Over The Bridge

There is an Indian legend which says, “When a human dies, there is a bridge they must cross to enter into heaven. At the head of that bridge waits every animal that human encountered during their lifetime. The animals, based upon what they know of this person, decide which humans may cross the bridge…and which are turned away.”

  • benjerry

    Ben and Jerry • Always in our hearts

    April 28 – June 30, 2008 At the tender age of 4 weeks, Ben and Jerry were dumped on the doorstep of the Downey Shelter in deplorable condition. Jerry had Puppy Strangles….his lymph nodes were swollen and his skin had sores. Ben came to us unable to walk…he was so weak that he would fall […]

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  • branson

    Branson • Always in our hearts

    This 7 year old handsome boy was rescued from an abusive situation and ready for a wonderful new life, only to be handed a death sentence. Aggressive Multicentric Lymphoma. His temporary foster home turned into his permanent foster care situation where he lived and was loved by foster mom, dad and fur brother. The prognosis […]

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  • camile

    Camille • Always in our hearts

    April 16, 2008 – November 25, 2008 Camile came into rescue on November 20th with an intestinal blockage. She was immediately taken to the vet where x-rays showed “movement.” But the next morning she began to vomit and was rushed back to the vet and into emergency surgery. She had four blockages and the intestine […]

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  • chase

    Chase • Always in our hearts

    When we finally decided to get a new golden friend, we luckily found one that sounded so good… 100 miles away. A crazy night drive in the dark, with no GPS in unfamiliar territory, arriving home at 2:00 AM we wondered for a second if it was worth all that. Well, of course it was. […]

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