SUCCESS STORIES

Helen Woodward Animal Center sees some incredibly challenging pet rescue cases.  Fortunately, we see very happy endings, too! Here are a few stories of the animal rescues we receive and a glimpse at how these special pets have touched our hearts.

Puppy Rescue

Puppy Rescue

Puppy Rescue

Rescuing Days-Old Puppies Abandoned in a Hole

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Tiny Survivor

Tiny Survivor

Tiny Survivor

Scrumptious, The Tiny Survivor

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Thankful Kittens

Thankful Kittens

Thankful Kittens

Motherless Kittens Found Wandering in Field

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Garnet is a Real Gem

Garnet

Garnet is a Real Gem

Despite her trials of being abandoned, Garnet’s loving personality and buoyantly happy soul is apparent to every person she meets.

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Willow

For Us, Willow was LOVE at First Sight

Willow

Even after all that Willow has been through, her loving spirit shines bright

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Darling

Our Charming Darling: A Survival Story

Darling

Darling had a unique condition. She was born without eyelids.

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One Person’s Trash turned into our Tiny Treasures (times 4!)

Tiny Treasure Puppies

One Person’s Trash turned into our Tiny Treasures (times 4!)

Four puppies persevered through a very scary start in life

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The Happy Little Doggie from Pasadena

Greg

The Happy Little Doggie from Pasadena

Neglected Pekingese Gets Second Chance

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Special Dog Defies Expectations

Boba

Special Dog Defies Expectations

This puppy's future was uncertain when fluid was discovered inside her brain.

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Tick Tock, Racing Against the Clock

Candy, Caz, CeCe, Chula & Cleo

Tick Tock, Racing Against the Clock

This litter of puppies was nearly killed by ticks.

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Kitten Found in Running Engine

Jasper

Kitten Found in Running Engine

The little orange tabby was looking for a safe, warm place to hide.

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‘Twas the Night Before Rescue

Uma and Ugo

‘Twas the Night Before Rescue

The puppies were discovered inside a trash can in the Inland Empire.

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