Howdy partner! This happy fella is TEX, our Pet of the Week with It Takes a Village.

I think you'll agree that not every dog matches its name - but for some reason, I feel like TEX is the perfect fit for this guy. He just seems like a happy-go-lucky kind of doggy, just like what I would expect from a human named TEX. By the way, our friends at ITV tell us that TEX has a great attitude and smile just like this all day long.

TEX is a 3-year-old who was rescued from one of ITV's partner shelters. He is new to ITV and is not quite ready for adoption yet - that means TEX needs a foster home for the time being.

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If you think you might be interested in fostering TEX, please go ahead and fill out an online foster application. Once approved, you can set up a meet & greet to see if you and TEX is a good fit for each other.

All of the animals at ITV are examined by a veterinarian, given age-appropriate vaccinations, microchipped, spayed or neutered, and FIV/FeLV-tested.

If our pet of the week isn’t the right fit for your home, please visit It Takes a Village to see the other rescues that need to get fostered and adopted. And don't forget about their RENT A DOG Program. A quick fill form and copy of your photo ID will allow you time out with one of ITV's vetted shelter dogs. These day dates are great for the rescues - it gets them some exercise and new information to help us get them adopted. It’s been a big hit- so don’t miss out!

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