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He's a very intelligent puppy and I have trained him to Sit, Lie Down and Come when called already by his new name.  I'm signing Jingles up for Puppy classes starting this weekend and moving him on up as far as Advanced Classes.  Depending on how well he does, maybe Agility.  We've also started socializing at PetsMart and Petco along with visiting family who was very anxious to meet Jingles.
. . . . we wish you all the best to finding wonderful homes for all your dogs!
Thanks again,


Karolyn N.


. . .Teddy is an awesome dog.  I think I may have struck gold.  He has taken up with me as though we have been together for a very long time.  He loves to follow me around from room to room but is careful not to get under my feet.  He is eager to please and is very lovable. He has had absolutely no problems getting along with Zoe and Jack. They also accept him as part of the family.  I have an appointment set up for Wednesday with the vet.
As I said, he has fallen right in.  We get along great, and I haven't noticed any bad behavior at all. . . He already has learned to sit for me and he has learned to wait and let me exit and enter the door first when we are going outside. I can't wait to see how much more we can do. He seems to be very intelligent.  Teddy is very quiet. I have only heard him bark twice. One of those times was because he was sitting on the couch looking outside and saw a strange dog come into my yard. The other time I'm not sure.
I never expected to get such a great partner. I am looking forward to being together for a very long time. He is at the right amount of energy too. He plays when I want to play and stops when we are done.  He calms back down and relaxes when it is time to. Thank you so much for allowing me to adopt him.

Roger M.


Happy new year! I just thought I'd send you an update on ShinJu. She's absolutely perfect!!! We feel so thankful every day that we were lucky enough to welcome her into our lives. She's so fun and such a great playmate for my son and his friends.  At the same time, she's cuddly and love able. She enjoys people and immediately warmed up to all our extended family when they met her over the holidays. She even tolerated me putting her in a holiday dress - see our family picture below. Thank you so much for rescuing her and letting us adopt her. We'll forever be appreciative. 
Wishing you a great 2016!

Staci P.


Wanted to follow up with you regarding our adoption with Parker.  My son has renamed him Oliver.  He is doing great. He is very energetic and loves to run and play.  He has been doing really well at night.  He only cries when we first put him in the crate and I put my hand through the crate and he calms down. . . He starts puppy classes tomorrow.

My other dog, Maddie, looks at me with a "what did you bring home" look on her face.  haha  I attached a picture of Oliver and Maddie laying together.

My son is slowly learning that he must pick up all of his toys.  Oliver
doesn't hesitate to grab and run.

Thank you,

Samantha K.


For three months now, we have been proud owners of a 9.6 pound Rat Terrier named Oreo whom we rescued from your shelter, Paws in Anna , Illinois on October 24th 2015. 
As of Tuesday , January 19th Oreo graduated from First Friend k9 training in Fishers Indiana.
She is now walking tall and holding her ears up high !!  
She loves her pack, people and fellow dogs.  She is such a joy, so full of energy and love.
I miss my Terrier, Cashew but Oreo has made a cookie shape spot in our hearts that will last forever.
Just wanted you and the rest at PAWS to know that and thank you once again for all you do there at PAWS.
Hope you enjoy these pictures of Oreo and her last day of training. ( and her diploma ! ) She was the smallest dog there.
Last picture is of Oreo and Shadow under my computer desk.  They lay there at times when I am on the computer.
 Lots of doggie love to you !!!

Barb and Ron O.

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