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.

Seven Fluffy Shepherd Puppies alone at a public park arrive at the Center

Shepherd Puppies

Seven Fluffy Shepherd Puppies alone at a public park arrive at the Center

Puppies abandoned in park are rescued

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A Homeless Pregnant Cat and Her Adopted Baby Sphynx

Cleopatra

A Homeless Pregnant Cat and Her Adopted Baby Sphynx

Cleopatra finds a mother in Ballerina

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Momma Lilly and her puppies are now on a path of healing and shelter.

Momma Lily

Momma Lilly and her puppies are now on a path of healing and shelter.

Momma Lilly and her puppies are now on a path of healing and shelter.

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Firehouse Puppies Rescued

Firehouse Puppies

Firehouse Puppies Rescued

Puppies found outside in a metal bowl

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Curtis finds forgiveness and joy

Curtis

Curtis finds forgiveness and joy

Although he had a tragic past, Curtis was beloved by many at the Center and he deserved a happy ending.

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Derik receives life-saving treatment and care

Derik

Derik receives life-saving treatment and care

Derik receives medical treatment and love at the Center.

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Chloe’s Puppies in the Classroom

Chloe and Puppies

Chloe’s Puppies in the Classroom

Mrs. Askins integrates puppies into her elementary school curriculum.

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Nalani’s Path to Weight Loss

Nalani

Nalani’s Path to Weight Loss

Nalani's Path to Health and Happiness starts at the Center.

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Dog Healing After Horrific Accident

Brisbane

Dog Healing After Horrific Accident

The car’s license plate sliced through her leg, leaving a deep wound.

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Dog Adopts Orphaned Puppies, Nurses Them Like Her Own

Nina

Dog Adopts Orphaned Puppies, Nurses Them Like Her Own

Nina, an Australian Cattledog/Blue Heeler blend, gave birth to 4 puppies, but she's actually a mom to 9!

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Mighty Masina’s Milestones

Masina

Mighty Masina’s Milestones

The newborn kitten was found all alone on a balcony.

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The Tail of Trusty’s Nose

Trusty

The Tail of Trusty’s Nose

Just like the lovable Bloodhound in “Lady and the Tramp,” our Trusty is loyal, a little goofy and has a noteworthy nose.

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