Adopted Dogs Abroad

Lady (Tootak)

Adopted by Danielle Loustalot and Daniel Beagley, adopted October 9th, 2014 in Bakersfield, California On the day of our meet & greet with Lady (then "Tootak"), we brought my dog Blaze so they could become acquainted with one another. He doesn't connect with all dogs,...

Holly

Adopted by Dan & Margarida - July 15, 2014 - San Jose, CA Hello, I'm Dan. My partner Margarida and I have had a rescue dog, Dragon, for three years. Recently we adopted s beautiful blind husky through VAFA. Dragon decided that he wanted to tell the story about our new...

Poolak

Adopted by Marsha & Stan Laugher - April 9, 2014 - Oldsmar, FL My husband and I lived in Maryland in the DC suburbs, with our two dogs and two cats and were getting ready to move to Florida. I had become familiar with VAFA through facebook and had sponsored two dogs...

Choupan

Adopted by Yvonne Formel - Oct 6, 2013 - Glen Ellyn, IL One year ago I stood in the cargo building parking lot at O'Hare International Airport while my new "jube" dog from Iran relieved himself on a 1 foot by 1 foot patch of grass. The cold autumn wind ripped past us...

Princess

Adopted by Richard Del Pezzo - April 6, 2014 - Daytona Beach, FL Princess has been a wonderful addition to the house ever since day one which was April 6, 2014. In a short period of time she has become very popular in the neighborhood as well as the dog park. Everyone...

Sheeba

Adopted by Madeleine & Claude Bourget, July 7, 2013, Toronto, Canada Sheeba came into our lives shortly after we lost our 10 year old Schnauzer. We aren't sure who rescued who, but its been a great experience. She has found her forever home and protects it, and her...

General

Adopted by Aivaziyan Family - May 13, 2013 - La Crescenta, California From the time I opened my eyes, we had a dog in our house. I lost my last dog at the young age of 8. After that, it was very hard to imagine bringing home another dog until I met Vafa and saw their...

Maggie (then Margie)

Adopted by Linda & Barry Potter - July 23, 2013 - Salt Lake City, Utah We sit in the quiet living room, and the only sound to be heard is the contented chewing of chew toys from my three dogs. It is, as we call it, the evening chew. To me it is the sounds of three...

Ziba

Adopted by Ghafoori Family -  September 4, 2012 - Harlingen, Texas My name is Ziba (which means "pretty").  I am an Iranian-American -- and a Texan at that! I was born in Iran. And as my name suggests, I was a very pretty girl. Unfortunately, when I was very little, a...

Maloos

MaloosAdopted by Anna & Andrew - August 16, 2013 - Bethesda, Maryland When Maloos joined our family in August 2013, we were told that she had a fear of men. To our surprise, she quickly bonded with Andrew and it is clear that he is now her favorite human. Yet, she is...

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