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PO Box 407
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
(302) 376-PAWS (phone)
(410) 885-5685  (fax)


Paws for Life is located on private property, and is a volunteer-run facility, so appointments MUST be made in order to meet our dogs!


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Cooper was adopted!







Dudley was adopted!







Ace was adopted!







Peter was adopted!







Klaire was adopted!







Rosie was adopted!

Update July 2013:

Hi Ginny,

So far all is well w/Rosie.  She is settling in nicely.  She is very sweet-natured, easy-going and bright.  I think she thinks she’s one of the kids. She seems very happy here. She acts very grateful, like she won the lottery with her new home.  She gets along with our kids very well and seems to get along with all our neighbors and their dogs. She’s developing a routine and habits and seems happy to do so. She is mostly housebroken though occasionally pees in the house when a bit nervous. Our next step is a vet and some training so she walk on a leash better.  We’ll provide more updates in a few days. 




Zander was adopted!






Joe was adopted!

Update June 2013:

Hi Ginny,

Just wanted to let you know Sheldon (Joe) is doing wonderful.  He is an absolute terrific dog and won't leave my husbands side.  We now feel complete once again.

Thanks so much for all you do.







Dena was adopted!

Update June 2013:

Hi Ginny,

I just wanted to give you an update on Dena (now Daenerys/Dany). Dany has settled in beautiful and is the perfect dog! We have registered her microchip with home again. She is going to have a bath at the groomer today and has been enjoying two to three walks a day and lots of field trips. She has already gained some weight. I am attaching some pictures for you and everyone else at paws for life! Thank you for all you do. 

Ashley and Dany





Trinka was adopted!







Lenny was adopted!





Katie was adopted!





Big Red was adopted!

Update June 2013:

Dear Ginny,

I wanted to give you an update on "Big Red," now known as Darwin.  He is settling in wonderfully. Ever day we learn a little more of his personality as he grows increasingly comfortable.  As you suspected, he is fully housebroken. He has been really great with the kids - gentle, fun, and attentive.  He's also much better on the leash than our former, much beloved, dog ever was.  A real gentleman and a good running/walking partner.  He and the cats are getting along well, too. He is very eager to be wherever we are - at the same time, he has gotten used to his crate for at night and when we are out of the house (he doesn't know the difference yet between sanctioned nylabones and the kids' monsters and warriors). His first visit to our vet is next week.  We have him scheduled for a microchipping then. I've attached some pics. He is so loving and sweet!
Thank you for setting us up with him!





Onyx was adopted!





Carly was adopted!





Farrah was adopted!





Lenny was adopted!





Babe was adopted!





Darla was adopted!





Sadie was adopted!





Max was adopted!





Bear was adopted!





Brooke was adopted!



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