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Operation Kindness Hosts 23rd Annual Dog Day Afternoon

Operation Kindness – North Texas’ original and largest no-kill animal care and adoption center – invites the community to gather their furry friends and come out to Operation Kindness’ Dog Day Afternoon. The annual event is the largest festival in Dallas-Fort Worth celebrating dogs and the people who love them, and will be hosted at the Operation Kindness campus in Carrollton.

This year’s free event, sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus, will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton, TX 75006. Admission and parking are free. Highlights include vendors selling pet-related merchandise, canine contests, free microchipping for the first 125 dogs, free “Ask the Vet” tent, low-cost pet vaccines by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection, Kona Ice, pet psychic communicator Sandra Larson, photo booth, sweet tea and lemonade provided by Raising Cane’s and PopStar Popsicles.

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Why We Say Yes to Pets

One dog, four birds, 20-plus fish, and a tadpole. That’s the current count. This is far fewer than the menagerie of critters I grew up with. Our family pets included horses, dogs, cats, ducks, geese, peacocks, guinea pigs, hamsters, and a rabbit. My little family’s current collection of creatures can’t even compare. Why We Say […]

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A Letter to My First "Child"

To my sweet first “child”, When your Daddy first suggested adding you to our family, I was not so hot on the idea.  We had only been married 3 months and it seemed a little early to add an addition to the family, especially since I had not yet adapted to sharing a home with […]

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