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Sender: Ms. Flanigan     Date: March 15, 2016 _
     I had a great experience with Rescue Me. I was contacted by two people the first day, and my JRT has already been adopted. Thank you for making this process so easy.


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Sender: Georgia Mckenzie     Date: March 1, 2016 _
     Daisy was adopted today by a great couple, and I am grateful for Rescue Me!


Sender: Norma Torres     Date: February 28, 2016 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, our Spots found the right family who loves and adores her.


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Sender: Wendie Bergendahl     Date: February 18, 2016 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me! My son Evan and I love Stewart. Steve and Angie were great foster parents and answered all of our questions. Stewart is cuddly, loving, gentle and seems to have adjusted amazingly. The cold weather was a bit of a shock to his system, but he seems to be fine now. Thank you for making a new family member possible.


Sender: Rebecca Hegarty     Date: February 2, 2016 _
     I had an overwhelming response when I posted Suzy on this site. Everyone who inquired was very compassionate and knew the breed and what they wanted. The process was very stress free and I was able to place her with a very wonderful couple who just adore her and I know that she is in very good hands. Thank you so much for this site. I just can't praise what you are doing enough! I will tell everyone I know who is looking for or re-homing a pet about Rescue Me.


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Sender: Lorie Hamrick     Date: January 31, 2016 _
     I have had Jack Russell dogs for 17 years and since losing my last one two months ago I would occasionally go to the rescue site and see all the little faces that needed some love. I came across Diego and there was just something about this little fellow that tugged at my heart; for a week I kept going back and viewing him and decided I would again open my heart a little fur-baby. The application process went very smoothly (I was impressed with the promptness with which my inquiries were addressed). They are very thorough when accessing and getting veterinary care for their rescues. Diego is the sweetest, loving little dog, just as Amy said he was. Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping me find my furever friend!


Sender: Connie Fleming     Date: January 11, 2016 _
     We were very worried about giving Sassy away and making sure we were finding a forever home for her. There were great response to our post on Rescue Me. The wonderful people that ended up with Sassy just gave me a very comfortable feeling and they ask all the right question. They drove three hours to meet with us and let us spend some time getting to know them and letting Sassy get to know them. They just gave me that feeling you get when you just know this is right. They called to let me know how she did on the trip back and have kept in touch to let me know how things are going. I know she has a forever home and this is the perfect home for her. Thanks everyone for all the inquiries.


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Sender: Ann Wheelan     Date: January 10, 2016 _
     I had thought I had found a forever home for my little guy, but he was given back to me after only a day. I was sad and didn't think he was given much of a chance, but it turned out to be a better situation. I soon found a family that was so excited to adopt him. He will have so much love and attention for the rest of his life. I had other serious inquiries from Rescue Me, and it is such a great resource for people looking for Jacks. Thank you!


Sender: Ann Wheelan     Date: January 5, 2016 _
     I have never fostered a dog before, but when I found Elway, an abandoned little cutie, my heart went out to him. He was so sweet and deserved a home where he was loved forever. I could not keep him because my job requires me to be away for days at a time, or I would have kept him in a heartbeat. I needed to find him the perfect loving home, and after posting on Rescue Me, I was contacted by quite a few people. It was hard to pick, because all of the people that responded were so kind and he would have been happy with any of them. It was so hard to say goodbye to him, but I am excited for the little guy to have a family forever. Thank you!


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Sender: Mj Reed     Date: December 30, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me for running this site, to help save these innocent pets lives. 'Molly' loves her new family and we love her! Keep up the great work!


Sender: Lois Vassilion     Date: December 27, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me!!! Dexter has found the perfect home and is now safe in his fur-ever home. Your site has helped to place countless pets for our rescue, Brantley Animal Rescue Coalition, and we are highly indebted to you!


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Sender: Janet Hustak     Date: December 15, 2015 _
     I am thrilled to report my girl has found a new loving home. Because of Rescue Me, I had the most compassionate people contact me. And I found someone close to home so I can visit when I have time.


Sender: Ashley Adams     Date: December 11, 2015 _
     I just met a wonderful family that absolutely fell in love with the dog. I know he is going to a wonderful family. They instantly loved him and he was so excited with them. Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping me find him a good home.


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Sender: Allison E     Date: November 29, 2015 _
     I was very lucky. The dog I was trying to home, 'Cinnoman', found his forever home with a wonderful couple. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Marilyn Willison     Date: November 26, 2015 _
     I'm so glad I kept looking on Rescue Me. I finally found the one I'd been looking for. He's my little love bug, and he gets along well with my other two babies. I'm thrilled to have him. He has lots of room to run and play. He learns quickly. He just a gem! Thank you! I will donate with a check! Love what you do!


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Sender: Karen Hudgins     Date: November 21, 2015 _
     We were looking for a dog that would keep up with our busy son after rescuing another a few weeks ago. We wanted the perfect dog that would relax and also chase a ball until either a kid or a dog drops. Lol! We are in the car riding home, and Lily is asleep on my son's lap. So far so good! Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Janet Mcdonald     Date: November 18, 2015 _
     Justin got adopted by a wonderful couple. He was owned by a woman who recently died. The police took him after the death, but he escaped from police and got picked up by Animal Services three days later. He had a large gash on his hip that required stitches. He was hurt, angry, and hated the cone on his head. He bit at everyone who came near, especially men. He was in the killing room when a lady from Animal Services called me. He was rescued 'just in time', hence the name Justin. He was boarded for a month and became a sweetheart and loving and kind, once again. He now has a new family who loves him. The family contacted the deceased woman's family and told them that Justin was ok. Can't get any better than this ending. Thanks, Rescue Me. -Jan


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Sender: Marissa Nelson     Date: November 16, 2015 _
     Rescue Me helped me by helping me find Lola a home. The family that took her found her on this site, and it enabled me to be able to reach people that are out of my area. Without this site, I would have never found the home she is at now. They have sent me updates on her and say she is doing well.


Sender: Kyle Smith     Date: November 11, 2015 _
     I'm so happy I found your site. It was very easy finding the right family for Faith. I looked at so many avenues before finding yours, and I didn't like the outcome that would have become of Faith. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Aryeh Hirsch     Date: November 8, 2015 _
     I posted my dog, Petey, for adoption. Within two hours, we found him a really great home. I couldn't believe that it happened so fast and was so easy. We hated giving up Petey, but he really needed a home and an owner that had the time to devote to him. I work all of the time and it wasn't fair to Petey. I would recommend Rescue Me to anyone who needs help placing your pet.


Sender: Pfc Hamlin     Date: October 31, 2015 _
     I adore Rescue Me for the grand reason that not too long after this post for Leelo aired, she found a great home! She has an older doggy brother who is a huggable and playful boy. Her new family was so happy to see her and inquired about all the right things that I had to cry about how lucky she was to be going to such a caring couple. She is thriving in her new home, and I receive updates regularly on how she is doing. Thank you Rescue Me!


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Sender: Bev Marois     Date: October 10, 2015 _
     Mieka is a 'little dream come true'! After losing three Jack Russells over the last six months at ages 19 1/2, 16 and 12, we were in need of another to 'love and fill that space' that only a Jack Russell can do. Mieka's owner was very helpful with what we needed to know about her, and Mieka was very well taken care of. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Judith Church     Date: September 29, 2015 _
     Pogo was adopted to a wonderful family. My experience with Rescue Me was tremendous. I had a call three weeks after posting Pogo. It worked better than anything else I tried. I love that it is broken down by breed. It makes the process easier and much faster. Thank you, Judy


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Sender: Michele Harway     Date: September 23, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me for connecting us with a wonderful family for our beloved dog, Rupert. While he was beloved, my daughter, his mother became ill and could not care for him and my travels made it impossible for me to keep him. Now he has moved in with Susan and has two acres of new land to explore and a new mom who has promised to take him out on frequent walks and get him back to his fighting weight. I am so relieved that we did not have to take him to a shelter and that he is going to have such a great life!


Sender: Patty Hutchinson     Date: September 21, 2015 _
     Ace was adopted by a wonderful couple that ended up spending thousands to save his life due to the original owner not taking proper care of him. He is one very lucky dog. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Cyndi Leonard     Date: September 18, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me! We were under the gun (so to speak) and had to find a new home for Scooter ASAP. He belonged to my mother-in-law who had to be placed in a nursing home unexpectantly. We are not allowed to have pets and our local Humane Society had no room. We had four responses in less than 24 hours and were able to select an awesome new home for Scooter. He'll have five acres to roam as he lives out the rest of his life.


Sender: John Goodman     Date: September 14, 2015 _
     I love to share the wonderful experiences I've had with the Rescue Me team. A few months back, I was searching for a companion to replace the two pups that I lost in a divorce. I found a Chihuahua/Schnauzer mix that rescued me and we became real buddies. Then a couple of weeks ago, we decided that it was time to find another companion for both of us. We turned again to Rescue Me and found the perfect addition in a Chihuahua/Jack Russell Terrier mix. These two girls have become fast friends that love to play, eat and sleep together. Everyone on the Rescue Me team has been so caring of the adoptions and personally care about these animals that it has turned me into a real advocate. I tell anyone who will listen about the organization and encourage them to visit the websites. Here's to your continued success and thanks for Rescueing Me!


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Sender: T. Thivierge     Date: September 10, 2015 _
     I got this humble but old Jack Russell wire coat terrier last week through Rescue Me. His name has been changed to Jackson. Jackson's dog persona is friendly to all he meets of the two legged or other four legged creatures. Except he does not like cats nor his allergy medications, probably from some pass incident on his time living on a farm. He looks sad in his picture, but I can assure you he feels the love from his new owner. Jackson gets fed two, gourmet Blue Buffalo dog meals a day with chopped pieces of boiled chicken or cheddar cheese, plus a morning and evening stroll. He likes his fluffy pillow in his cage in the evening. Jackson understands at 9:00pm he must go to his caged bed. I leave his cage door open, but have caught him jumping on the end corner of my bed to get close to his new pack leader in the middle of the night. All I have to say is, ''Jackson, really? Ah, no.' He goes right back to his bed in his cage with the door open. Anyway, Jackson has destroyed three stuffed dog toys with squeaky innards which look like animals: a hedgehog, fox and a monkey. The stuffed red crab has squeaky innards, but it does not interest him. I guess it looks too fake. I am glad I got Jackson, he is a joy to have around and is loved by myself and my family.


Sender: Laurie Chaisson     Date: September 8, 2015 _
     After trying to find a home for 'Baby' on my own for a month, I discovered Rescue Me and received four emails from people who were interested in 'Baby' within 24 hours. Amazing! I am happy to say she found a great home where she will get the attention and love she deserves. She has other dogs in this home so she has the perfect family for her. Rescue Me is a wonderful site and I will highly recommend this site to anyone I know who needs to place a pet. Thank you Rescue Me!!!


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Sender: Donna Roman     Date: September 3, 2015 _
     MAX found his forever home!!! The loving couple that reached out and saved his life are amazing. It was like I had just been holding on to their doggie for the last few years. He went straight to his new family and into their hearts. The tears we all cried that day were because we all knew that Max was exactly where he was supposed to be. Thank you, Rescue Me!!!


Sender: Michael Doyle     Date: August 26, 2015 _
     Within hours of my posting on Rescue Me, I received several responses from people interested in adopting Daisy. The very next day I met with a wonderful family who fell in love with her and the adoption was made. Thank you so much for bringing us together!!!


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Sender: Michelle Stern     Date: August 22, 2015 _
     My mother is about to pass away and I'm unable to keep her senior dog. I posted her on Rescue Me. Within an hour, she had a potential adopter. We met the next day to introduce my mom's dog to her dog, and it all went so smoothly. Now, this senior dog, who otherwise wouldn't have had much of a chance, has a wonderful new fur-ever home (with a new dog brother)! Thank you, Rescue Me, for the service you provide!!!


Sender: Kim Till     Date: August 12, 2015 _
     Buddy came to us this scared, timid little guy due to being abused by someone. Now, almost three weeks later he is playing, running with our three other fur babies, one with we rescued from Rescue Me! He is just a joy to have. We just love him. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Turkan Ertugrul     Date: August 1, 2015 _
     Charlie and Jason are a bonded pair that has been trying to find their forever home together! Thanks to Rescue Me, they have been adopted together!!


Sender: Erica Levenson     Date: July 29, 2015 _
     It was a very tough decision look for a new home for my 10 year old Jack Russell, Jorge. We have had her since she was a puppy and we all love her very much. Unfortunately, Jorge didn't get along well with our cat (and would attack her if she got near her) so we have lived with gates and closed doors for 10 years. Jorge is a very sweet dog who loves to cuddle and give kisses, but the stress of trying to keep the cat secure was getting to be too much. I refused to ever just drop her at a shelter and didn't want to give her to anyone who wouldn't be open to sharing updates with us as time went on. I decided to try this site and had Jorge posted. I received a call within one or two days from someone who had a three year old Jack (rescued) and was looking for a playmate/partner for her. We met and spent time and the decision was made that they would take Jorge home. I won't lie, I cried, a lot! (Still some tears a day later..) but so far I have received two updates and pictures on how well Jorge is doing in her new home. I was worried I may have made the wrong decision, but their openness to share updates/pictures with us, and seeing/hearing how well Jorge is doing after only one day... My heart is a little less heavy and tears of sadness are slowly turning to tears of happiness knowing she is going to have a great life without the stress of doors/gates. Thank You!


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Sender: Gregg Fous     Date: July 24, 2015 _
     I received a few inquiries after I posted the long narrative on Sasse on Rescue Me and we finally chose a new owner for Sasse after arranging a meeting in person. I'm happy Sasse got a new owner that is retired and spending all his time with her. I will say most callers enjoyed the thorough description of Sasse and her personality.


Sender: Kristina King     Date: July 22, 2015 _
     My number one priority was finding a good caring home for my Jack Russell. Within an hour of posting, I received a response. I also received two more responses, but the first one is the one I met up with at the park. I thank the heavens for Rescue Me. It broke my heart, but I couldn't take care of my dog anymore and she went to a very nice, retired couple.


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Sender: Mary Ann Taft     Date: July 21, 2015 _
     He was adopted by a lovely couple. They simply adore him and he is in love with them. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Alexus Hawkins     Date: June 21, 2015 _
     This website is amazing. I am glad I found Rescue Me; it made it so I can find a good home for my dog. People were quick to get a hold of me to take her home. It made it possible to find her a good loving home so I didn't have to bring her to a shelter. Penny is now in her new home and couldn't be happier.


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Sender: Lana Gahagangahagan     Date: June 21, 2015 _
     I have had great luck for my dogs to be seen by many people near and far on Rescue Me. It is the best thing I have done for my rescue to join this group. Thank you for those that help keep Rescue Me open to help all the rescue animals all over the world.


Sender: Joanne Andersen     Date: June 17, 2015 _
     Love you Roxie! Thanks, Rescue Me and Gloria.


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Sender: Penelope Wagner     Date: June 16, 2015 _
     Miss Franny was a very special rescue dog. I am a Jack Russell Terrier Rescue but my close friend wanted a Chihuahua around nine years ago. Well, Miss Franny was left in a trailer to die. I saw her on dog transport whereby they were looking for help for a special needs terrier. With a lot of long distance telephone calls, I managed to locate someone named Francis Bailer who lived near the actual trailer. She in turn took the little dog in for around a week and then I went online to find a transporter. A lady answered my plea and said she would drive the 300 miles to get the little dog. She could take the little dog several states closer because her daughter was going to have a baby and that is where she was headed. I looked through my contacts and found someone that I worked with before on transport that lived four blocks from where this lady was going. We got the little girl transported to a nearby metropolis whereby I picked her up. My friend took one look at this special needs little girl and adopted her. She lived with her for eight years. She was a little over a year where I first received her. Then my friend became homeless and could not keep her, so I had a lifetime guarantee on her and took her back. I had her here at our rescue for several months and posted her on Rescue Me. A very nice couple came to see another dog and I happened to have Miss Franny outside with her. They took one look at Miss Franny and said that they wanted to adopt her. She is a special needs little soul that was born with three legs. Miss Franny is doing well in her new home and is very happy and content. Thank you Rescue Me for being there for our rescue. P.S. Miss Franny had a published article in Fetch Magazine about her journey a few years back. Thanks again. Penny & Crew - First Friends Animal Rescue Inc.


Sender: Sarina Sadler     Date: June 13, 2015 _
     We met with a lovely mother and daughter earlier today, who found us through our Rescue Me posting. They came with their dog, asked questions about our dog and told us about their home and other animals. You can just see how much they loved all their animals. We were so glad he found a forever home with a family that can really take care of him!


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Sender: Brian Lockhart     Date: June 8, 2015 _
     Thanks so much to the Rescue Me site for their help finding a home for Rosie. The people who contacted us through the process were kind, and appreciated. There are so many animals out there who need our help and love and I'm grateful to this website for understanding that. We had our adopted parents meet our Rosie and they took her home And I know she's in a wonderful place where she will be cared for. Thanks again and keep up the great work!!


Sender: Grant Salman     Date: June 6, 2015 _
     Jack has a new home with a couple who lost the second of their two JR's a year ago. Thank you, Rescue Me, for providing this vehicle.


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Sender: Joanne Andersen     Date: May 17, 2015 _
     This is our second Jack Russell Terrier we've rescued off of Rescue Me. Both are seniors, 10 and 13. We love PJ and Rodney and they love living on the farm. Thank you Rescue Me! -The Andersens


Sender: Libby Stockman     Date: May 6, 2015 _
     I was devasted when I realized that my sweet boy needed a new home. I posted him on Rescue Me and within a matter of hours his new home was found. The new owners were a godsend. They have emailed me and sent pictures showing his progress. This would never have been possible nor would have the peace that I am feeling without the Rescue Me resource. Thanks so much....I love you Wrigley.


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Sender: Steve Vaughan Darla     Date: April 18, 2015 _
     Rescue Me was a blessing. I cared for a Jack Russell for a short time. She was my best friend. I came to an impossible decision that I had to find her another family to take her as I could not. I didn't want her to be mistreated or an outside dog. This site helped me find a good home.


Sender: Steve Vaughan Darla     Date: April 14, 2015 _
     Rescue Me was a blessing. I cared for a Jack Russell for a short time. She was my best friend. I came to an impossible decision that I had to find her another family to take her as I could not. I didn't want her to be mistreated or an outside dog. This site helped me find a good home.


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Sender: Chrystine Collins-Blums     Date: April 12, 2015 _
     The day after we posted Naomi to be adopted, we were contacted by a great lady who had lost her JRT. She had two other dogs, and lots of other animals. The dogs all got along and this lady has lots of land, and a rural setting. It was a great fit and knowing our girl has a new home is such a great fit makes surrendering her just a little easier. Thanks, Rescue Me.


Sender: J Johnson     Date: April 2, 2015 _
     Thanks, Rescue Me. I was able to find someone to adopt my Jack Russell Terrier. I am thankful to be able to reach out to all of the Jack Russell Terrier lovers out there!


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Sender: Angel Olson     Date: March 29, 2015 _
     I am very thankful that there was a rescue site such as Rescue Me that was able to assist me so quickly in getting Domino to his new forever home. I am so grateful to Teri for adopting him and the photos she has sent with him adjusting to his new home and other furry siblings are adorable. I am glad to see that he is getting the love and care he deserves in his older age. Thank you again to Rescue Me and Teri for making his dreams come true!


Sender: Sandra Froggatt     Date: March 26, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. Scrappy was adopted by a wonderful couple who fell in love with him immediately. They came by to visit him and ended up playing catch and tug of war. Jeanne said 'we have never owned a dog that played with us before.' They were so excited. Of course, Scrappy and all his toys and belongings went home with them. Pictures and emails since have been a wonderful Vet visit and sleeping in bed with them. I hope you have a happy, forever home Scrappy. We love you.


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Sender: Angelique Harrell     Date: March 11, 2015 _
     I am very happy to have found Rescue Me. I rescued a Jack Russell and I wanted to get a playmate for Annie. When I looked on the Jack Russell rescue site I saw other dogs that caught my eye and I was willing to travel to get them. One day I saw Ruby. I knew she was the one to complete my family. I was so nervous to send the email until finally I did and Randy responded. I could not wait to meet her. I met Ruby with my Annie and now my family is complete. Ruby is my heart. She is very special to us. Annie and my cats are Ruby's bodyguards. We love her and we would like to thank Randy for giving us a wonderful dog(daughter) like Ruby. My girls and I love to shop and play at the park. Ruby also likes to help cook dinner by guarding the kitchen. I love her so much it has only been almost two weeks and I really feel as if she has been with us longer. I would also like to thank Mr. Jeff Gold for providing a service to help us adopt our new family members. Thank you, thank you. You are truly a blessing to us all.


Sender: Doemis De La Cruz     Date: February 28, 2015 _
     As hard as it was to give up Riley, I knew it was the best decision for him. He has been adopted! I'm so happy that Riley is in a loving home. He has a big yard to play in and cuddles in bed with his new mommy. His new mommy is great and texts me updates and pictures. I can also visit him! I'm so happy for Riley and his new family, I know that he's in a great place. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Jim Lowe     Date: February 6, 2015 _
     Our son called with an 'unusual' request...'Can you keep my new dog until I move to where I can have two pets?'. Long story short, my wife and I took in his two year old 'rescued' Jack Russell and had her four months until he got out of a lease and moved. We had NEVER owned a dog (had some cats years ago) but were going through 'withdrawal' after we gave her back so we decided to look for our own JR. We found 'Zoe' [Rescue Me ID 14-12-21-00194] on your site only 50 miles from us and this 10 month old JR/Chihuahua mix is 'just what the Dr. ordered' for our needs!


Sender: Cathi Bent     Date: February 5, 2015 _
     I am so very happy to tell you that Bouncing Roxanne B was adopted through Jack Russell Rescue Me by a family and is now a couch potato. I saw a photo of her wearing a Valentine's sweater with little hearts on it, sleeping on a blanket on the family couch and she is well loved by her new parents. She is taken for daily walks by her Mom, and has a big brother Jack Russell named Buster. She gets to ride in the family car, got proper medical care, and even a bath and grooming. I am so grateful to BB's new parents for loving her the way she deserves to be loved. She is one lucky puppy to have a new home where she can experience the best life has to offer. Thank you to Michelle for opening her heart to BB!


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Sender: Elisabeth Craner     Date: February 2, 2015 _
     Katie was adopted by a great family yesterday. She will have the company of two other dogs and her new family is able to spend plenty of time with her. Thanks, Rescue Me.


Sender: Nicole Troedel     Date: December 30, 2014 _
     I had been looking high and low for a rescue to take him, but they were all full and I wanted to make sure this little stray found a nice warm home! Someone told me about Rescue Me and I decided to give it a try. I quickly found him a great home with a loving new owner. So grateful for this site and I'll be sure to recommend it to others!


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Sender: Becky Helms     Date: December 27, 2014 _
     I wanted to make sure I found a good home for Coconut with someone that had experience with Jack Russells. About an hour after I posted Coconut's story on the Rescue Me site, I started getting inquiries. The very first person that contacted me seems perfect. We talked on the phone and via email, shared pictures and then scheduled a visit. Coconut connected to her immediately and I'm so glad I've found a good new home for her with someone that will give her all the love and attention she deserves.


Sender: Lauren E.     Date: December 19, 2014 _
     We lost our dog, Henry, a terrier mutt, to an autoimmune illness. We loved him and miss him every day. Coming home and entering the house with no dog was sad and lonely. Everyone told me not to get another dog right away. I waited five days and then contacted Rescue Me about Kali. I met her owner, a lovely woman, who knew this dog needed more time and attention than she could devote because of her other responsibilities. Kali is such a good dog, she likes being here, and I can't wait to take her swimming in the creek when it warms up. I wanted another dog, but the adoption fees in this area are $300+ with many stipulations. This organization has worked very well for us. I recommend Rescue Me to anybody who can meet face to face, see what, where, how your dog can live. I care about her former owner, she knows Kali is doing great with us. We will keep in touch.


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Sender: Harriett Mendinghall     Date: December 19, 2014 _
     Rusty's elderly owner could no longer care for him. I found out on a Tuesday afternoon. I posted a Rusty's picture on this site on Tuesday evening. I received a response within 45 minutes of the posting and the lovely couple who drove from a nearby city on Wednesday to meet Rusty fell in love instantly. Rusty is now in another loving home! Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Lisa Tbaum     Date: December 9, 2014 _
     Thanks so much to Rescue Me! We got so many inquiries about this little angel. Luckily, a wonderful couple has adopted Ozzie. They called me today to tell me that he is happy in his new home, and likes his new sister, Bailey. And, or course he has already stolen the hearts of his new parents, and human sister. I already have two rescue dogs at home, and Ozzie was supposed to be temporary. With the help of Rescue Me, we accomplished this. We are so thankful, and happy!


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Sender: Kelly Reedy     Date: November 30, 2014 _
     Rocket got his new furever home today! He has two, new fur siblings. We hung out for two hours, though everybody was hooked after five minutes! He will be spoiled and get to go to his human mama's job. He gets to be a shop dog at her vintage store! Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Tiffany Kilgore     Date: November 4, 2014 _
     A wonderful family adopted our Jack Russell mix. She is a sweetheart and deserved a great home. Thanks, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Julia Winicki     Date: November 4, 2014 _
     We adopted Theresa after we lost our beloved Reilly. She is fitting in perfectly with our four cats. We adore her. We want to thank Rescue Me and especially Theresa's former family for giving us the opportunity to discover and adopt Theresa! .


Sender: Terri Myers     Date: November 2, 2014 _
     I found a wonderful home for a Jack Russell Terrier I was re-homing through this site. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Mary Lashley     Date: October 25, 2014 _
     Rika was adopted!! I love the Rescue Me site! As of today 'Rika' is in post-op foster care recovering from her spay. Rika's new owner paid for her surgery and will be picking her up in 10 days for her forever new home. I am so happy for her!!! Thank you for this wonderful organization/site.


Sender: Tim Tim     Date: October 19, 2014 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me, for being there!!! You truly did just that, you rescued me, and my pal, Tucker. As difficult as it is to give up a wonderful Jack Russell, it is a relief knowing he is going to a good home. To meet the people, and choose where he goes gives me some peace. I know Tucker will be happy in his new home, with a stay at home dad! Just what he needs!!! Thank you, Rescue Me!!!!


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Sender: Betsy Atkinson     Date: October 12, 2014 _
     I put my sweet pup that had to be re-homed on dozens of sites. I only had responses from Rescue Me. The woman that ended up adopting my dog is just perfect for him. She was specifically looking for another Jack Russell so this site was perfect. Thanks, Rescue Me, for helping me find my dog the perfect new home. This was very hard for me to do, but with your help, my mind is at ease knowing he is right where he should be!


Sender: Jessica Mccann     Date: September 29, 2014 _
     Mr. Jenkins was adopted. They were a perfect match and Mr. Jenkins now has a yard, homemade dog food, and other companions! Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Michele Moore     Date: September 26, 2014 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, our sweet little foster Billy was adopted! He was waiting for his forever home for quite some time and, after only a couple of days on Rescue Me, he found his home! Thank you Jeff Gold and Rescue Me!!!


Sender: Heidi Muzhik     Date: September 25, 2014 _
     Sophia was adopted! I had so many inquiries. Thank you, Rescue Me, for creating such a wonderful site.


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Sender: Casey Gurka     Date: September 23, 2014 _
     Thank you so much, Rescue Me, for providing this service! I posted my Jack Russell and, within 24 hours, he found his forever home. That is more than I could have ever hoped for him. He is now well loved and in the best possible of situations, with consistency and exercise!


Sender: Adele Anderson     Date: September 23, 2014 _
     Jake is an absolutely perfect dog for me! I was a bit concerned at first because he is only five and has pretty high-energy, but he and I do fine in that area! Since I've been an animal person for 76 years now, I don't come apart at the seams if a doggie or horse (no longer a possibility in my life) isn't perfect. Jake is certainly not perfect as he shivers and shakes his way through thunderstorms, refuses to go out into the backyard if it's sprinkling rain or if it's night, etc. When he refuses to do something I stop to sadly ponder what might have happened to him in his five short years. The best part of Jake is his eagerness to please, his hard concentration on what my words might be telling him, and his little non-stop, wagging tail when he thinks we're headed out the door for a truck ride or a quick walk around the block and his 'kisses' on my cheek. He's so easy to please! And really the best of all is his hopping up upon the bed to snuggle under the blankets with me at night. This is my second rescue JRT after many years of labs and border collies when I was young, and believe me, I have become extremely attached to this JRT/mixed breed. They are wonderful, easy to love and extremely bright as far as I'm concerned. Thanks to Rescue Me and all involved in bringing Jake and me together!


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Sender: Lori Urmetz     Date: September 16, 2014 _
     I couldn't be happier! Lucy May got the best home I could've hoped for because of Rescue Me! Thank you all so much!


Sender: Octavia Perfetto     Date: September 14, 2014 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me! Sweet Tilly was adopted by a wonderful family I know will care for her and love her for all her days.


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Sender: Patty Brache     Date: September 13, 2014 _
     I would like to say thank you to all the wonderful people who requested to meet Jazmine. Two days after posting her, I was contacted by an amazing family who recently lost their pooch. They took Jazmine in, as if she had been part of their family already. I could have not been happier. Jazmine could not have been happier. We are so grateful. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Eric Martin     Date: September 1, 2014 _
     We adopted Jackson several months ago, shortly after I had to make the decision to put my dog of 17 years to sleep. We did already have another Jack Russell about the same age. We weren't really sure how he was going to interact because he had never really been around any other dogs. So, we set up a meeting to meet Jackson and his family. He was sitting in the back of their SUV. They opened the back and he popped up to say hello. I reached in to pet him and he gave me a growl. I knew then and there that if he and Ashby got along he was the one for us. We set up a time the next day for them to come over so they could meet each other and play off leash. It was not very long before they were running around the yard playing like they had been with each other their whole lives. Jackson has truly filled a void in a place where there was a hole. Ashby and Jackson are now best buddies. It has also made Ashby even a little less hard headed. We are truly blessed to have met his previous family. And all they wanted in return for Jackson was to know that he was going to have a good, loving home with a fenced in yard so that he could run and play. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Diann D     Date: August 12, 2014 _
     I was contacted by two people. She will go to her forever home next Friday. The person who will be adopting her is a trainer as well, which really helps. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Lulu Miller     Date: August 3, 2014 _
     I just wanted to tell you how thrilled I was with the response for my rescue dog, Molly. She came from a very high-kill shelter. I knew she was special (although no one wanted her there) and when I posted on Rescue Me, I got over ten adoption inquiries within one week. I know she was a STAR but this was incredible. The people were fighting over who was going to get her. Molly is now in her new home with loving parents and best friend Rhett the Jack Russell terrier mix. What a sweet ending! Thank you Jeff -Rescue Me is amazing!


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Sender: Carleen Bauer     Date: August 3, 2014 _
     Sweeney was a rescue who entered the system when his owner went into hospice. He was a senior looking for a new home. We finally found someone who wanted the foster to adopt for him and that is how he found his new home. We are very happy this senior has found a new lease on life. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Pamela Joseph     Date: August 1, 2014 _
     It broke my heart to give up Penny for adoption because of my health, but Rescue Me was the best thing to happen for both of us. I was contacted within the first hour of posting by a wonderful couple over 400 miles away who wanted her as a companion for a Jack Russell Mix that already owned. They made an eight hour round trip drive to pick her up. I packed her favorite stuffed tiger and blanket plus her other goodies. She is going to a loving home, and they have promised to send updated emails and photos of her progress. Thank you so much for such a wonderful service.


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Sender: Allen Sampier     Date: July 31, 2014 _
     My friends all say I've won the doggy adoption lottery. I agree totally. Thanks to Rescue Me for helping me find this dog!


Sender: Gina Favela     Date: July 27, 2014 _
     I am happy to say that Lucy has found a new home. Today she was adopted by a very wonderful family. After speaking to Lucy's new mommy over the phone, I knew Lucy would be well cared for and loved very much. Thank you, thank you, thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Shirley Richey     Date: July 26, 2014 _
     My heart is overjoyed at the response I received for Rimmi needing a new home! I told our children I wish I could clone him. (Just kidding, of course.) He is a great dog and would bring each responder a smiley face, but there is only one Rimshot, and we believe he is where he should be. There are children old enough to know how to treat a dog. This is my first experience using an online service, but boy, did Rescue Me come through! I have made a hundred dollar donation, hoping this will help in some way for the cause of the doggies. Thank you, thank you, thank you!


Sender: Melyn Richman     Date: July 19, 2014 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. Lady and Puppy have each found a new home, with people who understand and love these dogs, and, happily, with teenagers and adults who really want to interact with them and take them for many daily walks!


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Sender: Joanne Harding     Date: July 19, 2014 _
     CJ is an awesome dog that only a Jack Russell fan could understand. High energy and intense focus could get him in trouble in a flash. But his new family were insistent on giving him a chance to blend with their three other dogs. And it has been an ending even better than we could have even imagined. He has the opportunity to play to his heart's content with his new best friend, he has the run of the house and a huge yard to frolic in. A happy ending for our seven year old rescue. He is a very special boy!! Thanks, Rescue Me.


Sender: Carolyn Bell     Date: July 13, 2014 _
     This website is awesome!! I had many wonderful adopters contact me and Rosie found a wonderful home!! Thank you, Rescue me!!!!!


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Sender: Edna Smith     Date: July 10, 2014 _
     Dear Jeff Gold and Rescue Me, My Jackie found her new home and she loved her new mother right away. Her new mother is so very nice and a wonderful dog lover and will spoil Jackie so much so I am comfortable with that. The nice thing is that she is very close by and I am able to visit her every now and then and I am excited about that. Sincere Regards, Edna Smith


Sender: Travis Casteel     Date: June 21, 2014 _
     It helped me find a home quickly for my dog that needed a better home. If anyone is in dire need of needing to find a home for the dog because of there circumstance. I recommend Rescue Me.


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Sender: Alyson B     Date: June 16, 2014 _
     Our boy, Jaxon, has been adopted by a wonderful family that lives right in our same neighborhood. My husband and I just knew that this was the right family for him. We both felt it the first time we met them. When they came back the second time they brought their JRT, Ace, and Jaxon got along with him immediately. I know very soon they will be best of friends. We are heartbroken to see our boy go, but at the same time feel so blessed by this family who I know will love and care for him as much as we do. And we'll get to see some times and maybe even be able to dog sit for them. Thank you Rescue Me for helping us find the perfect match.


Sender: Robyn Wilson     Date: June 16, 2014 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, Molly has found her forever home and she could not be happier! She will live out the rest of her days being very pampered and loved!


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Sender: Robyn Wilson     Date: June 16, 2014 _
     I am so happy to say that Rambo has found his forever home thanks to Rescue Me!! He is now living with three teenagers on a farm and is a very happy boy! They were searching for him and thankfully they both found each other! Thanks Rescue Me for helping them find their way to each other!


Sender: Stephanie Sayers     Date: June 11, 2014 _
     I was very impressed with Rescue Me! I posted Taz at night and by the next morning had someone interested! We emailed back and forth, found the time to bring him to them and he has been there ever since and he is loving it! I was so worried about posting him on a site and who might want him, but I am pleased with how things turned out!


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Sender: Ozzie Hutson     Date: June 3, 2014 _
     We inherited two Jacks from friends who recently passed away. They were about to be put down when we stepped in. We listed both on Rescue Me and have successfully found a home for one through your great service. We still have a ten pound, long legged female (see Annie) and have gotten inquiries on her too! This is a really good way to avoid putting down wonderful dogs that otherwise would be. THANK YOU!


Sender: Annie Legg     Date: May 26, 2014 _
     Hello! I have just found my forever home and I am very happy. They are lovely people. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Bety Wiggins     Date: May 22, 2014 _
     We found PupPup a new home with a wonderful family. They fell in love with her at first sight, and my husband and I could tell the feeling was mutual. They have sent us a picture of her lounging on their sofa. Wonderful experience! Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Sara Davis     Date: May 19, 2014 _
     As soon as I posted, I got four responses. I was so grateful that I found this little dog a great home. After everything she went through, she deserved one. I would recommend this Rescue Me website to anyone who was in my situation. Thanks, Sara


Millions of animals die each year in animal shelters. You can help stop this: Donate to Jack Russell Rescue


Sender: Bethany Hoff     Date: May 18, 2014 _
     Thank you so much, Rescue Me, for helping me find a home for our pet. My parents are ill and became unable to properly care for their dog. We found loving owners who were thrilled to take Jackson the Jack Russell into their home.


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