ASPCA Grants $20,000 toward 'Empty the Shelter' Adoption Events across North Texas this Saturday33 participating shelters hope to find more pets loving homes
NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted $20,000 toward this Saturday’s ‘Empty the Shelter’ adoption events across North Texas. 33 animal welfare organizations in the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area will hold special events and waive adoption fees for one day on August 16, 2014, in an effort to save the lives of thousands of shelter animals.
“The ASPCA hopes everyone in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area will head to their nearest participating shelter on Saturday and meet their next best friend,” said Julie Morris, senior vice president of community outreach for the ASPCA. “Adoption fees will be waived on puppies, kittens and adult dogs and cats and shelter staff will be on hand to make the best matches. This event has the potential to be the largest adoption effort ever held in Texas and we are proud to support it.”
The 33 animal welfare organizations that will participate in this Saturday’s ‘Empty the Shelter’ event are:
- In Arlington: Arlington Animal Services, 1000 SE Green Oaks
- In Balch Springs: Balch Springs Animal Shelter, 3117 Hickory Tree Rd.
- In Bedford: Bedford Animal Control & Shelter, 1809 Reliance Pkwy.
- In Benbrook: Humane Society North Texas – Benbrook Waggin’ Tails Adoption Center, 9009 Benbrook Blvd.
- In Burleson: Burleson Animal Shelter, 775 SE John Jones Dr.
- In Carrollton:
- Carrollton Animal Services, 2247 Sandy Lake Rd.
- Operation Kindness, 3201 Earnhart Dr.
- In Cedar Hill: Tri-City Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, 1150 East Pleasant Run Rd.
- In Cleburne: Cleburne Animal Services, 2375 Service Dr.
- In Dallas:
- Dallas Animal Services, 1818 N. Westmoreland Rd.
- SPCA of Texas – Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center, 2400 Lone Star Dr.
- In Decatur: Wise County Animal Services, 3400 S. FM 51
- In Farmers Branch: Farmers Branch Animal Services, 3727 Valley View Ln.
- In Flower Mound: Flower Mound Animal Services, 3950 Justin Rd.
- In Ft. Worth:
- Fort Worth Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St.
- Humane Society of North Texas – Main Shelter, 1840 East Lancaster Ave.
- Humane Society of North Texas – Southwest Adoption Center, 6708 S. Hulen Rd.
- In Garland: Garland Animal Services, 600 Tower St.
- In Grand Prairie: Grand Prairie Animal Services, 2222 West Warrior Tr.
- In Irving:
- DFW Humane Society, 4140 Valley View Ln.
- Irving Animal Services Department, 4140 Valley View Ln.
- In Keller:
- Humane Society North Texas – Keller Regional Adoption Center, 330 Rufe Snow Dr.
- Humane Society of North Texas – Keller Welcome Home Adoption Center - 363 Keller Pkwy.
- In Lake Dallas: Lake Dallas Animal Shelter, 687 North Lakeview
- In Lewisville: Lewisville Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, 995 East Valley Ridge
- In Mansfield: Mansfield Animal Care & Control, 407 Industrial Blvd.
- In McKinney:
- Collin County Animal Shelter, 4750 Community Blvd.
- SPCA of Texas – Perry Animal Care Center, 8411 Stacy Rd. / FM 720
- In Mesquite: Mesquite Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, 1650 Gross Rd.
- In Murphy: Murphy Animal Control, 205 North Murphy Rd.
- In North Richland Hills: North Richland Hills Animal Adoption & Rescue Center, 7200-B Dick Fisher Dr. South
- In Plano: Plano Animal Services, 4028 W. Plano Pkwy.
- In Richardson: Richardson Animal Shelter, 1330 Columbia Dr.
- In Richland Hills: Richland Hills Animal Services, 7049 Baker Blvd.
- In Seagoville: Seagoville Animal Shelter, 1330 E Malloy Bridge Rd.
- In Sunnyvale: Sunnyvale Animal Control, 371 Long Creek Rd.
- In Weatherford: Weatherford Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Ln.
- In Wylie: Wylie Animal Control, 949-A Hensley Ln.
The event is also being sponsored by KXAS-TV NBC 5 Dallas and KXTX Telemundo 39 Dallas. For more information about these events, please visit www.emptytheshelter.org.