Happily Ever After

To date, Forte Animal Rescue has saved the lives of more than one thousand dogs and we’re still going strong! We couldn’t have done it without all our wonderful volunteers and adopters. Here’s a little glimpse into our Happily Ever After success stories finding forever homes.  For a complete list of our adopted animals click here.

Sandi Adopted!

March 7, 2014

It must have been destiny (and some Good Samaritans who found her on the streets) that brought Sandi (now Luna) to us all the way from Las Vegas! Ready to leave Sin City behind and find her forever home in Southern California, she immediately turned on the charm! Her outgoing nature and playful personality immediately… Continue Reading »

Jack Adopted!

March 4, 2014

Little Jack and his two sisters were almost run over by a service truck in an alley. The driver took them home and contacted Forte. Hardly 12 weeks old and they were left as trash in an alley. Their fate changed very quickly after they came to Forte. Jack in particular because he found his forever… Continue Reading »

Dodger Adopted!

February 25, 2014

We were looking for a playful and happy home for Dodger, and that is exactly what he got with a lovely family in Pasadena. Locked in the shelter before joining Forte Animal Rescue, Dodger won the hearts of many with his trademark grin and happy-go-lucky spirit. Our delightful boy is now known as Scout and… Continue Reading »

Kenny Adopted!

February 19, 2014

A Forte volunteer found Kenny hanging out alone at Kenneth Hahn Park, without his person and without any tags. Once she took him home, she realized what a good boy he was. His beautiful face and calm temperament led him to his new home with two doting guardians who have been patiently looking for the… Continue Reading »

Maxwell Adopted!

February 10, 2014

Maxwell won the hearts of volunteers when he joined the Forte Animal Rescue family, our darling boy now has a brother named Cosmo and they have become inseparable. Charlie’s new mom says, “He’s been such a pleasure to have around. Love him!”

Didi Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Two teachers married, a puppy named Didi. Now known as Darcy, she has a beautiful courtyard in which other dogs frolic and play. Regular visits from the neighbors and grandma ensure that she will have plenty to do when her parents are back at school! On top of all of her new toys, Darcy’s new… Continue Reading »

Bandit and Maverick Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Standing patiently on the curb, they felt it was time to adopt a rescue. The Fitzpatrick’s spoke to their children about only adopting one before they attended Forte’s adoptions. When they met the puppies they couldn’t pick and knew everything was out the door with the “only adopting one” policy. Dewie now known as Bandit,… Continue Reading »

Dundee Adopted!

February 9, 2014

A couple who recently moved to the Westside decided to begin their search for a dog. Randomly driving down Centinela Avenue and noticing our adoption signs, she asked him to stop. “Wouldn’t it be funny if we found a dog here?” she asked. He said it would not happen that way and that easily. They… Continue Reading »

Mac Adopted!

February 9, 2014

For his entire young life, Mac has been tossed from home to home, which has kept him from developing the safety and stability he needs in order to start thriving and growing into the happy boy we all believe he will be. His wonderful adopters opened up their home and hearts to him, and Mac… Continue Reading »

Pretty Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Say hi to Lola (formerly named Pretty) and her new family: Vicki, who brought her to our attention. Bella was a little aprehensive at first, but soon welcomed Lola to the Venice Beach home with an improtu game of tug-of-war, before we even said good-bye. Bye Lola, we’ll miss you!

Jackie Adopted!

February 9, 2014

It was smiles all around when Jackie arrived in her new home. Her new best friend Minnie seemed to be eagerly awaiting our arrival and jumped around with joy when she saw Jackie. It was incredibly cute. Before long the two of them were playing and exploring the beautiful garden together with Minnie very eager… Continue Reading »

Oreo and Pumpkin Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Oreo and Pumpkin first met each other at our adoption event.  Both had been wandering the streets and both had been picked up by some good samaritans who came to us around the same time for help in finding them forever homes. Little did we know that they would get to go home together!!! But… Continue Reading »

Indy Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Indy was found only a few weeks ago in a park, tied to a tree! A young couple who coincidentally had previously adopted a dog from Forte Animal Rescue rescued him. They came to us for help with placing Indy in a new home. And boy did he spark an interest! In the end, it… Continue Reading »

Tito Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Tito was rescued in early April from some random man who was selling shaved ice cones from a grocery shopping cart. This little guy was tied to the man’s cart who claimed he had found Tito next to a taco stand. His rescuer got him treated for fleas and an ear infection, and once he… Continue Reading »

Pip Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Pip, now Muddy, didn’t spend too much time at Forte! His former guardian was too ill to continue to take care of him so Forte Animal Rescue stepped in to help find another loving home for him. She sure did a great job in her training, he is just a joy. Being one of the… Continue Reading »

Reyna Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Reyna was found abandoned in an apartment. The compassionate cleaning lady who found her took her home but couldn’t keep her – Reyna had to stay in the backyard until a client of the lady offered to foster Reyna. While in her temporary home, a very nice young couple, to find her and fall in… Continue Reading »

Carlo Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Little Carlo was found wandering all alone in the street. He appeared scared and weak. A young lady rescued him and took him home, and with tons of love and belly rubs Carlo regained his strength and became potty-trained. Unfortunately, her family could not keep Carlo because of their landlord, so Carlo came to us… Continue Reading »

Tara Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Tara was found right before Christmas alone with no collar wandering in the streets of South LA. A good Samaritan took her home and asked Forte to find her a home. Tara appeared to be a very affectionate dog, sweet and playful. We knew it wouldn’t take long before she would find her forever home. At… Continue Reading »

Ginger Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Ginger, now known as Tallulah, has made it to her forever home. In her new home, there is never a dull moment in her pack of seven dogs. She is loved and adored by her two guardians who take her for daily walks around the neighborhood. Tallulah is even learning a few new tricks in… Continue Reading »

Henry Adopted!

February 9, 2014

Henry came to us in July 2011 and he was placed in his forever home almost exactly 2 years and 2 months later. On the day he was found tied to a tree in a park, he was so raggedy looking that the shelter said he must be 11-12. But as he got healthier, he… Continue Reading »