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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

Miss Kitty Hawk the Newfoundland/Mastiff Mix puppy went to her forever family, Michelle, Time, and their kids, Quinn & Walker, in Boulder, Colorado. She has a Retriever/Border Collie mix brother named Bleu and a cat named Storm to keep her company. Her new mom homeschools which means that someone is almost always home and they'll have plenty of time to work on training and socializing their new puppy! Kit has a wonderful new life ahead of her and will be very spoiled.

Lily the English Mastiff is now happily with her forever family, Robin and David, in Taos, New Mexico. She has a German Shepherd brother named Rio, a Great Pyrenees sister named Betty, and a feline brother named Ralph to keep her company. It was love at first sight for her new parents and they couldn't hug her enough! Lily seemed quite taken with her new parents as well and happily jumped in the car to head home to the start of her new life.
Taneal the Great Dane found her perfect match with Ron, Jessica, and their daughters, Gabriella and Sophia, in Parker, Colorado. She has a cat named King Louis V to keep her company, but is the only dog for now. Her new family is excited to adopt a Mastiff friend for her once they get her settled in her new home. Taneal climbed right into the truck and was excited to meet all of her new neighbors and friends that were anxiously awaiting her arrival!
Kyra the Great Dane has found the perfect forever home with Miguel and Erin in Loveland, Colorado. She has a Golden Retriever named Duke and a cat to keep her company and her new dad comes home every day at lunch to play with the pups! Her new parents look forward to taking her camping, hiking, and to the dog park and making her a big part of their family. They can't wait to spoil her rotten and will make sure she receives only the best of care.

Bones the Great Dane is now happily in his forever home with Geri & Terry in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has a Great Dane sister named Aaliyah and the family just lost their last Dane at 10 years old, so they are thrilled to have another gentle giant in the house again! Bones made himself right at home and someone is almost always at the house, which means he'll rarely have to be left alone.

Daisy the Great Dane was lucky enough to go to her forever home with Jess and Justin in Commerce City, Colorado. She will be the only dog, but will have a cat and ferret to keep her company. Jess and Justin were so excited to see her and they had a new collar, leashes, Gentle Leader, and a cool new toy that Daisy immediately new was just for her. THANKS CHRIS AND FAMILY FOR FOSTERING THIS SWEET GIRL!
Turner the adorable Neapolitan Mastiff is now happily in his forever home with Brooke, Chris, and Chris' daughter, Cecilia, in Denver, Colorado. It was love at first sight and they can't wait to get him a new big brother as soon as he has settled in. Turner will get all the love and attention a guy could dream of and looks forward to cuddling with his new humans and being spoiled.
Harley the English Mastiff went to his forever home with Stephanie in Denver, Colorado. He has two feline friends, named Tigger and Miss Pretty, to keep him company. His new mom is kind, patient, and gentle and just what the doctor ordered for this very special shy boy! She looks forward to helping him to gain some confidence and is even considering adopting a canine friend for him once she gets him settled.

Ari the Saint Bernard went to his forever home with Brad, Carrie, and their 3 kids, Brady, Caroline, and Hailey. He has a 2 year old Saint Bernard sister named Kona to run and play with! His new family looks forward to taking both their gentle giants for walks and to the park and swimming for exercise. It was love at first sight and Ari is in wonderful, experienced hands! He will receive only the best of care and will be loved and adored like he deserves.

Shamrock went to her forever home with Jane in Fort Collins, Colorado. She has a new Irish Wolfhound/English Mastiff brother named Nemo and a Basset Hound/Terrier mix sister named Lily to keep her company and they were all instant friends. Her new mom works from home, which means she'll get lots of love and attention and rarely be left alone! Jane also does elder care and looks forward to taking both her gentle giants to lift the spirits of seniors just like them.
Frankie the English Mastiff has found the perfect forever home with Jamie in Littleton, Colorado. His new mom used to have a Mastiff and is thrilled to have another gentle giant in the house again! He made instant friends with the cats, Dee Dee & Dexter, and was play bowing and running around the yard with Jamie's girlfriend's Pug, Charlie.
Baxter went to his forever home with Paxton and Kimberly in Brighton, Colorado. The longest he will be left alone is 4 hours which means he'll get plenty of love, attention, and training as he continues to grow since he is the only dog for now. His new parents are committed to taking him through obedience classes, lots of walks, and to the dog park for socialization, playtime, and exercise.
Bailey has found her forever family with Julie, Scott, and their two kids, Bryce and Paige in Lafayette, Colorado. They instantly were drawn to her picture on the website and knew she belonged with them! They lost their German Shephard/Saint Bernard mix in January, and are thrilled to have a dog in their home again to love and spoil rotten. Bailey has a new crate, collar and toys and someone will always be home to keep her company.

Sherlock the Bernese Mountain Dog has been happily united with his new mom, Carol, in Denver, Colorado. He has a Golden mix brother named Jack to play with and they were instantly play bowing and running around together like long lost friends! Sherlock's new mommy was overwhelmed with excitement and couldn't believe how lucky she was to have found such an amazing new dog. She will make sure this sweet boy gets lots of love and attention and only the best of care.

Sammie the Senior English Mastiff is now happily in her forever home with Sharlene and her boyfriend in Denver, Colorado. She has two Lab/Retriver Mix brothers named Chauncey and Forest and a cat named Annie to keep her company. Her new mom works from home which means she rarely have to be left alone and will get lots of attention. They had a bag full of new toys, peanut flavored tennis balls, a raised, feeder and more goodies awaiting her arrival!

Tiny the Great Dane Mix is now happily with his forever family, Susan & Bruce, in Niwot, Colorado. They met and fell in love with this sweet boy at first sight! He was the perfect match and exactly what they had been looking for. Tiny has a big fenced back yard to run and play in and will be the only dog, which means he'll get all the love and attention! His new parents are committed to making sure he only receives the best of care for the rest of his life.

Scooby the Great Dane has found the perfect forever home with Megan and her boyfriend, John, in Thornton, Colorado. He has two new feline pals named Smokey and Bandit to keep him company! His new parents had brand new raised feeders, an orthopedic bed, a Kong filled with peanut butter, and a new leash and gentle leader awaiting his arrival. They couldn't get over what a handsome boy he is and couldn't wait to get him settled and comfortable in his new home.
Stormie the Saint Bernard puppy has found her way home to her forever family, Catherine and Kraig, in Wichita, Kansas. She has a big Saint Bernard brother named Toa to show her the ropes. Her new owners have owned 4 Saint Bernards total, so she couldn't be in better, more experienced hands. Stormie's family is currently fostering for BDHPI as well, which means even more gentle giants for her to play with!
Dakota the Great Dane has finally found the perfect forever home with Tracy, Paul, and their kids Ove and Tristan, in Littleton, Colorado. She has a Ridgeback brother named Hunter and sister named Sienna to run and play chase with around their racetrack in the backyard. Her new parents look forward to taking their beautiful new baby for daily walks and hiking and camping with the family.
Bellah the English Mastiff has found the perfect forever home with Sandra in Denver, Colorado. She will be the only dog and get all the love and attention a girl could dream of! Her new mom is very experienced and has owned a Saint Bernard and 2 Great Danes, so she figured it was only right that she grow her gentle giant repertoire by adding a Mastiff to the mix.

Dixie the English Mastiff is now happily in her forever home with Nikki in Aurora. She has a feline friend named Montgomery to keep her company and they were fast friends! Her new mom looks forward to taking her for lots of trips to Cherry Creek Dog Park and spoiling her rotten. She is in wonderful hands and her new mom has even signed up to volunteer for the rescue and hopes to foster down the road once she gets a bigger place.

Savry (a.k.a. Molly) the Great Dane mix is now at her home sweet home with her forever family, Lisa & Michael, in Aurora, Colorado. They are very experienced with giant breeds and lost their Bull Mastiff to cancer several months back. Her new parents recently adopted a Great Pyr/Aussie mix named Bosley, who was very happy to have such a sweet girl as his new sister!
Honey the Great Dane is now happily home with her forever family, Toni & Morey, in Lakewood, Colorado and it was worth the wait. She will be the only dog and spoiled rotten, with Morey home with her most of the time during the day! She has a new backyard for sunbathing and parentns who intend to dote on her at all times and will make sure she receives top of the line medical care and nutrition always.
Roxie the Great Dane puppy found her forever home with Kirsten, Bart, and their son Cole in Billings, Montana. She has a big fenced back yard to run and play with her new pal, Peach the Rat Terrier. She also has a new feline friend, Nugget the Calico cat, to snuggle with. Her new family fell madly in love with her as soon as they met her and can't wait to spoil her rotten and continue working with her on training and socialization. Roxie is in wonderful, experienced hands!
Rucker the Great Dane mix (a.k.a. Boomer) is now happily in his forever home with Matt in Fort Collins, Colorado. His new dad recently adopted Ella (formerly Gypsy) the Great Dane from BDHPI and decided he had plenty of room in his heart and home for a second Gentle Giant and Rucker was the perfect match.
Savannah the Saint Bernard has found the perfect forever family with Craig, Amy, and their son Connor in Parker, Colorado. She has a Golden Retriever sister named Princess Leia and a Saint Bernard sister named Molly, who was also adopted from BDHPI. They decided that you can't have just one Saint Bernard and she fit into the pack perfectly.
Spades the Great Dane is now happily united with his forever family, Keith, Vicki, and their son, Colby, in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has a Chocolate Lab brother named Isaac to play with and keep him company and there is a Dog Park very close by! His new parents are very committed to continuing to work with Spades on training and socialization. Everyone hit it off instantly and he might even be allowed to sleep in bed with Colby! He will be very loved and spoiled.
Rocky went to his forever home with Suzy and Doug in Winter Park, Colorado. He is the only dog for now, but his new parents are already looking forward to adding another big new addition once they get Rocky settled. He will rarely be left alone and they are excited to take him for walks twice a day to help him get some weight off and show him off around town.
Harley the Great Dane has found a wonderful forever home with Rachel, Clint, and their two kids in Firestone, Colorado. They just recently lost their previous Dane, Harvey, to old age and are thrilled to have another gentle giant to focus their attentions on after grieving the loss of their 4-legged friend. Ironically, Harvey's original name was Harley too, so it was clearly destined to be and they couldn't get over what a good boy he is!
Thor the regal Great Dane has found the perfect forever family with Misty, Kurt, and their kids, Reeve, Callie, and Chance in Los Lunas, NM. His new mom is a pilot and flew out immediately to pick up her new baby and bring him home! He has a Great Dane little brother named Atlas, a rescued Golden retriever brother named Aero, and various tortoises to keep him company. Misty and Kurt look forward to keeping him comfortable and happy for as long as possible.
Polly the beautiful Great Pyrenees has finally found the perfect forever home with Leslie & Jerry in Castle Rock, Colorado. She has a new Mastiff sister named Anasya to keep her company. Her new family just lost their other Mastiff, Samson, and Ana has been terribly depressed without him, so they are thrilled to have a new companion for their baby and themselves! Polly will be extremely loved and spoiled.
Gypsy the deaf Great Dane is now at home with her new dad, Matthew, in Fort Collins, Colorado. She has 2 blind cats to keep her company and Matt is very excited about the opportunity to work with another special needs animal! He is currently in school at CSU vet school and has a flexible schedule which means he'll have plenty of time to work with her and get her settled. Gypsy will also have a Great Pyrenees mix brother in 8 weeks to play with.
Argus the Great Dane went to his forever home with Todd, Toni, and their kids, Brian and Brooke, in Littleton, Colorado. Buddy the Beagle happily greeted his new giant friend and Smokey the cat was waiting at home to welcome Argus! His new family was very anxious to make sure he had everything he needed to live a long, happy, and healthy life with them. Argus was a little nervous at first, but they quickly reassured him and made him feel safe.
Vandy the Great Pyrenees is now happily united with her forever family, Ricky, Belinda, and their daughter, Hilary, in Aurora, Colorado. She has a Border Collie sister named Ruby and a cat named Rocco to play with. Her new parents were gushing over their beautiful new girl and just so happen to have a neighbor that is a groomer, so she'll be looking even more gorgeous soon! Vandy was enjoying her role as the "Wal-mart Greeter" and couldn't get enough attention.
Ramos the Great Dane mix was the perfect match for his forever family, Chadd & Karen, in Denver, Colorado. They took him in as a foster and quickly realized he wasn't going anywhere! Ramos became best buds with his canine brother Finn the Mastiff Mix, who we endearingly call the "smallest big dog" ever adopted from BDHPI!

Duke the handsome Great Dane is now united with his new parents, Daniel & Melissa, in Bountiful, Utah. He has a cat named Baby to keep him company and his new dad is a Police Officer and will keep him safe. Daniel even worked in the Animal Control division previously, so he is in wonderful hands! His new parents are very interested in becoming a foster home for BDHPI once Duke gets settled, so he'll have lots of gentle giants to play with!

Esme & Lizzie the Great Pyrenees Mixes went to there forever home with Missy & Mark in Snowmass, Colorado. Missy was so excited to see them and even had new names for them both, Esme is now Maddie and Lizzie’s new name will be Mollie. They will get to grow up together and have lots of fun and receive tons of love. THANK YOU, TRACY, FOR FOSTERING THESE CUTE LITTLE FUZZ BALLS!
Diesel the Saint Bernard is now settling in at his forever home with Lori, Scott, and their grown children, Anna, Bonnie, and Andrew in Littleton, Colorado. He has a Saint Bernard mix sister named Breia who was enthralled with her new brother from the moment they met and anxious to start playing! Button and Sasha the cats were also part of the greeting party welcoming Diesel home.
Jackson the Bull Mastiff has found the perfect forever home with Jen, Andy, and their kids, Macie & Parker, in Farmington, Utah. He has a Rottweiler mix puppy brother named Mogley and two cats named Buddha and Spike to play with! His new family fell in love at first sight and can't wait to make sure he receives everything he needs to live a long and happy life with their family.
Rogue the Great Dane found his way home with his forever family, Annette, Brandon, and their kids Heather, Hannah, and Brandon, in New Castle, Colorado. They are previous Dane owners and are thrilled to have another gentle giant in the house again! Rogue embodies everything they love about the breed and they couldn't be happier with their new addition. His new family will make sure he receives only the best of care, nutrition, and training for the rest of his life!