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SPCA of Texas Celebrates DOGtober
Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month, Featuring 50% Off of All Dog and Puppy Adoptions in October

To celebrate adopt-a-shelter-dog month, the SPCA of Texas is offering 50% off all dog and puppy adoptions to encourage the public to “Fall” in love with a new four-legged family member in October, or DOGtober, at its Dallas and McKinney shelters and Mobile Adoptions Vehicle. The SPCA of Texas currently has almost 90 dogs and puppies awaiting their forever homes. During the month of DOGtober, the organization hopes to find homes for 500 dogs and puppies.

The SPCA of Texas’ two shelters operate on a managed intake basis. That means that animals are not euthanized for space and there are no time limits. The organization takes in animals from dozens of transfer partner shelters and rescue groups, from owners who are no longer able to care for their pets and through Animal Cruelty Investigations owner surrenders and seizures.
WHEN: Saturday, October 1 through Monday, October 31, 2016 

Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center
2400 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, TX 75212
Open seven days a week from noon to 6 p.m.
Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center
8411 Stacy Rd., McKinney, TX 75070
Open seven days a week from noon to 6 p.m.
Mobile Adoptions Vehicle
Various locations throughout the Metroplex
See for dates/times

COST: Adoption fees are regularly $125-$250 for puppies (under 6 months of age), $75-$125 for adult dogs (6 months to 6 years) and $50 for senior dogs (7 years or older) or VIP dogs (dogs waiting for homes for more than 30 days). All dog and puppy adoptions at the SPCA of Texas include a spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, a heartworm test for dogs six months and older, initial heartworm preventative for dogs, a microchip, a rabies tag, a free bag of food, one post-adoption health check-up within 14 days of adoption, 30 days of pet health insurance and a leash or cat carrier.

MORE: To learn more about the SPCA of Texas, please visit






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"I'm absolutely in LOVE with Kitty (formerly Kaleigh). I know her name isn't original at all but I just started calling her that until I could think of a name and it just stuck - it's so her! I've attached two photos - she's seriously the most beautiful kitty in the world! She loves to steal tennis balls and bones from her dog sister - she thinks she's a dog! She enjoys going for walks and car rides, snuggling with mom, bird watching, drinking from the sink, playing with her pipe cleaners and getting into mom's makeup in the mornings. I couldn't 'imagine life without her. She's the absolute best!"

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