PetFaith is a beautiful Labrador mix who was transferred from a local city shelter to Operation Kindness for a new beginning. This lovely girl is friendly, playful, attentive and walks very well on a leash. She loves to run and would love to have an owner who loves running, too. She gets along well with other dogs and will make any family a wonderful companion. Come meet this gentle girl and give her the home she deserves.

Faith 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 October 4, 2013.