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Lucky Dog

Luck of the Irish

Just about three years ago around St. Patrick’s day, this cutie came to the shelter. We called him Norman at that time. His skin was red and dry, likely from being left outside in the cold. Despite that, he had bright hopeful eyes and loved to be held by staff. He was quickly a favorite. It wasn’t long before he found the right human for him.

Lucky in Love

This past autumn I was so lucky to meet up with Norman (Now named Toby) again. His mom won a contest for a photo session. It was so great to see how well he is doing. He continues to have a happy smile and is ready to run and play. His skin has all healed up and his fur is healthy. We started our session just with a little walk up a hill where he stood among the golden leaves. He then showed just how much he loved his mom with an adoring gaze. Afterwards they spent time enjoying each other with a few cuddles and neck scratches. They ended with another walk.

What better way to celebrate their love together than to get an album to keep close and enjoy again and again.

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Come and find your Best Friend!

Second Chance has a unique program near Syracuse N.Y. where inmates train the rescued dogs. This program gives both the dogs and the inmates a second chance in life.  Appointments currently required related to Covid-19 protocols.

Meet Thor!

Thor is asking if you are willing to be his forever family!

Please contact Friends of Second Chance.

Friends of Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter
6660 E. Seneca Turnpike
Jamesville, NY 13078

Capture your journey with your pet. Nancy Kieffer is a pet and nature photographer serving  Central New York, the Adirondacks and Beyond.  Capture how you share your life with your pet! It may be a vacation adventure or curled up on the couch. Travel assignments welcomed.

This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Elaine

    What a great thing, to be able to catch up with a previous shelter dog, and find him so happy!

  2. Darlene

    Love this story! He looks soo happy! My favorite image is trotting down the path with the leaves – perfect! Perfect smile!

  3. Holly Cook

    Toby is so cute and he looks quite happy in these photos, which are lovely, btw! I love how you are always sharing stories of dogs who are waiting for their forever homes.

  4. Angela Schneider

    Aw, now that’s a story with a happy ending! Those are great shots of Toby and his mama.

  5. Tracy Allard

    Oh my gosh, Toby’s smile is THE BEST! How could anyone NOT want to adopt that guy? He looks like joy on four legs and gorgeous portrait of him, such pretty colors!

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