Myla is a 7-year old smooth-haired miniature Dachshund mix female, and Zoe is a 7-year-old Labrador/retriever mix female weighing about 51 pounds. When Myla and Zoe’s owner left the country he gave Myla and Zoe to a neighbor, who later was unable to care for them long term. The friends were brought to Operation Kindness for a fresh start. Myla and Zoe will both be wonderful companions for any family, including those with children. Because they are life-long friends, we’re hoping this sweet pair will be adopted together into a loving home!

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 23, 2015.