Joker is a happy, handsome, brindle-and-white Labrador retriever mix. He’s a talented fellow who can sit and shake hands when asked. Joker is 5 years old and full grown at 57 pounds. He’s house trained and good with other dogs as well as neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and on heartworm preventive.
Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive (near Keller Springs Road and Midway Road), Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 8 p.m. Thursday) and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Cost to adopt is $110 for cats and kittens and $135 for dogs and puppies. The cost includes spay or neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations and other tests. Those 65 and above and those who adopt two pets at the same time get a $20 discount. For more information call 972-418-PAWS, or visit www.operationkindness.org.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, May 25, 2007.