Scootie is Very Relaxed

Happily Ever After 01Scootie loves his new home.


Bently Happily Ever AfterBentley can’t get enough of those hugs and kisses from his new mom.

Joli has a new family

Joli and BrotherJoli and hew new canine sibling.

Hank has a new Home

Happily Ever AfterHank has a new home and a new name “Dudley”


Happily Ever AfterPanda has a new mom and dad

Bo the Puggle


Bo is an 8 year old Puggle (part pug part beagle). He has been a family dog since he was a puppy.  Bo is neutered and up to date on shots.  He requires little maintenance as far as hair care.  Bo does get his nails cut every month.  He’s housebroken and loves to go for walks.  He loves to sleep under blankets and pillows.  Bo knows how to sit, lie down and roll over.  Bo is good with other dogs. Bo loves to chase tennis balls and tug on toy ropes.  Unfortunately, Bo is not good with small children and would be best for adults.  He’s a great dog and has so much to offer someone looking for a trained dog to keep company.

Please open your heart and home to Bo. For additional information, please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or

Twix Still Living Happily Ever After

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Francee Pants

FranceeUntil We Meet Again You Will Always Be In Our Hearts

See you later our little angel girl.  Know that you were loved dearly by mommy and daddy.  You had 17 wonderful years of life and gave so much happiness to so many and placed smiles on their faces.  Only 3-1/2 pounds, however you were the alpha dog in the “Goodrich Household.”  You were never afraid of anything, not even Guida (Blue & Gold Macaw) who chased you around the house.  You always stood up for yourself unlike your big brothers and sisters who ran away from Guida.  Your quirky little walk, that sweet little face and those beautiful eyes.

A piece of our hearts went with you last Sunday (1-31-16) night when we let you go.  Dr. Bennett was very gentle and kind.  I asked you to look into my eyes, to trust me and I told you that you would soon no longer be in pain and know you were loved.  I know you felt surrounded by love.  I held you and kissed you and told you it would be OK to go.  Dr. Bennett made sure you were comfortable until you were at peace.

After you left us I held you until it was time to say “Good Bye” to your earth body.  We will scatter your ashes with your other sisters and brothers.

You are once again happy, healthy and whole.  You will remain in our hearts until we meet again at the Rainbow Bridge.  We love and miss you.

Daddy, Mommy, Morgan, Monk, Guida, Sophie, Ginger and Abby.

Rainbow Bridge Yorkie

Mitsubishi “Mitzi”

Happily Ever After 01-19-16This is our little kitten who was found in a Mitsubishi engine in which the fire department had to get her out.  We gave her the nickname of “Mitzi”.  Mitzi has found her loving forever home and look how beautiful she is.

Wishing Mitzi and hew new Daddy a happy life! 


Rocky Shih Tzu




Scooby Doo now “Ryder”

Ryder and his new mommyHappily Ever After


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Joli is a 2 year old, 5 pound purebred Pomeranian in need of a loving forever home. Joli was rescued from Animal Care and Control as she was too shy and scared to enter the adoption program. She also came down with kennel cough, quarantined, treated with antibiotics and is now well and ready for that special someone.

Joli is fully vetted, up to date on shots, micro-chipped, and spayed. She has come a long way however cannot be adopted to a family with children. She is still hand shy when touching her head. Not great with other dogs as she wants to be the princess and receive all the attention.  Pom’s are known to be barkers therefore she needs a single family home and not an apartment or condo.

If you would like to meet Joli please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or

Good Bye Sweet Roy

Roy, Rest in PeaceRainbow Bridge 03Roy was a dear senior Shih Tzu rescued from Animal Care and Control when he was sick with kennel cough.  Roy was placed with a foster family until he was well and then his foster family fell madly in love with him and kept him until he recently passed away.  He was truly loved and will be missed. Rest in peace little guy, run free at Rainbow Bridge where you are now, happy, healthy and whole. Until you meet again, always in your mom and dad’s hearts.

In Loving Memory of Charles “Charlie” Darcey

Charles DarcyObituary for Charles Peter Darcy

Charlie Darcy, 75 of West Palm Beach, formerly from Beacon and Fishkill New York died suddenly on December 18, 2015 at Wellington Regional Hospital.

Born In NYC on July 21, 1940, he was the son of the late John and Helen Darcy. Charlie attended Beacon High School and worked for IBM for thirty years. Charlie was one of the original members of the Beacon Ambulance Corp. He was an active member of Mays Hook and Ladder until he moved to Fishkill. Once in Fishkill, he joined Protection Engine Fire Company. Shortly after, he became one of the founding members of the Rombout Fire Department where he spent the rest of his volunteer firematic career. At Rombout, Charlie worked his way through the ranks being voted Chief twice and lastly Commissioner.

After his retirement from IBM, Charlie and his wife Marianne moved to West Palm Beach. Here he volunteered for the local hospital and eventually started working part-time for the Palm Beach County Sheriff in the Special Events Unit. Charlie spent his life doing what he loved most, helping people and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Marianne (Gorges) Darcy of 54 years. They were married on May 20, 1961. He is also survived by their children, Brian and his Children Erin, Ariana and Jillian; Michael and his wife Chris and their son Ryan; his daughter Judi DeFrance and her husband Jeff and their children Michael and Heather and his daughter Lisa Carozza and her children Gabriella and Vincent; his sister Joan Powers and his brother John. He was predeceased by his sister Kathleen Esposito and his Son In Law John Carozza.

Services will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 on Tuesday December 22 at Palms West Funeral Home 110 Business Parkway Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to be made in Charlies name to or Destiny for Dogs, 326 Macy Street West Palm Beach, FL 33405 or to any charity of your choice.

Happy Holidays 2015

Merry Christmas 2015

Palm Beach County Partnership for Aging

Award CheckDestiny for Dogs would like to thank The Palm Beach County Partnership for Aging for their donation of $500.00 to assist with our continued assistance to Senior Citizens who are in need of help for their beloved animals with food, medical expenses, transportation, medicine, etc. all provide by Destiny for Dogs.

The Palm Beach County Partnership for Aging is a not-for-profit local organization which focuses its energies on enhancing the life of older persons, their families and their communities through advocacy, information sharing and education.  Members include professionals in the aging network from both the private and public sector, individuals interested in aging issues, geriatric care managers, elder law attorneys, acute and long term health care professionals, university personnel and many others.

Identifying PFA members in photo from Left to Right:

Pam Wiener – Vice President of PFA and Chair of PFA’s Community Grants Committee

John Dalton – President of PFA

Destiny for Dogs – Kevin & Lynne Fiasconaro, Kenny Goodrich

Dianne Verner -member of PFA’s Community Grants Committee

Donna Root – member of PFA’s Community Grants Committee

Carole Hirsch – member of PFA’s Community Grants Committee


Remembering Rosie

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Our Dear Rosie, a sweet 15 year old blind and deaf Shih Tzu girl saved from the Animal Care and Control’s euthanasia room.  We all did everything to provide Rosie quality of life, however three months later, there was nothing more to do.  Rest in peace angel girl, run free at Rainbow Bridge where you are now, happy, healthy and whole.

Until we meet again, always in our hearts. You mattered to us and we loved you.

Good Bye Bailey

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image1Bailey, a loving senior Maltipoo was truly loved by his family. However, his mom became sick and could no longer care for him so Bailey was surrendered to Destiny for Dogs.

Bailey’s Foster Mom, Holly took great care of him and decided to become a “Foster Failure.”  Sadly, Bailey stopped eating for a few days and couldn’t walk. He went peacefully at home with his mom holding him, thanks to Dr. Abbott. Rest in peace angel boy, run free at Rainbow Bridge where you are now, happy, healthy and whole.

Until we meet again, always in our hearts.

Dixie and Her New Mom

Happily Ever After

Aiko Update

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Merry Christmas, Everybody.  And a very special thanks for your efforts in 2015…needless to say, we love, Love, LOVE her!  Mary & Mark


UntitledI think this is going to be one big happy family.


Happily Ever After1I think this little guy is loved…can you say “Butch Sandwich”.

Our Sweet Valli

In Memory ofValli, the sweet little Shih Tzu girl that was rescued from the shelter.  Valli had a lot of issues however her mom and dad loved her and she returned the love two-fold.  Her adopters provided her a wonderful and loving home. Valli had true quality of life and love even if only for a short time. We will all miss this very special little girl.

Valli’s body left you today however her loving spirit will always remain in you heart. Until you meet again.

We are all very sorry for the loss of your beloved, Valli.


IMG_0319From Spunkie’s new family:

“Spunkie is the best guy! We love him soooooo much!  Thank you for the gift of love!”

Scooby Doo


Scooby Doo is a 9 month old purebred Dalmatian. He is neutered, up to date on shots, good with other dogs, cats and children.  He is very gentle, loves to cuddle and runs and plays outside like a puppy.  If you are interested in Scooby Doo please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or

Tippy Wishes Everyone a Merry Christmas

2015 Christmas - Tippy Spade


Nikki 2Nikki is a 3-4 year old Lhasa/Shih Tzu mix.  She is spayed and up to date on everything.  Nikki is a very loving and loyal dog who quietly lays at her human’s feet until it is time to accompany them wherever she is asked to go.  She is perfect for anyone who wants a small companion that doesn’t demand constant attention and petting – but she certainly appreciates it when she gets it.   Nikki will require an experienced home without children.  Nikki does well with dogs of all ages and sizes, but mealtime must be monitored.  She plays well with dogs she likes, but sometimes considers larger dogs a threat.  She backs down with a verbal command.  Personal preference, and the other dog’s temperament, would determine if this is more than a minor annoyance.   If you would like to meet Nikki please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or email


image1Andy is a Spaniel Golden mix male, 2-3 years old, 39 pounds, neutered, up to date on shots, housebroken and good with other dogs. Andy wandered into a resort about a year ago. He was terribly matted and very sensitive about his back feathers and nails.  He is a typical Spaniel which is very active and doesn’t miss anything around him. He needs a fenced yard and a lot of attention and is very responsive to any attention.

Please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or email at for more information.


image2image3Rigby is a 2 year old Corgi / perhaps Australian cattle dog mix. He is neutered and up-to-date on everything. He loves kids and other dogs. He has not been cat tested, but would probably consider them a hoot to play with and may need several swats to the face to get that cats are not to be messed with. He will need an adopter who will continue the structure he has been given, which was necessary to break unruly behaviors. He is crate trained, but is now trusted to be out at night without incident. We highly recommend Rigby for a family with any age children, but would love to see him with children as young as possible, yet old enough to run and play with him. Please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or for additional information or to meet this awesome guy.

Travis and Sean

image4My name is Travis and I am a Jack Russell Terrier.  This shaggy guy is my brother, Sean. We may not look alike, but we’ve always been together.  I am writing because we need a new home.

Our Mom has been fostering us for two and a half years. Several times the rescue said we had been adopted, and sent us to meet a new family (once all the way to Orlando) but when we got there they already adopted someone else.  Mom said, “That’s enough. They’re staying with me.”

But now Mom isn’t able to take care of us anymore.  She already had two adopted dogs when we moved in, and now Mom’s mother, age 91, has moved in, with her dog, Charlie. That’s five dogs in a little condo.  Mom is barely able to walk, and will be getting two new hips after the first of the year.  She cries when she tells us that we’ll find someone that will love us as much as she does.

We get along with all dogs, even very big ones, and we’re good at the dog park. I think cats might be a problem with me, I don’t know much about them, but Sean is a pretty mellow guy and when he saw a cat he didn’t do anything.

Mom says that we are “bonded” and would like us to stay together, but she’s told us that we’ll be fine if that can’t happen.  We didn’t mind the adoption event we went to, but it was a little stressful, and we hope we can go home with someone soon and be part of a forever family.  We are good boys, housebroken, crate trained, up to date on shots, and just about perfect!

Please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or e-mail

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Frankie wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving. We are so thankful to have her in our lives.


Happily Ever After1My name is Rosie.  I am an 8 year old Lhasa Apso.  My last mom could no longer take care of me because she is 90 years old and had to go to a rehabilitation center and is not well.  My human sister is allergic to me.  Joann from Destiny for Dogs was contacted and she called a lady she knew was searching for a new love.  The lady was searching for a dog under 10 pounds so she could have a travel partner.  I am 14 pounds but when she heard my story and then met me, she knew size didn’t matter.  It was a match made in Heaven and love at first sight.  My new mom is the widow of a NYC Police Officer, and my human brothers are NYC Police Officers.  My human brother-in-law was a NYS trooper.  It was meant to be.


image1Turbo is a male Husky Mix and is 3-5 years young.  Turbo had a broken deformed let, starving and had skin issues when he was rescued.  Turbo has been in boarding and being rehabilitated back to health. Turbo has gained weight from non-stop eating thanks to the staff who have all fallen in love with him.   Turbo is now fully vetted, up to date on shots and neutered. He has pearly white teeth and the most stunning eyes. Turbo weighs 47 lbs, crate trained, loves treats, walks well on a leash.  Turbo does get a little scared when cars go by.  We believe that it could be from him being hit by a car.

Won’t you please open your heart and home to this very special and deserving boy? Turbo would do best in a quiet adult home.  All he wants is to have a human that he can call his own to cuddle with and hug.

Please contact JoAnn 561-313-2005 or


image1Hi, I am Joey…a 2 1/2 year old Chihuahua Corgi mix. I weigh about 15 lbs, am fully vetted, up to date on shots, and micro-chipped. I am housebroken and crate trained but I would much rather snuggle in bed with you. I love to go for rides in the car and long walks (sometimes I like to bring a toy with me!) I am pretty good with other dogs, however, I would probably do best as the “only” dog in an adult home or with only one other pup who can show me the right way to behave and play.

My foster mom says I am an amazing, loving, intelligent, little guy who just wants to please. However, I do have doggy ADHD and have a difficult time reading other dogs (and humans).  My foster mom describes it like I don’t have an “off” switch and will not leave other dogs alone when they no longer want to play.  The behavioral training and medication is helping me to lead a more normal life. I love to play with other dogs, but when there are more than one of them in the house, I get so excited I often might annoy them to the point where they alienate me.

I have been diagnosed with a few behavioral issues and am being treated by Dr. Radosta, a Behaviorist. Dr. Radosta has put me on some medication (Paxil & Clonidine) that REALLY helps me calm myself, regulate my impulses, and listen to those around me (both humans and dogs). I am also learning how to play by myself!  Most likely I will need to remain on the medication the rest of my life. (The medication is inexpensive.)

Please contact JoAnn 561-313-2005 or for additional information or to meet Joey.


Princess 01  ADOPTED 


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Lady 01


Little Bear

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Haley and Hanna



Adopted Together





Henry 01


Orange Kittens

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Orange Kitty 02    ADOPTED 

Siblings want to stay together

Kitty 03Kitty 01   ADOPTED 

Sheila’s Family Loves Her More Than Ever!

Sheila1Sheila grad aHere is an update form Sheila’s Family:

These are pictures of our little girl who has exceeded our expectations. Sheila wants to please in any and every way that she can. Obedience training began with a few problems, but she quickly adjusted, impressed the instructor, and has graduated and been welcomed into the intermediate phase of training. She has become a very important part of our family, feisty, though at times, I do not think we would have it any other way. More to follow as we continue our love affair! The first picture is her favorite position in her favorite comfort zone.”

Connie, Jessica, and Denny Trelka


Happily Ever AfterSnoopy and his new mom.  We wish them both many happy years together.

In Loving Memory of Ruth J. Jones 1923-2015

Ruth Marie Jetzne JonesHeavenRuth was the mother of Michelle Jones who was very much an animal lover and a friend of Destiny for Dogs.  She will be missed by her family and friends.

Ruth J. Jones beloved Boynton Pioneer passed away peacefully at home on August 27, 2015. She was born in Detroit, MI on September 19, 1923 to Joseph and Marie Jetzne. Although she, along with other notable relatives, got sand in her shoes and moved to Florida in 1942, she never forgot her Michigan roots and family. Ruth married Thomas Mason Jones, of the Jones Hotel Family, in 1946 and forever became a part of Boynton history. Many remember her for her years of service and helping start Bud’s Take-Out, or as the Avon Lady for 40 plus years training and helping others succeed. She loved returning to her home of 62 years, The Ruth Jones Cottage, while it was the Little House. Ruthie is survived by her son, Thomas Mason Jones, and daughters, Janice Heine (Joe), Emilie Little, Michele Jones, and daughter-in-law, Susan Jones. Grandchildren: Michael Jones, Krista Tower (Joel), Cassidy Jones, Rachel Mohlman Shidaker, Keith Jones, Jr., Laura Jones and two great-grandchildren; Riley Shidaker and Emma Tower. She is preceded in death by her son, Keith Jones and two grandchildren, Colby Jones and Carly Jones. She is remembered by other countless family and friends.



FinnOver 3 years after being adopted, Finn is doing very well.  He has loving parents and two canine siblings.  Another proud moment for Destiny for Dogs.

Happily Ever After 02After 10 months Frankie’s mom Barbara says, “I love him to death!!

Noodles using a Noodle

Noodles SwimmingNoodles and his new mommy using the pool noodle.  What a life of luxury!!

Lucy and Ricky

Happily Ever AfterLucy and Ricky adopted after being adopted once and 4 years later being surrendered in bad shape.  Foster mom and dad loved them so much they will keep them forever.

Kermit with his new sister

Kermit with New Sister LillyHere is Kermit with his new sister…I think they like each other!

Ruby hit the Lottery

Happily Ever AfterRuby went from almost being euthanized at the shelter to the loving arms of her new mommy.  This is what we call winning the Lottery.


Frankie now FuzzyFrankie was adopted about 1-1/2 years ago and still enjoying the good life.  His name has been changed to Fuzzy and this is him sunbathing which is one of his favorite things.

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Fergus 01My name is Clover and I am a female Chihuahua Mix.  I am spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots and good with dogs.  If you are interested in me please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or


Clover 01My name is Fergus and I am a male Chihuahua Mix.  I am neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots and good with dogs.  If you are interested in me please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or


Loby 01

My name is Loby and I am a male Collie/German Shep mix.  I am in need of an experienced adopter as I need some training.  I am good with other dogs and cats.  If you are interested in me please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or


Mia 01My name is Mia and I am a Pomeranian/Chihuahua Mix.  I am spayed, house trained and up to date with shots.  If you are interested in adopting me please contact JoAnn at 561-313-2005 or


Jasper 03Jasper with his new loving family.


DSC_0033Of course this sweet angel was adopted…look at this face!!

Rest in Peace Sweet “Mork”

Mork (on the right) passed away on July 21, 2015.  Rest in Peace sweet angel.



Happily Ever AFterMy name is Hank and I am a Tibetan Terrier / Schnauzer Mix.  I am living happily ever after with my new family.


Happily Ever AfterMy name is Faith and I am a Shih Tzu. I am living happily ever after.


Diamond 02Diamond has been adopted.  Such a lucky baby.


Bentley 01My name is Bentley and I am a Miniature Schnauzer. I have been adopted with the help of my friends at Destiny for Dogs.


Allen 01My name is Allen and I am a Treeing Walker Coonhound/Bluetick Coonhound Mix.  I found my new home right away.


Happily Ever AfterKermit has a new family.  What a wonderful happy ending.


Trixie 01Happily Ever AfterTrixie is now with her loving forever family.



Stella is living happily ever after.

Sun Sentinel July 9, 2015

Kevin and LynnName: Kevin Fiasconaro

Age: 61

Residence: Boynton Beach

Birthplace: Red Bank, N.J.

Family: Wife, Lynne

Career: Semi-retired auto mechanic

Organization: Destiny for Dogs is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting seniors in keeping their dogs in their homes. It helps by providing food, supplies, veterinary care, short-term foster care in the event of medical and emergency situations, and planning to ensure the pet is cared for in the event the owner is no longer able to. They also are active in the rescue and placement of dogs in need.

How long have you been volunteering there?

One year this August.

Why do you volunteer?

Now that I find myself semi-retired, I have always wanted to be involved with an organization that helps our furry friends, to be their voice and save their lives.

Why did you choose this organization?

My wife and I met JoAnn Goodrich (founder of Destiny for Dogs) when we were going to foster one of her babies. The foster part did not work out; however, we felt like we had been a part of JoAnn’s life and commitment forever. We were attracted to the fact that we could make a difference in helping Destiny for Dogs grow into their new role as a nonprofit rescue.

Describe your volunteer role.

I contact all venues to see if our rescue can be a part of an event, and then I coordinate the fosters and volunteers to be at said event. I also research all emails sent to the rescue that are potential fundraisers.

What are your goals when you volunteer?

Foremost, to find our babies their “furever” homes, and to educate the public that it is better to rescue than buy at a pet store. Also, to raise as much as we can at an event so we have the funds to rescue more babies as 100 percent of all donations go to the rescue.

What challenges have you faced?

I have found that when you are passionate about a cause, you tend to meet a lot of people that get caught up in my excitement and promise the world. Unfortunately, a lot do not follow through. To put it bluntly, too much talk, not enough action with fundraising and volunteering.

What does your organization need?

Fosters, funds and volunteers — also, food, toys, treats, beds, leashes, collars, towels and more fundraising events.

Are any special events coming up?

We are always looking for special venues, so we can get our name out there. For the summer months, we are at local Pet Supermarkets most weekends indoors.

Is there a moment that stands out that made you think, “This is why I volunteer?”

Yes, her name is Abby Leia. Destiny for Dogs rescued Abby Leia along with a dog named Chewy. Chewy had been kept outside most of his life and therefore was very shy when it came to meeting people but was great with other dogs. We rescued them both and watched Abby Leia work her magic in socializing Chewy, so he was able to find his “furever” home. We were getting Abby Leia ready for hers when we found a lump, which turned out to be mass cell cancer. Our director has taken her into her home, and we are all making sure she will have the best life ever.

For more information, visit or call 561-313-2005.


Gracie 01Gracie has been available for adoption for over 1 year.  She is a senior who has had a tough time finding a new home.  She is currently in heart failure and will be living with her foster mom until she crosses over the rainbow bridge.  Please pray for her.

We love you Gracie


Snoopy 02

Snoopy is a 2 year old ChiWeenie boy with a huge personality. Snoopy has been adopted.

Sweet Potato now Tucker

Happily Ever AfterLittle Tucker is living Happily Ever After

Aiko – White Mini Schnauzer

Happily Ever AfterAiko is living happily ever after and loves to travel with her new daddy.


Happily Ever After 01Rosie is a 5 year old Corgi/American Eskimo mix 18 pound girl.  Her new family said it was “Love at First Sight.”  Many happy years to Rosie and her new family.




Happy 4th of July 2015

4th of July Kat's Dogs 2015

Bailey and Catori now Monkey and Puggie

Monkey (Catori) Happily Ever AfterA note from Monkey and Puggie’s new mommy,

“Bailey and Catori now Monkey and Puggie are doing great!  They are super spoiled.  I’ve attached pictures of them for you.  We love them both very much.  They have amazing personalities and are the most loving pups, ever.”

Thank you for saving them, because they saved me.Puggie (Bailey) Happily Ever After



Austin 023Austin is living happily ever after with his new family.

Noodles Lived on Balcony for 9 years

Noodles 02Meet Noodles.  Noodles is 9 years old and lived on a balcony his entire life.  Noodles has been adopted by his Foster Mom as she wanted this sweet angel to have a loving home and sleep inside with her new family.

Shelly – Westie Mix

Shelly 01Shelly is a 3 year old Westie mix.  She has a new life and a new name, Frances.

Chi Chi

Chi Chi 02Chi Chi is a Pomeranian Chihuahua mix.  Chi Chi has been adopted and now living the good life.

Black Kittens

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We found our forever homes.

QT now Sheila

QT 01QT has a new owner and a new name, “Sheila”.  She will be living the good life with her new owners who will provide her with all the quality time she wants.

Cappy now Darby

Happily Ever After 01A note from Darby’s mom and dad:

“We thought you should know, Darby owns us.  He sleeps in our bed, has complete lap rights of my husband, and me if my husband’s lab is unavailable.  He is just adorable.”

Dixie Mae now known as Twix

IMG_4006IMG_4023Dixie Mae has found the perfect home and her new name is Twix.  She has a new canine sibling named Rolo and it appears they are going to be best friends.  Below is a message from the new family:

“Just wanted to thank you for letting us take Dixie who is now, Twix (or Twixie).  She slept the whole car ride home.  She is precious and SO FULL of energy!  I think she gave Rolo a run for his money.  We had them meet in the field behind our house and then we all walked together for a bit, then went inside the house.  From the second we got inside till when we told them it was time to go to sleep (because I don’t think Twix would have stopped on her own…Rolo was so ready to sleep), she did not stop running around, playing with Rolo, or taking out almost every single toy from our toy bin.  She ate a nice big bowl of food.”

Thank you again!!


Happily Ever After 01This is what happiness looks like!

Stone Barrington

Stone 01 Stone 02Stone Barrington went home and will be living Happily Ever After

Tiny Tim – Special Needs Dog

Tiny Tim 02Tiny Tim 03Tiny Tim is a 7 year old Maltese.  Tiny Tim has a deformed leg which makes him so special.  Just ask his new family.

RIP Scruffy

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“RIP Scruffy AKA Ladybug.  She was 9 years old and only had one tooth.  We took her out of the shelter on a Friday afternoon and the next morning she started having seizures.  We lost this lost soul but at least she knew kindness and love for a couple of days. She was so sweet and cuddly and she broke our hearts. The price of compassion is heartbreak.”

Bailey and Catori Still Together

Happily Ever AfterHere is a note from Bailey and Catori’s new family:


Hello Destiny for Dogs, “Bailey and Catori make us laugh or want to squeeze them constantly. Here is a picture of them in their new window seat in the master bedroom. They stare at us out the window while we are in the garage.”

Destiny for Dogs wants to thank Bailey and Catori’s new family for adopting them both together and not splitting up this bonded pair.

This adoption and donation is made in Loving Memory of “Baby Nitro”

Baby Nitro, In Memory Of

Charlie -Shih Tzu

Happily Ever AfterCharlie (left) is most definitely living Happily Ever After!!

Lucy Lu now Zoey

Lucy Lu now ZoeyLucy Lu has a new home and a new name.  Meet Zoey who is now living happily ever after.


Binkie 01Binkie is a 2-3 year old Maltepoo.  He found his forever home right away.  Who could look at this face and not want to keep him forever!


Happily Ever After 02Below is a note from Teddy’s new mom and dad:

“Teddy is happily adjusting to us and we to him.  He has now comfortably settled into a routine of sorts and seems quite content.  Eating well, loves his walks, loves his play times, and has met many of the neighbors.  He met a few in the family ahead of a big family time on Monday.  Handled it very well, and they all easily saw how lovable and well-behaved he is.  He does like to jump up on people and can get pretty excited, but is learning “down.”  We still let him do that when we come back from being out, since he is so happily loving to see us come back  (which is never more than a couple of hours, and usually just one of us at a time from some shopping, a meeting,  or an appointment.)  No accidents in the house since the 3rd day, so we’re learning what his likely times are to go out and hope to learn how he is trying to tell us, or maybe we can teach him to show us.  We’ve arranged for a fence installation also, which should happen pretty quickly.  All in all, it’s going very well and we love that we are indeed his “forever home” as much as he does….and you!”


CiCi 04CiCi found herself a new mommy!


Happily Ever After 02Mushka is a Westphalian Longhaired Dachshund mix.  He is 9 years.  Mushka’s foster parents realized how special he was and decided they could not let him go.


Flight to ChicagoHere is a message from Zoey’s new mom:

“You gave me new life and to Zoey, a loving family!  We are each very happy and can’t thank you enough!  She is the smartest and sweetest, little 9 pound creature on earth and we are definitely in love.  She already knows me like a book!  I’ve learned Zoey is a clothes horse….loves trying on one dress after another.  Actually, to her it means we are going outside which she really likes.  This morning as she headed out in the back yard, there was a little bunny in the middle of the grass…..I never saw such a race like that before ever!  The bunny won, but he couldn’t find a way out…my handyman had sealed every inch of the fence so Zoey couldn’t ‘escape ….the bunny must’ve found a way out eventually!   Zoey has become the best wrestling friend with my other daughter, Cassandra’s 2 year old Jack Russell.  They play endlessly!  She started school last Saturday …a private class as she doesn’t tolerate other dogs.  She flunked and will have to repeat!!!  Well, she knows she’s a princess!  We thank you over and over.”


Chuck - BoxerChuck is a 5 year old boxer mix.  He has been adopted and getting ready for his first Christmas with his new family.


Happily Ever AfterLook how much love Jasmine is going to be getting with her new family.  Congratulations to Jasmine for hitting the love Jackpot♥♥♥♥♥♥♥