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Thank you for your support

From the bottom of our hearts and paws, THANK YOU.

Because of your support, thousands of animals every year receive a second chance at a happy life in a loving fur-ever home. Thank you for your gift.

During this critical time, your support means more than ever.

The SPCA of Texas is currently in the midst of a distemper outbreak in our shelters. To best care for these dogs and reduce the risk of spread, we have closed our facilities to adopters and volunteers for the next few weeks. While canine distemper cannot spread to humans or cats and a highly effective vaccine exists, it is still a highly contagious disease that can be fatal to dogs and other wildlife.

We are doing everything in our power to protect and care for the animals in our facilities and our community. In consultation with veterinary care experts, our medical team has developed a proactive response plan to halt the spread of the virus within our facilities. We are also working with other partners throughout Dallas-Fort Worth to ensure that the distemper vaccination is available and accessible for all pet parents, including at free vaccination clinics offered regularly by the SPCA of Texas.

Our rescue efforts for animals experiencing cruelty and neglect will continue throughout, and those animals will be taken to a secure, climate-controlled separate location.

Many other SPCA of Texas programs are also continuing during this period, thanks to your generous support. You can find an overview of our continual services at spca.org/distemper, as well as regular updates about the ongoing situation and how you can help.

You’ve made a BIG difference for wiggly Pepsi

Pepsi came to the SPCA of Texas in May 2021 after being involved in a horrible dog fighting operation. Although four-year-old Pepsi was free from the harshness of being forced to fight, the SPCA team knew it would not be long until he was inside a scary, dark arena, fending for his life. It was urgent that Pepsi be rescued – and given the patience, love, and attention he deserved.

Adorable Pepsi traveled to the Russell E. Dealey Animal Rescue Center, where our medical staff discovered he was suffering from a horrible disease called Babesia – commonly caused by infected ticks. After a good amount of medical care and special training, he was a whole new pup, ready for his new family. Loved on by the SPCA of Texas staff every day, Pepsi is looking forward to meeting his future best friend.

Pepsi’s second chance at happiness is possible because of your heartfelt gift – thank you!

How your gift goes to work helping animals every day