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SPCA of Texas Transfers 13 Animals from the City of San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter and Adoption Center of San Marcos, TX

(DALLAS, TX) May 30, 2015 – Today at 2 p.m., the SPCA of Texas’ Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center received a transfer of 11 dogs and two ferrets from the City of San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter and Adoption Center of San Marcos, TX to help the shelter make room for the animals they are caring for in the aftermath of last Sunday’s extreme flooding and those they expect to take in in the coming days. The transferred dogs and ferrets were already in need of a new home before the transfer.

To view and download photos from the transfer today, visit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ohizdp1jtj94ds4/AAD2x_D92c3u48wmH24ZflZga?dl=0

(photos credit: SPCA of Texas. Photo IMG_2535 is of (L-R) Michael Wade, SPCA of Texas Animal Care Center Supervisor, and Erin McCann and Kara Montiel of the City of San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter and Adoption Center)

The flood waters of the San Marcos River stopped just at the front door of the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter and Adoption Center itself last Sunday. Since last Sunday, the San Marcos shelter has been caring for approximately 55 pets of people who sought shelter when their homes were overtaken by the Memorial Day weekend flooding. The City of San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter transferred a total of approximately 80 animals to other groups across Texas this week, including the 13 that arrived at the SPCA of Texas today.

The SPCA of Texas will evaluate the dogs and ferrets, will provide them with all the care they need and hopes to place them up for adoption in the coming days. To view all pets for adoption at the SPCA of Texas, visit www.spca.org/findapet.

To learn more about the SPCA of Texas, to help the SPCA of Texas fund future efforts like this and to support the SPCA of Texas' other programs and services, please visit www.spca.org.

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