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.”

  • Bambino • Always in our hearts

    Bambino was turned into the shelter at ten years old with Hemangiocarcoma and a large lump on his spleen. Our wonderful Dr. Overby felt he could bleed out at any time, even if he were to lie down wrong. The decision was made to give Bambino a last mean of forbidden foods and hold him […]

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  • Beau (aka Mr. Perfect) • Always in our hearts

    Beau, one of the amazing Golden Retrievers with a gentle and happy personality. For two and a half years he lit up his furever home and Andrea’s heart. Beau loved life and his sister Baylee and they were perfect companions. Sadly, Beau developed osteosarcoma and was held and loved when he crossed the Rainbow Bridge […]

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  • 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 • 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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