Heartland Animal Shelter alumni living their own happy tails.

These Happy Tails pages are dedicated to those pets from Heartland Animal Shelter that have found happy forever homes, and to the kind and generous people who adopted them. Do you have a pet from Heartland? If you do and you would like to have him or her (or them!) highlighted in a “Happy Tail,” please send an email or letter about how your pet is doing along with a picture or two.

Heartland wishes to thank all who have shared their pet adoption stories with us. Pet adoption is such a “win-win” act. Not only does a homeless pet find a home, but, in return, they bring so much love and happiness to our lives.

August 20, 2019


I hope you are well and that you are able to connect lots of folks with magnificent companions like you did with me…

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August 13, 2019

Bob Loblaw

Dear Heartland, It’s been a little over a year since we adopted Bob and wanted to give you a quick update – he’s…

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August 12, 2019


We love when our seniors find a forever loving home! Shawnee was 13-years-old when she was adopted! Shawnee is doing wonderful in her…

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August 12, 2019


Toney is a special dog who was at Heartland a few months before getting adopted. Gabe and his wife adopted Toney, now Milo,…

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August 10, 2019

Miss Jackson

This is such a happy update and a good reminder of why people should look at the pets that may not show well…

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July 21, 2019

Wilson (fka. Dante)

It has now been almost 5 months since we failed to foster & adopted Wilson (formally known as Dante) Wilson is doing great!…

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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.