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SPCA of Texas Receives $3,000 from PetSmart Charities® to Support National Adoption Weekend

WHAT: The SPCA of Texas is pleased to announce that it has received a generous grant in the amount of $3,000 from PetSmart Charities®. The SPCA of Texas is partnering with PetSmart Charities® to bring adoptable pets to three Metroplex PetSmart locations in support of National Adoption Weekend. This event will be held from February 28 - March 1, 2020.

The SPCA of Texas invites potential pet owners to come adopt a shelter pet and save a life. To view all of our pets available for adoption and to learn more about the SPCA of Texas, please visit www.spca.org

WHEN/WHERE:
Adoptable pets will be available at the following times and locations:

Friday, February 28, 2020: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Greenville Avenue: 5500 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206

Saturday, February 29, 2020: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Allen: 170 E. Stacy Road, Allen, TX 75002

Sunday, March 1, 2020: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Denton: 1441 S. Loop 288, Denton, TX 76205

COST:
Regular adoption fees are $150 for puppies and kittens 0-6 months and $75 for adult dogs and cats 6 months or older. 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 PetHealth Insurance provided by PetHealth, a free 14-day wellness exam with VCA Animal Hospitals, a rabies tag and a free leash. Call 214-742-SPCA (7722) or visit www.spca.org.

To learn more about the SPCA of Texas, please visit www.spca.org. To view all adoptable pets, visit www.spca.org/findapet.

About the SPCA of Texas
The SPCA of Texas is the leading animal welfare organization in North Texas. Founded in 1938, the non-profit operates two shelters, three spay/neuter clinics and an emergency animal rescue center, all located in Dallas and Collin Counties, and maintains a team of animal cruelty investigators who respond to thousands of calls in North Texas counties. Moreover, the SPCA of Texas serves as an active resource center for an array of services that bring people and animals together to enrich each other’s lives. The SPCA of Texas is not affiliated with any other entity and does not receive general operating funds from the City of Dallas, State of Texas, federal government or any other national humane organization. The SPCA of Texas is dedicated to providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home.

About PetSmart Charities®
PetSmart Charities, Inc. is committed to finding lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together. Through its in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico, PetSmart Charities helps to find forever homes and families for nearly 600,000 shelter pets each year. PetSmart Charities also provides grant funding to nonprofits aligned with its mission. Each year, millions of generous PetSmart shoppers help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities using the PIN pads at checkout registers inside PetSmart stores. In turn, PetSmart Charities efficiently uses more than 90 cents of every dollar donated to fulfill its role as the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, granting nearly $400 million since its inception in 1994. Independent from PetSmart Inc., PetSmart Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization that has received the Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, a third-party organization that reports on the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of nonprofits, for the past 16 years in a row – placing it among the top one percent of charities rated by this organization. To learn more visit www.petsmartcharities.org.

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SPCA of Texas Voices

"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!"

Laureen Jankins

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