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Thank you so much for choosing us! We love Pepsi! 
Dear MV Animal Shelter, Just wanted to send you a picture of Bandit (now known as Buddy).  He still doesn't let us pick him up but loves to be petted. He loves to run all over the house and is good friends with our ragdoll, Princess. He comes when you call him and is finally becoming socialized but still a long way to go. Thanks for all you do to help animals. 
Hello! Thank you so much for helping us to adopt little Kona on November 5th (since renamed Zelda because we already have a Kona pup in the extended family). Zelda is the most affectionate dog we have ever encountered! She loves to cuddle and be held, as well as play, people-watch from the patio, and annoy her older brother Apollo :)  Thank you for helping us to grow our family!!  
Skully was adopted in October 2019. A 11 week chihuahua mix puppy now 15 weeks old and double his weight. Scully has enjoyed every minute being with his new family. The kids absolutely adore Skully as you can see in the photos.  Avocado was adopted one year ago. He seems to take a liking to his new buddy Skully. Avocado has free reign of one side of the house during the day. Per the vet,
We love “Dory”. Our cat, “Pearl” and her already get along! Thank you for everything!  
Our family adopted Willow, previously known as Patsy, back in May 2019. Since then, she has stolen all of our hearts... and all of our beds! She loves the park, squeaky toys, and chicken, almost as much as she loves us. Thank you for entrusting us with this beautiful puppy!
Hi! We adopted Gypsy (renamed Stevie). She instantly took to the whole family and made herself at home. Her favorite spot to sleep is nuzzled in with her humans. She is enjoying homemade foods like chicken, eggs, rice and quinoa. She loves going for walks and socializing at the park among other dogs. She is the perfect fit for our family and we are so thankful for her!!  Thank you
We absolutely love Jane, we call her Willow now. She is adjusting so well and is the best addition for our family. She’s amazing. She’s slowly met our dogs and they’re still getting acquainted. Willow owns upstairs and our two dogs own downstairs. We’re so thankful for the shelter and all the volunteers that help make these adoptions possible.   
Mooshu, now Sir Ernest (or Ernie), is doing well.  According to his DNA he is 100% miniature schnauzer back to his great grandparents on one side.  The other side, however, is more colorful: miniature poodle, min pin, chihuahua and mixed breed. He is a WONDERFUL pup if you overlook the chewing.  He loves every dog in the dog park and there isn’t a dog that can outrun him. 
Hello, We adopted Gretchen. We renamed her Riley.  Riley suits her high energy level. She is adjusting well to her new home. She’s very people oriented and affectionate. Her and our cat Halo are working out their relationship but have been getting long okay. There is still some hissing from Riley when Halo startles her and he’s been good about giving her space when she starts hissing. They
Good day everyone. This is just day one with our new family addition RANGER. He is doing extremely well.  Thanks guys.
I just wanted to update you on Enzo, who we now call Cooper. He has been such a great addition to our family. He is such a quiet, chill little guy and everyone loves him! We walk him 2-3 times a day and he does well on the leash. He also seems pretty friendly towards other dogs. We are excited to take him to the dog park and dog beach. Thank you for taking such good care of him while he was
Name is now Midas. He is doing so great with his new sister Hera. We are so happy with Midas and know that he is loved by us all and shows his sweet love back.  Thank you so much for all you do there at Mission Viejo Animal service Center.   
Salami (formerly Kelani) came into our home. She made friends with her sister (Ravioli) and hasn’t stopped playing or purring since day one. She loves toys with bells in them and chicken flavored cat treats. Thank you for our purrfect cat! 
Hi Animal Services, Sullivan (we are probably changing his name to Finley) is such a fun kitten. We have already fallen in love with him and his personality. Today he has his first breakfast with his brother and sister. Initially he was growling and hissing at them, but now he is letting them smell him and check him out. Now they are starting to play. Winston (aka Yahtzee) has taken on his
Hi Guys! Thought you might like an update on Gizmo, formerly known as, Habanero. He is healthy and SO smart, sweet, and snugly. He’s play fetch!!  He is loved by all, including his brother, Midas, our pup. Based on the birthdate you gave us, they were born a day apart. Their play still needs to be supervised, but they are definitely buddies and will be awesome together when they both mature
I just wanted to let you know that Kai is doing really well adjusting to his new home. He is eating and drinking plenty. He likes his litterbox and all his toys and loves to play and cuddle (and we play a lot!). He also loves hanging out on my lap or desk when I am using my computer.  He sleeps well also in between play sessions. He is an awesome companion to have, and I look
And these are some of Bori and Eclipse's photos. Thank you so much for your help!
Thanks ladies! He found his fur-ever furry son and both are so so happy!
Hello MV Shelter Team, I just wanted to update you on my precious little girl that I adopted on 9/8/19. Holland, the 1 year old husky, that I adopted, is now named Arya Blue. She is a perfect addition to our family. We love her so much and she is doing so well. Thank you for all of the support through the adoption process. You are truly a wonderful and caring group of people to work with.
He is so happy with us and we are so happy with him. He has come such a long way and we are grateful to have him as a part of our family.
Thank you to everyone who was able to help us find out forever kitty. This young man is having zero problems adjusting in our home. In fact he may be getting a little too much attention from my five year old.This is our little boy Douglas on night one! I mean what new cat isn’t hiding under the bed for the first three days? This guy! He just seems so appreciative to be here with us.
This is our precious Lily! My husband and I originally went into the shelter looking for a cat.... until we saw her... something said to us this is our girl even though we have Joe a  chihuahua and Bebe a Yorkie and a cat named Jack. We thought that our Bebe would show Lily the ropes but that is not what happened. Lily has shown all of us the ropes!  She is bossy, and very much in
They are the BEST kittens EVER!!  I’m so glad I got both. They still besties :))
Hello. We adopted Abigail (now Birdie) in August.. Just wanted to let you know that she is the sweetest little cat! I thought it might take a couple of months for her to get along with our other cat that we got from you two years ago (Panini...now Chaka). It took about four days! They are great friends. We love our kitties! Thank you!

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