Category Archives: Happy Tail Stories

Mr. Willy’s Adventures

Mr. Willy has had quite an adventure since he was discovered wondering the desert roads outside Tombstone. Little did he know he would meet a group of dedicated volunteers willing to go the extra mile for him, actually 360 miles.  … Continue reading

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A Story of a Happy Dog

In the summer of 2018 I got an email from a family member asking if I thought my daughter would be interested in adopting a 16 yr old Min pin ( Miniature Pinscher)named Piston.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the her … Continue reading

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Bonnie aka Mattie Earp Happy Tail

Bonnie aka Mattie Earp I was browsing sites looking for another female Siamese mix and thought you might like an update on one of your former kitties. I adopted her from your shelter in Sept 2010. She was less than … Continue reading

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Charlotte Happy Tail Update

Each year our annual fundraising newsletter features a dog and a cat.  This year’s dog was Charlotte. You can read her original story under our Happy Tail Section.  Her owner Mary Jo just sent us a recent up date:   ( If … Continue reading

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From Desert Dweller to Beach Comber

His name is Silas. He was born Aug 30, 2010.  His first owner had him until June of 2012 when he surrendered him to the shelter because he kept digging out and he couldn’t contain him.   His next owner lived near the … Continue reading

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Happy Tail for Goshey

One of our volunteers at the shelter adopted this beautiful shy girl a few years ago.  Here’s her Happy Tail.                       Goshey was found wandering around Courthouse Park in Deming … Continue reading

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Another Happy Dog Tail

Hi.  I was a stray dog in Yuma.  I was taken to the Yuma Human Society.  Unlike the Tombstone Small Animal Shelter, the Yuma Humane Society is not a no-kill shelter.  Dogs and cats who are not adopted within a … Continue reading

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Presley aka Romeow Happy Tail

Presley aka Romeow Happy Tail Hi some of you may remember me as Presley aka Romeow I had a bit of an attitude and would growl when my cage was opened now I live here and get tummy rubs and … Continue reading

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Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to Charla Henney for entering a picture of her dog Josie, a former guest of the shelter, in a picture contest on the following FB page forhttps://www.facebook.com/theunexpectedpitbull. Josie’s picture won an Earth Related http://earthrated.com/ prize and the shelter … Continue reading

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Happy Tail – “Perfect Fit”

Everyone has heard the term “Perfect Fit”, right?  Well in the animal shelter context it means that an animal has found the perfect place to be.  And a lot of the times they are the ones to make that decision. … Continue reading

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