You’re Invited: Yoga for the Dogs

On February 9th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Join us on Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 p.m. for a special yoga class at SaKula Yoga Studio in Metuchen. Instead of paying the studio’s usual fee to attend the class, you are invited to drop a donation into SaKula’s “karma puppy” piggy bank. All proceeds benefit the Happy Paws Rescue. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization; donations are..

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Happy Paws in the News

On February 7th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Tune into 90.3 The Core, a radio station based in Piscataway, to hear our PSA about fostering! Special thanks to Josephine, one of our volunteers who works at the station, and another volunteer, Jonathan, for lending his voice to the project! Click here to listen to the PSA.     Some of our recent “celebrity..

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Name Your Own Adoption Fee for Cats

On February 5th, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

This Valentine’s Day, we’re running a special promotion to help the cats in our care find love! Now through February 17, we are waiving our regular cat adoption fee ($75). Instead, you decide what fee you’d like to donate! Here’s how to works: • Happy Paws cats/kittens only (Marshmallow, Holly, and Mistletoe) • Regular adoption..

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Celebrity Research Beagles

On December 14th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Lights, camera, action! Happy Paws is gearing up for the release of more than 40 star-studded research beagles over the next several weeks. (Yes, it has increased from 11 to 40+!) These celebrity dogs, ranging from the studly Ryan Gosling to the debonaire George Clooney, will walk the red carpet from life in biomedical research facilities..

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Help Us Find Beau’s Best Friend

On August 13th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Beau’s name couldn’t be any more perfect for him. This handsome chocolate beagle just melts your heart—especially when he covers you with kisses. If you look into his hazel eyes, you’ll understand why Happy Paws agreed to take him in when his owner could no longer keep him. Beau is in need of a special..

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Doggie DNA Kits for Sale

On March 24th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Are you curious to know what breeds might make up your dog’s mutt-igree? So are we! Often times, the breeds of rescue dogs are just good guesses based on appearance. DNA tests take the guesswork out of knowing your dog’s breeds. (And plus, it’s just plain fun!) Happy Paws Rescue is selling Wisdom Panel Mixed..

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Star’s Heart Surgery

On February 14th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Star’s shining personality and twinkling eyes let you know that she is one special beagle! This 8-month-old puppy was released from a biomedical research facility and, like Trooper, has been diagnosed with a medical condition known as persistent right aortic arch (PRAA.) Star has a blood vessel in her heart that is restricting her esophagus...

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Buddy the Miracle Beagle

On February 3rd, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Buddy is a fighter And he needs your help.Happy Paws rescued Buddy from a Virginia shelter about 3 weeks ago. From what we understand, he is a former hunting dog. Skittish and shy, Buddy is a gentle spirit. He doesn’t ask for much in his foster home—food, love, and a soft place to lay his..

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Trooper’s Happy Tail

On January 26th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Five weeks ago, we asked if you’d join us on the journey of a laboratory beagle with an undiagnosed medical condition. We suspected he would require major surgery, but had no idea where his path would lead us. Little did we know that it would take us to dozens of friends who would help name..

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Trooper’s Year

On January 9th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

On Thursday, a vet at North Star VETS will fix Trooper’s broken heart. After he recovers in a month or so, he will be adopted to a loving forever home. 2013 is going to be Trooper’s year—we can just feel it. The vet will remove the blood vessel in Trooper’s heart that is restricting his..

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