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Registration Open for SPCA of Texas' Summer Critter Camp 2019

One of a Kind Summer Camp for Kids who Love Pets


(DALLAS/McKINNEY, TX), February 26, 2019 -- Summer break will be here before you know it, and if you're looking for some summer fun for your kids, sign them up to be part of the SPCA of Texas' Critter Camp 2019! Critter Camp is the perfect setting for your child to learn more about appropriate animal care in a fun and educational environment. Registration opens today, so be sure to register online at

SPCA of Texas Critter Camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about animal welfare, learn how to spot and report animal abuse, play with dogs and cats, make treats and fun crafts for the animals, plus enjoy awesome games, activities and team building. There will also be an opportunity for campers to watch a spay/neuter surgery (optional). Best of all, they’ll meet new friends, both two-legged and four-legged!

Critter Camp is offered in four sessions for children between the ages of 8-11 years old. Each weekly session takes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two sessions will take place at the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas and two sessions will be at the Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center in McKinney. Our Summer weekly camp is $295, and includes an SPCA of Texas Critter Camp shirt.

Registration is open and will close when sessions are full. Sessions fill up quickly, so be sure to register online at Campers must bring a sack lunch from home each day and wear sturdy play clothes.

Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center
2400 Lone Star Drive
Dallas, TX 75212

Week 1: June 10 - 14
Week 2: June 17 - 21

Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center
8411 Stacy Road
McKinney, TX 75070

Week 1: July 8 - 12
Week 2: July 15 - 19

COST: $295 per camper, per session

HOW: Registration is available online at For more information, please email


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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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