POWMeet Beau, a handsome American Foxhound mix. He came to Operation Kindness hoping to find a loving home. Beau is a friendly boy who’s looking for a house with a big yard he can explore. He is over 1-year old and won’t get any bigger. His short coat won’t require much grooming.  If you want a companion for your runs or long walks, Beau would love to join you. He’s friendly and playful and is just waiting for the right home. Take some time to meet Beau, let him show you what a great addition he’ll make to your family.

Beau 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 April 11, 2014.