SHLR Hospice Labs

Mike

When our shelter partner called and asked us to help with thirteen-year-old Mike, a stray senior, we didn’t hesitate to welcome this elegant gentleman. He came to us with sore joints, severe dental disease, and a suspicious mass on his leg. Mike, a gentle soul [...]

Autumn

Our shelter partner who asked us to help with stray twelve-year-old Autumn described her as “the nicest most gentle dog you can imagine”.  Leaving her life on the streets behind, Autumn lived the life of a princess with her foster mom who was a professional [...]

Benji

A love and gem, Benji’s mission in life was to spread a little sunshine everywhere he went.  This handsome eleven-ish year old gentle spirit spent over two months in a shelter before he joined us. He arrived thin, with sore joints from old injuries, and [...]

Buddy

Thirteen-year-old Buddy, a cheerful soul who never met a stranger, found himself abandoned at a shelter. The caring shelter staff knew adoption prospects were slim for a senior Lab with some health concerns, so Buddy came to live with a Safe Harbor foster mom, another [...]

Chaco

When ten-year-old Miss Chaco’s owner could no longer care for her, with a heavy heart he took her to a shelter. With her raspy breathing, plethora of benign lumps and some arthritis in her spine, even though she had a good quality of life, the [...]

Charlie

“Once a Safe Harbor Lab, always a Safe Harbor Lab.”  Charlie and his family were grateful to know we would always be there for them. When a family member entered hospice care, the family found they were not able to care for Charlie who, now [...]

Emma

Emma was ten years old when Animal Control found her in the home of an animal hoarder who had recently passed away. She was taken to the shelter where she failed to thrive. Ill, fearful and under socialized, every noise startled her, and she lay [...]

Jack

A Lab who had seen more than his share of hardship in life in his eleven years, gentle and good-natured Jack always saw the glass as “half full”.  He was found thin and bedraggled on a dusty road in a rural area with a collar [...]

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