3Irving is a 7-year-old leopard gecko. Nicholas is a 12-year-old neutered Shih Tzu.
Loudoun County Animal Shelter, 3920 Charles Town Pike (Route 9), makes animals available for adoption by eligible residents 18 and older. More animals can be seen at www.loudoun.gov/animals. Adoption hours are noon to 6 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For information, call 540-882-3211 or 703-777-0406.