find our Fluffy and for helping us find happiness again. We are one happy family- thanks to you, Rescue Me. -Magdalena.


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Sender: Tomeka Smith     Date: July 29, 2015 _
     I posted Domino and, within 24 hours, I was contacted by a very sweet lady. Domino was picked up within the week and I am more than positive he will be more than happy with his new family. Rescue Me is an awesome website. I would recommend it to anyone.


Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: July 23, 2015 _
     Spice was adopted by a lovely lady who lives near the beach and now has a wonderful new pal, a gorgeous Maltese boy. Spice came to us infested with parasites and has two distended toes from abusive situations. Thanks to Jeff Gold and Rescue Me, it took only one day to find this precious abused baby a new, loving, forever home. Happy Days!! Thank you Jeff, your work is brilliant. You are making the world a better place. Big sloppy kisses!


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Sender: Sherry Lee     Date: July 19, 2015 _
     Charley found a forever home. Their other dog had passed and Charley looked like their other dog. They took him home. He was everything they were looking for, a smart, calm, lap dog that sleeps on their bed. Rescue Me is the best site ever. Thanks again for another adoption!


Sender: Myrt Powell     Date: July 8, 2015 _
     Within hours of posting on Rescue Me, my phone began to ring. The second caller claimed her and I'm amazed at the fast response.. These callers were familiar with the breed and their expectations of her were reasonable. Thank you for your help!


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Sender: Lori Armes     Date: July 7, 2015 _
     Rescue Me helped get a precious little one out into a loving home. Thank you so much for providing the opportunity to get our at risk dogs in wonderful forever homes!


Sender: Mary Spencer     Date: June 8, 2015 _
     Thank you for providing a vehicle for people to turn to when circumstances are not in our control. Cotton was adopted by a lovely retired couple who have all the time in the world to devote to him. He will no longer be alone for 10 hours a day thanks to your very user friendly site. I will spread the word about your website. Heartbreaking, but I am at peace with my decision since it is in his best interest. His new parents told me I was welcome to visit him. He will be living about three hours north of me, so it is a possibility that I will get an opportunity to do just that. I would love to see him well taken care of and happy in his new forever home. Sincerely grateful, Mary


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Sender: Stephanie Stith     Date: May 7, 2015 _
     Canolli was adopted by a young couple that has experience with rescues. Canolli goes everywhere with them and seems to be very happy. Rescue Me is wonderful! We had many inquires. Thank you for your


Sender: Judy Devane     Date: May 2, 2015 _
     Thanks, Rescue Me. Charlie waited for his forever mommy, but it was well worth the wait. He loved her from first sight!


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Sender: Wanda Woodcock     Date: May 1, 2015 _
     I had been looking for the right dog for me. I am almost 60 years old. I found Princess on Rescue Me, and knew she was the one for me. I drove over 200 miles to meet her. She is doing well and we are both happy. Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping me find Princess. -Wanda


Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: April 27, 2015 _
     Precious little Gracie went to her forever home today with a wonderful lady who is a true Maltese lover. She will have a wonderful life with a loving family and get all the attention and adoration and home cooked meals any little fluff princess would deserve. Thanks to wonderful Rescue Me, we found her the perfect home where she will be spoiled. Thank you so very much for your relentless efforts to assist those fur angels we are entrusted with, and in making the world a better place.


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Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: April 18, 2015 _
     My gorgeous rescue Maltese could not have been adopted to a better home and will live the good life thanks to this marvelous site! Thank you Jeff Gold. Rescue Me is a brilliant site that is creating miracles and making so many lives better for wonderful animals and people... You are a gift and creating miracles every day.


Sender: Adorable Rescues Ltd.     Date: April 18, 2015 _
     Romeo just found the most perfect ideal mom and sister and is going to live a life of pampering and luxury which he deserves, in the perfect, ideal climate. Thanks to Rescue Me, Romeo is going to have a wonderful life.


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Sender: Sarah Vanpelt     Date: April 14, 2015 _
     Thank You Rescue Me! This is a wonderful organization and the site is very user friendly. I received two inquiries within 12 hours after posting and had an adopter within 24 hours. I am so happy that 'Little Lucy' did not have to go to a shelter.


Sender: Shelley Lewis     Date: April 9, 2015 _
     Rescue Me is wonderful. It allows organized rescues and individuals to post. Within hours of posting, I had several people wanting to adopt her. I felt bad having to turn down some of them. Thanks again for this great service. I will happily make a donation!


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Sender: Stephanie Le Roux     Date: March 30, 2015 _
     I was looking for a Maltese mix puppy when my husband advised that one of his company's clients rescued a Standard Poodle. I then looked up Maltese dogs for rescue in my area. When I saw this little girl, I knew I had to give her a home. She is such a huge blessing and we love her. It is much better to adopt than to buy a puppy. I would highly recommend to use Rescue Me to find your dream doggie.


Sender: Rosie Keltner     Date: March 23, 2015 _
     Louis was adopted out to a loving home. I was impressed with the number a quality of applicants requesting the opportunity to adopt Louis. The family who adopted him wanted a companion for their tea cup Yorkie and brought the dog to meet Louis. At first it was a little strained with Louis growling, but after about ten minutes, he became more accepting and wanted to play with the little Yorkie. The family drove two hours late in the evening to meet Louis. I am very happy with the outcome and also surprised at the ease of the adoption through Rescue Me.


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Sender: Robin Ebner     Date: March 15, 2015 _
     This was my first time ever posting on any site. I do not work with ANIMAL CONTROL, I AM JUST A CONCERNED CITIZEN WANTING AND TRYING TO HELP. As soon as I was finished posting all the animals in our local animal control, it seemed like only minutes before I started getting emails about Harley and Dutchess.. Today, Joe from our animal control called with good news. Now I will go there daily to check and see who I can help. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Cody Jenkins     Date: March 14, 2015 _
     I posted my mom's dog, Benji, on Rescue Me on a Thursday and by Saturday he was adopted to a better home than I could ever wish for him. The girl was so excited to bring him into her family and was able to love him as much as we did, but able to give him the one on one attention he needed and deserved that we were not able to provide. Although I miss him a lot, I know I did the best for him by finding him a home on this website. -Cody


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Sender: Rose Pena     Date: February 24, 2015 _
     I work at a homeless shelter and one of our resident families could no longer care for their animals so the dogs were abandoned. I posted on Rescue Me on Friday. Within 24 hours, I received numerous inquiries. Monday we placed them with a family that was willing to take them both. They were placed with a loving family who had just lost their beloved pet. Thank you for your service and the great opportunities that your site provides to pets in need. In the future (if needs arise again), I will make sure to use Rescue Me.


Sender: Rose Pena     Date: February 24, 2015 _
     Our Maltese cutie was adopted yesterday. Thank you for the great response! Because of Rescue Me we were able to find them a home that kept them together.


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Sender: Betty Dunn     Date: February 11, 2015 _
     I had 42 calls by the second day I posted my puppies on the Rescue Me site. I placed them both quickly and to wonderful families. Thanks!


Sender: Michael B     Date: February 10, 2015 _
     After a few days, our little Abbie was brought in from a small dog rescue via Rescue Me. She successfully placed Abbie in a new forever home with a family who will give her all the love and attention she deserves. Thank you Jeff and everyone at Rescue Me!


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Sender: Margaret N     Date: February 9, 2015 _
     A very nice couple drove 10 hours to get Baby. The adopter said she was up all night she was so excited and happy to be getting this beautiful dog. This is the second long distance placement in one months time. Without Rescue Me this would not have happened. Thank you, you are making the world a better place.


Sender: Betty Dunn     Date: February 7, 2015 _
     I was totally overwhelmed at the response to find Lizzie a new home. There were so many wonderful people wanting to give her a loving home that it was very hard to decide one for her. Thanks to Rescue Me and everyone for your support!


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Sender: Misty Robinson     Date: January 26, 2015 _
     Thank you so much for having a heart to set up a resource to help answer prayers for everyone involved. Arie was rescued over a weekend time. Rescue Me is an absolute life saver. Thanks for all you do~Sincerly grateful!!


Sender: Vickye Galloway     Date: December 7, 2014 _
     What a great website. We had twenty six emails, seven text messages and six phone calls in twelve hours interested in Abby. I must say the majority of calls were legitimate and caring. She has a wonderful home now, and we could not be happier. God answered our prayers. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Marianne Fusco     Date: November 15, 2014 _
     Dear Mr Gold, Thank you so very much for having a 'Rescue Me'. It's the best way to look for a pet. I adopted the most darling little Morkie (maltese/yorkie) through a wonderful rescue center who posts through Rescue Me. Bless all of you who take part in helping to save these precious animals and give people the opportunity to find their new buddy as well.


Sender: Sheila Wood     Date: October 31, 2014 _
     My dog Maxwell was in need of someone who could walk him and love him as I did. I rescued him from a shelter where he would have been put down. I saw the jewel behind the matted coat and scared eyes in this dog and adopted him in 2012. I took him home, groomed him and got his shots up to date. I loved him for the following years. However, my husband got really sick and it was hard to take care of him and all my other animals. Maxwell was not getting the attention he needs.. He needed to be walked to lose his weight. I have RA and its hard for me to do that. So I posted him on Rescue Me. Within two days, I had people wanting to adopt him. He is a beautiful dog and I really appreciate this site. Thanks Rescue Me for helping Maxwell find his new home where I know he will be taken care of.


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Sender: Robin Farrell     Date: October 5, 2014 _
     We adopted Charlie. Within hours, he adapted to his new family and especially his new brother Tinker (the cat). Even though he is considered an 'inside dog' he loves his new life on our farm. He loves car rides to town, and especially riding around the farm with Papa on the golf cart. Most days you will find him cuddled up on couch and cuddled up on the bed at bedtime. When he came to us most of his hair was gone due to severe flea allergies and subsequent yeast infection, not to mention severely infected ears. After several trips to the vet, he is finally on the road to recovery. He is so very lovable even though he obviously endured a hard life. Charlie has brought so much joy to all of our lives and WE ALL love him so very, very much. Thank you, Rescue Me, for sending Charlie our way. When I look at him I am filled with such love and happiness. It is hard to imagine him ever being fearful, shy or snappy. He never shows that side to any of us. He is just so lovable and sweet.


Sender: Porche Price     Date: September 26, 2014 _
     I've used three other websites other than Rescue Me, but never had any inquiries. As soon as I posted on Rescue Me, I received many calls and emails. I found a good home for my puppy thanks to Rescue Me in less than one week. Thank you!!


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Sender: Leila Livingston     Date: September 25, 2014 _
     His adoption to a wonderful forever home went through this week. He and his new mom melted into each other as soon as they met- true love at first sight! Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Susan Troianello     Date: September 22, 2014 _
     My last Maltese is with my husband who resides in a senior facility now. I have missed having a Maltese to walk, so put my information on Rescue Me. I buried one of my cats so was still grieving when this site sent me an alert on this puppy. We connected and now spent my first night with Bella and was out walking this morning! She will probably be my final dog, as I am getting older, and she will always be on a pedestal from now on.


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Sender: Sherry Lee     Date: September 15, 2014 _
     I found a wonderful forever home for my dog. They had just lost their Maltese. Buddy looked just like her and his temperament was also like her. We will stay in contact. They are happy and so am I. Thank you again, Rescue Me, for your wonderful site!


Sender: Lana Hammonds     Date: August 31, 2014 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, I was able to find a loving home for my Mollie. She has a new eight year old best friend and is adjusting to her new family very well.


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Sender: W Pastrick     Date: August 17, 2014 _
     We needed a new home for our sweet little Ricci, as she was not bonding with everyone in the family. Her posting was only up a matter of hours before we had three inquiries! Her new forever home should be just the thing to keep her happy. While we were sad to say goodbye, we know we made the right decision. All the best to Ricci and her new family! Thanks, Rescue Me.


Sender: Heather Martin     Date: July 14, 2014 _
     My dearest Priscilla was adopted by a lovely family this weekend. I believe she will be spoiled more than she ever has. Thank you Rescue Me for helping me find the perfect family for the perfect dog.


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Sender: Gable Carr     Date: July 6, 2014 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. It is with great pride that I am announcing that Hunter and Daisy have a new forever home TOGETHER!! As hard as it was, I made a promise to their previous mom, who couldn't take care of them anymore because of her long term illness, that I would keep them together and find the best, most loving home ever. And I did it through blood, sweat and tears. Tomorrow they will get picked up by their new family who drove 20 hours here, now that's dedication!! Thank you so much Gwen from Second Chance, who did the home check for me in another state!! I couldn't have made this decision without Gwen!!


Sender: Carla Ogonowski     Date: June 22, 2014 _
     I brought Lennox home Tuesday. It is amazing what a sweet little gentleman he is. Lennox is adjusting extremely well. I was looking for a senior dog to fill my home with love and companionship and I think I found exactly what I needed through Rescue Me.


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Sender: Angel Weathers     Date: June 13, 2014 _
     Thank you for Rescue Me! I found a wonderful home for a lonely puppy.


Sender: Sacia Hamilton     Date: May 29, 2014 _
     With the help of Rescue Me, I was able to find my sweet Maltese boys their forever home with the perfect family. I know they will be so loved and spoiled. I am overjoyed that I was able to find my boys the perfect family in such a short amount of time. Prayers have been answered!


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Sender: Susan Daniels     Date: May 25, 2014 _
     Having lost our Gizmo to illness at 11 years old, it took some time to find another perfect fit for us. Not only did we want another Maltese but it was important to us to give a forever home to a dog who needed one. After searching numerous sites I stumbled on Rescue Me and watched for several weeks before Spike showed up. I contacted his previous human who has some changes going on in her life and cared enough to make Spikes well being her priority. We met and took to little Spike right away! One week later he is adjusting to life in the country and seems happy in our home. I appreciate that Rescue Me allows owners to post directly to their site, enabling those interested in adopting to be in touch directly. Angelica and I have been in touch off and on since Spike came to live with us which I believe makes his transition easier. She answers any questions I may have about his habits and preferences while she checks to see what he is up to and that he is comfortable in his new environment. Another successful match, thank you Rescue Me!


Sender: Val Banks     Date: May 14, 2014 _
     I am so grateful for this website in a moment of grief! A relative suddenly passed away, and she had two beautiful dogs who needed a loving home immediately. Rescue Me allowed us to get things moving immediately, and we placed them within days.


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Sender: Denita Strube     Date: May 10, 2014 _
     I picked up 'Joseph' yesterday. I knew he was meant for me as soon as I saw him, because tears rolled down my face. He clung to me, and we bonded really fast. I have renamed him Shadow, because that is just what he is. He has such personality. We have gone shopping twice since yesterday. Although listed as a Maltese, I think he has a lot of Yorkie in him. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Tina Obrien     Date: April 7, 2014 _
     I can't believe how much interest came through Rescue Me about my dog, Bob. He found his new forever home, for which I'm so grateful! Thank you for providing a portal to help us in this difficult situation.


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Sender: Camron Buxton     Date: March 19, 2014 _
     I adopted this adorable little puppy! Dillon (on the left) is so cute! Thank you so much for helping me adopt him.


Sender: Camron Buxton     Date: March 9, 2014 _
     Thank you to Rescue Me! for helping me in adopting Tebo! I had another 15 year old dog I had to put down recently due to a massive mass on her liver. She was my best friend. I was sad and lonely as I began to search for a new dog. Then I came across Tebo. He seemed like a nice dog. So I decided to meet him. It was love at first pet. Rescue Me! was hugely instrumental in helping me find and meet sweet little Tebo. I adopted him shortly after meeting him. He is currently getting over a mild case of kennel cough, but he should be home with us soon. Sometime next week I imagine. I can scarcely contain myself because I am so happy. Thank you for your assistance in helping me find Tebo.


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Sender: Camron Buxton     Date: March 4, 2014 _
     I recently had to put down my old dog after 15 years together because she was sick. I was missing her companionship terribly, so I started searching the internet for various dog breeds that might be suitable for me and my family. That is when I stumbled across Rescue Me! With their help I found a few likely candidates for a new dog. Then I saw a photo of Tebo. I decided to investigate this cute little guy further. To my delight, he met all the criteria we were looking for: a sweet, gentle dog that does not shed much and is good with children. I went to meet Tebo, and he and I became friends quickly. He was just as sweet and gentle as his information said. I am very happy with this adorable little dog. I thank Rescue Me! and the Arizona Small Dog Rescue for their help in helping me and my new friend find each other.


Sender: Kim Holdsworth,     Date: February 23, 2014 _
     Daisy & Teddy were adopted today by a lovely family of two sisters and one young daughter. They came immediately and drove an hour & 1/2 to see them and it was the most beautiful thing. I felt this beautiful family had been an answer to my grandmother and my prayers. They walked them a bit and we all went over to my grandmothers nursing home to introduce grandma to Daisy & Teddy's new family. My grandma couldn't have been more happy. She didn't really have words to express how happy she was the little loves of her life were going to a new home. They told us that they would keep in touch via Facebook and would bring them for visits anytime grandma wants. Thank you! You really did save many life's today, what a great service!


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Sender: Caryn Di Rienzi     Date: February 5, 2014 _
     Lucky went to his forever home tonight. I received many inquiries and I believe I found a perfect home. They are going to love him and spoil him. I think Rescue Me! is a wonderful site and it helps great people adopt deserving dogs!


Sender: Deborah Cartelli     Date: February 4, 2014 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me!, it helped me find the perfect home my Ben.


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Sender: Mary Crum     Date: January 26, 2014 _
     Hi Jeff, She was adopted by a wonderful family. I carried her there myself to verify it would be a good fit. She was playing with their other babies having the time of her life. This is the best website if you care about baby and want to make sure that baby has a great home. I will recommend Rescue Me! to anyone looking to rehome, or looking to get a new baby. I have spoken with so many wonderful people, I almost wished I had a baby for each of them. Thank You, Mary


Sender: Chasity Cross     Date: December 30, 2013 _
     First, wanted to start by thanking the staff of Rescue Me! for their work and dedication! The site Rescue Me has been a huge asset in find homes for many of our animals within our small rescue. While we only have 40 animals that are ready for adoption at a time, the Rescue Me! site has given us the highest response from potential adopters out of the three sites we use. This site also makes it easier for us to identify who a potential adopter is interested in. After Christmas I received a wave of emails on a number of our animals, Blossom a Poodle/Maltese mix being one of them! While sorting through applicants and emails, one family was very persistent and patient with us. When it came to our adoption event day, I emailed and called a few of the families that I believed would be a good fit for her, and shared our location hoping a couple of them would at least come meet her. The Sweeney family came - the whole family - grand parents, parents and grandkids, all of them fell in love with her even with her pink Mohawk reminiscent from the previous weekend of being dolled up to parade around Glendale Glitters. After sharing with them her story of rescue, her accomplishments and a couple things we hoped they would continue working on, and some friendly advice from a partnered behavioral trainer that was there for the day, the Sweeney family adopted Blossom! We couldn't be happier with the match! As we all know any adoption is bitter sweet, but leaves a foster home open for the next animal to learn to love again, and find their forever home! Thank you again, Rescue Me! Chasity Cross, Mavyn Animal Rescue, Behavioral Training Director


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Sender: Jamiejamie Lagrone     Date: November 30, 2013 _
     After contacting several rescues in our area, it became apparent that it is very difficult to get a dog placed with a rescue organization due to the lack of available space. I came across Rescue Me! during my search. This was the only site I found that allowed me to post my pet myself. It took just over a week for Mel to be adopted by a wonderful couple.


Sender: Deb Fiore     Date: November 24, 2013 _
     I am so grateful that I found Rescue Me! when we rescued this little girl. We found her wandering in our neighborhood. This area is known for coyotes and the ending would not have been good for this sweet girl. I no sooner put her up on Rescue Me!, and I had numerous calls and emails all from compassionate people wanting to adopt her and give her a new forever home. I am sad that we couldn't track down her original owners, but what a great outcome. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Ann Lomax     Date: October 30, 2013 _
     Cosmo found a home. I had several people call about him, and I'm glad that he went to a loving gentle man who had just lost his Maltese unexpectedly. Thank you for your website. Ann Lomax


Sender: Kelly E     Date: October 23, 2013 _
     After we had made the difficult decision to rehome our Maltese, we were only concerned in finding her the best home. I posted her on the Rescue Me! site and had a number of responses very quickly. I chose Tom and Lorraine, and they came to visit with us later that day. I thought they would be a great couple to care and love our dog. Thank you for helping us find our dog a new and wonderful family!


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Sender: Kristen Vasques     Date: October 13, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! has been wonderful. I needed to find a home for my beloved Ari, and Janee found him through this site. Many thanks! I'm very grateful. I definitely feel that Ari has found the home where he is meant to be. Many thanks! Kristen


Sender: Don Degruttola     Date: October 2, 2013 _
     We were worried that in moving to Mexico we would not find a good home for our Maltese, Coco. The Rescue Me! site was a Godsend! We had numerous inquiries and found a great 'mom' and family for our Maltese.


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Sender: Jane Herd     Date: September 12, 2013 _
     Cookie found the perfect home within a week of listing. She will be living nearby so that she can still play with her pal who was left behind. Her new owner was delighted to find her. We have done a very good thing!!!


Sender: Melanie Misiti     Date: September 8, 2013 _
     Hi Jeff, Dakota is in a new home. He's been adopted. Melanie


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Sender: Maria Irizarry     Date: August 27, 2013 _
     Jeff, I want to thank you for Rescue Me! I Love my Coconut and Pumpkin, but because of various reasons I decided to give them up, I miss them terribly. Phyllis adopted them. We meet on Saturday in a halfway point between her home and mine. She contacted me within an hour of posting on Rescue Me! We spoke several times and I feel at peace giving her my boys. She is retired military and she has the time to dedicate to them. I am single and need to work a second job and Pumpkin and Coconut already spend too much time in their kennels. It has been a struggle financially to keep up with their everyday care, grooming and shots. I prayed for two years so I could get to a place where I could give them up. Every time I thought or said I was, I would break down. I love them so much, but I had to sacrifice in order to give them a better life. They deserve it. Phyllis and I are going to keep in contact. She said I could visit them. I told Pumpkin and Coconut about Phyllis and why they were going to live with her. I think they understood. I swear they did and they were ok with it. When Phyllis opened her car door they hopped in and were very happy. At home no one could even walked them because they would not go out without me. It's amazing. Thank you again. Maria Irizarry


Sender: Carol Roberts     Date: August 1, 2013 _
     Hi Jeff, I met with Marlene Waterman today and she fell in love with Truman. It seems to be a good fit. She is retired and has a large group of friends that have small dogs, and they all walk together daily. She will be able to give him the love and attention he needs, so that is a plus. Thank you so much. Regards, Carol Roberts


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Sender: Tl Normoyle     Date: July 24, 2013 _
     We found a wonderful home for Zoey with a couple that had another Maltese, so they are very familiar with the breed. I was so happy to know where she was going, and that she would be pampered!!


Sender: Sherri Goldstein     Date: July 24, 2013 _
     Thanks, Jeff. Pippen was desired by a small crowd of people, and today met the perfect match to live happily ever after. Thank you! Sherri Goldstein


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Sender: Brenda Ortiz     Date: July 15, 2013 _
     Dear Jeff, Many people requested information about her and we were able to finally coordinate pick up today of our Maltese with the first person that contacted us. It was bittersweet moment for all of us, but due to health reasons we were unable to continue caring for our little Maltese. Thanks, Brenda


Sender: Sara Girard     Date: July 6, 2013 _
     Tia stayed with us until she was happy and healthy. Now she has a forever home with other dogs, and a wonderful people family.


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Sender: Charlotte Hall     Date: June 26, 2013 _
     MoJo found his home, and will be sharing it with a Mom and Dad and two very nice children. This is the perfect home for MoJo!


Sender: Carolyn Shaw     Date: June 25, 2013 _
     Rudy seems like the perfect dog for us! He settled in, and fit quickly into our family as our grand kids came to visit the day after Rudy's pick up. Rudy is a sweet dog and was nice to everyone right away. He feels at home already. We are grateful to his foster home for such good care, potty training and crate training him. His greatest challenge seems to be negotiating up and down the stairs with his short legs. He is better on the deck outside than on the hardwood stairs, but he's a trooper and is making it look easier all the time. We'd never heard of Rescue Me! until a friend of our son hooked us up through Rescue Me's Havanese site. We think that a Maltipoo is the best dog for us.


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Sender: Christine Gregoire     Date: June 7, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! helped me find a wonderful home for Buddy. He went to a loving home and I would not have found such a home for Buddy had it not been for this wonderful site. I can't say thank you enough. My dog was my heart and soul, but life changes forced me into making the hardest decision of my life, giving my baby away. Knowing the Buddy went to someone who will love him like I did, really helps with letting him go. I know he will be well cared for. Again, thank you.


Sender: Nora Kimball     Date: June 5, 2013 _
     Dear Jeff, I am the lady who adopted Tinker Belle. She is the sweetest little girl! She is a happy little girl. She and I bonded right away. She follows me around the house, wagging her tail. She sleeps on the pillow next to me all night. My other two rescues, Cotton and Coco are her new two best friends. I truly believe God brought us together! Thanks, Becky, for allowing me to adopt her!


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Sender: Becky Stath Smith     Date: May 15, 2013 _
     Tinker Bell has found a loving home. I am so grateful for all of you who inquired about adopting Tinker Bell. My hope is that she will be able to accept her new loving home with limited anxiety. I hope all of you who inquired about Tinker Bell find another pet whom you will be able to provide a home for. Thank you again, Becky Stath Smith


Sender: Lori Conrad     Date: April 14, 2013 _
     This puppy is so precious and now I know he has a good home! All attempts to find his owner failed. Finding him a loving home was easy with Rescue Me! Thank you!


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Sender: Brenda Hesse     Date: March 27, 2013 _
     I am so happy to say that my dog was adopted in less than 24 hours. I was contacted by very nice people and chose the perfect home. This was a difficult decision but using Rescue Me! made the process easy and rewarding. Thank you so much for making this available to the general public. I'm sure you have found so many homes for pets. We are all grateful!


Sender: Donna Russell     Date: March 23, 2013 _
     Coco was adopted by a wonderful family within 30 hours of posting!! He found a home with a family that will love and take care of him and now he has a little brother - a Maltipoo! His new mom understands him and knows how to train a dog. I think she's the alpha owner he's needed! Thank you to his new family. I didn't think I would find a home so quickly. His new family and I stay in touch and I will visit him over the next couple of weeks. I miss him but I know he's in a loving home.


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Sender: Emily Kramer     Date: February 28, 2013 _
     My little Sam found the perfect home. A sweet lady that has another dog had been looking for a playmate for her dog. Her dog is her only family member, and she treats dogs like gold!! I know she will take care of him and make him the happiest dog ever!!


Sender: Debbi Vince     Date: February 28, 2013 _
     Timmy and Charlie were both adopted by a wonderful couple! Not only were they adopted by a wonderful couple, they were adopted by a vet and his wife!!!!! I could not be happier even though I miss Timmy and Charlie, my health has been an issue and I still have 11 dogs left as I did rescues my whole life. I thank God for Rescue Me as it saved 2 of my furry kids. :)


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Sender: Kenzie Herman     Date: February 18, 2013 _
     I had to sadly re-adopt the love of my life Poof, a gorgeous Maltese. I miss her every second of every day. The lady who adopted her was more than I could have ever asked for. She loves her and let's her sleep with her in her bed with her cat and husband. She now goes everywhere with her new owner and is loved to death. She still gives me constant updates and it is really great about everything!


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