Padgett’s Story

Padgett’s Story

On a cold and rainy day in December 2020, my drive to Cedar Creek Lake was anything but dull. With a delay of almost three hours after being hit by an uninsured motorist, I decided to take the back roads to the lake to try to calm my nerves. Little did I know my day...
It’s a Puppy Palooza at Straydog!

It’s a Puppy Palooza at Straydog!

Madea’s Story On 11/28/20 we got a message from a desperate man who, upon moving into a new house, discovered 4 dogs living under it, including 2 puppies. Taking in 4 new dogs at once is a very daunting task, but we knew we had to help. We were able to make...
Lana’s Journey

Lana’s Journey

A preface to Lana’s Story:  We have been proud supporters of Straydog since adopting our youngest dog, Pebbles, at a “Clear the Shelter” event. Since then, we have been involved in several initiatives supporting the growth and awareness of Straydog. Our found girl,...
Operation Onyx

Operation Onyx

In early January, Juana’s son called from Morton’s Small Animal Vet Clinic where he is employed. “Mom, the sheriff brought in a beautiful Great Dane who they thought was dead on the side of a county road.” Some neighbors had called the sheriff, alerting them to a...
Another Chance at Life

Another Chance at Life

On the morning of March 9th, our pack leader Juana Arnold got a heartbreaking text from a long-time friend who had found an abandoned German Shepherd puppy on a backroad: ”… I stopped just now on my way from school. I just picked him up. I don’t know what to do.. he’s...