FREYA (Adopted November 2012)

Hi APS, Just wanted to tell you how much we love having Freya in our home!  We adopted her back in November 2012 after our other APS dog passed away.  We knew she’d fit in from the first night when our son tripped over her carrying a dinner plate which clanged to the floor beside … Continued

DITZY (formerly Aurora, adopted September 2014)

My husband and I picked up Aurora yesterday(September 18, 2014). She is settling in nicely and I wanted to send you a couple of pictures to show how she’s doing. We have changed her name to Ditzy — Aurora is kind of hard to say with the 2 r’s so close together — so she’s … Continued

POPPINS & BURT (formerly Cosmo & Wanda, adopted 2013)

Hello Durham APS! My husband and I wanted to share our own “happy ending” story about our two precious cats, Poppins & Burt (named after our favorite movie, Mary Poppins)! We adopted these knuckleheads over a year ago after a tragic loss in my family. Our healing journey as a couple has definitely been eased … Continued

RUBY CAROLYN (formerly Sabrina, adopted April 2011)

So, Ruby Carolyn is my brown and white dog.  I adopted her 3 years ago. Below, she is pictured with her brother, Roger Joseph. She is an active girl, likes to “tell” me about everything.  But, she is my angel.  Two years ago, I was driving home from Ohio with Roger and Ruby in the car.  I had … Continued

ROUX (formerly Zoey, Adopted March 7th 2014)

Dear people of APS, I am writing to give you an update on the second dog we adopted from you on March 7th of this year, a six-month old puppy named Zoey. Previously we adopted Daly (formerly known as Dora) in August of last year. When we got Roux (her new name), she was little, … Continued

GILES (formerly Timothy, Adopted August 6, 2004)

Hi APS folks! I thought I’d send an update on our wonderful dog Giles (formerly Timmy). We adopted him from the APS of Durham on August 6, 2004. We’ve been living in the Twin Cities in Minnesota since August 2006 and have had many wonderful years together. Here’s a photo of Giles along the North … Continued