Spring 2019

Your Rescue Dogs in Their New Homes

Hundreds of readers told us they adopted dogs that started life in a different part of the U.S. Meet three of these pups.

Last issue, we explored how Cummings School is researching the effects of animal-rescue programs that transport homeless dogs from regions where they’re routinely euthanized for lack of homes to other parts of the country where people are eager to adopt them as pets.

We also asked readers to share photos of their adopted dogs that started life in a different part of the United States. The response was overwhelming! Here are just a few of the hundreds of photos we received of rescued dogs loving life in their forever homes.


Photo: Courtesy of Tracy Lynn Natale

Adopted in 2016 by Tracy Lynn Natale in Massachusetts, Princess Senga started life in Mississippi.


Photo: Courtesy of Sky Stevens

Missy Mae left Tennessee to go live with Sky Stevens in Massachusetts.


Photo: Courtesy of Emily Westerback

Sedona came to Massachusetts from Georgia. “And then I took her across the country to Arizona for vet school,” wrote owner Emily Westerback.

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