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Dogs Rescued from Arkansas by AHS Find Happy Homes



March 10, 2005, was a banner day for fourteen dogs from Arkansas who had been subjected to lives of abuse and neglect at the hands of Chester Baird, owner of the horrific Martin Creek Kennels -- they were on the first leg of their journey to finally find love.  The fourteen were hounds and mixes, Shepherd, Lab and Rottweiler mixes - all frightened, emotionally scarred and some ill.

The dogs were immediately treated for any medical problems and then given doses of love and acceptance from staff whose only hope was their adoption into loving homes.  And that's exactly what happened. So far, nine of the fourteen have found just what they needed - caring people to help them forget their painful pasts. Pictured here are just three of the lucky dogs on their adoption days. (Two of the dogs with the deepest emotional scars are now fostered in a special home who will work with their problems; and three dogs still await.)

Pictured at left, is Paul Metzger of Ship Bottom, NJ; at right, Kathy Freiss of Somerdale, NJ, and at bottom, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hans of Beachwood, NJ.

We look forward to follow-up stories on these lucky pups to share with you. It is thanks to those of you who care about animals in desperate need that we were able to rescue these fourteen dogs. Won't you please help us continue our animal rescue efforts and support our ResQ Fund?

If this is the first page you've come to to read about the Arkansas dog rescue, please read more here and learn about the dogs' background and their arrival at AHS.

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Francine - Shepherd Pup Found as Stray, Unable to Walk
Noelle - Helpless Blind Cat Keeping Kittens Together
Eddy and Edith - Abandoned in Sweltering Heat
Popeye -Rescued from Woman Severely Beating Him
Mandy - Tiny Terrier Forgotten on Roof in the Rain
Pooch - Needed A Specialist Due to A Congenital Disorder
Rosebud - Rescued from Stream, a 25' Drop
Eight Neglected Pups Rescued from Newark Home
Update on Erick - Found Dumped in Newark Park
Bruno - Elderly Bulldog Abandoned on Owner's Porch
Sam - Hit By Car; In Shock and Loses Mobility
Maxx - Suffered from Severe Head Wound and More
Winter - Knew A Hard, Painful Life
Jager - Horribly Matted, Eyes Glued Shut
Rusty Left Tightly Tied to Truck in Empty Newark Lot
Yolo - Victim of Cruelty, Injuries to Head
Trouble - Abandoned in Box Truck when Owner Moved
Lola - Terribly Matted Young Lhasa Apso
Lucy - Found in Abandoned Building, Horribly Attacked
Harvey - Collapsed, Mutilated Front Legs
Deuce - Left Behind by Evicted Tenant
Drake and Dover - Abandoned on the Side of the Road
Luke - Abandoned 3 Days, No Food or Water
Lucy - Shot in Police Raid, Needs Loving Home
Erick - Dumped in Park, Too Weak and Frightened to Run
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan


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