Arturo and his brother were transfered from a local shelter and brought to Operation Kindness to find a forever home. They are both georgous boys with different personalities and great attitudes. They are young and have not been taught all the manners they need, but with a little work you can have an awesome dog. His brother has been adopted and now Arturo is waiting for his forever home. He walks well on leash, is great with kids and is an all-around great dog. Just look at those ears! Come down and see for yourself today!

Arturo 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 August 3, 2012.