Pet Stories

Pet stories profile AMC patients battling to regain health. Read and learn about their struggles, their spirit, and the innovative, state-of-the-art care provided by our compassionate veterinary experts.

January 21, 2021


For Neil and Priscilla, Peaky the Havanese and his “big sister” Starry are simply members of the family. And, at 14 years old, Peaky has taught his owners just how strong and...

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  • Berkeley the golden retriever looking happy in the AMC waiting room
    August 17, 2021


    Berkeley was rescued from an abusive home at just five months old. The adorable male Golden Retriever was kept chained on an uncovered porch, and not allowed to cross the threshold into...

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  • Close up of Sugar the Bulldog
    July 06, 2021


    People usually pick their pets, but that wasn’t the case with Stephen and his American Bulldog, Sugar. Six years ago, Stephen’s family welcomed a litter of six puppies. Stephen planned to choose...

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  • A black and white cat sitting on a bed
    November 23, 2020


    In 2008, Valerie was browsing a Chinatown flower shop and noticed a box of tiny kittens that the owner had put up for adoption. At only three weeks old, they were just...

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  • A dog sits on a porch in the sun
    October 08, 2020


    Canopus, an Australian Shepherd, was found with his mom and littermates in a dumpster in Tennessee and taken in by a local rescue organization. The family who adopted him was in mourning...

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  • A gray dog on a hardwood floor
    September 22, 2020

    Tater Tot

    In the spring of 2018, Chris was visiting one of his favorite social media sites when he saw a story about a little gray pit bull mix found tied to a pole...

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  • A black and white cat sits on a bin
    September 01, 2020


    When Callie’s elderly owner died, an employee at the residential facility where she lived tried hard to continue caring for her. But Callie showed obvious signs of sickness—the once-massive kitty had dropped...

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