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Name: Ross
ID: 43284563
Breed: Schnauzer, Miniature / Mix
Gender: Neutered Male
Age: 2 years 3 months
Size: Small
Location: Dallas
ABOUT ME: Hi there, I'm Ross! I came to SPCA of Texas back in November, 2019 in very poor shape. I lacked the socialization and medical care I needed, and my fur was extremely matted. It took a while for me to trust anyone, but the medical and behavioral teams took great care of me and now I'm ready for my forever home!

PERSONALITY: I'm super cute and I know it. I like my humans a lot and always want to sit in their lap, but sometimes I get scared, especially with loud noises, sudden movements or a touch I'm not expecting. For that reason, I'd love an experienced, patient adopter who will let me make my own decisions about when and how I like to be petted and played with. My foster paw-rents think I'm part-human, I'm so expressive with my face! I follow my humans around like a little shadow and like to have cuddles available to me when I want them! I am a little stubborn so if we're out on a walk and I wanna go a certain way, I'll stare you down until you realize I'm right!

SKILLS: I know sit, down and I am leash trained, crate trained and I am good in the car. I am almost house trained, of course I will have a few accidents in my new home, but when I need to potty I will come sit in front of you and stare at you until you read my mind!

MY DREAM HOME: While I'd prefer a house with a private yard, any apartment I live in would have to be very low-traffic. I'm not the kind of dog that can be taken to public places, or areas with lots of people around. Strangers will find me too irresistible, but it's important they don't pet me.

KIDS: I require a home with adults only, too much commotion makes me uncomfortable and I need to be handled with care!

DOGS: I've been very polite and friendly to other dogs and would love to meet yours!

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SPECIAL NOTE: Potential adopters get to take me on a test drive through a trial adoption! Meet and greets are by appointment only.

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Contact Us
Call: 214-742-SPCA (7722)
Dog Appointment:
Cat Appointment:
Our locations are closed to the public until further notice. Adoptions will be offered by appointment at the following locations:

Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center
2400 Lone Star Dr.
Dallas, TX 75212

Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center
8411 Stacy Road/FM 720
McKinney, TX 75070
Adoption Center Hours
Adoption appointments will be available by appointment only.

Adoption Fees
Adoption fees vary based on the age of the animal. We offer special promotions and discounts throughout the year.

Adult dogs: $75
ages 6 months and older

Puppies: $150
younger than 6 months

Adult cats: $75
ages 6 months and older

Kittens: $150
younger than 6 months