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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Trooper’s Surgery

On December 30th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Trooper’s name suits him just right—he is quite the trooper. He is a purebred beagle that was released from a biomedical research facility on December 27 with an undiagnosed medical condition. Based on the information we were given prior to his release, we believe it is a rare condition called PRAA. In dogs with PRAA,..

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The Beagle’s Journey

On December 20th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

When we rescue a dog, we have no idea where that dog’s journey will take us. We don’t know if he will be with us for a week or months. We don’t know what “surprises” are in store. And we dream about the wonderful supporters and loving adopters we know we’ll meet along the way...

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Pixie Needs Our Help!

On November 11th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Good things come in small packages—and so it is with Pixie. This 6-month-old Chihuahua weighs just 2.5 pounds. She cuddles, gives kisses, and scatters Pixie dust wherever she goes. There’s just something magical about her. When Pixie came to us, she had a broken front paw. X-rays revealed that four metacarpal bones were broken, and,..

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2013 Happy Paws Calendar Orders

On September 29th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

The 2013 Happy Paws calendars have been designed and are being printed. Click here to preview the calendar’s pages on Flickr. The calendars will be distributed in late October to those who have pre-ordered. But it’s not too late to get your own calendar! All proceeds benefit our all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) organization. To order, please use..

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Contest Winners and Calendar Orders

On August 17th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

We are very happy to announce the winners of our 2013 Calendar Photo Contest! Thanks to all who entered and voted! Top 12 will be featured in large photos: Shoeshine, Zack/Theo/Maggie, Dolce, Kayla, Reilly, Jenny Lu, Brutus, Star, Kovvy, Scout, Hannah/Abby, and Lady Next 36 will be featured in medium photos: Cinder, Roo/Letty, Missy, Ajax,..

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2013 Photo Contest Voting and Calendar Orders

On August 4th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

We received almost 200 photos of adopted pets for our calendar photo contest! Now it’s your turn to choose which precious pets will be featured in our 2013 Happy Paws calendar! Here’s how it works: Click here to go to the Photo Contest app on our Facebook page. Vote for your favorite pictures! You may..

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2013 Calendar Photo Contest

On July 7th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Happy Paws Rescue is holding its second annual calendar photo contest! The winners of the photo contest will be featured in a 2013 Happy Paws calendar. We will sell these calendars as a fundraiser to support the mission of our rescue. If your pet is a ham for the camera, here’s how you can enter: 1...

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Metuchen Street Fair

On June 5th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

We had a great time at the Metuchen Street Fair on Sunday. Here are some pictures of our booth. We’ll be at the Metuchen Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 9 from 1-5pm at the Old Franklin School on Route 27 across from the Metuchen library.

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