Happy Tails Archive


When you adopt from a no-kill shelter, you save two lives. The animal you adopt and the one that replaces him.


November 24, 2020

Meeko (fka. Meatball)

This is a rags-to-riches happy tail for Meeko (known as Meatball at Heartland)! Meeko was rescued from Chicago Animal Care and Control where…

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November 16, 2020

Figaro (fka. Mort)

I wanted to send an update on Mort. I named him Figaro, which suits him. He is very loving and sweet and a…

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October 22, 2020


Brandy is a high energy, spunky, and well-loved member of our family. There is never a dull moment when she’s around! From playing…

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October 11, 2020

Zoey (fka. Darcy)

I have some pictures of our heartland pup Zoey, who we adopted during the pandemic. We have spent the fall road tripping across…

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September 11, 2020

Bailey (fka. Fennek)

I wanted to let you know that Bailey is doing well. He’s mellowing out a bit with age and realizing he’s in his…

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