SPCA Pet Adoption, August 9, 2020
In an effort to reduce the potential for COVID-19 to spread to more people via gatherings of people and protect the health and well-being of the animals in our care, our staff and volunteers, as well as our community, the SPCA of Texas is closing our shelters, clinics, mobile adoption and mobile wellness events to the public until further notice. Adoptions are by appointment only.
Looking for a new home: Cody
Meet Cody, a handsome, elderly, 9-year-old, large Hound/Retriever/Labrador mix dog. He has a short, smooth tan coat with a white chest and white feet. He's a beautiful dog with floppy ears and the sweetest brown eyes. Cody is a little fearful and timid, and needs an adopter that is very patient. He had some dental issues and long-term dental care may be needed. Cody is best suited for a home that is quiet and calm. A fenced backyard would be ideal, as he is still working on his leash-walking skills. If his adopter lives in an apartment, it may take additional time for him to develop the confidence to go outdoors because apartments tend to have higher traffic and this can be stressful for him. A meet and greet is needed if you have kids under age 12. If you're looking for a big guy to give the attention, love and care to help him overcome his fears, then Cody is the dog for you! Cody is waiting to meet you at the SPCA of Texas' Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center in McKinney
Adoptions will be available by appointment only every Thursday and Saturday. Adoption counseling will be done virtually, and curb-side pickups will be offered whenever possible so that in-person meet and greets can be kept to a minimum. Adopters will need to submit an adoption inquiry form in order to begin the tele-adoption process and schedule an appointment to complete the adoption.
From previous features - Lo, January, Bosco, Koi, and Freckles are still waiting for their forever homes.
Still looking for a new home: Lo
Meet Lo, a 4-year-old Retriever/Labrador mix. She has a short vanilla and light tan coat with the sweetest eyes and the cutest perky ears who is a medium-sized dog weighing 42 pounds. Lo came to the SPCA of Texas through a cruelty case in April of 2019 and was very shy and timid. She has blossomed into a sweet lady during her stay at the SPCA of Texas. She will need a home that is adults only and very calm. Her new home will also need a securely-fenced backyard or an apartment with its own fenced area where she can relax on the grass. She will do well with other dogs in the home as long as they are calm like her and can show her the ropes. A trial adoption would be good to determine if Lo and her adopters are a good fit. If you’re looking for a quiet lady who you can spoil and show lots of love, then Lo is the one for you! Lo is waiting to meet you at the SPCA of Texas' Jan-Rees Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas.
Still looking for a new home:
Meet January, a female Retriever/Labrador mix who is 2½ years old. She is a medium-sized dog with the most beautiful shiny brown coat with white on her chest and chin and weighs 32 pounds. January has had a rough life; she was one of 20 dogs seized from a hoarding situation. X-rays revealed metal fragments on various parts of her body from gunshot which caused blindness in one eye. She is heartworm positive and is currently on activity restrictions.She will need special attention as she is very timid, but is learning to trust people. She may flinch when you touch her and she is sensitive to noise. She needs a home that is quiet and calm and has a fenced back yard. She also needs to live with adults only. She is on medication, so her adopter will need to administer her meds. If you’re looking for a sweet little gal to be your couch companion, January is the one for you and is waiting to meet you at the SPCA of Texas’ Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center in McKinney.
Still looking for a new home: Bosco
Meet Bosco, who just turned one year old. He’s a beautiful blue-gray mixed-breed dog with a short silky coat, weighing in at 50 pounds. He was rescued by the SPCA of Texas after being mistreated by his owner. He’s making up for all the fun he missed as puppy and is now a fun-loving, excitable doggy. He’s shown some reactivity while in the shelter and this may carry over into the real world, so he will require a house with a secure wooden fenced yard where he can’t see who is passing by. He will do better in a home with kids over 12 years old and does need to meet them before he is adopted. His ideal adopter is active and patient and will devote time to playing and working with Bosco to help him with his obedience skills. If you’re looking for fun-loving guy who is ready to be your companion, Bosco is the one for you! He is waiting to meet you at the SPCA of Texas’ Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas. Please visit spca.org/dogadopt to make an appointment to meet him.
Still looking for a new home: Koi
Meet Koi, a 5½-year-old, medium-sized mixed breed dog. She has the prettiest long milk-chocolate colored coat with the sweetest brown eyes that plead for love and are sure to steal your heart! She came to the SPCA of Texas through a cruelty case and has been working on building her confidence ever since. She has come a long way, but still needs work on learning to trust people and being comfortable in her surroundings. She loves other dogs and is confident when she is with them, so having another dog in the home is ideal for her. She needs a calm, quiet home without kids and with a securely fenced yard, as she hasn’t gotten the hang of leash walking just yet. She recently completed heartworm treatment and is on exercise restriction; however, this restriction ends July 6 and she’ll be ready to play in your yard. Potential adopters can take Koi on a test drive through a trial adoption. If you’re looking for a sweet dog to share your home with, she’s the dog for you! Koi is waiting to meet you at the SPCA of Texas’ Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas. Please visit spca.org/dogadopt to make an appointment to meet her.
Still looking for a new home: Freckles
Meet Freckles, an 11-year-old, female Shepherd mix weighing 53-pounds. She has a short, smooth coat that is mostly white with touches of charcoal on her eyes and little gray freckles on her face – hence her name! With perky triangle ears, brown eyes and a curled tail, she’s quite the cute little lady. She can be shy around new people, but has gained a lot of confidence since coming to the SPCA of Texas. She’s working on learning to walk on a leash, trusting people and making friends with other dogs. She would love a calm, quiet home where she can continue building her trust with people and take it easy. She’s sweet, gentle and affectionate once she gets to know you, and will be a loyal and loving girl to anyone who gives her time to settle in. If you’re looking for an older lady to enjoy quiet time with, she’s the one for you! Freckles is waiting to meet you at the SPCA of Texas’ Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas. Please visit spca.org/dogadopt to make an appointment to meet her.
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Logan Garrett, holding Tony, started the SPCA Pet Adoption program while she was in high school.
Carmen & Tater enjoying their home with the Dirt Doctor. Both are of them SPCA rescues.
Here are our current SPCA adoptees - the veteran Tater and the new girl, Nellie.