Duchess is a bubbly, 3-year-old, purebred Boxer. She was transferred from another shelter and has heartworms. Duchess plays well with other dogs and is always willing to give kisses. Once her heartworm treatment is completed, she will need daily exercise. Duchess will begin her heartworm treatment on Sept. 29 and is available for adoption.


Duchess and  many other great dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are available for adoption from the Dallas Animal Services Adoption Center, located at 1818 N. Westmoreland at I-30 on the northeast corner. The shelter is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.; closed Mondays. The cost to adopt is $85 for dogs and $55 for cats and includes spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, microchip and more. All dogs are negative for heartworms, and cats have been tested for FeLV and FIV. For more information, visit DallasAnimalServices.org or call 214-671-0249.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 01, 2010.