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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.

10/13/2005

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Pumpkin - Neglected and Unwanted
Van Gogh - Update - April 22
Van Gogh - Update - April 21
Rusty - Latest Update and Photos - April 20
Van Gogh - April 20 - Easter Ears!
Van Gogh - Update - April 19
Van Gogh - Update - April 18
Riddle - A Puzzle of Health Problems and In Need of Our Help
Zeke - Hit by Car, Brought in by Good Samaritan
Van Gogh - April16 -Surgeries Completed!
9 Year Old Brings Her Pal To AHS - Now Both Are At Homeless Shelters
Van Gogh - Update - Post Surgery April 15
Van Gogh - Update - April 13
Van Gogh - Update April 11 - Spa Day!
Rusty - Emaciated Puppy, Left on Local Porch
Buddy the Dane, Neglected, Heartworm Positive
Van Gogh - Update - April 10
Rubin - Tied to Apt. Radiator for 6 Years
Van Gogh and Aslan - April 8
Van Gogh - Update - April 7
Van Gogh - Update - April 3
Van Gogh - Update - April 1
Van Gogh - Update - March 27
Van Gogh - Update March 26 - Meeting Cats!
Van Gogh - Update - March 25
Butch - Lived at the End of A Chain
Van Gogh - Update March 20
Nina - Post-Surgery Update - Up and Walking!
Star Now Alone - Owner Killed in Afghanistan
Van Gogh - Update from North Star - March 19
Van Gogh - His Journey So Far in Video
Van Gogh - Upate March 15 - Spa Day!
Van Gogh - Update March 14 - And Kashi!
Mariposa - Found Injured, Emaciated on the Street
Nina - Follow-Up on Her Surgery
Van Gogh Update- March 13
Van Gogh Update - March 11
Kashi - Update March 11
Kashi Follow-Up - Surgery Successful, Has A Way to Go
Kashi - Found Emaciated and Abandoned
Van Gogh Update - March 9
Van Gogh Update - March 8 - Surgeries Needed
Calamity - Emaciated and Abused
Van Gogh - Update March 6
Van Gogh - March 4
Van Gogh - Update March 1
Blossom - In Need of Further Medical Help
Casey - Found on Street with Severe Mange
Emerald - A Gem in Need of Our Help
Bartlett - Rescued from Collapsed Building Roof
Van Gogh - Update Feb.28
Van Gogh Update - Feb.27
Van Gogh - Update Feb.26 - II
Van Gogh Update - Feb.26
Van Gogh Update - Feb.25
Van Gogh Update - Feb. 22
Nina - Back at AHS, Needing Surgery
Van Gogh Update - Feb. 21
4 Dogs Rescued from Near-Zero Conditions
Van Gogh Update - Feb.17
Van Gogh Update - Feb.16
Van Gogh Update - Feb. 14-latest
Van Gogh Update - Feb. 14
Van Gogh Update - Feb. 13
Update on Van Gogh - Feb.11
Van Gogh Update - Feb. 10
Update on Van Gogh - Feb. 8
Latest Update on Van Gogh - Feb.6
Update on Van Gogh - 2/4
Van Gogh - Update 1/31
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan
Spartacus Hit by Car - Owner Surrendered
Sherman of Plainfield
Princess the Peke


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