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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
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!
Marble the Great Dane is now happily in her forever home with Robert, Ashley, and their kids, Jonathan, Megan, and Zach in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They were fostering this sweet girl and simply fell in love and couldn't let her leave! She is best buds with her new Dane brother, Jager, who was also adopted from BDHPI!
Jack & Bella the Bull Mastiff mix puppies are now happily in their forever home with Eugenia, Bill, and their kids, Rachel and Ben, in Parker, Colorado. They have two Great Danes named Apollo and Pepper to show them the ropes and all their dogs have been rescues. Their new mom works from home and is a distributor of super premium dog food, which means plenty of time to work on training and socialization and good nutrition.
Xena the gorgeous Boerboel Mastiff mix has found her perfect forever family with Tom & Stephanie in Aurora, Colorado. They were looking for an active, high energy dog and this sweet girl certainly fits that mold! Her new parents look forward to working with her on training and making sure she gets plenty of exercise to keep her both happy and healthy. Xena is in wonderful hands and it was love at first sight for all involved!

KC the Great Dane is now happily on her way to Chehalis, Washington to join her new parents, Jacob & Sarah! She has a rescue Great Dane brother named George Washington(a.k.a. GW) to keep her company and play with! Her new family just recently lost their previous Dane, Annabel Lee, at 9 years old and their house has been lonely without another Gentle Giant to fill the void she left. KC looks forward to lots of playing, walking, and snuggling with her new family and will be very loved!

Buddy the Great Pyrenees left today for his new life with Terrance and his son, Spencer, in San Ramon, California! He will be the only dog and spoiled with all the love and attention a guy could dream of. His new family looks forward to taking him for lots of trips to play with other dogs at the park, walks for exercise, and he will rarely be left alone. Buddy's new dad did a lot of research and is very excited to provide him with only the best of care and training.

Callie(a.k.a. Carma) the Great Dane is now happily in her forever home with Anthony in Walsenburg, Colorado. She has a Great Dane named Kingston to play with, who was also a rescue. Her new dad has worked through a ton of issues with his current Dane and is committed to doing everything he can to make sure this sweet girl feels safe and secure in her new home. Callie gets to go to work everyday with her dad and will rarely have to be left alone.
BeBe the Great Dane went to her forever home with Crystal & Kevin in Fort Collins, Colorado. She hit it off right away with her new brother, Phoenix the Jack Russel Terrier/Italian Greyhound mix, and they were play bowing and chasing one another like they were long lost friends!

Captain the Great Dane went to his forever home with Nancy in Broomfield, Colorado. He is in very experienced hands and his new mom has owned 5 Great Danes previously. Nancy's son, Dr. Rob Landry from Mountain Ridge Animal Hospital, will make sure he receives only the best of medical care for the rest of his life! Captain has a Great Dane sister named Abbie, a Shelty sister named Megan and a Rag Doll cat named Nina to keep him company.

Harley the Great Dane is now a permanent addition at her new home with Allex and Larry in Wichita, Kansas. Her new parents are retired and were looking for a loyal companion to love and cherish! Harley was the perfect match with her gentle, docile nature and they are thrilled with their new big baby. Her new parents look forward to taking her for lots of walks and showing her off!

Molly the Saint Bernard, a victim of horrible neglect and cruelty, is now happy to put her past behind her as she joins her forever family, Amy, Craig, and their son, Connor, in Parker, Colorado! She instantly fit into the pack and befriended her new Golden Retriever sister, Princess Leia. Someone is home almost all the time which means that Molly will rarely have to be left alone and will be spoiled rotten with lots of love and attention!

Sugar the Great Pyrenees is now happily united with her forever family, Peggy, Steven, and their kids, Bryan, Lauren, and Nina in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has a Bichon Frise brother named Tony and they were immediate friends! The family lost their last Great Pyrenees due to old age last fall and love the breed. They plan on taking Sugar through training in order to become a therapy dog and look forward to volunteering for BDHPI as well.
Lollipop went to her forever home with Samantha, her boyfriend Lamont, and her 5 yr old daughter in Aurora, Colorado. They were so excited to meet Lolli and thought she was adorable! Lollipop was a little nervous and her new family was very gentle and patient with her. They welcomed her with a pretty new purple Walkie Woo collar and matching leash, a new dog bed, kong, toys and raised feeders. They also love her name and are keeping it!
Scooby the Great Dane went to his new home with Melissa & Jonathan in Golden, Colorado. He will be spoiled rotten with all the love and attention as the only dog! His new parents couldn't get over their handsome, goofy new addition and loved him at first sight. They were excited to get him signed up for obedience classes right away and plan to continue working on socialization.
Rosco the Dogue de Bordeaux is now happily united with his forever family, David & Jennifer, in Aurora, Colorado. His new sister is a Dogue de Bordeaux/Rottweiler mix named Emma and they were instant friend, play bowing, wrestling, and playing chase! His new parents were so proud to call him their "new son" and couldn't wait to take him to the dog park and introduce him to all their friends. He will be loved and cherished for the rest of his days!
Molly the precious, Mastiff/Shar Pei mix puppy is now happily in her new home with Nadia & Isaac in Centennial, Colorado. She will be the only dog, but there are tons of fenced play areas and walking paths in the area for her to meet new friends! This also means that her new mom and dad can devote all their time and attention to making sure she receives proper training and socialization as she grows.
Phoebe the Newfoundland puppy went to her forever home with Jim & Jenna in Boulder, Colorado. She has a Great Pyrenees sister named Sophie to show her the ropes. Her new parents couldn't wait to get her home to introduce both their gentle giants! They live in a very pet friendly town and look forward to taking both Phoebe and Sophie hiking, biking, and camping. She will receive only the best and will be spoiled rotten!
Eve the Great Dane is happily in her forever home with Amy, Keith, and their two kids, Ethan and Claire, in Evergreen, Colorado. They were fostering this sweet girl and she fit into the pack so well that they couldn't part with her! Even their bossy Border Collie/Lab mix Jackie liked her immediately and much to their surprise was ready to play from the moment she arrived.
Fred the Great Dane went to his forever home with Sheri, Kelly, and their son Gabe in Rapid City, South Dakota. He has a Newfoundland sister to play with and will get to enjoy lots of trips to the park as well! His new family enjoys the outdoors and plans to take their new addition hiking and 4-wheeling with them as well. Fred is in wonderful hands and his new family will make sure that he gets plenty of love and feels safe and secure!

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.