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.”

  • Monty • Always in our hearts

    1996 – June 13, 2008 Monty was found in late April wandering the streets in Ventura County, 20 lbs. underweight, and lost or turned out at 12 years of age. But he didn’t give up on humans and loved to just sit by your side, chewing a rawhide, or run through the park as long […]

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  • Naya • Always in our hearts

    August, 2008 – May 19, 2012 It breaks my heart to tell you that we lost Naya today. She had inoperable cancer, and the time finally came where the quality of her life became where it was no longer humane to let her continue. Having gotten that sad and difficult statement out, please know the […]

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  • Oliver • Always in our hearts

    March 23, 2009 Oliver was dumped in the shelter when his family found out he had Osteosarcoma. The kind, decent thing would have been to humanely say goodbye to their companion in the arms of those he loved, but that was not to be his fate. Instead they brought him to a hard, cold unfamiliar […]

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  • Oscar • Always in our hearts

    1998 – June 3, 2008 Oscar, fondly known as Schizo, was cared for as a permanent foster for the last two years of his life by volunteer Kelli Maher. When she took him in, she was told the cancer would take him in just a few months, but she did everything she could to extend […]

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