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

CICI (formerly Pearl, adopted August 2013)

I adopted Cici (Pearl when she was at APS) August 2013.  I remember the day I picked her out she was the only one up that morning.  She has been a delight to have.  She gets up around 8 am every morning and makes sure I’m up with her.  She loves getting into the trash … Continued

HARRY (adopted July 2014)

I adopted Harry (Yorkie mix) two weeks ago. He is very loved and adjusted very well to the new home. I finally got him nicely groomed yesterday and wanted to give an updated photo of him! Thank You!