Pet Tales Rescue is a network of fosters and volunteers that work to find the perfect homes for animals in need.

Our cats and dogs are housed in foster homes and treated like family. This gives us the advantage of getting to know each one as an individual; once we have an understanding of their specific personality and needs, we can find them the perfect home!

Find Your New Best Friend

Our mission is to match pets with their perfect forever family.

Luna
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MEET LUNA! This beautiful young lady is eager to find her perfect home and family! Luna is a 1 year old pittie mix, and she’s a petite girl at just 40lbs! She is a VERY sweet girl that absolutely loves people and affection. She wants to be snuggled and loved on more than anything! Luna loves toys and chasing a ball! Luna has never been socialized, and while she hasn’t shown any aggression with other dogs, they do make her nervous! She would do best in a home without other dogs initially (she could be a great fur sibling once she’s socialized!), OR a multi-dog home with an experienced owner! She is spayed, microchipped, and UTD on vaccines! To meet Luna, please go to www.pettalesrescue.com and fill out an application. Her adoption fee is $250. View full description »

Young, Female, Medium
Max
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MEET MAX! This handsome young man is searching for his perfect fit! Max is a 1.5yo pittie mix, weighing in at about 60lbs. He is a very goofy boy with lots of quirks. Max loves to fetch and play. He hops around like a giant bunny when he really gets to playing. Max has never been socialized with other dogs and they do make him nervous! He would do best in a home without other dogs or kids. Max has shown some resource guarding, but he is able to be called away from what he guards. He needs a quieter home with a dog experienced owner. He is neutered, microchipped, and UTD on vaccines! To meet Max, please go to www.pettalesrescue.com and fill out an application. His adoption fee is $250. View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium
Bat Kitten - Lawrence
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Meet Lawrence! Lawrence and his 3 bat siblings were born in Alabama in mid October. They made their way to Michigan hoping to find their forever homes. Lawrence aka Grey Bat is loads of kitten fun! He loves people, cuddles, toys, and his bat siblings. He is neutered, combo tested negative, UTD on vaccinations for age, microchipped, and ready to go home. To meet Lawrence, please go to www.pettalesrescue.com and fill out an application. His adoption fee is $100. View full description »

Baby, Male, Medium
Coco
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Meet Coco! Like many of us Coco had a rough year - her beloved owner who treasured and spoiled her passed away suddenly. She has found herself in need of a loving family to join. Coco is a sweet and happy kitty who truly appreciates getting affection. She was an only pet her whole life but could likely learn to get along with others if given slow and proper introductions. She LOVES treats, but would benefit from a diet. Coco is approximately 5 years old, spayed, had 1st round of vaccinations, rabies vaccinated and microchipped. If beautiful Coco is tugging on your heartstrings, please fill out an adoption application at www.pettalesrescue.com for a chance to meet her! Her adoption fee is $40. View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Winifred
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Meet Winifred! Winifred came to Michigan from Alabama with her 4 kittens to find her forever home! She enjoys roaming her foster family's house and sitting by the windows bird watching. She’s easy going and wants to be with her humans all the time. She does OK with other cats and does OK with dogs who ignore her. Winifred is approximately 1 year old, is spayed, microchipped, and UTD on her vaccinations. To meet Winifred, please go to www.pettalesrescue.com and fill out an application. Her adoption fee is $40. View full description »

Young, Female, Medium
Luna
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MEET LUNA! This beautiful young lady is eager to find her perfect home and family! Luna is a 1 year old pittie mix, and she’s a petite girl at just 40lbs! She is a VERY sweet girl that absolutely loves people and affection. She wants to be snuggled and loved on more than anything! Luna loves toys and chasing a ball! Luna has never been socialized, and while she hasn’t shown any aggression with other dogs, they do make her nervous! She would do best in a home without other dogs initially (she could be a great fur sibling once she’s socialized!), OR a multi-dog home with an experienced owner! She is spayed, microchipped, and UTD on vaccines! To meet Luna, please go to www.pettalesrescue.com and fill out an application. Her adoption fee is $250. View full description »

Young, Female, Medium
Max
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MEET MAX! This handsome young man is searching for his perfect fit! Max is a 1.5yo pittie mix, weighing in at about 60lbs. He is a very goofy boy with lots of quirks. Max loves to fetch and play. He hops around like a giant bunny when he really gets to playing. Max has never been socialized with other dogs and they do make him nervous! He would do best in a home without other dogs or kids. Max has shown some resource guarding, but he is able to be called away from what he guards. He needs a quieter home with a dog experienced owner. He is neutered, microchipped, and UTD on vaccines! To meet Max, please go to www.pettalesrescue.com and fill out an application. His adoption fee is $250. View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium

Pet overpopulation leads to thousands of unnecessary deaths each year.

We are involved in our communities to not only raise awareness but to be a resource and to help educate in a positive way.

1500+

Rescued Pets

100+

Volunteers

Countless

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The Pet Tales Journey

1. Rescue

When we’re contacted about an animal in need, we work quickly to determine the best course of action. If that course means coming into our rescue, we mobilize right away to secure the animal and place it safely within a foster home.

4. Sterilization

Spaying and neutering is something we feel very strongly about here at Pet Tales. EVERY animal we take in is fixed (sterilized) prior to finding their new home. We work hard to educate our community about the benefits of neutering their pet, and we believe this type of education is key to reducing pet overpopulation and overall shelter numbers.

2. Foster

Once we’ve successfully placed the pet within a foster home, the road to adoption begins! Their new foster will make sure they’re comfortable, clean, and given ample decompression time. From there, the foster will evaluate their personality and assess their specific needs.

5. Find a Home

The best part of all! Once our foster pets are ready mentally and medically, we begin the process of finding them the perfect forever-home. This begins with potential adopters filling out our online application. Once we have screened the applicant and determined whether their lifestyle seems like a good fit for the desired animal, we set up a meet and greet. If the meetup is successful and both parties are in agreement about adopting the pet, we finalize the adoption!

3. Screening & Treatment

We waste no time having new foster animals seen by a veterinarian! They are thoroughly checked over, tested for various ailments (such as parasites or heartworm), and vaccinated appropriately.

6. Follow Up Support

When you adopt a pet from us, you are NEVER alone! Our ultimate goal is to unite our fosters with their perfect family, and for them to spend a lifetime together. To ensure this goal is met, we will provide continuous support and advice whenever needed, for the life of your pet.

The Pet Tales Journey

1. Rescue

When we’re contacted about an animal in need, we work quickly to determine the best course of action. If that course means coming into our rescue, we mobilize right away to secure the animal and place it safely within a foster home.

2. Foster

Once we’ve successfully placed the pet within a foster home, the road to adoption begins! Their new foster will make sure they’re comfortable, clean, and given ample decompression time. From there, the foster will evaluate their personality and assess their specific needs.

3. Screening & Treatment

We waste no time having new foster animals seen by a veterinarian! They are thoroughly checked over, tested for various ailments (such as parasites or heartworm), and vaccinated appropriately.

4. Sterilization

Spaying and neutering is something we feel very strongly about here at Pet Tales. EVERY animal we take in is fixed (sterilized) prior to finding their new home. We work hard to educate our community about the benefits of neutering their pet, and we believe this type of education is key to reducing pet overpopulation and overall shelter numbers.

5. Find a Home

The best part of all! Once our foster pets are ready mentally and medically, we begin the process of finding them the perfect forever-home. This begins with potential adopters filling out our online application. Once we have screened the applicant and determined whether their lifestyle seems like a good fit for the desired animal, we set up a meet and greet. If the meetup is successful and both parties are in agreement about adopting the pet, we finalize the adoption!

6. Follow Up Support

When you adopt a pet from us, you are NEVER alone! Our ultimate goal is to unite our fosters with their perfect family, and for them to spend a lifetime together. To ensure this goal is met, we will provide continuous support and advice whenever needed, for the life of your pet.

Happy Tales

“This is my little girl Vera. I adopted her from Pet Tales in April 2019. She had the same rough start that Luna had. Pet Tales took great care of her. She had many teeth removed and also one eye. She is spoiled rotten and I love her so much.”

– Pat Clark-Saur

“This is Rozie. We rescued her 5 years ago from Pet Tales. She is the sweetest dog we have ever had. At 1 year old she became part of a pet therapy group called Pet A Pet. We primarily go to Beaumont Hospital – Taylor, MI. She loves visiting the patients. We have been so blessed to have this sweet girl as part of our family. Thank you to Pet Tales for all of the hard work you put into rescuing these animals.”

– Jenny King Baugh

“It’s been almost 2 months since Connor has come to live with us. His name is now Diesel and has adjusted well. He loves to catch grasshoppers, moles, and chase balls. He also loves to help me in the garden by stealing beans out of my hands as I pick them and running away with my squash. We made him a small agility course because he’s so good at jumping and army crawling. He fits in well as my fourth child. lol! He and my two-year-old fights like brother and sister;) He’s potty trained and knows quite a few commands. He’s a great dog and I believe he loves it here. Thank you so much for our new family member! Oh and he’s gained 15 lbs of muscle in that short time. He’s gonna be a big boy! More to love;)”

– Conner’s New Mom

Connor and his siblings came to Pet Tales Rescue in August 2014. Connor was the smallest of the litter, but the first to figure out how to climb out of the pen while he was being fostered. We are delighted to have his new family share this update on him.

“Our Sweet Peanut….adopted this past summer (2020). An amazingly sweet girl, who loves any and all attention. She has completed our little family more than we could have ever hoped! Thank you so much, Pet Tales for our sweet girl”

– Kevin & Becky Thompson

Pet Tales Rescue was established in 2010…

By people who had spent several years volunteering with other rescues. They decided to take their many years of knowledge and experience out on their own to help find homes for abused and abandoned pets. We are committed to finding loving, permanent homes that will provide the love, companionship, and quality care that every animal deserves.

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