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Don't Be a Fool, Adopt a Pit Bull! SPCA of Texas Offers 50% Off Pit Bull Adoptions April 1-2 Only

  No jokes, tricks or pranks here, in honor of April Fool's Day, the SPCA of Texas is offering 50% off regular adoption fees for all Pit Bull and Pit Bull mix dogs and puppies for the "Don't Be a Fool, Adopt a Pit Bull" special on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd. But that's not all! This adoption special also includes a free Dickie's dog bed to help all newly adopted four-legged best friends settle in at home. Adoption fees will be $125 for Pit Bull puppies, $25 for VIP Pit Bulls (available for adoption 30 days or longer), $25 for senior Pit Bulls (age 7 years and older) and $62.50 for adult Pit Bull dogs (age 6 months and older). This adoption special will be offered at the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in West Dallas and the Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center in McKinney.

Regular adoption fees are $250 for puppies, $125 for adult dogs 6 months and older and kittens 0-6 months, $75 for adult cats 6 months and older, $50 for senior dogs and cats 7 years or older and VIP dogs and cats (available for adoption for 30 days or more). Fee includes spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, a heartworm test for dogs six months and older and a FIV/FeLV test for cats 4 months and older, initial flea/tick preventative and heartworm preventative, a microchip, 30 days of free PetHealth Insurance provided by PetPlan, a free 14-day wellness exam with VCA Animal Hospitals, a free year-long subscription to Activ4Pets, a rabies tag and a free leash.

When you adopt a shelter pet, you’ll save a life by giving your new pet a home plus open up space for another pet at the SPCA of Texas. The SPCA of Texas' Pit Bull and Pit Bull mix dogs all have unique personalities, from couch potatoes to running buddies, so there is a perfect pet for everyone. Adoption hours at the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas and the Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center in McKinney are noon to 6 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and noon to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 2017 from Noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 from Noon to 6 p.m.

     * Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center
        2400 Lone Star Drive
        Dallas, TX 75212
    * Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center
       8411 Stacy Road
       McKinney, TX 75070

WHY: Pit Bull-type dogs are often not adopted due to strict breed or weight restrictions at many residential properties, never giving them the chance to show their loving, wonderful personalities to potential families. Pit Bulls are also overlooked in shelters due to unfortunate and inaccurate breed stereotyping. 

MORE: To see all adoptable pets at the SPCA of Texas, visit To learn more about the SPCA of Texas, please visit or call 214-742-SPCA (7722).











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