Meet Murphy, a handsome Great Pyrenees mix who was transferred to Operation Kindness from a local shelter. He will make a great companion to go on walks with or to just hang out with the family. Murphy knows many tricks: He can “sit,” and demonstrate “down” and “wait” commands. Murphy will make a great companion for any family. Come visit with Murphy today at Operation Kindness.

MURPHYand 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 November 28, 2014.