Penny is a two-year-old cutie who weighs 14 pounds and needs a loving family and a place to call home. She came to Operation Kindness by way of a local shelter where she was given needed care before she and others were transferred. Penny will be a wonderful addition to the perfect home. If you are looking for big love in a small package, come meet this sweet little girl. Maybe she will be the perfect dog for you.

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 19, 2016.