Happy Tails: Dez's Story

If you have a successful adoption or rescue story you'd like to share, we would love to hear it! Fill out and submit the online form, and it will be forwarded to shelter staff.

Happy Tails: Dez's StoryDez

"Dez was an overlooked stray at the shelter .... medium-sized, black and no distinctive markings. But foster mom Kim saw something special and scooped him up for Love on Wheels. She noted very quickly that he was very intelligent and empathetic.

"Once he arrived in New York, he was tested by Clear Path for Veterans and aced initial tests. He was rescued by them, and went through weeks of training. Now he is a certified therapy dog and has been placed with a veteran who already loves and depends on him.

"Thought we could all enjoy this happy ending!"

- Amanda

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The animal welfare community is vibrant and passionate about saving the lives of countless homeless pets. These persons and organizations, located throughout our city and nation, provide foster homes, transport animals, promote the adoption of animals, post pictures on websites, and assist shelters in numerous other ways. Irving Animal Services works with the animal welfare community to place Irving Animal Care Campus animals into loving homes. While Irving Animal Services is appreciative of the efforts of the individuals and organizations that comprise the animal welfare community, the City of Irving neither controls them nor is responsible for the content on their websites.