TabithaMeet Tabitha, a beautiful collie/shepherd mix who came to Operation Kindness from a local shelter. Tabitha is a young girl who is full of energy but who loves to snuggle. She is very friendly and will make a loving friend and companion. Tabitha has done well playing with other dogs her own size and did well when introduced to a cat. Come meet Tabitha soon and give her the loving home she deserves.

TJ and other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open six days: Monday, 3-8 p.m.; closed Tuesday; Wednesday, 3-8 p.m.; Thursday, noon-8 p.m.; Friday, noon- 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. The cost is $110 for cats, $135 for kittens, $150 for dogs over 1 year, and $175 for puppies. The cost includes the spay/neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations, heartworm test for dogs, leukemia and FIV test for cats, and more. Those who adopt two pets at the same time receive a $20 discount.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 9, 2015.