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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: 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!


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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.


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: 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! .


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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!


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: 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!


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!


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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: 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.


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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!


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: 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.


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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!


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: 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: 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: 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: 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


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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.


Sender: Silveihn Steenkamp     Date: May 12, 2014 _
     Leah found her forever home within a day of posting on Rescue Me! We've had feedback from her new owner, and she is adapting wonderfully. Thanks so much for this service.


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Sender: William Wisenbaler     Date: May 7, 2014 _
     Well, Hooper was adopted by a great and loving family, who recently lost their dog of 14 years. He is now happy and healthy. Thanks, Rescue Me!


Sender: Jamie And Charles     Date: April 21, 2014 _
     Arlo is an amazing dog. He is so smart and loving. We look forward to many, many more years together.


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Sender: Karissa Reinhold     Date: April 18, 2014 _
     Our Jake was adopted by a loving, beautiful family with four young boys! We are very comfortable knowing he is in a safe home with a whole lot to do keeping up with those children. We could not have found a better home for Jake. We even get pictures here and there. Thank you very much, Rescue Me!!


Sender: M Haynes     Date: April 8, 2014 _
     LB found a loving home. We drove two hours to take him to his new home, and we would have never found a good home for him without your Rescue Me site. I thank you, and LB thanks you. He is surely being spoiled and getting the attention and exercise he needs and deserves.


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Sender: Kelly Woodward     Date: March 31, 2014 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, Patches now has a wonderful, loving forever home. I couldn't have done it without Rescue Me. Thank you so much!


Sender: Sharon Lowe     Date: March 25, 2014 _
     Thank you Rescue Me for helping find a wonderful loving home for my precious Cordery! I received many emails and phone calls within a week of posting her on your website. I found a local family that absolutely LOVES her and is so happy to be getting such a loving and friendly Jack Russell. They have a 3 year old Terrier mix, a cat, and a bird. I let Cordery go to their home for a few days to get to know all her pets and she is so happy with ALL her new friends. She has made quick friends with their dog which makes me happy because I didn't know how she would get along with other dogs. Apparently it is not a problem. They play, sleep, eat, and go for walks together. I am so happy for Cordery that she has a loving home with new furry friends. I will miss her desperately, but her new family and I have exchanged emails, phone, and Facebook friends so that they can send me pictures of my precious baby at home with her new family. What a great feeling to know she is with a wonderful family who truly loves her! Thanks.


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Sender: Jenna Graham     Date: March 24, 2014 _
     Let me begin by saying we are huge Jack Russell fans. We had our last one, Jackie, from 8 weeks until she was 13.5. We lost her two months ago and the quiet in the house was deafening. Some people might laugh when I say I had the same dream 11 times where my girl was 'telling me to adopt a senior Jack who needed a good home.' Same dream 11 times so I clearly got the message and started to look on the rescue sites for a Jack who needed us. I was set on a male because I didn't want to get caught up in comparing a new female to Jackie. I also thought after 13+ years, it was time to allow my husband to have a little guy to bond with. I fell in love with Conway at first glance; loved his little face and broken coat. He's been with us just a day and is making himself right at home as only a Jack can do. Thank you to his foster mom who sent daily doses of cuteness in the form of pictures and videos for two weeks until we able to arrange the time for the 9 hour round trip drive to pick him up. We feel so fortunate to be able to adopt Conway and have him join our little family. We're not really sure who rescued who at this point, but he's stolen our hearts. Jenna & Jeff Graham


Sender: Bob Ahern     Date: March 22, 2014 _
     Bella was adopted by a lovely family, and is doing well adjusting to her new home. I am thankful that we found someone through this rescue website. I will tell my friends to check out this wonderful service available to dog lovers. We miss Bella, but we know she is happy, so that makes it easier.


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Sender: Amy Wolfe     Date: March 15, 2014 _
     We were so happy to find a good home for our two dogs. Within five hours of posting, we received an email from a wonderful family. They couldn't have been more perfect! It was a huge relief knowing they were going to a great home. Thank you Mr. Gold for running such an awesome program!


Sender: Kelli Bailey     Date: March 12, 2014 _
     Thank you Rescue Me! Max found a good home with a lovely couple who have the proper space and time to spend with him. He even has a new sister Jack Russell Terrier named Annie. We've owned Max for 10 years, since he was a puppy, and while it was heartbreaking for me and my children to let him go we know it will be a much better environment for Max. It really helped the kids to be able to see Max's new home, meet the couple who were going to adopt him, and meet his new sister! Thank you Rescue Me!


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Sender: Connie Sparks     Date: March 9, 2014 _
     I have received many emails on my pups. Without posting on Rescue Me! I would not have adopted these pups to their forever homes. No telling how long they would have waited. Thank You! Angels Heart Puppy Rescue


Sender: Jenny Krantz     Date: March 6, 2014 _
     Pup has found a wonderful, forever home with a family about an hour from us. Very happy to have found such a great family to take him in. Without Rescue Me!, I doubt that we would have found such a place. Thank you!


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Sender: Debbie Blansett     Date: March 1, 2014 _
     Today I met a wonderful woman who has offered me such great hope for the future of Milo, our dear Jack Russell, who was in need of a loving home. She called, less than 48 hours after I reluctantly posted his need for a home. She had lost her Jack Russell a couple of years ago and was looking for a companion, not only for herself, but for her other dog, whom she said had lost some of his spunk when his buddy had to be put to sleep. After swapping dog stories for about a half an hour, and hearing her obvious love for dogs, we agreed to meet at her house. I packed Milo's belongings in case the meeting went well and headed out on a trip that took nearly an hour. Shortly after we arrived, the dogs were lead outside, where her dog started to run around and Milo chased him. Then Milo ran, and her dog chased. She said she hadn't seen her dog run since he lost his buddy and this was exactly what she wanted for him. We visited for some time, as the dogs got to know each other. There was some posturing, and correcting, but for once, I saw no fear in Milo. She was very accepting of his total lack of manners, saying manners will come later. He ran in and out the dog door like he had done it all of his life. He chased squirrels and even met the cat (who I believe let him know he wasn't interested in playing with him at the moment). Before long, Milo came and laid at my feet, completely at ease. We both felt there was a great chance for Milo's success in her home. So, after a brief goodbye, I left. I was sad, naturally, but couldn't help feel elated at what a wonderful home Milo had found. I spent the whole drive home gushing to my husband about how well the meeting went and how happy I am for Milo. No sooner had I walked through the door, I got a call from Milo's new mom asking how I was doing. I assured her I was okay then she told me all about Milo's dinner and how he was doing. We have agreed to keep in touch. Thank you Rescue Me! Not only do I believe Milo has found a fabulous, loving home, I believe it has been a win for everyone!


Sender: Susie Foushee     Date: February 22, 2014 _
     Our Scooby-Doo was adopted by a lovely family. We miss him very much, but know he is in a wonderful new home.


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Sender: Brian Gregg     Date: February 17, 2014 _
     I posted this little guy on this great website and almost immediately I started to receive e-mails. I will be sharing his story with my customers at Woof Gang Bakery about how wonderful the response has been, and encourage them to look for dogs on Rescue Me! Thank you everyone who e-mailed about this Jack Russell!


Sender: Penny Benington     Date: February 11, 2014 _
     Andy found a new home thanks to Rescue Me! What a great resource for owners needing to find someone to love their dogs. Several potential adopters contacted me within the first few days. Andy is heading to live with a new mom and teenage brother. It is hard to give up a beloved pet, but I think I have made a decision that will give Andy a happier life. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Christina Leider     Date: February 3, 2014 _
     Bella was adopted to a wonderful home. Our sweet girl had several issues, mostly separation anxiety, but her new mom does not care, she is willing to work with her and give her a wonderful new home filled with lots of love and attention. Could not be happier for sweet Bella.


Sender: Dolce Ibarra     Date: January 27, 2014 _
     Such an ideal outcome! We wanted to find a home for Riley that was a good fit, and had actually turned down a couple potential adoptees. Then, one day I got a call from Kathy, and we chatted for a bit about why she would want to adopt Riley. They'd lost a Jack Russell last summer, and were looking for a 'sibling' for their other Jack Russell. It sounded like Riley would get lots of attention and even have someone to play with. Kathy showed up with pictures of her doggies and Riley looked just like her lost Jack, except for hers had more white coloring. Riley, being the smart guy that he is, knew something was up and was anxious but jumped right up to the passenger seat of her car and after giving me lots of smooches rode home with her. Kathy texted me that night to let me know that he was doing very well, and she was even getting kisses already! My heart is happy.


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Sender: Jocie Lynch     Date: January 20, 2014 _
     We lost our long-time friend, Riley, to a tumor last Spring. She left a Jack Russell-sized hole in our hearts. I starting looking at our local Humane Society's website last fall, hoping to find another Jack Russell, but to no avail. Then my brother told me to try typing in, 'Indiana Jack Russell Rescue', and I found Rescue Me! I was instantly drawn to Jack. Not only was he close to my home and work, he sounded like the perfect dog for us. I work on my brother's farm, plus we have several other farms to visit and help care for. Since Riley has been gone nine months, I'm sure Jack will be very busy ridding the barns and sheds of all the critters that have moved in. We're looking forward to when the weather breaks. We will love seeing him in his element - doing what he was bred to do. Thank you, Rescue Me!, for helping us find Jack. We've only had him for a couple days, but he's already been a real blessing. He's my little friend!


Sender: Raintree Jacks     Date: December 26, 2013 _
     My husband and I rescue Jack Russells and mixes that are in shelters on death row, and also take owner surrenders to keep these sweet dogs out of shelters. Rescue Me! is a wonderful tool that helps us find and save the ones we can. Keep up the good work.


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Sender: Deborah Mazurek     Date: December 17, 2013 _
     Lucky was adopted today. She is such a loving girl, wanting nothing but belly rubs and hugs and kisses. She now has a great home with her new parents. This makes 11 dogs adopted out for me this year, and I couldn't do it without Rescue Me! Now I am able to help more dogs here. Thanks, Rescue Me!


Sender: Christine Sayre     Date: December 10, 2013 _
     I found this little dog hiding in the weeds by my mailbox. We coaxed her into to the garage with food and water so she'd have a warm place to stay. Indoors was not an option due to another pet and family allergies. This little girl was so scared that it took a good two weeks of me dropping to my knees for her to let me pet her, and another two before she relaxed enough for me to pick her up. She stayed with us for about two months as I could not find a 'no kill' shelter or a foster family for her. With the weather getting colder and the coyote activity where I live, I knew I could not keep her. Desperately searching the web, I found Rescue Me! A very nice family came to meet her and took her home. I cannot believe the number of responses to my post on Rescue Me!, in such a short period of time. I am grateful that she now has a warm, safe place to stay.


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Sender: Joyce Adams     Date: December 9, 2013 _
     Bunny got adopted today! A wonderful woman named Angela contacted me through Rescue Me! last week and said she was interested in Bunny. I gradually supplied her with Bunny's biography, and she said she thought she had the perfect home for this cute little girl. Today, I placed her in the capable hands of an animal rescue transporter, who drove her to her new home. I just received an email and pictures of Bunny in her new home, and she looks like a happy girl. I could not keep her because of a conflict with one of my dogs, but now she will be the only dog, a role she is meant for. I am so thrilled that we have a happy ending here, and I so appreciate your organization's part in it. Thank you from the heart. Joyce Adams


Sender: Alice Campbell     Date: December 7, 2013 _
     We are so excited about the new member of our family! She is a wonderful dog, and the person we adopted her from was so kind. We had been planning on getting a family dog, and it feels good to give a dog a home that needed one! Excellent experience with Rescue Me! Very happy.


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Sender: Amy Harbison     Date: December 7, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! is an awesome website. We posted our Jack Russell, Buddy... We found a great owner for our Buddy, and also met a great person. We decided it's an 'open' adoption. My 8-year old was sort of upset about giving up her dog, so Dennis is going use us as dogsitters, and keep us posted with pictures on Facebook. Thank you so much for your help. Amy Harbison


Sender: Amber Wright     Date: December 4, 2013 _
     Jewels was adopted by a very loving and wonderful couple locally. She took to them right away, and from their updates, also took to their children very well. She is doing great, and enjoying her new home. I encourage pet owners looking to rehome to post on Rescue Me! It is a great link to finding your dog a great, loving home.


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Sender: Melissa Ellis     Date: December 3, 2013 _
     Giving up Daisy was the hardest thing I have ever done. I knew our home was not the right place for her, and now I truly know why. Daisy was meant to be with her new companion, and we were just part of her journey. So grateful to Rescue Me! for bringing us together.


Sender: Dennis Mckenzie     Date: December 2, 2013 _
     Thank you for the help, Rescue Me! I found a good home for Rex.


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Sender: Kitty Bryant     Date: October 14, 2013 _
     Thank you so much for helping our Stella find a loving, new home! We're so grateful that she'll get the love and attention she deserves from her amazing new owners!


Sender: Deborah Randolph     Date: October 14, 2013 _
     We are thrilled with Stella and so thankful to Kitty and Hunter for sharing her with us. After our Jack Russell passed away we knew we needed another dog and did not consider any other breed. With a large yard and the ability to take her wherever we go, including the office during the day, we looked for an older Jack Russell who needed a quiet home and would enjoy being part of our family. Stella is perfect and we look forward to many years together. She is beside me as I write this, stretched out on the floor with ears at attention.


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Sender: Angela Pompa     Date: October 13, 2013 _
     She's in a loving and safe home now!!! I'm so glad I found Rescue Me! A lovely women who is very familiar with the breed drove three hours to come and take her home. You could see it in her doggies face how happy she is. Thanks again!


Sender: Renee Feagans     Date: October 12, 2013 _
     Button was adopted by a gentleman who was also a past customer in our grooming shop, which helps pay for our rescue mission. We are thrilled Mr. Gaddy found our post on Rescue Me! and gave Buttons a loving home. We will be able to see Buttons and her new owner when she needs her hair cut. Renee Feagans, Almost Heavens Almost Home Rescue


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Sender: Susan Greer     Date: October 5, 2013 _
     Jeff, We posted her on Rescue Me! for extra exposure because this site has helped us get a few other Jack Russell dogs adopted. The person found her on your site with my information and gave me a call. I went to the rescue and put her on hold for her new wonderful furever home. We hope that you will receive a blessing with every dog who finds their home using this site. Thank you for all you do for these loving, wonderful creatures of God.


Sender: Rhonda Rescue     Date: October 4, 2013 _
     Thanks to the help of Rescue Me!, Rusty found his forever family! He is one happy pup, and truly deserves this family.


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Sender: Sandra Patrick     Date: October 1, 2013 _
     Foxy is adapting well to her new family after just a couple of days. The descriptions on the the Rescue Me! site were right on the spot, and the communication from the foster family and the adoption coordinator were great. We felt like we knew Foxy even before we met her, and she was able to make a great fit for our family. Thanks to all involved!


Sender: Michael Ann Simpson     Date: September 29, 2013 _
     Miss Gidget was first rescued from a high kill shelter when she was a mere 8 weeks old. She was placed in several foster homes with wonderful people but they were not meant to be her people, until, one day her new humans fell in love with her and knew she was the one for them. After meeting Gidget, they immediately went home and started working on their yard to make it safe for their girl! I am happy to announce that one week later Gidget is in her new home with her humans and a feline sister! She has a wonderful yard to explore and a beautiful, soft bed and all the comforts of a loving home. We wish you and your new family many years of happiness together-we love you, Gidgey Girl!


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Sender: Tammy Davis     Date: September 18, 2013 _
     I had several people writing about Jodi, and found a good home for her. Thanks for all your help.


Sender: Matt Beggs     Date: September 18, 2013 _
     Thank You!! I put a picture and description on Rescue Me! and was contacted within 48 hours. We have a 14-month old baby in the home now, and had to give up our eight year old Jack Russell. It was a very hard decision to make for us. A very gracious, understanding woman looking to open her heart and home, she lives five hours away, and is the perfect person for our Cabby. Bittersweet ending for us but thanks to Rescue Me! we were able to place Cabby in a safe, loving home, and his new owner is all smiles.


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Sender: Stephanie F     Date: September 15, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! was very helpful. We adopted two dogs from watching this site. Thank you for helping us find additions to our family.


Sender: Jenny Withrow     Date: September 10, 2013 _
     Charlie boy has been adopted. Jenny


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Sender: Lesley Burgess     Date: September 9, 2013 _
     Rain found a wonderful home. Lesley


Sender: Dawn Ashley     Date: August 26, 2013 _
     I want to thank you, Rescue Me!, for helping me find my new very best friend. Duke is already a member of the family after just one day.


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Sender: Joyce Eve     Date: August 18, 2013 _
     Sophie and Tiger were adopted, gratefully and thankfully. Your site made it happen! Thanks so much. Joyce Eve


Sender: Buffy Donahoo     Date: August 18, 2013 _
     Thank you Rescue Me! Within a few days of posting my baby, someone contacted me with interest in her. They had just lost their beloved dog after 15 years and were looking for another to love. They read my story and fell in love with her before they met her. She is now loving her new four legged brothers and sisters, as she romps on one acre of fenced land contained on a nature preserve. I couldn't be happier! Thank you so very much! I've just posted recommendations about your site to all my friends in the hopes that others will find your amazing service, too!


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Sender: Lois Buck     Date: August 9, 2013 _
     I am so grateful to have had Rescue Me! to help find a wonderful home for my Jack Russell, Annie. Were it not for Rescue Me!, I fear that I would have had to take Annie to the local pound. Annie's new owners stepped up to help her even before they were able to make the drive to pick her up by paying for a needed vet visit. I know that she will be loved and well taken care of in her new home. Thank God for Rescue Me! and for such loving and committed animal lovers!


Sender: Deidra Mann     Date: August 6, 2013 _
     Beau was adopted, and the family even decided to take his sister Bella so they would not have to be separated. It was hard on me to part with them but they are happy and safe in a loving home. They are settling in with their new family quite nicely. Thank you.


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Sender: Penelope Murnane     Date: August 4, 2013 _
     I took home Sushi with the hopes of finding a home for her for a friend, thinking it would be easy to find a home for her if I put her on Facebook. Not so! I asked my neighbors and friends to pass along the word that a small dog needed a home. Nothing. Thankfully after about three weeks of fostering Sushi, a groomer from a local pet store told me about Rescue Me! I immediately looked it up when I got home and found it very easy to post Sushi's information and a photo of her. In less than 24 hours I had multiple requests for more information about her. Each day when I checked my email there were at least two more inquiries about Sushi. Today, I drove Sushi to a PetSmart store about 30 minutes from my house to meet two potential families for Sushi. They both would have been great homes for her thanks to seeing her on your site!! They were from in state and both had driven at least thirty minutes to one hour to meet Sushi. Since she seemed like the perfect dog to be the only dog in the house, I adopted her to the person who was a single college student in their senior year of college and lived in a one bedroom apartment. They are going to adore her and treat her like the princess she is! Thank you so much for creating this easy to use site, and my cat and German Shepherd dog thank you, too!!!


Sender: Susan Greer     Date: July 29, 2013 _
     Scooby is our second dog adopted from the site. Scooby was adopted within a couple of weeks of posting. Their Jack Russell had passed away and they wanted another. The saying once a Jack you never go back is true. We ourselves recently adopted our fourth, we tend to adopt ones at eight years or older, although our first was a puppy. All dogs are a gift. We are the blessed ones. This site has already saved two families.


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Sender: Eileen Sanguinetti     Date: July 26, 2013 _
     Hi Jeff, Thank you, Max is now with a local family. Kind regards, Eileen


Sender: Laurie Wolford     Date: July 25, 2013 _
     Spaz went to live with a 9-year old girl who had for the last year, been looking online and researching what type of dog she wanted. Her parents told her that when they bought a house, she could get a dog. The whole family came out to visit Spaz. We spent several hours together, me getting to know them, and them getting to know Spaz. This family has a fenced in yard, and was very excited to be taking her home. I don't think I could have found Spaz a better home. While it was a very hard decision for me to make to re-home her, this family helped make it a little easier because I really believe they will give her a good, loving home. I still miss her, but I know that she is happy.


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Sender: Hardin County Shelter     Date: July 25, 2013 _
     This sweet little guy got a great home! Thanks so much!!!


Sender: Fannie Krienkee     Date: July 22, 2013 _
     I am very happy Sassy has found a new home on a big farm, with three other rescue dogs.


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Sender: Teresa Vitigoy     Date: July 21, 2013 _
     Thanks to this wonderful site, I was able to find Kayda a wonderful and loving home! Thank you!


Sender: Delphine Roland     Date: July 19, 2013 _
     Josie found a home in a wonderful home not far from me... I was able to visit her today, she now has a big fenced in yard, where she can run, run, run. Josie sure likes her new Mom and Dad. Thank you, Rescue Me! Jack Russell Terrier Rescue for your help.


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Sender: Amy Lodge     Date: July 18, 2013 _
     Capone found a home today, thank you so much!


Sender: Desi Amerson     Date: July 15, 2013 _
     I found a great home for my Jack Russell, and have three other people interested in case it doesn't work, but it will. I actually know the adopters in a distant way, so I can keep tabs on him. Best Regards, Desi Amerson


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Sender: Taryn Balzer     Date: June 26, 2013 _
     I found a home for Snippie! Taryn Balzer


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