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(DALLAS, TX; WAXAHACHIE, TX); July 12, 2022 – Each year, more than five million pets enter animal shelters in need of loving homes. The SPCA of Texas is proud to partner with PetSmart Charities® to bring adoptable pets to North Texas PetSmarts in support of National Adoption Week, taking place July 11 – 17, 2022.
National Adoption Week coincides with kitten season. It’s a time following peak breeding activity for cats, and many shelters are flooded with scores of kittens in need of loving homes. Many shelters invite volunteers to come and bottle-feed kittens to learn about the joys of parenting cats.
During the in-store event, the SPCA of Texas invites potential pet parents to meet adoptable pets in their area. Opportunities will be given to spend time with animals in need of loving homes in a spacious area. Staff and volunteers will help potential adopters learn about caring for a pet and the types of tools, products and services they may need.
“Partnering with PetSmart Charities for PetSmart National Adoption Week allows us to find even more animals loving homes,” said Kelli Eaves, Senior Director of Lifesaving Initiatives for the SPCA of Texas. “We are proud to have found hundreds of animals new families during our participation in PetSmart National Adoption Week events over the years, and we look forward to making this event a huge success.”
To view all available pets for adoption, please visit www.spca.org/adopt. Regular adoption fees are $150 for puppies and kittens aged 0-6 months and $75 for adult dogs and cats aged 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 6 months and older, initial flea/tick preventative and heartworm preventative, a microchip, a free 14-day wellness exam with VCA Animal Hospitals, one week of free on-demand training from the GoodPup training app, a rabies tag and a free leash or temporary cat carrier.
“National Adoption Week is an ideal opportunity to give a pet what they need most – people to love,” said Heidi Fulcher, Adoptions Grant Manager at PetSmart Charities. “Over the years, together with local partners such as the SPCA of Texas we’ve matched more than 10 million pets with loving homes. Globally, people say their pets are important family members that enhance their lives, too. That’s a win-win!”
Cats and kittens are available for adoption by appointment at our PetSmart stores 7 days a week, please go to www.spca.org/adopt for more information. Adoptable pets will be available and ready to go home at the following mobile event times and PetSmart locations:
July 15, 2022, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
5500 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX
July 16, 2022, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1451 N Highway 77, Waxahachie, TX
July 17, 2022, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
1451 N Highway 77, Waxahachie, TX
View all of the SPCA of Texas’ upcoming adoption events at www.spca.org/events.
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