Success Stories

Shy Catahoula Blend Overcomes Anxiety and Finds Forever Family

When Rascal first came to Helen Woodward Animal Center, he wouldn’t make eye contact with people. Instead he would cower in the back of his kennel, doing his best to …

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Parvo Pup Defies the Odds!

Richard contracted a life threatening illness when he was only six weeks old.   Prior to coming to Helen Woodward Animal Center, he had contracted canine parvovirus, also known as …

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The Kitten Who Beat the Odds

Wall-E’s journey began in an unlikely setting, the parking lot at a local Walmart — hence his name. He laid under the punishing August sun half dead; his mother abandoned …

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Maui Dog Flees Fires to Find Forever Family

Life on Maui is difficult for an orphan pet. A combination of high cost of living and scarcity of pet friendly rental homes make it difficult for residents to introduce …

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Alvin, the shepherd-husky blend chewing on his own leash.

Fifth Time’s the Charm

Alvin, chewing on his own leash in one of Helen Woodward Animal Center’s play yards.     There’s nothing more heartbreaking in the animal rescue world than a return. The …

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Puppy blind in left eye sees a bright future unfold

  Each orphan pet that comes through the doors of Helen Woodward Animal Center displays unique traits and challenges, but each one has a pure heart. This September, the Center …

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