If any dogs test positive for Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) at the shelter, we are immediately isolating them at our medical teams counsel and attempting to get them into a foster home. Since distemper positive dogs can shed the virus to other dogs for up to 3 months, they need to be isolated for that entire period or they pose a risk to other dogs at the shelter.
The Myron K. Martin Clinic is open for spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats. Make an appointment today.
Save lives today with a gift that will go straight to work protecting and caring for animals throughout North Texas.
Volunteer and make every day special for the animals in our shelters. Give your time and heart based on your schedule and interests.
Every day, thousands of animals enter shelters and rescues every day. At the SPCA of Texas, our aim is to provide every animal that walks through our doors with exceptional care and a loving home. Our employees, fosters and volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization; without their dedication to going above and beyond for the animals they help, we couldn’t possibly do what we do. It truly takes a village to fight the pet homelessness problem, and this week we want to recognize their amazing contributions.
Did you know that about a third of the animals in care at the SPCA of Texas are in a foster home? We have two brick and mortar animal care centers, but we consider our foster homes our “third location.” Hundreds of animals are cared for at any given time, and every time a pet goes to a foster home that means another animal can take their place at our animal care centers. Our foster heroes are given all the tools and supplies they need to care for their foster pets – all they have to do is open their hearts and their homes to a pet in need. If you’d like to become a foster hero, you can sign up at spca.org/foster. If you’d prefer to donate to the SPCA of Texas Foster Program wishlist, click here.
Where do we begin? We honestly have the best team in the world at the SPCA of Texas. Our staff members are always going the extra mile when caring for our pets and trying to find them good homes. We want the whole world to know how much we appreciate their hard work, resilience and pureness of heart when it comes to doing what is best for each and every animal. We love you! If you want to show our staff appreciation, one thing you can do is donate to our shelter wish list – these are items our employees use to care for our animals every day.
Volunteers are some of the most incredible humans on the planet! Our volunteers donate their incredibly valuable time, skills and expertise to help our shelter pets thrive in our care, recover from illness and find their forever homes. SPCA of Texas volunteers fill dozens upon dozens of roles throughout our organization and without them, we would not be able to achieve half of what we do for animals in need in our community. We cannot begin to express how much we love our volunteers, who are so incredibly selfless and generous. If you think you’d like to be a volunteer for the SPCA of Texas, please visit spca.org/volunteer to learn more.
Keep an eye on our social media pages for more ways you can show your support for the SPCA of Texas this National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week!
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