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Shayla
No Small Kids
Name: Shayla
ID: 45125482
Breed: Bulldog / Mix
Gender: Spayed Female
Age: 3 years 11 months
Size: Medium
Location: Dallas
ABOUT SHAYLA: When she sees her friends, Shayla is all wiggles! She has the best smile and when happy, her big tongue hangs out to the side with her ear-to-ear grin. Once comfortable with a person, Shayla leans in for petting and will even curl up in their lap! At only 35 pounds, she's a petite medium-sized dog and the perfect size for cuddles. Shayla has had a hard time adjusting to shelter life - and who can blame her? Being in a kennel was scary for her. But with time and help from SPCA staff, Shayla has learned that new people aren't so scary and that she's safe with us. She loves treats and that can go a long way in becoming the best of friends!

IDEAL HOME: Shayla will require either a single-family home with a securely fenced yard or a low-traffic apartment. She will need a calm and quiet environment and a 15+ household. Shayla would like to meet all household members before going home. Since strangers can be scary to her, she may need to meet potential adopters more than once to feel comfortable.

DOGS: No, thank you! Shayla is aloof with other dogs when initially meeting them, but once in a home she wants the humans all to herself.

SPECIAL NOTE: You'll get to take Shayla on a test run before making it official! The SPCA of Texas will provide all medical and behavior support during her trial adoption to help ensure a successful transition into her new home. She is also available for foster if you'd like to help Shayla on her journey to find a forever home.

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Learn more about our adoption process.

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Contact Us
Email: spca@spca.org
Call: 214-742-SPCA (7722)
Please visit the following to make an appointment to adopt an animal:
Visit:
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

Offsite Locations
View PetSmart locations where cats/kittens are available for adoption at spca.org/offsiteadoptions.
Adoption Center Hours
Adoption appointments will be available by appointment only.

The SPCA of Texas completes rigorous medical and behavioral testing on every animal in our care. The organization fully discloses all known medical and/or behavioral conditions, including any incidents of biting or violent behavior toward a human, to all adopters and fosters. Despite the rigorous testing our veterinary and behavioral professionals conduct throughout every animal’s stay in our facilities, other new and/or unknown medical and/or behavioral conditions may manifest in any animal at any time. By adopting or fostering an animal from the SPCA of Texas, adopters and fosters acknowledge at the time of adoption or fostering that they may receive an animal with an undetected medical and/or behavioral condition and/or that a new medical and/or behavioral condition may appear at any time in the future. Any pet adopted from the SPCA of Texas can be returned to us at any time for any reason at no cost.
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