While searching for a rescue dog, I had the good fortune to meet and work with animal control officer Michelle DeMarco. It is a comfort to know that the shelter animals have someone who is so compassionate and dedicated to their care. Not only was she great with the animals, but also with the clients. She went out of her way and even took her own time to provide guidance and help when needed. She is a remarkable asset to the Shelton shelter. I was also impressed by the dedication of Irene, a volunteer, and co-worker Sara DeMarco. I’m sure there were other dedicated employees that I did not get to meet, but thank you to the wonderful people that I did for doing such a commendable job and putting forth such a great effort to help our homeless animals feel loved and well cared for before adoption.