We are happy to report that Speckles is feeling well.  However, a couple weeks ago, she wouldn’t eat her food at mealtime.  Her foster mother had to sit with her and coax her to eat by hand feeding and continually reassuring her. Finally, after a week of this, her foster mom realized that she had some new helium balloons on the table in the kitchen near where Speckles is fed.  She was scared of them!  As soon as her mother got rid of them, Speckles was back to her normal self – finishing all of her food in about 2 seconds flat.  Silly girl, or silly mommy for not realizing why she wouldn’t eat!



Applejack came in for a much anticipated extended stay at the Animal League. His foster family went away on vacation and Applejack came to stay with some old friends while they were away. While at the medical center, Applejack received a full check-up. Little Applejack was very courageous during his echocardiogram, which thankfully came back showing no changes in his health. When he was all done, Applejack received affectionate kisses and hugs from staff members who have missed him so much!



Stella, while adorable and tiny, is far from quiet or patient. This petite pooch has become a morning alarm for her foster family. Each morning at 4:45 am on the dot Stella starts her barking frenzy to wake everyone up. And why do you think she’s so excited for everyone to rise? So that she can get her own special breakfast of course! Stella circles in the kitchen as she watches her foster mom cook breakfast in elated anticipation.



Despite having 12 foster siblings to share her home with, Sasha has fit right in without any problems. She’s even managed to get herself into trouble with some of her puppy antics. You see Sasha has discovered the game of tug of war and she can’t get enough of it. Sasha and her foster sibling Missy, a friendly Boxer, love to play the game together. However, they sometimes find their adoptive mother’s clothing to play with, which usually ends with a pile of tattered threads. Sasha’s foster mom is working with her to teach her to play tug of war with her toys instead!