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Successful Placements

Each special dog that comes into Big Dogs Huge Paws is not only rescued, but rehabilitated to prepare them for a brighter future. Many transform from scared and lost to confident and well-adjusted while others gain weight and their hearts and wounds heal while in foster care. They receive the training and leadership necessary to learn how to be a good canine citizen and blossom in a loving home environment with good food and quality medical care. They capture our hearts and will always be remembered, but eventually there comes a time when they no longer need us and it is time to move on. Below are their stories and photos of them with their new families who were chosen because they were the perfect match and willing to provide everything necessary to ensure they live a long, healthy, and happy life in their forever home!

Some Success Stories

Diesel the English Mastiff went to his forever home with Scott in Denver, Colorado. Diesel and Scott hit it off right away, and Scott was so excited he was going to take Diesel to work with him and introduce him to everyone. Diesel will be the only dog so he will get lots of attention and Scott already had a futon setup for Diesel as his dog bed, Diesel was very excited to have found his forever home! THANKS MATT FOR FOSTERING THIS WONDERFUL BOY!

Winston the Mastiff/St. Bernard mix went to his forever home with Linda & Kurt in Aurora, Colorado. They fell in love with his goofy, loving personality right away! He will be the only dog and spoiled rotten with all the attention. His new parents look forward to introducing him to their daughter's Saint Bernard and hope they will become fast friends since they'll be spending a lot of time together.
Maddie the Blind Great Dane puppy is happily in her forever home with Kat in Arvada, Colorado! She has a Plott Hound sister named Maggie and they are best of friends! Her new mom is a Vet Tech at Mountain Ridge Animal Hospital so we know that she'll receive nothing but the best of care from Dr. Landry. Her new mom has experience working with blind horses and is thrilled to have an opportunity to work with a special needs puppy.
Hayley the special needs Great Dane is now with her new mom, Kathy, in her forever home located in Longmont, Colorado. She has a Black & Tan Coonhound brother named Banjo, a Poodle mix named Jim, and a Bichon named Winston to play with and keep her company! Her dog sitter, who comes over daily at lunchtime to play, owns deaf Dalmatians so she is in good hands and Kathy has a wonderful, experienced support system!
Kia(a.k.a Kiki) was adopted by her fabulous new mom and dad, Kristen and Brent, and their 3 kids, Andrew, Adam and Becca in Kaysville, Utah. She also has a new Bull Mastiff sister named Bailey and they were instant friends! Her new family drove all the way from SLC to meet Kia's foster mom in Rawlins, WY and were overwhelmed with excitement to meet their new baby.

Olivia(a.k.a. Ollie) the Great Dane has found the perfect forever family with Sean & Liz in Denver, Colorado. They are both Therapists by profession and very kind, patient people who are looking forward to helping her continue to build her confidence and will give her plenty of TLC and reassurance along the way! Ollie has a German Shepherd Mix brother named Halo and two cats named Fluffy & Cheddar to play with and keep her company.

Tonka went to his forever home with Tiphany & Kennis in the beautiful mountains of Alpine, Wyoming. He has a new canine best friend named Oscar the English Mastiff and his new family owned a St. Bernard previously as well, so he is in wonderful, experienced hands! He will look forward to holistic food, daily walks, and someone being home to keep him company most of the time.
Oscar the Dogue de Bordeaux has found a wonderful forever home with David & Paige in Aurora, Colorado. They were fostering this sweet boy and simply fell in love and could not part with him! He is the only child and spoiled rotten with all the love and attention I guy could dream of.
Myles is now in his forever home with Ryan, Natalie, and their two kids, Laurel & Reese, in Fort Collins, Colorado. They are very excited to take their new addition to the many nearby dog parks and can't wait to show him off to their friends and family. They will make sure that Myles receives only the best of care and feels loved and adored for the rest of his life!
Hercules has found the most perfect forever home with Ryan & Katharine in Denver, Colorado! It was love at first sight as soon as they saw his photo and they were even more impressed when they met this big hunk of love in person. Hercules' new dad works from home which means he will rarely have to be left alone. They are very excited about taking him for lots of walks on the nearby green belt and trips to the many local parks for play dates!

Rocky the Saint Bernard is now happily in his forever home with Ro & Dan in Breckenridge, Colorado! They live in the mountains where the snow doesn't really melt until June, so he'll be plenty cool all year round. His new mom owns a massage business and hopes to be able to bring him to work with her everyday. They also live backed up to National forest and can't wait to take him for lots of long walks to explore!

Jack the English Mastiff has found his way home forever with Ray & Carol in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He and his new sister, Maya the Mastiff, were instant friends! They were wrestling from the moment they met, rearranging any furniture that got in their way, and soaked with slobber from mouthing each other! I think it's safe to say that these two goofballs were the perfect match.
Dolly the St. Bernard went to her forever home with Robyn in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Robyn's daughter and their two friends all drove down to meet her. One of the friends is a professional groomer, and Dolly already has an appointment for a full makeover! Her new family has extensive rescue experience and are more than happy to give Dolly all the time she needs to feel comfortable. She has two new brothers, Bear the big Great Pyrenese and Rowdy the Golden mix.
Yaeger the Great Dane is now happily with his forever family which includes Robert the Dad, Ashley the Mom, and kids Jonathan, Megan and Zachary, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will be the only dog and spoiled rotten with all sorts of attention! His new parents have gone to great lengths in the care of their previous pets and have already located a local Canine Rehabilitation Center where they will continue with his Physical Therapy.
Apollo the Great Dane went to his forever home with Rachel, Ben, and their son, Joey, in Aurora, Colorado. He has a Golden Retriever sister named Minnie, a Tweenie Dachshund named Marcel, a cat named Ross, and a snail and two fish named Curly, Larry, and Moe to complete his new family! They look forward to fattening him up, playing fetch, and taking him for lots of walks.
Keisha the Newfoundland is now happily in her forever home with Bennie in Parker, Colorado. She has come so far since coming into foster care and we are absolutely thrilled with her progress! While a little shy upon first being introduced to her new dad, she warmed up quickly and jumped right into his van ready to go and explore her new digs. Bennie is retired and home almost all of the time which will be wonderful for Keisha!

Laya was very excited to have found her forever home with Lisa and Rich in Denver, Colorado. Laya will have Capone a Boxer/Lab mix, Lola a Caique bird, Hawaii a Eclectus bird, and Spike a Cockatiel bird to keep her company, Capone and her hit it off right away and fast became friends. Laya will be in good hands with Rich and Lisa as they have lots of good knowledge and are well prepared for their new family member and are excited to have her. THANKS TO KATHIE FOR FOSTERING THIS SWEET GIRL!!!

Kingston the Great Dane found his forever family with Peggy and Martin in Littleton, Colorado. He has a great big yard to run, play, and wrestle with his new canine friends, Oreo and Leroux the Great Danes. He also has two kitties name Maxwell and Warre to snuggle with! His new mom is a nurse, has tons of foster experience, and will make sure that this sweet boy has everything he needs to be happy and comfortable in his new home! Kingston's new vet will be our very own Dr.

Chestnut, an adorable mastiff mix puppy, now Sake (named after Julia's favorite kind of sushi -salmon!) has found her wonderful forever home in Denver, Colorado with her new mom Allison, new dad Acey and new big sister Julia, who named her. Sake has 2 canine siblings as well - Monte, an adorable Bassett Hound, and Kona a Daschund. Kona and Sake look to be vying for alpha status!
Barrett the Newfoundland found his forever family with James and Shari in Austin, Texas. James couldn't wait to get him home to introduce him to his new siblings, Bingo the Spaniel and Presley the Terrier. Barrett will receive only the best of nutrition, training, and medical care. His new family cannot believe how handsome their new baby is and someone is almost always home which means he'll get plenty of love and attention.

Boyd the Newfoundland went to his forever home with Teresa, Larry, and their two kids Jacob and Emily in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has a big yard to romp and play with his new Golden Retriever brother, Napoleon. He also has a Chinese Water Dragon named Cairo to keep him company. Boyd's new family looks forward to daily walks and working with their new addition on basic obedience! They also can't wait to take him swimming in the Springtime when it warms up a bit.

O'Malley (a.k.a. Buddy) the Irish Wolfhound Mix went to his forever home with Kristin, Richard, and their daughters, Cion and Aria, in Castle Rock, Colorado. His new mom is home during the day and they look forward to taking him everywhere with them, including lots of walks on the many nearby trails! Buddy looks just like their last Irish Wolfhound and immediately approached his new mom for lovin.
Athena the Great Pyrenees went to her forever home with Melanie and Craig in Elizabeth, Colorado. She has a Great Pyrenees brother named Apollo, a Bernese/Collie Mix named Atlas, and an English Mastiff named Simon to keep her company! Her new mom also works at Camp Bow Wow in Castle Rock which means she'll always getting plenty of playtime.
Pepper the English Mastiff went to her forever home with Julianne & Dooley in Elizabeth, Colorado. She has a Border Collie named Wally, a Husky named Sienna, and a Husky mix named Pete to play with. Her new play ground includes three fenced acres to run around on and explore! Her new parents were thrilled with their new addition and couldn't wait to spoil her rotten and continue her obedience training. Her new name is Sophie.
Bonnie the Cane Corso went to her forever home with Brittney & Adam in Thornton, Colorado. They recently adopted Pebbles the Great Dane puppy from BDHPI and they also have Dalmatian Mix named Malley, so Bonnie will have plenty of other furry kids to play with! Both Brittney and Adam have former giant breed experience so we know that Bonnie will be in good hands and receive only the best of care and training.
Leroy went to his forever home with Laura and Jerry in Denver, Colorado. He has a new Doberman sister named Kia. Laura and Jerry have been looking for just the right match for their sweet and sensitive Kia, and Leroy fit the bill perfectly. They have been working with Kari Bastyr from Wag & Train for years, and are excited to get their new puppy into obedience class right away. Leroy has found a wonderful family to love and spoil him for the rest of his life!
Gracie has found her forever home with Dawn and her son, Troy, in Denver, Colorado. She has a cat named Valentino to keep her company and Tino was not phased in the slightest at the arrival of his new canine companion. Gracie had all sorts of new things including a Gentle Leader, raised feeder, Busy Buddy toy, and a Kong awaiting her. Troy was thrilled to be on Christmas vacation so that he will have plenty of time to bond and play with his new best friend!
Dirk the St. Bernard Mix Puppy went to his forever home with Dorothy and her son Conor in Denver, Colorado. He and his new Border Collie brother Reilly were instant friends and will be great playmates! His new family looks forward to taking him for lots of walks, trips to the dog park, and snuggling with their new baby. They are committed to taking him through obedience classes and he will even get to go play at Camp Bow Wow DIA!
Saber the Great Dane went to his forever home with Jason, Elisabeth, and their daughter Adelynn in West Valley, Utah. They were fostering this big lug and he fit in so perfectly that they decided to make him a permanent member of their family! They intend to continue fostering which means he'll have plenty of big friends to play with. Jason is thrilled to have a big buddy to wrestle with and they were all amazed at what a docile, well-behaved boy he is!

Huggy the Mastiff Mix Puppy went to his forever home with JD, Sarah-jane, and their daughter Jasmine in Andover, Kansas. He has a Miniature Dachshund named Ben to play with and keep him company! His new family looks forward to taking him to obedience classes and socializing him as he grows so that he will become a good canine citizen. They fell in love at first sight when they visited the puppies at their foster home and just knew he had to become a permanent new addition! His new name is Tex.

Dehlila the smooth coated St. Bernard has a forever family with Amanda, Tim, and their kids, Mattie, Becca, Quinton, & Tyler in Castle Rock, Colorado. She was greeted by her boisterous Rottweiler brother, Kuma, who submissively kissed her and welcomed her to her new home! They all thought she was even more beautiful than her photos and couldn't believe what a mellow, well-behaved girl she is.
Dodge the Great Dane went to his forever home with Russ, Jean, and their daughter Anna in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has a Dane/St. Bernard mix brother named George to play with and a Great Pyrenees/Chesapeake Bay Retriever mix brother name Cassius to show him the ropes. He also has two cats name Mica and Horse to snuggle with! Dodge was thrilled with all of his new friends and was proudly showing off all of his tricks to win over his new family.
Biscuit found her way home to Annette and her son Christian in Derby, Kansas. She had a new crate, toys, bowls and blankets all ready for her. Christian was by the door anxiously awaiting the arrival of his new baby. Our little diva jumped right into his arms and kissed him all over! Biscuit has a Spaniel/Golden mix sister named Skyy and a cat named Katy to keep her company.
Shaggy the English Mastiff went to his forever home with Eileen in Elizabeth, Colorado. His new mom has previously owned St. Bernards and Danes, so he is in very experienced hands and she knows what it takes to be a strong leader when it comes to giant breeds. Shaggy has a new sister named Breezy to keep him company and Eileen works from home, so he'll rarely have to be left alone and will always get plenty of attention.

DaVinci the Neapolitan Mastiff went to his forever home with Clark and Judy in Westminster. They fell in love with him at first sight and when he arrived at his forever home they had gotten him a new crate, bowls and a couple of new beds - he was in heaven! The family says he looks more like a Vinnie and they will likely call him that. He has a Dachshund named Chico to keep him company and they hit it off right away and will became fast friends. THANK YOU KARA FOR FOSTERING THIS BEAUTIFUL BOY!!!

Annie the Great Dane found a wonderful forever home with Amy, Scott, and their kids, Nathan and Rachel, in Wichita, Kansas. She has a Great Dane brother named Sampson to keep her company and he is thrilled to have another friend his size to romp and wrestle with! Her new parents fell in love at first sight and couldn't believe their luck in finding such a loving new addition to their family.
Bob the English Mastiff went to his forever home with Tyler & Liz in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He has a Mastiff sister named Lakota and they were best friends from the moment they met! Despite the fact that she is significantly smaller, "Princess Kota" still rules the roost and Bob the Beast was happy to submit. His new parents got him a brand new collar, leash, and Gentle Leader.
Scooby the Great Dane went to his forever home with Kerri, Ryan and their daughter Haylie in Aurora, Colorado. He has two cats named Booker & Subie to keep him company and will be in great hands as Kerri and Ryan have previous Giant breed experience and owned a Great Dane who passed due to Wobblers disease recently. They were very excited to have a new member come into their family.
Major the St. Bernard went to his forever home with Linda & John in Ft. Collins, Colorado. He has a Yellow Lab sister named Savannah to show him the ropes! His new mom could not believe how handsome he is and was thrilled to watch him get the zoomies in the snow. Major gave us all kisses and was clearly very happy with the match as well! They look forward to taking him for lots of walks and spoiling him rotten.
Donner the Great Dane Puppy is now in his forever home with Scott and Marie in Aurora, Colorado. They are a wonderful, experienced family who just recently lost their sweet Momma Zee (formerly Zuki) who was also adopted from Big Dogs Huge Paws. Marie looks forward to taking her handsome new addition to Cherry Creek Dog Park for her daily 4 mile walks! He also has a Lab named Shiloh and two Pomeranians named Ty & Kismet to keep him company.