Lotus is a proud, confident girl with a happy personality. She is a terrier mix and is about a year old. She has the curiosity and energy of a young dog and would be a great companion to take on walks, go on hikes or travel the world with. Lotus is highly intelligent and is easily motivated by both toys and food; training with Lotus should be a breeze. Like most puppies, she would benefit from daily mental and physical exercise, such as a game of hide and seek. Lotus would do best as an only dog. If you are looking for a lovable, adorable dog come visit with Lotus today.

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 October 2, 2015.