What’s It All About……Alfie?

As the songwriters, Bert Bacharach and Hal David wrote: “What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about when you sort it out, Alfie?” Four-year-old Alfie has had a real rough time of it, and the first four years of his life have been nothing but frightening. A survivor of the New Jersey puppy mill 188ers, he found his way to St. Huberts shelter when all of them were saved from deplorable and cruel conditions. They did an amazing job last year and made sure that all of these dogs found their […]

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Cooper’s Story

A posting on a FB page, a plea for help to save a little jack from a NJ shelter where he was languishing, unadoptable. He was fierce, cage aggressive, resource guarder, picky with other dogs, too much energy: every trait a jack russell exhibits in the shelter system, behind bars, Cooper showed it.  But he WAS adorable, so Jacks Galore decided we’d give him a chance; after all, they don’t come much cuter. So with a deadline looming we called out to our volunteers, supporters and fosters and within a few days Cooper was being picked up by our dear jack […]

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Home for the Holidays

Abe and Oreo will have their own forever homes just in time for the Thanksgiving festivities and all that great food for those fortunate enough to have the bounty available. Abe has a family to call his own that will keep him very busy in eastern MA and a pal who is studying journalism at UMass. Perhaps Abe could be the subject of some of his assignments!! There was an instant connection with Abe’s new family, he just sidled up to them and decided he had to go home with them, no apprehension anywhere to be found from this gentle […]

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Over the Moon – Oreo

Oreo came to Jacks Galore via a wonderful couple who adopted from us before. They alerted us that a jack was to be put to sleep because he had such extreme separation anxiety and the family was at its wits end with his biting or going after you when you left or put him in a crate. JG was asked to intervene. Their vet said he thought the dog was not trainable. The night before he was to lose his life JG determined to give Oreo a chance at being a jack and on the afternoon of that next day […]

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